September 01, 2015

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Clinical Director: Rocky Boy Health Board TITLE:  CLINICAL DIRECTOREMPLOYER:  ROCKY BOY HEALTH BOARDSALARY:  NEGOTIABLESTATUS:  REGULAR FULL-TIMEOPENING DATE: August 28, 2015CLOSING DATE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLEDPROBATIONARY PERIOD:  SIXTY (60) CALENDER DAYS FROM INITIAL APPOINTMENTMINIMUM QUALIFICATION:Bachelor’s Degree in Health Administration, Business Administration, or related... Read more
CEO: Rocky Boy Health Board TITLE:  CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICEREMPLOYER:  ROCKY BOY HEALTH BOARDSALARY:  NEGOTIABLESTATUS:  REGULAR FULL-TIMEOPENING DATE: August 28, 2015CLOSING DATE:  OPEN UNTIL FILLEDPROBATIONARY PERIOD:  SIXTY (60) CALENDER DAYS FROM INITIAL APPOINTMENT.MINIMUM QUALIFIACTIONS· BS/BA with five (5) years’ experience in Health Care Administration... Read more
Director of Art in Public Places The Oklahoma Arts Council, an agency of state government, seeks a Director of Art in Public Places to manage the state’s 1.5% for Public Art Program. Responsibilities include facilitating selection and placement of artwork, collaborating with state government representatives, drafting calls for artists/qualifications, and developing... Read more
Director of Visual Arts and Capitol Collections The Oklahoma Arts Council, an agency of state government, seeks an experienced museum professional to serve as Director of Visual Arts and Capitol Collections. Responsibilities include oversight of two significant art collections at the Oklahoma State Capitol totaling more than 400 diverse pieces and management of all agency visual art... Read more
Records and Information Management Specialist National Indian Gaming Commission Job Title: Records and Information Management Specialist Job Announcement Number: NIGC-8000-15-KH-006(EX) Salary Range: $76,378.00 to $99,296.00 / Per Year Open Period: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 to Thursday, September 24, 2015 Duties The major duties of this position include, but are not limited... Read more

News

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US attorneys hear safety concerns from American Indians IGNACIO, Colo. (AP) – U.S. attorneys and prosecutors say they want to help Native American communities bring more cases to court and cut down on crime.Colorado U.S. Attorney John Walsh, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates, Associate Attorney General Stuart Delery and Montana U.S. Attorney Michael Cotter heard reports of... Read more
More wildfire evacuations in western Montana A shelter was set up by the Red Cross and the Blackfeet tribe at nearby Browning for evacuees. About 200 people registered at the shelter Saturday, and another 100 people are likely staying nearby with family, said James McNeely, assistant to the Blackfeet tribal chairman.   HELENA, Mont. (AP) – Another warm, windy day challenged... Read more
EPA: Soil on Navajo Nation trending to pre-spill conditions NENAHNEZAD, N.M. (AP) – The concentration of metals in the San Juan River on the Navajo Nation is returning to what it was before the release of toxic sludge from a gold mine reached the reservation, federal officials said Friday.The U.S. Environmental Protection agency released new data of surface water and soil samples from nearly a... Read more
Online renewal now available for Cherokee Nation tribal car tags TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Cherokee Nation citizens can renew their tribal license plates online starting Sept. 1.The online renewal is more convenient for Cherokee citizens in further corners of the state, saving them gas money, waiting in line and processing time. The Cherokee Nation expanded its car tags to Cherokee citizens in all 77... Read more
Spirit Lake Tribe declares ‘state of emergency’ for drugs FORT TOTTEN, N.D. (AP) – Leaders of the Spirit Lake Tribe have declared a “state of emergency,” citing rampant drug use and trafficking on the reservation.The Devils Lake Journal reports the tribe’s council adopted a resolution Aug. 21 declaring the state of emergency. Council secretary-treasurer Nancy Greene-Robertson says illegal... Read more

