July 01, 2016

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#11981R/FT Pharmacy Technician 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
#12074 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
#11287 T/PT Certified/Registered Respiratory Therapist/PRN 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
#12094 R/FT Bus Driver 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
#12093 R/FT Bus Driver 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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Gov. appoints first American Indian to MN Supreme Court ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) – Gov. Mark Dayton named Anne McKeig to the Minnesota Supreme Court on Tuesday, putting the first American Indian judge on the state's highest court in a pick that also gives the seven-member bench a female majority. A descendant of White Earth Nation, McKeig has served as a Hennepin County District Judge since... Read more
Prosecutors: GEAR UP defendant misused nonprofit's money SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Rapid City man facing felony charges from South Dakota's GEAR UP scandal allegedly spent money meant to help Native American youths on steakhouse meals, electronics and other personal expenses, the Attorney General's office said in a Monday court filing.Prosecutors want to introduce evidence that former GEAR... Read more
American Indians urn focus inward for political empowerment BROWNING, Mont. (AP) – Lea Whitford remembers the first time she set foot in Montana's Capitol in Helena after a four-hour bus ride from the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. She and her high school classmates marveled at the ornate rotunda before entering a large office to meet one of the state's most politically important men, the... Read more
Native Americans turn focus inward for political empowerment BROWNING, Mont. (AP) – Lea Whitford remembers the first time she set foot in Montana’s Capitol in Helena after a four-hour bus ride from the Blackfeet Indian Reservation. She and her high school classmates marveled at the ornate rotunda before entering a large office to meet one of the state’s most politically important men, the... Read more
Major battle over oil terminal unfolds in Pacific Northwest SEATTLE (AP) – Two companies proposing to build what would be the nation’s largest oil-by-rail marine terminal along the Columbia River in Washington see it as an opportunity to link domestic crude oil from the Midwest to a West Coast port.Critics, however, see an environmental and safety catastrophe waiting to happen, especially after... Read more

Life

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Funds available for HIV prevention, care of Native Americans SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The federal Indian Health Service is looking to provide financial assistance to tribes, tribal organizations and urban nonprofits across the country to improve HIV prevention and care outcomes among the Native American population. The agency will grant up to five awards together totaling no more than $200,000 a... Read more
Put a Brazilian twist on succotash with black beans This week's recipe puts a Brazilian twist on an American staple, succotash. It should be just the ticket in August, when millions of us watch the Olympics being played in Rio de Janeiro.The classic version of succotash is a combination of fresh corn and lima beans (or some other shell bean), sometimes embellished with tomatoes or... Read more
VA Southwest Tribal Government Relations Veterans Training Summit for Veterans Event:             Southwest Region Veterans Training Summit Date:               Wednesday-Thursday, July 6-7, 2016 Time:              Wednesday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Thursday, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Location:        Hilton Santa Fe Buffalo Thunder Conference Center                        Buffalo Thunder Trail                        Santa Fe, New... Read more
State Democrats nominate Pine Ridge entrepreneur to PUC SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Democrats have nominated a Pine Ridge entrepreneur to run for a spot on the state’s Public Utilities Commission.The nomination of Henry Red Cloud came Saturday during the South Dakota Democratic Party state convention.Red Cloud is the founder and owner of Lakota Solar Enterprises, a renewable... Read more
Cherokee Pulitzer Prize finalist’s novel to be released in paperback The novel set in 1928 is about Maud Neil, a young woman of mixed Cherokee and white heritage living in Indian country in rural eastern Oklahoma. Her life is set on a new course when a school teacher from the city turns up at her house on one of the “section line” roads that divide up the landscape. LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) – Being named as... Read more

Business

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Alabama tribe expanding gambling to Louisiana, Nevada MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The Alabama-based Poarch Band of Creek Indians is expanding its casino business into Louisiana and Nevada.The band's PCI Gaming Authority has struck a deal to buy Margaritaville Resort Casino in Bossier City, Louisiana, near Shreveport. That deal is subject to approval by the Louisiana Gaming Control Board.At... Read more
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe expanding sales tax collections FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) – The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is expanding sales tax collections on the reservation that straddles the North Dakota-South Dakota border.The tribe has tax commissions in both states. The commission on the South Dakota side has long collected a sales tax.The Tribal Council voted unanimously in May to also enter... Read more
Casino campaign announces deal with Cherokee Nation LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) – A group hoping to put a casino legalization measure on the Arkansas ballot this fall announced an agreement Thursday with Cherokee Nation Entertainment to operate one of the proposed casinos.Arkansas Wins in 2016 said the deal allows the Cherokee Nation group to operate a casino proposed in Washington County in... Read more
Reservation Economic Summit coming to Oklahoma CATOOSA, Okla. – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development’s Reservation Economic Summit Oklahoma will be held July 11-14 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.According to the RES Oklahoma website, the event will feature access to tribal leaders, members of Congress, federal agency representatives, state and... Read more
NC borrowers on high-interest loans to share $9M in refunds RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – North Carolina residents who obtained very high-interest loans with some out-of-state lenders will share about $9 million in refunds.Attorney General Roy Cooper announced Tuesday a court judgment involving Western Sky Financial, CashCall and related companies stemming from a 2013 lawsuit by Cooper and the state... Read more

Sports

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Indian Relay Season Announced BILLINGS, Mont. – The Professional Indian Horse Racing Association (PIHRA) 2016 season of sanctioned Indian Relay Races are underway with a great schedule. They have released the following schedule races sanctioned by the organization. • Buffalo Days Indian Relay, Buffalo WY June 11-13, 2016-Completed • Crow Native Days, Crow Agency,... Read more
FSU student reps: No headdresses at Seminoles games TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Florida State University’s student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.The Student Government Association approved the nonbinding, formal opinion by a 27-4 vote on April 20 asking the university’s administration to consider adding the... Read more
'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

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