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‘Obamamania’ hits the Crow Nation

If elected, Obama promises to host an annual summit at the White House with tribal leaders to come up with an agenda for tribal communities while making sure treaty obligations are met while honoring the tribal and federal government relationship.

70 foot Skywalk at Grand Canyon will open to public on March 28, 2008

The Hualapai Tribe owns a remote corner of the Grand Canyon in northwestern Arizona known as Grand Canyon West. It partnered with Las Vegas entrepreneur David Jin about three years ago to build a $40 million dollar glass and steel observation deck that extends 70 feet past the rim of the great Grand Canyon.

A salute to Native baseball players

The Iroquois Indian Museum will present “Baseball’s Leagueof Nations: A Tribute to Native American Baseball Players,” opening in April and running through December 2008. An opening reception and benefit party for the museum will be held April5 from 3 – … Continue reading

Actor Adam Beach has a plan
Author seeking Youth Dream Team to preview G Rated Fantasy Novel
BIA finally back online after six years
Casting Call given for The Lost Warrior
Fake indian tribre found guilty of defrauding immigrants
Film crew documents drama of Cherokee tears
First Zion Canyon Native Flute School
Gambling success brings controversy for Mashantucket Pequot tribe
Healing the painful wounds of a genocide in Minnesota
Help desperately needed on Pine Ridge Rez – people will freeze as temperatures drop to 60 below zero
Hillary Clinton Unveils South Dakota Native American Agenda
Human skull found near Snake River may be ancient Nez Perce
Lakota Freedom Delegation not sanctioned by Sioux tribes
Leonard Peltier eligible for parole hearing in December
Looking for relatives of Clark, Clarke, Cumbers, or Cummberlaw
National Indian Education Association is hiring
New Aboriginal Film Site on the Web
Obama becomes Barack Black Eagle
Oregon tribes, university partner to mentor prospective Native teachers
photography competition for Native students
Prohibition Party’s interest in Rum River name-change movement
Proposals to help heal the genocidal wounds of indigenous peoples
Sen. Barack Obama has been meeting with tribal leaders throughout the country
Shoshone try to gain ownership of historic Washakie Cemetery
Sitting Bull exhibit to open at Little Big Horn Museum in June
Standing Horse wins Powwow Idol contest
Today is first National Heritage Day to honor native americans
TV Review: 1st segment of Comanche Moon mini-series
Unrecognized indian tribe found guilty of defrauding immigrants
Voice your opinion on renaming Squaw Peak to ‘Piestewa Peak’
Wes Studi, back with host of colorful characters for Comanche Moon mini series
Would John McCain be good for Indian Country?
Ysleta Del Sur Pueblo prepares for the Feast of St. Anthony