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Assignments for March 10, 12

Tuesday, March 10 –

Read pages 293-317 of Peyote Religion; come prepared to outline each chapter/section and to discuss passages you find interesting:

Chapter 11. 53 more words

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New White House Report Highlights Investments in the Future of Indian Country

D.C. – On February 27, the White House released its 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference Progress Report, Investing in the Future of Tribal Nations. The report gives substance to the President’s stated commitment to strengthening nation-to-nation relationships with Indian Tribes by documenting the progress the Administration has made in Indian Country over the past year. 134 more words

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George Washington U. fellowship honors Milanovich

CALIFORNIA – The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians and George Washington University have partnered to create a fellowship for young American Indians from throughout California honoring longtime tribal chairman Richard Milanovich. 149 more words

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Assignments for March 2, 4, 6

Monday, March 2 –

Read pages 215-239 of Religions and Environments; come prepared to outline each essay and to discuss passages you find interesting: 76 more words

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Assignments for March 3, 5

Tuesday, March 3 –

Read pages 239-264 of Peyote Religion; come prepared to outline each chapter/section and to discuss passages you find interesting:

Chapter 9. 89 more words

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BIA Issues Devastating 'Anti-Family' ICWA Rules

U.S. – The Bureau of Indian Affairs issued new ICWA guidelines on February 24. These guidelines claim to clarify existing law for the protection of families – despite marginalizing the rights of birth parents as well the reality of extended non-tribal birth family. 165 more words

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Pot Policy Splits Native Americans Over Whether Business Is Worth It

U.S. – When it comes to marijuana laws, the Justice Department is now treating American Indian tribes the way it treats states that have legalized pot: by backing off on enforcement. 174 more words

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