April 01, 2015

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Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Anadarko Office The Delaware Nation is accepting applications for a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor in their Anadarko office.Ideal candidates should preferably have a bachelor’s degree in psychology, education or related field, experience working with Native Americans and experience working with individuals with psychological and/or physical... Read more
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK COMPANY CONFIDENTIALMUSKOGEE, OKIs searching for an accounts payable clerk in an extremely fast-paced work environment.General Statement of Duties: Responsible for Accounts Payable.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:    • Record invoices into general ledger system    • Process weekly payable report    • Maintain Positive Pay through... Read more
Associate/Assistant Professor: Division of Business Bacone College seeks a full-time Associate/Assistant Professor in the Division of BusinessRESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will become the lead instructor for management and will be responsible for instructing existing or new courses focused primarily in management. Commitment to college committees is also required. As is... Read more
Business Faculty Position: Information Systems Applications are invited for a Faculty position in the Division of Business at Bacone College with additional responsibilities as Webmaster.RESPONSIBILITIES: This hybrid position requires that the successful candidate teach courses in the Informations Systems area while taking responsibility for maintaining the institution's web... Read more
Juvenile Dependency Attorney San Bernardino County, CA$107,744.00 - $137,987.20 Annually The County Counsel's Office is recruiting for Juvenile Dependency Attorney.  Juvenile Dependency Attorneys represent the Department of Children and Family Services in Juvenile Court dependency cases involving allegations of child abuse and neglect. Attorneys in this section... Read more

News

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Tribes in 13 states share conservation grants DENVER (AP) – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded $4.2 million in grants to Native American tribes in 13 states for conservation projects.The grants will support 22 projects benefiting wildlife and habitat.Projects are in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Maine, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Oregon,... Read more
Attorneys chosen to lead AG’s Native American Issues Subcommittee WASHINGTON – Attorney General Eric Holder announced today the appointment of U.S. Attorney Michael Cotter for the District of Montana and U.S. Attorney Damon P. Martinez for the District of New Mexico as the chair and vice-chair, respectively, of the Native American Issues Subcommittee (NAIS) of the Attorney General’s Advisory... Read more
MPCA announces new approach for protecting wild rice MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency unveiled a new site-specific approach Tuesday for protecting waters where wild rice grows against sulfate pollution that’s meant to replace a 1973 state law that largely went unenforced until recently.The dispute over whether the old standard is obsolete set up a politically... Read more
Requirement of Standardized Claim, Appeal Forms Simplifies Application Process for Oklahoma Veterans Washington – With the goal of making the application process easier and more efficient for our Veterans, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) now requires Veterans seeking disability benefits to use standardized claim and appeal forms. These standardized forms guide Veterans of Oklahoma to clearly state the symptoms or conditions... Read more
Oglala Sioux pass resolution to ban Rapid City Journal sales RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council has approved a resolution banning all businesses on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation from selling the Rapid City Journal after the newspaper published a headline the tribe found objectionable.Tribal spokesman Kevin Steele tells KCSR-AM that the ban will stay in effect until the... Read more

Life

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Tribe turns to international commission in resort fight The Navajo Nation wants the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to weigh in over whether the Arizona Snowbowl resort could expand and produce snow, which tribes argued would desecrate land they consider sacred. FLAGSTAFF, Arizona (AP) – The Navajo Nation, the largest tribe of Native Americans, has turned to an international... Read more
Nebraska students walk in Chief Standing Bear’s footsteps NEAR WYMORE, Neb. (AP) – A group of students from Peru State College have received the opportunity to learn a history lesson by leaving the classroom.The Lincoln Journal Star reports that a professor of the undergraduate course called History of Nebraska received a grant that helped pay costs for students to take a two-day trip... Read more
Eagle Butte man says he considers ‘KKK’ scars case a victory RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – An Eagle Butte man whose claims of civil rights violations by Rapid City health care workers were rejected by jurors says he still considers his court battle a victory.Federal jurors on Friday ruled that Rapid City Regional Hospital is not liable for the “KKK” scars that Vern Traversie says workers carved into... Read more
Department of Education shows improvement in Native graduation rates WASHINGTON – According to data released earlier this month by the U.S. Department of Education shows positive signs for American Indian high school graduation rates. Among other racial and ethnic groups, Native American graduation rates were among the highest increases for data that covered a two-year period.Between 2010 and 2011 and... Read more
Spiritual center faces uncertainty after founder’s death ESTERO, Fla. (AP) – It’s a Friday night and rock band Sobrevivencia is performing in a gazebo on land local Mayans use for ceremonies.The band wears T-shirts, jeans and sneakers, except for lead singer Xulen Ortiz. His feet are bare.Most of the audience is Guatemalan, like the performers. They are sheltered by tree canopies in the... Read more

