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Senate OKs Sally Jewell as new Secretary of the Interior

WASHINGTON (From the LATimes) – The Senate approved REI Chief Executive Sally Jewell Wednesday as the new secretary of the Interior by a vote of 87 to 11. Jewell, 58, had faced tough questioning by some Senate Republicans during her

Posted in Indian Country News, Uncategorized

America’s English-Style Legal System Evolved to Conceal Truth, Not Reveal It

The civil adversarial system that developed over centuries in England, and later spread to the U.S. and other colonies, might not work as well as a truth-seeking system. By Evan Whitton, The Atlantic June 14 2012 – Taxpayers pay for

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NPR: Raising Voices Against HIV On The Reservation

March 19, 2012 – The Gallup Indian Medical Center in New Mexico has seen a rise in the number of new HIV cases among Navajo in the last decade. Some Navajo say that talking about HIV means wishing it upon

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OJJDP FY 2012 Tribal Youth Field-Initiated Research and Evaluation Programs

OJJDP FY 2012 Tribal Youth Field-Initiated Research and Evaluation Programs  – This solicitation will fund field-initiated research and evaluation studies to produce findings of practical use to communities, practitioners, administrators, and policymakers in the development of effective programs, policies, and

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OVW Fiscal Year 2012 Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Grant Program

OVW Fiscal Year 2012 Sexual Assault Services Culturally Specific Grant Program – The purpose of the SASP Culturally Specific Grant Program is to create, maintain, and expand sustainable sexual assault services provided by culturally specific organizations. Current Closing Date for

Posted in Funding Opportunities, Uncategorized, Violence Against Indian Women

BJA FY 12 National Adult and Juvenile Offender Reentry Resource Center

BJA FY 12 National Adult and Juvenile Offender Reentry Resource Center  – The Second Chance Act of 2007 (Pub. L. 110-199) provides a comprehensive response to the increasing number of incarcerated adults and juveniles who are released from prison, jail,

Posted in Funding Opportunities, Juvenile Justice, Uncategorized

NEH Challenge Grants

NEH Challenge Grants – National Endowment for the Humanities challenge grants are capacity-building grants, intended to help institutions and organizations secure long-term improvements in and support for their humanities programs and resources. Through these awards, many organizations and institutions have been

Posted in Funding Opportunities, Native Education, Uncategorized

Native Foster Care: Lost Children, Shattered Families

Overview of a NPR News three-part investigation Nearly 700 Native American children in South Dakota are being removed from their homes every year, sometimes under questionable circumstances. An NPR News investigation has found that the state is largely failing to

Posted in Indian Child Welfare Act, Indian Country News, Tribal State Relations, Uncategorized

Apology from Child Welfare League of America

Apology of  Shay Bilchik, Executive Director of the Child Welfare League of America Keynote Speech delivered at National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) Conference, Tuesday, April 24, 2001 in Anchorage, Alaska. Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and thank you, Terry,

Posted in Indian Child Welfare Act, Indian Country News, Uncategorized

COPS FY 2010 Community Policing Development (CPD)

COPS FY 2010 Community Policing Development (CPD) – The purpose of the Community Policing Development solicitation is to advance the practice of community policing in law enforcement agencies through training and technical assistance, the development of innovative community policing strategies,

Posted in Funding Opportunities, Uncategorized

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