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FBI Director pledges continued support for Indian Country crime victims

December 11, 2014 – At the 14th National Indian Nations Conference, which convened today on the reservation of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in California, FBI Director James Comey pledged the Bureau’s “unshakeable” commitment to tribal nations. The

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Anishinabe Legal Services is seeking a full-time staff attorney

Anishinabe Legal Services is seeking a full-time staff attorney to provide civil legal assistance and court representation to program clients before area Tribal Courts, State Courts and Administrative Forums. BACKGROUND: Anishinabe Legal Services (ALS) is a Legal Services Corporation (LSC)

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Duluth campus adds nation’s first online tribal administration program

Sarah Connor (September 18, 2014) Three years after the University of Minnesota-Duluth established the nation’s first  Master of Tribal Administration and Governance program, the school will begin offering an online bachelor’s program for the same curriculum. The program, approved by

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Grantmaking in Indian Country: Trends from the Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative

LONGMONT, Colo., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — First Nations Development Institute (First Nations) has released a new report titled “Grantmaking in Indian Country: Trends from the Native Agriculture and Food Systems Initiative” that, among other findings, reveals a large gap

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Federal Spending in Indian Country: Interior Appropriations

From the Friends Committee on National Legislation  The bill that appropriates money for the Department of the Interior is very important to Indian Country. Although Native American programs show up in 11 of the 12 appropriations bills that Congress is supposed

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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

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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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