In Search of a Sanctuary for Migrant Children
 

In Search of a Sanctuary for Migrant Children

New America Media, News Feature, Jenny Manrique , Posted: Oct 28, 2014

A growing number of religious congregations are offering their churches as a sanctuary for unaccompanied children from Central America.

Misty Upham’s Family Says Cops Taunted Actress About Mental Illness

 

Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Oct 20, 2014

It’s been less than a week since Misty Upham’s body was found at the bottom of a steep cliff in Washington state. The 32-year-old actress, who was Native American and a member of the Blackfeet Nation, was known for her recent roles in popular films like “August: Osage County” and “Django Unchained,” but also made her mark in memorable performances in “Frozen River” and “Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian.”

 

Indian Country Vote Key in South Dakota, Alaska and Wisconsin Races

 

New America Media, News Report, Mark Trahant, Posted: Oct 20, 2014

Two years ago Indian Country voters outperformed, making a difference in South Dakota and Montana, the only two states Nate Silver called wrong.

Misty Upham's Father Fears She May Have Committed Suicide

 

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Oct 13, 2014

Charles Upham, father of award-winning actress Misty Upham, who has been missing since last Sunday, says he fears she may have committed suicide.

 

Amid Nationwide Propane Shortage, Natural Gas Flared in Bakken Oil Fields

 

Indian Country Today, Commentary, Winona LaDuke, Posted: Oct 11, 2014

Tribal members say that every day more than 100 million cubic feet of natural gas is flared away -- enough to heat half a million homes, amid a heating gas shortage.

Northwest Tribes Celebrate Highest Fall Fish Returns to Columbia River Basin in 75 Years: CRITFC

 

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Oct 10, 2014

The fall Chinook salmon return is still on track to blast through previous records, with this year surpassing even last year’s, the Columbia River Intertribal Fish Commission (CRITFC) announced in September.

Navajo Leaders to Hold Ceremony for $554M Settlement

 

Navajo Times, News Report, Posted: Sep 25, 2014

As soon as Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly and Speaker Pro Tem Lorenzo Bates ink their signatures with federal officials on the $554 million settlement, public hearings with the Navajo people will take place.

 

Native Vote Counts More in ’14 According to the Math

 

Indian Country, News Analysis, New America Media, Posted: Sep 11, 2014

Low-turnout elections, whether primary or the general, favor the few, the organized, and, perhaps, Native voters.

 

Rethinking the Native Voters of 2014

 

New America Media, Commentary, Mark Trahant, Posted: Sep 04, 2014

Forty-two percent of American Indians and Alaska Natives are under age 25 -- and just eligible to vote.

Teenagers Charged in ABQ Homeless Murders to Be Tried As Adults by Law

 

Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Sep 03, 2014

All three teenagers charged in the July 19 murders of two homeless Navajo men in Albuquerque will be tried as adults.

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