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The Struggle to Protect Against Cultural Genocide

By: Anna Hohag | Intern | anna.hohag@procopio.com

The United States has enacted laws that aim to protect the integrity of Indian arts and artifacts through multiple laws including the Indian Arts and Crafts Act (IACA), the Native American Graves Repatriation Act (NAGPRA), and the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act. 845 more words

Buy Indian Act: What it Can Do for YOUR Native Owned Business

By: Stephanie Conduff | Attorney | stephanie.conduff@procopio.com

Does your Native-owned business want to get into government contracting?

Does it have some government contracts, but want to expand your business? 612 more words

Northern Arapaho Tribe argues Wyoming already lost reservation boundary argument

WYOMING – The Northern Arapaho Tribe says the state of Wyoming can’t argue against a federal agency’s recent conclusion that Riverton and surrounding lands remain legally part of the Wind River Indian Reservation. 85 more words


What's a Taino?

I have been asked that question over the last twenty (20) plus years. Well you are looking at one, then I go on to explain what a Taino is or should  I say Who are the Tainos? 1,122 more words

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Indian Country Law Enforcement Section Members Honor Fallen Officers

On Thursday, May 7, 2015, IACP Indian Country Law Enforcement Section Chairman Chief Bill Denke, Vice Chairman Chief Patrick Melvin, and numerous section members participated in the 24th Annual Indian Country Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Service at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia, New Mexico. 466 more words

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She is One of Them

A few years ago, I was asked to do a presentation at a local school, along with talking to the students, parents, teachers and officials about the indigenous people that once lived in the area. 875 more words

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US to evaluate uranium mine cleanups on Navajo land

D.C. – The U.S. government will put $13.2 million into an environmental trust to pay for evaluations of 16 abandoned uranium mines on land belonging to the Navajo Nation in Utah, Arizona and New Mexico, the Justice Department said on Friday. 138 more words