The most comprehensive stories in and around Indian country – December 5-12th, 2018
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Indian Country remembers George H.W. Bush a tweet at a time
When I read about the passing of George H.W. Bush, I immediately reflected to a nearly vivid memory during my fifth grade year. My teacher assigned us a book report. This could be any book we chose, but for some odd reason I chose to read a book…
By John Tetpon – A lot of people have said we ought to start casinos up here and make a lot of money. But that’s a myth. Lower 48 Indians own more than 450 of them and most haven’t made the piles of money everyone thinks they do.
Top 10 Stories: What Indian Country read this past week
Supaman releases new powerful video, ‘Miracle’ | Indian Horse: Film on residential schools receiving consistent accolades | Arizona historical sites bulldozed and destroyed, thus, Arizona State Parks Director fired.
As announced by Canadian Lt. General Jean-Marc Lanthier: “The first permanent Indigenous Spiritual Lodge in the history of the Canadian Forces was inaugurated at the Saint-Jean Garrison. This marks an important milestone…!”
Shocking stories: Indigenous women & coerced sterilization
Indigenous women are murdered, go missing or face abuse at much higher rates than non-Indigenous women in Canada. Recent news stories now report birthing mothers have also been sterilized (given tubal ligations) without their full, informed consent.