April 30, 2016

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#2016-11938 Inpatient RN/R/FT/Med-Surg Cherokee Nation whose headquarters are located in beautiful Tahlequah, Oklahoma is a national leader in Indian tribal governments and economic development in Oklahoma, We are a dynamic, progressive organization, which owns several business enterprises and administers a variety of services for the Cherokee people in Northeastern... Read more
#2016-11941 Inpatient RN/ICU/R/FT Cherokee Nation whose headquarters are located in beautiful Tahlequah, Oklahoma is a national leader in Indian tribal governments and economic development in Oklahoma, We are a dynamic, progressive organization, which owns several business enterprises and administers a variety of services for the Cherokee people in Northeastern... Read more
#11725 R/FT Inpatient Registered Nurse (RN) Cherokee Nation whose headquarters are located in beautiful Tahlequah, Oklahoma is a national leader in Indian tribal governments and economic development in Oklahoma, We are a dynamic, progressive organization, which owns several business enterprises and administers a variety of services for the Cherokee people in Northeastern... Read more
#11909 T/PT Surgical Technician (Certified) Cherokee Nation whose headquarters are located in beautiful Tahlequah, Oklahoma is a national leader in Indian tribal governments and economic development in Oklahoma, We are a dynamic, progressive organization, which owns several business enterprises and administers a variety of services for the Cherokee people in Northeastern... Read more
#11893 R/FT Inpatient Registered Nurse Cherokee Nation whose headquarters are located in beautiful Tahlequah, Oklahoma is a national leader in Indian tribal governments and economic development in Oklahoma, We are a dynamic, progressive organization, which owns several business enterprises and administers a variety of services for the Cherokee people in Northeastern... Read more

News

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Oklahoma tribes learn about engaging in the UN system
 SHAWNEE, Okla. –  Indian nations have historically been international actors and a part of the world community of sovereign nations, and this is shown by their treaties with the United States and other nations. Today, tribes are seeking to rejoin the international community in order to protect their lands, sovereignty, and cultures,... Read more
Navajo lawmakers set aside day to honor tribal leaders WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) – Navajo Nation lawmakers have set aside a day to honor all tribal leaders.The original proposal had called for a paid day off so that tribal employees could recognize current and former tribal presidents.The legislation was amended to make the day unpaid and in recognition of all leaders including young people,... Read more
Man pleads guilty in tribal art scam, others to go to trial JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) – Two Juneau shop owners accused of selling fake Alaska Native artwork appeared in court this week, with one accepting a plea agreement and another setting a date for trial.The Juneau Empire reports that Vinod “Vinny” Sippy, who owned Diamond Island, Icy Strait, and Gemstone Heaven pleaded guilty to selling bone... Read more
Feds deciding if coal-export project violates tribal rights SEATTLE (AP) – For centuries, Lummi tribal fishermen have harvested, dug up clams and fished for salmon in the tidelands and waters of northwest Washington state. Now, the tribe says a proposed $700 million project to build the nation’s largest coal-export terminal threatens that way of life. The tribe last year asked federal... Read more
Tribe officials disagree on who should get excess Corps land NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) – The federal government is preparing to return 48 square miles of land to the Three Affiliated Tribes, but tribal officials disagree on who should get the property. The land is excess property that was taken when Garrison Dam was built in the mid-1900s, and its return has been in the works since former Tribal... Read more

Life

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#OKElections16: Voting for busy people You meet the best people on the Twitters and Facebooking.Festivities aside, I know enough of you across the state - and beyond - that I HAVE to believe in the possibilities.None of us can single-handedly change everything we'd like in Oklahoma's leadership or edu-slation, or that of whatever other state or country you call home. Other... Read more
GIAGAO: A final word on Wounded Knee There is an old saying that goes, “Never get into a pissing contest with a skunk” or in this case “skunks” and I do not intend to do that. Of course the conclusion of that saying is “because you can’t win.”This will be my final word on my efforts to buy Wounded Knee. There is just too much vitriol, innuendo, and outright lies flying... Read more
Iowa commission told of lack of Native American foster homes SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) – A state panel is getting an earful about a lack of foster homes for Native American children in northwestern Iowa.The Iowa Commission on Native American Affairs was told of the problem Friday during a three-hour meeting in Sioux City, the Sioux City Journal reported.Shane Frisch, a state social work supervisor,... Read more
Shedding light on the poor state of American Indian health University of Buffalo researcher to explore why health of Native populations remains mysteryBUFFALO, N.Y. – American Indian health researcher Margaret Moss always begins her lectures with a question.Sometimes she asks her audience, which is often made up of health care professionals and researchers, if they know the life expectancy for... Read more
Standing Rock begins re-entry program for ex-prisoners SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A cultural and spiritual program meant to lower recidivism rates at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation by partnering successfully reintegrated ex-convicts with recently released offenders kicked off Friday on the community that straddles the North Dakota and South Dakota border.The ex-cons are expected to... Read more

