When Worlds Collide: Traditional People Are Moved Off Their Land

When Worlds Collide: Traditional People Are Moved Off Their Land

Indian Country Today, Commentary, Liza Gross, Posted: Apr 20, 2016

Anthropologists warned of the traumatic impacts of relocating traditional people with such strong ties to the land. The rest of us, for the most part, didn’t listen or didn’t care.

Officer’s Name Released in Shooting of Navajo Woman


Navajo Times, News Report, Posted: Apr 13, 2016

Winslow Police Officer Austin Shipley, a three-year veteran of the Winslow Police Department, is the officer being investigated in connection with the shooting death of a Navajo woman.

Huge Navajo Win for All Tribes: Exploiters of Tribal Names Slapped Down


Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Apr 11, 2016

The Navajo Nation has scored a significant victory regarding a legal issue that has been an ongoing irritation to many Indian nations: the use of tribal names as trade names for merchandise not authorized by the tribes, without paying royalties to the tribes, and sometimes flatly contrary to tribal values. Millions of dollars are at stake in Navajo Nation v. Urban Outfitters, with many more cases like it to come if the principles in the trial court decision stand.


Seniors Working Hard for Their Money: 10 Million, Many Ethnic, in Tough Jobs


New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Mar 30, 2016

Raising the Social Security retirement age, says a new study, will burden 10 million older workers--many ethnic--in physically tough jobs or working conditions


Sex Abuse Led to Sex Trafficking Among Native Americans


Indian Country, News Report, Mary Annette Pember, Posted: Mar 14, 2016

There is a growing chorus of voices within Indian country that is turning to the unique needs of Native survivors.


Will Natives Get a Fair Chance to Vote in 2016? Not According to Many Lawsuits


Indian Country Today, News Report, Suzette Brewer, Posted: Mar 11, 2016

The voting rights of American Indians and Alaska Natives have been eroded or ignored since in 2013.


After Decades Navajo, Hopi Relocation Effort Could End Soon


Indian Country Today, News Report, Madison Alder/Cronkite News, Posted: Mar 08, 2016

After decades of work and hundreds of millions of dollars, the end could be in sight for the federal office charged with relocating Navajo and Hopi families in a land dispute between the two tribes.


Living the Life: Limited Support for Adult Trafficking Survivors


Indian Country, News Feature, Mary Annette Pember, Posted: Mar 03, 2016

This is part of a series of stories to be published over the next few weeks that contain potentially trauma-triggering material.


DiCaprio, The Revenant Take Home The Oscar, Indigenous People Get Shout-Out Read


Indian Country, News Report, Posted: Feb 29, 2016

During his acceptance speech, director Alejandro Iñárritu made a reference to all the support across "this continent."

Bernie Asked at Town Hall If He Will Protect Native Lands


Indian Country News, News Report, Posted: Feb 24, 2016

During MSNBC’s Town Hall last Thursday featuring Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, a tall Paiute man, William Anderson addressed Sanders from the audience: “There are those who oppose the American people's ownership of public lands, and would see those lands sold to private interest. As president, how would you ensure that our public lands remain in public hands, and preserve our heritage and lives by stopping corporations from destroying Mother Earth?”

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