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A relook at autonomy and governance in tribal areas of Northeast

Hindustan Times 31 Mar 2023
However, a significant chunk of the tribal regions expressed their preference for the Tipra Motha Party, which explicitly made part of its mandate the question of autonomy for the tribal areas of Tripura ... Northeastern tribal women of India ... This raises the question of what this means for the autonomy of tribal regions of Tripura.

Himanta Sarma says meeting Motha\u2019s demands is a \u2018matter of time\u2019, calls for \u2018full trust\u2019 in PM Modi, Shah

Indian Express 31 Mar 2023
Sarma, who is Assam chief minister and acting as a representative of Shah, said Friday that the Tripura tribals\u2019 problems were high on the Union home minister\u2019s agenda ... Tripura tribals\u2019 problem is also high on his agenda. It\u2019s just a matter of time.

Why fish consumption advisories in Great Lakes states carry their own risks

MinnPost 30 Mar 2023
The operation is more than just business for Bainbridge, 45, a former tribal chairman of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, one of six federally recognized Ojibwe tribes in Wisconsin ... “A lot of our tribal members have a very low income” and “are strongly dependent on fish, deer meat, wild rice — anything they can get harvesting.”.

Oya’te Omni’ci’ye

Lakota Country Times 29 Mar 2023
continues efforts to restore and heal relations with Native Americans, respect tribal self-determination, ensure meaningful consultation with tribes on matters affecting their interests, and work in partnership with tribal governments to support the health and development of native communities.

Nagaland civic polls plunge into uncertainty over women quota again as House nixes law

Indian Express 29 Mar 2023
By the time it came to light that there will be no participation in these elections owing to the boycott by all the Tribal hohos and various organizations\u2026 The House has deliberated in the matter, and deems that the Urban Local Bodies election cannot be conducted unless the Nagaland Municipal Act 2001 is repealed,\u201d states the resolution.

BJP trying to woo tribals in Madhya Pradesh

Blitz 28 Mar 2023
The party is yet to recover from the debacle it suffered in the 2018 assembly polls in tribal-dominated seats. The influence of the Jai Yuva Adivasi Sangathan (JAYS) in Barwani, Dhar and Alirajpur districts dominated by tribal communities has also worried him ... He has demanded a special task force to investigate the matter.

New course makes legal help more accessible to tribal members

Missoulian 28 Mar 2023
A sign of the Blackfeet Tribal Court in Browning ... Vazquez wanted to help, so she enrolled in the new Montana Tribal Advocate Incubator Project ... A lay advocate can represent tribal members in tribal court for common civil legal matters; such as divorce and custody, landlord-tenant disputes, wills and probate as well as real estate and land issues.

How Nigeria Can Heal

This Day 28 Mar 2023
No matter how popular candidates were, they were unable to move beyond their comfort zones until they spread out ... Every Nigerian matters, no matter their ethnicity, religion, sex, ability or disability. We all need each other, and tribal, religious etc acrimony is simply fruitless ...

Trump lead among Republicans grows after rumors of arrest, Harvard poll shows

Killeen Daily Herald 27 Mar 2023
The 45th President of the United States has seen his support among Republican voters grow in the midst of and despite rumors of his pending arrest in New York ... David Greenberg, a historian at Rutgers University, told the Herald that half of Trump’s staying power is a matter of tribalism and is indicative of our particularly partisan times ... ....

'Survivor 44's Sarah Wade Reveals Carolyn Did Not Like Her on the Island

The Marshall News Messenger 23 Mar 2023
Sarah Wade�didn't even know the half of it when she said this during her final words after an intense Tribal Council stunningly sent her home ... But as a hefty consolation prize, she got the new "Inheritance Advantage," which allowed her to accumulate any advantages that were played at a particular Tribal Council.

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: President Biden Champions Conservation, Takes Action to Protect Lands and Waters

The White House 23 Mar 2023
Tribal Leaders ... Ashley Hemmers, Tribal Administrator for Fort Mojave Tribe ... We will continue working alongside leaders in the Biden-Harris administration to ensure sovereign Tribal nations are given a voice in matters that concern their ancestral lands, as we celebrate this historic and incredibly significant event this morning.” ... El Paso Matters.

Igi Oyin

This Day 23 Mar 2023
By Feyi Fawehinmi. An abiding memory of Nigerian elections that I have is from 2011 ... At my polling unit, the ACN (one of the parties that formed APC) party agent turned up, his pocket bulging with cash to buy some votes ... I want to confess something ... Nigeria is a bewilderingly diverse place and some tribalism is often just a matter of self preservation.

Bastar gramsabha prohibits tribals from working in fields of Christians, Hindus

Hindustan Times 18 Mar 2023
A gramsabha in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar has passed a resolution to prohibit people from tribal community from working in the fields of Christians and Hindus, people familiar with the matter said on Friday ... A resolution by the Bastar gramsabha said the tribal culture is on the ‘verge ...

Lumbee council supports pushback on institutions calling for haircuts

The Robesonian 17 Mar 2023
Department of Administration Secretary Pamela Brewington Cashwell Thursday during the Lumbee Tribal Council’s business meeting ... Members of the Purnell Swett Beta Club were recognized Thursday during a meeting of the Lumbee Tribal Council ... In other matters, the tribal council voted to appoint Eric Freeman to the Lumbee Tribe Supreme Court.

After tribal threat to protest, TMC cracks down on illegal hotels in Yeoor forest

Hindustan Times 17 Mar 2023
After repeated complaints from the tribal community, NGOs and activists against the functioning of illegal establishments in Yeoor forest which is an eco-sensitive zone, the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) on Friday carried out demolition work of the unauthorised structures.

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