Business

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Massachusetts weighs another casino for crowded southeast BOSTON (AP) – Massachusetts’ casino scene could get more crowded.The state Gaming Commission is deciding this week whether to award the state’s third and final gambling license to a developer seeking to build a $677 million resort on the Brockton Fairgrounds.On Tuesday, it begins a multi-day review of the project, which is the only one... Read more
Washington hires New Jersey consultants for gambling study TACOMA, Wash. (AP) – A Washington state agency has hired New Jersey consultants to prepare an economic market study on gambling in the state.The News Tribune reports that a press release says Spectrum Gaming Group has worked in the field since the 1980s and has conducted studies on gambling in other states, including Florida and... Read more
Native corporation agrees to buy Katmai fishing lodges ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – An Alaska Native regional corporation says it’s buying a company that owns fishing lodges within Katmai National Park.Bristol Bay Native Corp. on Tuesday announced its intention to buy Katmailand (KAT-meye-land), Inc., which operates Kulik Lodge, Brooks Lodge and Grosvenor Lodge.The company is a National Park... Read more
RFP Architectural & Engineering Services REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR ARCHITECTURAL & ENGINEERING SERVICESThe Housing Authority of the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma (HASNOK) is soliciting proposals from Indian Owned architectural and engineering firms to assist the Housing Authority in designing a Housing project located in rural Seminole County in compliance with all... Read more
South Bend Common Council unanimously approves casino pact SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) – South Bend city officials have agreed to support a Native American tribe’s attempt to develop a tribal village and casino in the city in exchange for a share of the gambling profits.The South Bend Common Council on Monday voted 8-0 in favor of the proposal that calls for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians to... Read more

Sports

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'Caucasians' shirt sales jump after ESPN's Jones appearance ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – Sales of 'Caucasians' shirts, depicting the Cleveland Indians' team mascot as a caricature of a white person, skyrocketed one day after ESPN's Bomani Jones wore one on a show, the shirt's creator said Friday. Brian Kirby, who runs Shelf Life Clothing Co., told The Associated Press that more than 2,000 shirts... Read more
House panel mulls bill to ban derogatory school team names PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A bill that would bar public schools from using athletic team names or mascots deemed derogatory would offer people offended by the symbols a way to change them, the proposal’s main sponsor said Friday.The House Education committee considered the bill, but a vote is expected to come next week. Some communities in... Read more
North Dakota sells Fighting Sioux items to satisfy NCAA FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Nearly four years after retiring the Fighting Sioux nickname following criticism from Native Americans, the University of North Dakota briefly found itself back in the business of selling merchandise with a logo the NCAA had ruled hostile and abusive.The reason is that a settlement agreement with the NCAA over the... Read more
Fighting Hawks picked as University of North Dakota nickname FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Wednesday's news that the University of North Dakota's new nickname would be Fighting Hawks was greeted matter-of-factly by some UND players and coaches.The mascot received 57 percent of the vote compared to 43 percent for Roughriders in the two-name runoff. The new nickname replaces Fighting Sioux, which was retired... Read more
Results of University of North Dakota nickname runoff vote expected early this week GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – The University of North Dakota might have a new nickname early this week, or it might have another vote on a new moniker.People with ties to the Grand Forks school voted last week in a runoff election involving the top three nickname options from a preliminary vote.If Fighting Hawks, Roughriders or Nodaks gets... Read more

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