Monthly Archives: October 2010

Don't use the water – you might explode?!

Don’t use water because it might catch fire or explode? Here’s a story that is funny, but it’s also too bizarre, dangerous, and sad to really be funny. And is says mountains about life on American Indian reservations that the … Continue reading

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Jemez Pueblo bans trick-or-treating on Halloween

The Jemez Pueblo in New Mexico has banned trick-or-treating on Halloween. The Tribe says it is a safety concern for children walking on unlit roads at night and that the holiday is not part of pueblo culture. Pueblo leaders say … Continue reading

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New York City Smithsonian opens major Native American exhibit

A monumental new exhibition opened in New York City’s location of the Smithsonian Museum and offers a hemispheric survey of Native American Indians. “Infinity of Nations” opened at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City today. … Continue reading

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Iowa congressman accused of voting against Indian law and order

An Iowa congressman is the target of protests by some Native Americans. Protesters want to know why Republican Steve King voted against the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 that helps prosecute non-natives who commit crimes on tribal lands. … Continue reading

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Wampanoags remember 1675 forced removal

Members of Plimoth Plantation’s Wampanoag Indigenous Program are participating in a “Sacred Paddle” to the Boston Harbor Islands to commemorate the anniversary of the 1675 forced removal of American Indians by European colonists. The 20-mile trip along the Charles River … Continue reading

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Mohawk dispute impacts Canadian USA border bridge

The ongoing dispute between Canadian customs and the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne has had a major economic impact on the toll revenues for the international bridge in Cornwall, Ontario. The Canadian government recently had to pay $894,000 because toll revenues … Continue reading

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International law conference at Lewis & Clark Law School

Lewis and Clark Law School in Portland Oregon is holding a conference on April 15, 2011 entitled – The Future of International Law in Indigenous Affairs: The Doctrine of Discovery, the United Nations, and the Organization of American States. Here’s … Continue reading

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