Latest News for: Tribal matters


Lack of recognition, respect for tribal sovereignty beyond sovereign tribal land borders

The Oklahoman 29 Nov 2023
Among the myriad challenges faced by Native American tribes, now we're dealing with the unjust ticketing of tribal members for driving vehicles with tribal tags outside sovereign tribal land boundaries ... The crux of the matter lies in the lack of recognition and respect for tribal sovereignty beyond sovereign tribal land borders.

One year later:  Fate of Wounded Knee sacred belongings still undecided

West River Eagle 29 Nov 2023
The letter also states “we intend to file an injunction to prevent the exclusion of rightful heirs and open a dialogue among tribal councils on this crucial matter” Among other requests, they ask for an emergency on-line meeting “to address the situation promptly”.

Evening brief: India to flag Khalistan issue at Interpol; Govt nod to fast-track spl courts ...

Hindustan Times 29 Nov 2023
Those familiar with the situation mentioned that apart from this, Indian officials will also bring up the matter of delays in issuing Interpol red notices ... Dig deeper ... (AFP). More news on this. Panel to probe allegations of plot to kill Khalistani extremist on US soil ... Union Cabinet approves PM-JANMAN scheme for tribal welfare Dig deeper Global Matters.

Appointed: Shana McConville Radford to be first director of tribal affairs for Oregon governor

The News Guard 28 Nov 2023
Tina Kotek’s administration as Oregon’s first tribal affairs director ... In a news release last Thursday announcing the appointment, Kotek said she chose McConville Radford for her “extensive experience in tribal matters, policies and government-to-government relations.”.

Pak-Afghan tribal moot calls for joint policies, action

Dawn 28 Nov 2023
These observations were made by the participants of the 3rd Pak-Afghan Tribal Stakeholders Conference convened by the Center for Research and Security Studies (CRSS) in Quetta ... In such matters, smooth and timely communication is the key, he proposed.

Cayuga Council of Chiefs to blast Halftown for seeking DOJ injunction

Finger Lakes Times 27 Nov 2023
The Council of Chiefs say Halftown was not chosen by clan mothers for leadership, which is the Nation’s tribal law ... • The defendants committed a violation of trust owed by the federal government to the Cayuga Nation, in particular its failure to meet with tribal leaders on matters of public safety.

BJP’s outreach to Rajasthan tribals through Mangarh Dham

Hindustan Times 24 Nov 2023
In Rajasthan’s Banswara district, the tribal village of Mangarh Dham echoes fundamental needs of the community like roads, electricity, and water ... This episode resulted in a massacre, with nearly 1,500 tribal individuals losing their lives ... The memorial set up by Prime Minister Modi is a matter of immense pride for the tribals.

Odisha Winter Session lasts 4 days, adjourned 26 days before schedule

Indian Express 24 Nov 2023
... controversial decision (which was later withheld) to approve the transfer of tribal land to non-tribals ... Meanwhile, the state Cabinet Friday decided to refer the tribal land matter to the tribal advisory council (TAC), which comprises members from all parties, for further review.

Odisha govt withdraws decision on transfer of tribal land to non-tribals

TeluguStop 24 Nov 2023
Severe backlash over the Cabinet decision regarding conditional ...

POLITICAL ROUNDUP: Reparation questions revolve around who, how

Tahlequah Daily Press 24 Nov 2023
An historical timeline created by author Allen J ... “Who will get it? Who will administer it?” Ross said ... “I proudly support bettering the lives of all Oklahomans, no matter their heritage, which is why I recently voted in favor of extending the tribal compacts in special session that will benefit the state and our tribal partners,” Stephens said ... .

Shared mantle

The Telegraph India 22 Nov 2023
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Governor Kotek announces tribal affairs director

The Roseburg News-Review 21 Nov 2023
Shana McConville Radford has extensive experience in tribal matters, policies, and government-to-government relations through a career of promoting tribal sovereignty, fostering positive relationships and advancing the interests of Oregon’s tribal nations.”.

Retired Reno-Sparks Tribal Chairman Arlan Melendez reflects on 32-year legacy

Reno Gazette Journal 21 Nov 2023
He's been in thousands in his four years on the tribal council and 32 years as chairman of the tribe of just over 1,300 Paiute, Shoshone and Washoe people ... What I don’t want to do is take that one and put it on tribal land." ... “I have always felt that because they are tribal members, they should be able to run no matter where they live,” he said.

After move draws flak, Odisha cancels decision on transfer of tribal land to non-tribals

Indian Express 17 Nov 2023
The Odisha government on Friday withheld its decision to amend a 67-year-old regulation to allow people belonging to Scheduled Tribes (STs) to sell their land to non-tribals, after the decision sparked a debate ... \u201cIt's a sensitive matter and may trigger protests among tribal communities, which will go against the government.

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