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• • 5 picked for group to examine child welfare practices that split Native American families (Bangor Daily News) 12/18/12• • Navajo child will stay in adoptive home (CBS 5 Arizona) 12/10/12

• • Violence Against Women Act: Eric Cantor, Joe Biden in talks amid stalled tribal provision (Huffington Post) 12/6/12

• • Idaho Supreme Court hears cigarette tax case (Native American Times) 12/5/12

• • South Dakota tribes charge state with ICWA violations (Indian Country Today) 12/1/12

• • Tribal coalition report finds South Dakota 'willfully' violated child welfare law (NPR) 11/30/12

• • Guest opinion: How does healing happen? (The Daily Camera) 11/9/12

• • US Supreme Court urged to hear Baby Veronica case (Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise) 11/4/12

• • In sweat lodge, vets find healing 'down to the core' (NPR) 11/01/12

• • Tribe, state, DHS sign Indian Child Welfare Act agreement (The Neshoba Democrat) 10/31/12

• • $3.5 million announced for child welfare on reservations, including Spirit Lake, Turtle Mountain (Grand Forks Herald) 10/15/12

• • Violence against Native women gaining global attention; Congress encouraged to act (Indian Country Today) 10/11/12

• • Suicide is epidemic for American Indian youth: What more can be done? (NBCNews.com) 10/10/12

• • Oglala Sioux Tribe's lawsuit against beer stores dismissed (The Daily Republic) 10/2/12

• • Spirit Lake social services to be taken over by BIA today (Grand Forks Herald) 10/1/12

• • Hospital sues IHS for $1.65M for treating tribal members (Argus Leader) 9/19/12

• • Navajo Nation AIDS on rise (ABQJournal) 9/19/12

• • Martin hospital sues Indian Health Service for $1.6 million (ArgusLeader.com) 9/19/12

• • Seneca Nation suing federal government(Olean Times Herald) 9/18/12

• • Ruling rejects Indian school lawsuit (ArgusLeader.com) 9/07/12

• • South Carolina Supreme Court Rules to Keep Baby Veronica With Biological Father Read (Indian Country Today) 8/07/12 (see July 27 decision at: State Court Bulletin)

• • SC high court agrees with return of Native American girl (GoUpstate.com) 7/26/12

• • Violence against women and tribal law (Indian Country Today) 7/16/12

• • Muscogee Nation holds rally for tribal provisions in VAWA update (Indianz.com) 07/03/12

• • ObamaCare is a different debate; Indian Health Care Improvement Act is permanent (Indian Country Today) 06/28/12

• • Maine signs Historic 'Truth and Reconciliation' Agreement with Indian Tribes [Child Welfare] (MPBN) 06/29/12

• • Administration, tribal officials clash over Medicaid changes (Albuquerque Express) 6/25/12

• • 44 tribes' shares of $1 billion (HelenaIR.com) 6/23/12

• • Choctaw tribe signs deal for new hospital (NECN.com) 6/8/12

• • Native American rez is ground zero for ever-expanding meth economy (Care2.com) 05/30/12

• • Senate Committee on Indian Affairs examines programs for native veterans (U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs) 05/24/12

• • For Native American women, scourge of rape, rare Justice (The New York Times) 05/22/12

• • Navajo tribal utility authority inks $4 million deal to power wireless transmissions, expand internet access (Indian Country Today) 05/22/12

• • Department of Veteran Affairs, 15 tribal health programs sign agreement (Alaska Native News) 05/17/12

• • Addressing violence against native women in the Violence Against Women Act reauthorization (The White House) 05/14/12

• • American Indian foster children tougher to place (ABQ Journal) 05/06/12

• • A battle with the brewers (The New York Times) 05/05/12

• • Murkowski lauds potential Alaska tribal health, VA partnership (United States Senator Lisa Murkowski) 05/04/12

• • Men don heels for abuse awareness (The North Kitsap Herald) 05/01/12

• • UN to investigate plight of US Native Americans for first time (The Guardian) 04/22/12

• • Combating elder abuse in Indian country (New American Media) 04/21/12

• • Baca introduces legislation to enhance suicide prevention efforts for Native American communities (Highland Community News) 04/19/12

