General News on 6/9/14
Honor the Special Men in Your Life.
General News on 6/6/14
President Obama announced June 5 that he and the First Lady will be travelling to Cannonball, North Dakota on June 13 to visit the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
General News on 6/5/14
Today, we mourn the passing of Navajo Code Talker Chester Nez. Nez, 93, died June 4 of kidney failure. He was the last of the “Original 29” code talkers, who developed the code using the Navajo language during World War II that the Japanese were never able to break.
General News on 6/4/14
Indigenous peoples in the United States have the highest incarceration rate of any racial or ethic group, and in several states they are illegally being denied their religious rights, according to a report to the U.N. Human Rights Committee last fall jointly submitted by numerous Native American organizations.
General News on 6/2/14
Members of the Cowboy Indian Alliance came together to plant corn in protest against the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Someone at the Washington NFL football team’s head office thought it would be a good idea to start a Twitter campaign Thursday to defend its racially insensitive name.
They were wrong.
The United States Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the State of Michigan cannot sue the Bay Mills Indian Community to prevent its operation of a casino on land it had purchased within the state’s borders, but outside its territory.
General News, Basic Needs, Seasonal Programs, Food on 5/28/14
Last summer, our Summer Youth Feeding Program served a total of 5,047 meals to children that would otherwise have gone hungry during the hot summer months. This year, our goal is to serve 205 meals a day from June 2nd - August 15th - if funds allow.
General News on 5/27/14
President Barack Obama is reportedly planning a trip to Indian Country this June.
General News on 5/23/14
On May 21, Harry Reid, and 48 other U.S. Senators, wrote to National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell stating, “It’s time for the NFL to endorse a name change for the Washington, D.C. football team.” A 50th Senator wrote his own letter also asking for a name change.