August 31, 2014

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LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER Location: Pawhuska, OK.Salary: $15.32/hrOpen: 8/29/2014Closes: 09/12/2014 Summary:  An Osage Nation Tribal Police Officer is assigned to field duty, which consists of both routine and complex Law Enforcement responsibilities.  General job functions include reporting and documentation; preservation of public safety, peace and security... Read more
Taos Pueblo Enterprises, Inc: Economic Development Planner (updated) Taos Pueblo Enterprises, Inc. (TPEI) is seeking applications for an Economic Development Planner to facilitate economic development planning and initiatives; identify and foster economic development prospects and secure funding for economic development opportunities for Taos Pueblo. Experience working with Native American tribes is... Read more
OSAGE NATION DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS Location: Pawhuska, OK.Salary: $48.07/hrOpen: 8/26/2014Closes: 09/15/2014                  Summary:  The Director of Operations of the Osage Nation Executive Branch is a position appointed by the Principal Chief.  The D.O. oversees the operations of ALL Osage Nation Divisions, Departments, and Programs as well as special projects... Read more
OSAGE NATION DIVISION LEADER Location: Pawhuska, OK.Salary: $40.20/hrOpen: 8/26/2014Closes: 09/15/2014    Summary:  The Division Leader for the Osage Nation Health, Fitness, & Wellness Division is responsible for providing leadership, direction, and oversight to all departments contained within the division.  Additionally, the Division Leader is charged with... Read more
OSAGE NATION TREASURER Location: Pawhuska, OK.Salary: $55.29/hrOpen: 8/26/2014Closes: 09/15/2014Summary:  The Treasurer of the Osage Nation Executive Branch is a position appointed by the Principal Chief and confirmed by the Osage Nation Congress.  In addition to acting as the Chief Financial Officer of the Osage Nation, the Treasurer also provides direction... Read more

News

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Judge won’t stop water for Klamath salmon A federal judge Wednesday denied a request by irrigation suppliers in California’s Central Valley to stop emergency water releases intended to help salmon hundreds of miles away in the Klamath Basin survive the drought.U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill in Fresno, California, denied the temporary injunction sought by Westlands... Read more
Video Documents Tribal Climate Change Variability Challenges and Solutions Norman, Okla.—The newly released and publicly available video, Listening for the Rain, documents the impact of climate variability and change on Native Tribes in the central United States.  The 22.5-minute video emerged from the five InterTribal workshops on Climate Variability and Change held in Oklahoma and New Mexico last summer. ... Read more
DOI makes buy back offer to Gila River, Northern Cheyenne reservation owners Offers Will Be Valid for 45 Days as Part of $1.9 Billion Land Buy-Back Program WASHINGTON – The Department of the Interior today announced that purchase offers have been sent to more than 4,000 individual landowners with fractional interests at the Gila River Indian Reservation in Arizona and the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation... Read more
Candidates deemed ineligible in ND tribal election WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) – Half of the candidates in the race to become the next chairman of the Three Affiliated Tribes have been deemed ineligible according to the tribes' election board.On Saturday, the Three Affiliated Tribes' election board released a list of qualified candidates for the September 16 primary election. Incumbent Tex... Read more
3,000 barrels of brine spilled on reservation WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) – A pipeline near the town of Mandaree on North Dakota's Fort Berthold Indian Reservation leaked 3,000 barrels of brine, state agencies confirmed Monday in the second such incident at the reservation by the same company in as many months.The North Dakota Industrial Commission and the state Department of Health said... Read more

