THE PERIPHERY What's in a (Native American) Name?
October 31st, 2013
Over the last few centuries, I watched Earthlings from Europe conquer and settle the lands now called North and South America. The humans already living there were killed, enslaved... Posted on 10/31/13 at 9:36 AM
STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Minnesota shutdown impact spotty
By Don Davis
The impact of a federal government shutdown on Minnesotans was spotty Tuesday, but an extended one would cause more widespread problems.
State officials are examining the situation, and C... Posted on 10/1/13 at 4:45 PM
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NEWS UND INMED students to learn about family meals
High school student participants in the Indians into Medicine Program (INMED) at the University of North Dakota will soon have the opportunity to learn about the importance of family meals.
Registere... Posted on 6/14/12 at 1:56 PM
Unanimous support by the North Dakota Senate is hard to argue with. The House now should follow the Seante’s lead and pass Senate Bill 2218, a bill to help tribal colleges build workforce development programs.
Indian students face fewer chances for academic success under education standards that don’t embrace their traditional cultures, lawmakers and witnesses said today during a Senate hearing considering revisions to the No Child Left Behind Act.
A village used by thousands of Oneota Indians into the early 1700s could become a state park under a proposal that focuses now on securing $5.1 million to buy land and write a development plan for the Blood Run site.
Workers ripped the siding from a circa 1880 house in Mankato and Old West history burst forth. Tattered from more than a century’s worth of wear, the large billboard montage once touted the Mankato appearance of a world-famous entertainment extravaganza — Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show.
On First Nations Day, state and tribal leaders said it was time to reflect on the contributions of American Indians. Gov. John Hoeven signed a First Nations Day proclamation during a special ceremony Friday at the state Capitol.
Minnesota’s request to overturn a federal law that threw Dakota and Winnebago Indians out of the state can become a way to teach about mistreatment over the years, American Indians and a state legislator say.
The 1863 law banning the two tribes has been replaced with presidential and congressional actions, and Dakota Indians live on four Minnesota reservations, but the law remains on the books. Rep. Dean Urdahl, R-Grove City, said on Thursday it is past time to repeal it.
Mahnomen County will not appeal a federal court ruling affirming the Shooting Star Casino’s placement into trust status, which exempts the facility owned by the White Earth Band of Chippewa from state property taxes.
MAHNOMEN, Minn. – White Earth Tribal Council Chairwoman Erma J. Vizenor will give the State of the Nation address at 11 a.m. March 13 at the Shooting Star Casino Event Center here. The event is open to the public.
Today, plaintiffs in the case and their lawyers will gather in Washington to urge the Obama administration to end what they say are decades of discriminatory lending practices and to provide relief to thousands of native farmers and ranchers who were victims of discrimination.
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