This weekend's stories: Navajo Nation bans the use of commercial tobacco products from executive branch facilities; Oglala Sioux build new state-of-the-art public safety campus; Strengthening food security on Nevada’s Indian reservations; AISES receives $1.5 million grant from NSF; “Winter in the Blood”, a new film based on a novel by James Welch.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.

 
Nursing Manager Ambulatory Care Clinic
Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe in beautiful Sequim, WA seeks a strong leader to develop Patient Care Teams, provide direction to nurses & medical assistants & uphold high standards of medical care. Requires WA RN license, 5 yrs. supervisory & 2 yrs. ambulatory care clinic exp., strong analytical skills.
 
This weekend's stories:  Targets spray painted and shot at near Native American rock art site; Native Americans in Oklahoma form technology council; Indiana Gov. appoints members to the Native American Indiana Affairs Commission; RES comes to Wisconsin; Robby Romero releases single with Robert Mirabal.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.

 
This weekend's stories:  Task force formed to address Native American homelessness in Albuquerque, NM; Wisconsin Tribes won’t appoint mining board member; Shoni Schimmel and her family host basketball clinic for Native youth in Oklahoma after Atlanta Dream victory over Tulsa Shock; Mohegan Sun acquires NLL’s Philadelphia Wings; Nebraska’s U.S. senators push to designate Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.

 
This weekend's stories:  Lenape Nation continues tradition with ‘Treaty of Renewed Friendship’; U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp unveiled website for Native American veterans; Water Rights conference held in Rapid City, South Dakota; Native American language bill heads to Senate floor; ‘Project 562’ by Matika Wilbur.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.

 
By Ricey Wild
News From Indian Country    
Sooooo…… I was talking to one of my brother’s Mike W. (I have two!) about getting our kids enrolled. Our father is not on our birth certificates and it’s a big deal as I’m sure some of yooz know how difficult it is to prove; and how ‘blood quantum’ was created to essentially wipe American Indians out as sovereign nations.
 
Only if more folks register and then show up at the polls

By MARK TRAHANT
News From Indian Country

Could this be the year of the Native voter? That’s a tall order for a population that’s less than one percent of the country. But American Indians were key contributors to winning coalitions in Wisconsin, North Dakota and Montana two years ago and there is the potential to do even better this time around.
 
by Doug George-Kanentiio
News From Indian Country
After reviewing the statements issued by the St. Regis Tribal Council in support of extinguishing forever all Mohawk claims to our aboriginal territory it is obvious none of the lawyers for the Tribe, the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne or the Mohawk Nation Council have read, studied or creatively analyzed the dreaded 2005 City of Sherrill v. Oneida Indian Nation of New York case and its limitations.