September 30, 2016
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Featured Jobs

  • Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities

    If you want to help improve global health in the 21st century, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) wants to train you.

    NIAID, one of the largest Institutes of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), offers the Intramural NIAID Research Opportunities (INRO) program for students from populations underrepresented in biomedical sciences. This four-day exploratory program takes place

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News

  • DOJ announces more than $107 million to improve safety, services for American Indians

    WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice today announced more than $107 million in grants to American Indian and Alaska Native communities to improve public safety help victims and strengthen tribal institutions. The announcement was made at the Eighth Annual White House Tribal Nations Conference, taking place today and tomorrow. This amount includes 236 grants under the department’s Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation (CTAS), totaling more than $102 million, to 131 American Indian tribes, Alaska Native villages, tribal consortia and tribal designees. In

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Life

  • Alaska Natives respond to plan for questions on 2020 census

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Federal officials are considering changes to the 2020 census that would result in Alaska Natives being asked about their tribal affiliation and shareholder status with regional and village corporations.

    The proposal was met with concern by many Alaska Native representatives at a Tuesday meeting with officials from the U.S. Census Bureau, KTUU-TV reported. The officials came to Anchorage to hear feedback on questions they plan to ask on the next census.

    Nancy Potok, the bureau’s deputy director

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Business

  • Gary 'Litefoot' Davis announces launch of Davis Strategy Group, new entertainment projects

    Davis will debut his YouTube series “Litefoot’s Relentless Pursuit” Sept. 30

    SEATTLE, Wash. – Gary “Litefoot” Davis, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, has been named the new Executive Director of the Native American Financial Services Association (NAFSA).

    “The appointment of Gary Davis will be transformative for our organization and the tribal communities we serve,” said Otoe-Missouria Chairman John R. Shotton who serves as NAFSA’s Chairman. “Gary has been a passionate and tireless advocate for creating new economic opportunities

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Sports

  • 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, MT June 24-26, 2016
    • White River Relay, Busby, MT, June 26, 2016
    • 1st Annual Horse Spirit Extreme Indian Relay and Rough Stock Rodeo, Alberta, Canada, July 2-3, 2016
    • North American Indian Days Relay,
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