Business

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AZ House gives initial approval to bill changing liquor laws PHOENIX (AP) – The Circle K chain and other convenience stores are pushing legislation to expand where they can sell liquor while making it harder for Arizona residents to prevent them moving into their neighborhoods.State lawmakers curtailed some of the more disputed provisions in the proposals last week. But neighborhood activists... Read more
Pine Ridge man wants to begin growing industrial hemp again PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – Alex White Plume planted industrial hemp on his Pine Ridge farm more than a decade ago, but never harvested a crop. Now, he says it’s time to grow again.White Plume, an Oglala Sioux tribal member, wants to grow hemp again on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation thanks to guidelines laid out by the federal... Read more
Okla. Attorney General appeals casino case to US Supreme Court TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma attorney general wants the nation’s highest court to overturn an appeals court ruling that tossed the state’s challenge of a planned Broken Arrow casino.Attorney General Scott Pruitt in 2012 sued the Kialegee Tribal Town, arguing the casino violated the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act.A federal judge... Read more
New Mexico governor asks court to reject request on casino SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s governor is asking the state Supreme Court to reject an Oklahoma-based tribe’s request to order her to sign a gambling compact with the tribe.Gov. Susana Martinez on Wednesday submitted a response to a petition filed last month by the Fort Sill Apache Tribe.The tribe wants to operate a casino on land... Read more
Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma seeks land in Arkansas LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – Oklahoma’s Quapaw Tribe is seeking 160 acres of land in Arkansas’ Pulaski County.The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs sent a letter to Pulaski County Judge Barry Hyde this month informing him that the bureau is considering an application... Read more

Sports

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Sequoyah athletic department receives check TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) - The Sequoyah High School athletic department received a $15,000 check Thursday from Oklahoma Celebrity Charities, Inc.Former NFL players Steve August, Derrel Gofourth and Steve Zabel presented the check on behalf of the organization to Principal Chief Bill John Baker, Deputy Chief S. Joe Crittenden, Tribal... Read more
State panel passes bill limiting Native American mascots DENVER (AP) – A proposal debated Monday by lawmakers about the use of Native American mascots by Colorado schools prompted a tense moment about using slurs for other groups of people as team names.To make a point of how offensive mascot monikers such as “r*dsk*ns” can be, the sponsors of a bill limiting the use of such names began... Read more
Applications being accepted for 2015 National Veterans Golden Age Games Washington – The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is currently accepting applications from Veterans interested in competing in the 2015 National Veterans Golden Age Games. Applications can be completed online at www.veteransgoldenagegames.va.gov, and will be accepted through May 15. Veterans ages 55 and older who are enrolled for VA... Read more
Colorado panel passes bill limiting Native American mascots DENVER (AP) – Colorado lawmakers have advanced legislation to prohibit the use of Native American mascots at schools unless tribes give permission.The bill cleared its first committee Monday on a 6-5 party-line vote with Republicans in opposition. The vote came after a debate that was tense and uncomfortable at times.Supporters of the... Read more
Popular basketball tournament will stay in Rapid City RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Organizers of the annual Lakota Nation Invitational basketball tournament plan to keep it in Rapid City this year, despite heightened racial tensions in the city.The tournament’s board of directors had been entertaining offers from other potential host cities, but Board President Chuck Wilson issued a statement... Read more

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