Life

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Program to draw Native Americans into health care fields VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) – A federal grant of nearly $450,000 will help the University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine provide career and academic mentoring to high school students on two of the state’s Native American reservations.The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services funding will help the medical school assist... Read more
6 New Mexico sites make national list of historic places ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – A 1,200-year-old Native American ceremonial site in northern New Mexico and the post office that served scientists following the Manhattan Project are among the latest locations to make the National Register of Historic Places.Of the more than three dozen sites added to the list in August, six are in New... Read more
BIA announces more than $1.7 million in funds for tribal ed departments, schools Funding to Build the Capacity of Tribal Education Departments and Promote Tribal Control of BIE-funded Schools WASHINGTON – Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn today announced that $1.75 million in funding is being made available to tribes through two Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) initiatives: The Sovereignty in... Read more
Former Federal Law Enforcement Official Joins San Manuel Gaming Commission Adam Torres to serve as Executive DirectorSan Manuel Indian Reservation (Highland, Calif.) — The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians is pleased to announce that Mr. Adam Torres has accepted the position of Executive Director of the San Manuel Gaming Commission.Mr. Torres’ depth and breadth of experience in enforcing federal anti-money... Read more
Conference to aid veterans with earned benefits ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Native American and non-Native American veterans seeking information or aid in attaining earned benefits will get some help during a conference Sept. 20-22.The Southwest Native American Veterans Association (SWNAVA) and the Pueblo of Isleta Veteran’s Association will host the 2nd Annual Southwest Regional Veterans... Read more

Business

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Criminal probe into tribal lender includes Nevada partners HELENA, Mont. (AP) – A criminal investigation into the former leaders of the Chippewa Cree Tribe’s online lending operations now includes a Nevada company the tribe partnered with in its first attempt to offer payday loans.The tribe and the leaders of that company, Henderson-based Encore Services LLC, formed First American Capital... Read more
Back from death’s door, Resorts casino is now profitable ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – As recently as five years ago, Resorts Casino Hotel was near death, struggling to survive against bigger, newer Atlantic City casinos.But four competitors have since gone out of business – while Resorts has grown and become profitable by adding amenities, bringing aboard the Mohegan Indian tribe’s casino... Read more
Attorney wants to legalize hemp on Standing Rock reservation PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An attorney on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation wants residents to decide whether the tribe should legalize industrial hemp, but the tribal chairman is concerned about legalizing the plant without the federal government’s blessing.Attorney Chase Iron Eyes has been collecting signatures to put the decision before... Read more
Feds: decision clearing path for tribal casino coming soon TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) – A decision paving the way for an Indian tribe-run casino in Massachusetts appears imminent.The federal Bureau of Indian Affairs notified officials in Taunton, a city about 40 miles south of Boston, that it will issue an opinion on the Mashpee Wampanoag’s application for land in trust status in 30 days. The letter... Read more
NCAIED to collaborate with DOE on National Tribal Energy Summit Three day Department of Energy conference will focus on energy development issues for tribes; on tribal landsMESA, Ariz. – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) will assist with the planning and execution of the Department of Energy’s (DOE) September 23-25 National Tribal Energy Summit in Washington,... Read more

Sports

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Nike’s N7 Programs Announces Funding Opportunities
 for Native Youth 
Grants are now available to Native youth for sport and physical activity programs and initiatives.WASHINGTON – As a part of President Obama’s Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) initiative, Nike, Inc. and the N7 Fund has partnered with the Center for Native American Youth (CNAY) to extend grant opportunities as a resource for Native youth... Read more
Northern Indiana board vote to retire R*dsk*ns mascot GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) – A northern Indiana high school is beginning the search for a new mascot after the school board decided to retire the R*dsk*ns moniker.On Monday night, the Goshen Community School Board voted 5-2 in favor of getting rid of the mascot that has represented the school for nearly 90 years. The name will be retired Jan.... Read more
Keetoowah Cherokees Host Three Team Youth Stickball Tournament TAHLEQUAH, Okla. - The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma made history on Saturday, July 18, 2015. The Keetoowah Cherokee tribe held its first ever UKB Youth Stickball tournament on the grounds of the UKB tribal complex.Three teams participated in a double-elimination stickball tournament, the Warriors, UKB Summer... Read more
Indian All-State pulls off another round of games Thought to be Oklahoma’s longest running Indian athletic event, the program is a non-profit venture that relies heavily on gate admissions, program ad sales, concession sales, t-shirt sales and the occasional donation from tribes or businesses in order to cover the roughly $25,000 accrued annually in associated costs. FAIRFAX, Okla. —... Read more
List of potential new UND nicknames narrowed to 15 GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) – A committee has narrowed to 15 the list of possible nicknames for the University of North Dakota, including simply “North Dakota.”The group started out with nearly 1,200 potential monikers. It was whittled to about five dozen and then to 15. That list will be narrowed even further before a final list is brought... Read more

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