Life

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How American Indians can get insurance thanks to the new Health Care Law The new health care law, also known as the Affordable Care Act, has changed the way people get heath care coverage in the U.S. The law has helped expand access to health care coverage to more people, including American Indians with specific health care needs. The new law also aims to make health insurance more affordable, with... Read more
Kids song about alligator clue to Houma language BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – In a dead language on a tape 40 years old, Elvira Billiot sings a children’s song about an alligator.Last year, a great-granddaughter Elvira Billiot never met heard “Chan-Chuba” for the first time and felt an immediate connection to the ghostly voice and her people.“When we played it, it was like we were... Read more
Cahokia Mounds plans Indian culture weekend COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (AP) – Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site in Collinsville is offering a chance to explore Native American culture next month.The historic site has scheduled “American Indian Educational Days” the weekend of Sept. 13-14. The free event will include demonstrations and hands-on activities for children.The Missouri... Read more
Woman unearths past of forgotten Indian cemetery WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) – A dusty, barren field in the shadow of a busy Arizona interstate was for decades a place where children played freely, teenagers spooked themselves on Halloween and locals dumped trash, seemingly unaware of the history beneath them.Inside cotton sacks, burlap bags and blankets buried in the ground are the remains... Read more
Jones Academy extends application deadlines Fall semester 2014 applications are still being accepted at the Jones Academy through September 21. DURANT, Okla. – The Jones Academy in Hartshorne will be accepting applications for the 2014 Fall semester until September 21. The academy encourages interested individuals to tour the facilities and understand the many program benefits... Read more

Business

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State warns Potawatomi it could lose gamesTODD RICHMOND, Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Forest County Potawatomi could lose about 2,000 electronic slot machines at its Milwaukee casino if it continues withholding its $25 million annual payment to the state, an attorney for Gov. Scott Walker’s administration said.The tribe is trying to convince Walker to nix the Menominee Nation’s plans for an... Read more
Tribe responds to state suit against casino plan BOSTON (AP) – An American Indian tribe proposing a casino on Martha’s Vineyard argued in federal court filings on Wednesday that it never waived its sovereign immunity when it reached a deal with the state for its ancestral lands despite what Gov. Deval Patrick’s administration contends in a lawsuit to block the plan.In a series of... Read more
Cherokee Nation Entertainment breaks ground on new South Coffeyville casino 100 new jobs expected in Nowata County, OklahomaSOUTH COFFEYVILLE, Okla. – Cherokee Nation Entertainment is bringing its signature brand of dining, entertainment, gaming and world-class guest service to South Coffeyville, Oklahoma, in Nowata County, just south of the Kansas state line. The company broke ground today to make way for the... Read more
Tribe’s casino plan roils quaint Martha’s Vineyard AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) – On the western tip of Martha’s Vineyard, bright clay cliffs and a red brick lighthouse draw visitors as they pile out of cars and tour buses and head up to this town’s scenic overlook.But the leaders of the Aquinnah Wampanoags, the federally recognized American Indian tribe whose ancestors first inhabited the... Read more
Foxwoods owners straining again under heavy debt MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) – The tribe that runs the country’s largest resort casino is showing new signs of strain under the weight of its billion-dollar debt, saying it has had to review its options with senior lenders as a slump continues to batter the Foxwoods Resort Casino.The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, which owns and... Read more

Sports

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Team International captures NBIII Challenge victory Premier field of golfers raises funds and awareness to improve the health and wellness of Native American children Verona, N.Y. (Aug. 27, 2014) – Today an extraordinary performance led Team International to claim the 2014 Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge (NB3 Challenge) title over a competitive field of world-class PGA TOUR golfers... Read more
Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge annouces updated field Woods and Dufner forced to withdraw due to injury, but replaced by Erik Compton and Patrick Reed to complete Team USA, and Jhonattan Vegas fills final spot for Team International Verona, N.Y. (Aug. 18, 2014) – The Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge (NB3 Challenge) today announced an updated field for the seventh annual event. Tiger... Read more
Mohegan Sun buys pro lacrosse team in Philly HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s Mohegan tribe, reaching back into its history and a game of stickball North American Indians began centuries ago, announced Wednesday it will be part owner of a professional lacrosse team.Mohegan Sun and Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority, which also operates a casino in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania,... Read more
Politician urges Cleveland Indians to change name COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – It’s time for the Cleveland Indians to drop their name and Chief Wahoo mascot, an Ohio state senator says.Eric Kearney, a Democrat from Cincinnati, introduced a resolution Wednesday that would encourage the baseball team to adopt a new name and mascot, citing racial insensitivity. He also sent a letter to Indians... Read more
Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge announces 2014 tournament field, format Verona, N.Y. – Four-time PGA TOUR winner and golf analyst Notah Begay III along with Oneida Indian Nation Representative Ray Halbritter today confirmed the tournament field and format for the seventh annual Notah Begay III Foundation (NB3F) Challenge. The largest fundraising event across Indian Country will return to Turning Stone... Read more

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