BIG TIMES/LITTLE TIMES
- Maine Panel Names 1st Indian Chairman. // Native American Law Digest;Feb2006, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p16
The article reports on the appointment of Paul J. Bisulca as head of the Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission. According to the "Bangor Daily News," this is the first time the commission has been chaired by an American Indian. According to Bisulca, he does not believe that the group had...
- The Coharie Tribe. // North Carolina Native American Legends & Folklore;2007, p27
The article provides information on the history, location, culture and art of the Coharie tribe in North Carolina. The Coharie tribe is composed of Native Americans who are descendants of the Neusiok Indians. Majority of the tribe's members live in communities within Harnett and Sampson...
- Revenue-sharing payments. // Crain's Detroit Business;8/24/2015, Vol. 31 Issue 34, p18
The article provides a list of American Indian tribes and their revenue-sharing payments from their casinos in Michigan from 2014 including Gun Lake Tribe, Keweenaw Bay Indian Community, and Little River Band of Ottawa Indians.
- REGION BRIEFS. // Navajo Times;8/28/2014, Vol. 53 Issue 35, pC-9
The article offers news briefs in Navajo Nation including the grant given to Arizona Family Health Partnership to provide family planning services to the nation, the Interior Department's trust responsibilities to Indian tribes, and nominations for American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association.
- Narragansett Indian tribe loses request to stop cable laying due to artifact find. // Wire Journal International;Jun2016, Vol. 49 Issue 6, p14
The article reports that a request proposed by the Narragansett Indian Tribe was denied regarding suspending construction for installing transmission cable on Block Island in the U.S. due to discovery of artifacts and states that District Court Judge John J. McConnell Jr. denied the request.
- Chapter 19: "My grandmother was an Indian". Mihesuah, Devon A. // American Indians: Stereotypes & Realities;1996, p99
Chapter 19 of the book "American Indians: Stereotypes & Realities" is presented. It explores some Americans claiming to have descendants of American Indian to get some benefits offered by the U.S. government. It highlights some of the requirements needed to qualify as an Indian established by...
- Chapter 7: SKILLED HANDS: NATIVE WOMEN ARTISTS. Dudley, Mary Jo // Native Women in the Americas;2004, p76
This chapter focuses on Native American women artists. Innumerable forms of indigenous art are being produced by women throughout the Americas, from fine fabrics and pottery produced in the tropical Amazon jungles, to delicate ivory carvings made by the Inuit on the frozen Arctic shore. The...
- TRUST LAND AND CASINOS. // Native American Law Digest;Apr2007, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p18
The article states that Michigan Gambling Opposition vs. Gale Norton was dismissed by a U.S. District Court due to the intervention of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians, who are a federally recognized tribe. The dispute involves the U.S. Department of the Interior, the...
- THE NATIVE AMERICAN RIGHTS FUND. // NARF Legal Review;Summer2008, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p11
The article discusses the Native American Rights Fund (NARF). Founded in 1970, NARF is active in several areas including tribe preservation, safeguarding of tribal resources, advocacy for human rights, governmental accountability to Native Americans, and Indian law. NARF accepts requests for...