Census weighs changes to counting American Indians

...question that American Indians and Alaska Natives can...there was an American Indian box to check with instructions...identified as American Indian or Alaska Native alone...said they were American Indian or Alaska Native and...getting some American Indians to trust the federal...
My Turn: 'Indian Country' would succeed where state failed

...discussion about creating tribal trust lands (Indian Country) in Alaska. Two years ago...Americans.Tribes in Alaska want to create "Indian Country" - a legally defined term - so...number of acres in Alaska that might become Indian Country will be miniscule. Tribes have...
Police in south Nepal fire at protesters; Indian man killed

...Nepal's southern border, killing an Indian man who was among the attackers, Nepalese...Shrestha said the man killed was an Indian involved in the attack, identified as Ashish Kumar Ram. Earlier, Indian police official Rakesh Kumar had said...
Nation and World
Book review: Ernestine Hayes' 'Blonde Indian

"Blonde Indian: An Alaska Native Memoir" by Ernestine...part tragedy and part triumph, "Blonde Indian" presents a memoir in which the story...Hayes as a child living in Juneau's Indian Village experiencing her mother's battle...
Plan B more accessible to American Indian women

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The federal Indian Health Service has finalized a policy...contraception more accessible to American Indian and Alaska Native women.The written...Asetoyer said. One-third of all American Indian and Alaska Native women will be raped...
Nation and World
Ex-treasurer sentenced in theft from Seattle Indian Services

...The former treasurer of the Seattle Indian Services Commission has been for the Haida tribe.The Seattle Indian Services Commission is charged with coordinating services to the city's American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Pederson...
Today is Sports History for Nov. 11

1911 - Carlisle Indian School of Carlisle, Pa., led by Jim Thorpe, beats nationally ranked Harvard 18-15 before 25,000 in Cambridge, Mass. Thorpe...
Martha Jacobs Benzel

...Juneau and Anchorage, AK, she lived in Las Vegas, NV; Seattle, WA and Albuquerque, NM when she worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs. While living in Las Vegas, Martha served on a community Hospital Health Board. When Martha turned 70, she retired...
Miss Indian World 2015 Pageant now accepting applications

...accepting applications for the 2015 Miss Indian World competition. Every year, Native...traditions compete for the title of Miss Indian World in the areas of tribal knowledge...personality assessment. The 2015 Miss Indian World will serve as a cultural goodwill...
Holliday, Cardinals sneak past Indians, 8-3

...innings and Matt Holliday had four RBIs, including a three-run homer, to lead the St. Louis Cardinals past the Cleveland Indians 8-3 on Tuesday night.Lynn (2-3) held Cleveland to four hits and struck out nine. He received plenty of help from his...
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