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Some Native Americans Fear Blood Quantum is Formula for 'Paper Genocide'

Voa News 24 Jul 2021
In 1934, Congress passed the Indian Reorganization Act (IRA), touted as an effort to reduce government interference in tribal affairs ... The Bureau of Indian Affairs issues Certificates of Degree of Indian Blood, a form of identification that certifies individuals’ BQ and eligibility for tribal membership.
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Some Native Americans Fear Blood Quantum is Formula for ‘Paper Genocide’

The Wire 24 Jul 2021
In 1934, Congress passed the Indian Reorganization Act (IRA), touted as an effort to reduce government interference in tribal affairs ... The Bureau of Indian Affairs issues Certificates of Degree of Indian Blood, a form of identification that certifies individuals’ BQ and eligibility for tribal membership.
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Bombay HC takes back comments on Stan Swamy after NIA objection

The Times of India 24 Jul 2021
Singh had sought two minutes at the end of the hearing in Swamy’s case to make “submissions unconnected with merits of the matter” ... “I had said so far as legal issues are concerned, it is a separate matter.’’ It was “very balanced and “the court endeavours to be balanced”, he said, before adding.
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Bombay high court: Even we are human beings, take back 'personal' remarks in Stan Swamy case

The Times of India 23 Jul 2021
Singh had sought two minutes at the end of the hearing in Swamy’s case to make “submissions unconnected with merits of the matter.’’ ... The HC Judge said, “I had said so far legal issues are concerned, it is a separate matter.’’ ... The HC was hearing Swamy's matter where his counsel Mihir Desai raised four issues.
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Passamaquoddy Tribe hopes restored sovereignty will address longstanding water problems

Bangor Daily News 22 Jul 2021
Recent efforts to improve the water treatment system have some members hopeful that a fix could be coming — but tribal leaders see the solution as a matter of tribal sovereignty ... The lake is full of a lot of organic matter, including leaves, and requires treatment ... Yet tribal ...
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John Cena's WWE Return: 10 Things We Can Expect

What Culture 22 Jul 2021
Yet, astonishingly, he may do it as a unanimously cheered babyface ... Though he stated the Universal Championship wasn't atop his priority list during his first promo back, that'll likely be rectified once 'The Tribal Chief' has addressed the small matter of being called an a*shole in the middle of a speech he had no chance to reply to ... 10 ... Next .
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Street art keeping TABS on the Gallery One Visual Art Center

Ellensburg Daily Record 21 Jul 2021
He said he had a sheet of plywood at his house,” said the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde tribal member, who graduated from Toppenish High School in 2005 ... He said he doesn’t have any one particular style or favorite subject matter. He’s painted anything from tribal visions to ...
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With the progress of the Taliban, new concerns for American missions

The Eastern Herald 20 Jul 2021
A former senior official familiar with the mission in Afghanistan, who declined to be named, also considered that security has become non-existent and that tribal and ethnic divisions are making matters more difficult and making the task more complicated, in a report published by the American newspaper Washington Post.
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Goa: Gouly Dhangar community submit memoranda to Centre for ST status

The Times of India 20 Jul 2021
... of India, and chief minister Pramod Sawant who headed a delegation of ministers and members of the community to New Delhi recently, submitted the memoranda to the home minister Amit Shah and tribal affairs minister Arjun Munda. They have agreed to look into the matter.
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This mother is on a mission to protect children and preserve the heritage of Arunachal Pradesh

Hindustan Times 18 Jul 2021
She realized that belonging to a native tribe Nyishi and a follower of the Donyi-Polo faith is a matter of pride and significance as India is a country that can boast of its rich indigenous tribal heritage.
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Lack of accountability cited as a cause of truancy

Albuquerque Journal 18 Jul 2021
................................................................ There were 80,109 students registered with APS, the largest school district in the state, during the 2019-2020 pre-pandemic school year ... Doctor appointments and illness are common, as are transportation issues, family obligations, tribal obligations or matters related to teen pregnancy.
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Lumbee Tribal Council member receives award for service to National Guard and U.S. Army

The Robesonian 16 Jul 2021
Lumbee Tribal Council member receives award for service to National Guard and U.S ... Ten of the 44 2021 Scholarship and Agriculture recipients were recognized and presented certificates Thursday during the Lumbee Tribal Council meeting ... In business matters Thursday, the Tribal Council approved a motion that supports Upstream USA.
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State asks for stay in murder appeal

McAlester News-Capital 16 Jul 2021
Oklahoma to the Choctaw Nation, stating that Miller’s case now falls under federal jurisdiction as per the 1885 Major Crimes Act, which gives the federal government exclusive prosecutorial power in cases involving Native Americans defendants and victims within tribal lands, such as the Choctaw Nation.
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CN AG: Some cities trying to circumvent McGirt ruling

Tahlequah Daily Press 15 Jul 2021
The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council was updated on court proceedings and criminal matters during a rules committee meeting Tuesday ... The committee also selected District 1 Tribal Councilor Rex Jordan as the interim rules committee chair ... 26. All Cherokee Nation Tribal Council meetings can be watched on the Cherokee Nation YouTube page. .
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Tripura asks central minister to clear pending projects

The Times of India 14 Jul 2021
Union tribal welfare minister Arun Munda has reviewed the ongoing projects and schemes undertaken for the development of indigenous ... The matters of forest rights act and tribal sub-plan were also discussed in the meeting and the progress of Tripura had impressed him, he claimed.
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