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    A Hopi Insects Legend of The Spider Woman and The Twins 

    Customs and Ceremonies of the Cherokee Indians

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    The Pueblo Indians have a rich culture that goes back thousands of years.

    Approve HR.3043 to stop IRS harassment of tribes

    Bryan Brewer, the president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, calls for passage of H.R.3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act. The bill is up for a vote in the House this week, according to the House majority leader’s schedule:
    In the Great Plains Region, the IRS has harassed our Indian nations and tribes for years. In the North and South Dakota, we have five of the ten poorest counties in the Nation on our reservations, and our people need assistance from our tribal governments.

    Vote set on bill to protect Gun Lake Tribe’s casino from litigation

    The House is set to vote today on S.1603, the Gun Lake Trust Land Reaffirmation Act.
    The bill ensures that land already held in trust for the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, also known as the Gun Lake Tribe, can’t be challenged in federal court. It protects the Gun Lake Casino from an ongoing lawsuit involving David Patchak, a non-Indian man who is seeking some sort of monetary settlement because he lives about three miles from the facility.

    Petitions submitted to put Tohono O’odham Nation casino to vote

    Opponents of the Tohono O’odham Nation off-reservation casino turned in signatures in hopes of putting the controversial project to a vote in Glendale, Arizona.
    Opponents want to overturn the city council’s decision to sign an agreement with the tribe for the $500 million West Valley Resort. They also want to overturn the city council’s decision to oppose H.R.1410, the Keep the Promise Act, a bill that would block the casino

    Speak Your Piece: High Cost of Banish

    For hundreds of years Native Americans have fought colonization and banishment from their own lands. Now, in an ironic twist, some Native Americans are being banished from their reservations back to these same stolen lands in an attempt to address  problems with violence and crime.

    My grandfather is the fire. My grandmother is the wind. The Earth is my mother. The Great Spirit is my father. More of this prayer by H. Kent Craig

    Paskenta tribe votes to keep new leadership

    In an election to decide who should lead the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians, which owns Rolling Hills Casino and had been embroiled in a leadership dispute since April, the tribe overwhelmingly voted to keep ousted members off the tribe’s governing council.
    Tribal Treasurer Ambrosia Rico announced that members voted 138-61 to keep new leaders — Vice Chairwoman Latisha Miller, Secretary Andrew Alejandre, member at large Natasha Magana, and Rico — in place. The position for the tribe’s chairman, Andrew Freeman, was not contested.

    Gaining membership to the Apache tribe allows individuals to vote in tribal elections and more. But what are the Disadvantages of an Apache Membership?

    Paskenta Band holds election aimed at resolving council dispute

    Members of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians in California went to the polls on Saturday to resolve a leadership dispute.
    Tribal members voted overwhelmingly in favor of Slate A, consisting of Vice Chair Latisha Miller, Secretary Andrew Alejandre, Treasurer Ambrosia Rico, and Member at Large Natasha Magana. They received 138 votes over 61 for Slate B, according to the official results.

    People lived on the continents of North and South America since prehistoric times. What Elements of the Native American Civilization Have Endured?

    House set to vote on bill to transfer federal land to Te-Moak Tribe

    The House is set to vote today on H.R.5205, the Northern Nevada Land Conservation and Economic Development Act.
    The bill includes the Elko Motocross and Tribal Conveyance Act. It will transfer 373 acres from the Bureau of Land Management to the Te-Moak Tribe. The land will be placed in trust.

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