Legislation seeks to close digital divide in Indian Country
Bad River Band taking stand for justice in shooting death
National Day of Mourning to be held in Massachusetts
Deadline Monday for claims in Cobell settlement
The Treaty Alliance, an organization representing 150 U.S. and Canadian tribes, has voiced its opposition to the Nebraska Public Service Commission’s approval of the TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline. Nebraska regulators announced the decision on Monday. Treaty Alliance members were disappointed that the pipeline would be approved only days after an associated TransCanada pipeline in South Dakota leaked more than 200,000 gallons of crude oil.
Some Native organization and advocates across the United States are seeking to get young Native people to switch from drinking sugary beverages such as soda and energy drinks to water. The Service To All Relations School, known as the STAR School, near the Navajo reservation in Flagstaff, Arizona is one place efforts are underway to encourage students to drink water and at the same time find ways to address the longstanding lack of access to clean water at their homes. Read more…
The key to Thunder Valley’s development was realizing from the start that there would be challenges with personalities, politics and available resources. Supporting each other helped in that process. But, understanding that change would take time and having the patience to accept that has been equally important in Thunder Valley’s success. Read more…