• • Cherokee adoption battle in South Carolina high court (Oregon Herald) 04/17/12

• • Spirit Lake official warns of child-abuse crisis (The Jamestown Sun) 04/16/12

• • Supreme Court ruling vital to Indian health coverage (The Argus Leader) 04/14/12

• • Chairman Akaka holds Indian Affairs Field Hearing on Native Hawaiian homeownership (Congresswoman Mazie K. Hirono) 04/13/12

• • New center in Duluth offers housing for Natives hoping to start new lives (Indian Country Today) 04/10/12

• • Fort Berthold Reservation-Bakken: Protest scheduled as oil boom creates serious problems for tribal members (Buffalo's Fire) 04/10/12

• • Health law controversy could hurt Indian care (Santa Fe New Mexican) 04/08/12

• • Tribe gains control over child welfare services (Oregonlive.com) 04/03/12

• • Tax credits help ease White Earth reservation housing crunch (MPR News) 04/03/12

• • Tribe claims Whiteclay has created public nuisance (The Journal Star) 04/03/12

• • Future of Shiprock homes to be decided by Navajo Nation (El Paso Times) 04/03/12

• • First Native American tribe approved to operate guardianship, foster care and adoption program (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services) 03/20/12

• • Supreme Court decision on affordable care act will have major health care consequences for racial and ethnic minorities (CivilRights.org) 03/20/12

• • National Native aids day promotes HIV testing as infection rates are rising in Indian country (Indian Country Today) 03/20/12

• • Oglalas ask courts to cap Whiteclay beer sales (Indian Country Today) 03/19/12

• • North Dakota oil boom bringing jobs, wealth—and a looming humanitarian crisis (Indian Country Today) 03/15/12

• • Navajos sue BNSF Railway after contracting lung disease former railroad workers exposed to toxic asbestos, quartz and silica (CNBC) 03/14/12

• • The White House endorses a bill that would empower Native American Tribes (The Navajo Post) 02/13/12

• • Nutrition a pressing concern for Native Americans, part II (Food Safety News) 03/06/12

• • Nutrition a pressing concern for Native Americans (Food Safety News) 03/05/12

• • Tribes want to regain authority in adoptions of off-reservation American Indian kids (MPR News) 03/03/12

• • Attorney General Eric Holder's task force examines children's exposure to violence in rural and tribal communities (Char-Koosta News) 02/23/12

• • CN receives $29M housing grant (The Cherokee Phoenix) 02/16/12

• • Ore. tribal courts deliver 'restorative justice' (Stevens Point journal) 02/16/12

• • Cortez hospital settles civil-rights case over Indians' care (Denver Post) 02/15/12

• • Oversight by IHS leaves money on table, patients holding bag (Indian Country Today) 02/15/12

• • Cortez hospital inks landmark civil rights settlement with Indian tribe (Denver Post) 02/15/12

• • Showing 'Indianness' for ICWA benefits isn't easy (Indian Country Today) 02/15/12

• • BLM, tribe work to address unauthorized homes (The Farmington Daily-Times) 02/09/12

• • Bingaman: New Mexico Pueblos Awarded Over $14 Million in HUD Grants (Bingaman Senator Webpage) 02/07/12

• • Oglala Sioux Tribe sues Whiteclay stores, beer makers, distributors (Rapid City Journal) 02/09/12

• • Eight Oregon tribes awarded grants for affordable housing (OPB News) 02/09/12

• • A new Native American village based on tradition helps a Tribe reclaim its sustainable roots (NRDC Switchboard) 02/08/12

• • First Peoples Worldwide announces partnership with Trillium Asset Management (CSRwire) 02/01/12

• • First Nations development institute awarded $2.88 million to improve food systems in Native American (Canada PR-Net) 01/31/12

• • Tribal members combat unspoken crisis of HIV on Navajo Nation (Cronkite News) 01/25/12

• • SC Supreme Court to hear adoption challenge case (Fox News) 01/17/12

• • Flandreau Indian school: tribe looks to teens to revive bison demand (The Huffington Post) 01/13/12

 

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