NATIVE_NEWS: Racicot mocks the public with his position on bison

1998-12-14 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Something that I think has been known for a long time...a quote from the article below: "This isn't a disease management issue, it's a battle for who will control public lands and public wildlife." http://www3.gomontana.com/

NATIVE_NEWS: Statue of Washakie - Shoshone Chief

1998-12-15 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.billingsgazette.com/wyomingframe.htm Washakie statue funds to be requested by Geringer RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) - The Legislature should provide funding to help place a statue of Chief Washakie in the U.S. and Wyoming capitol

NATIVE_NEWS: Nottawaseppi Huron Band Casino Approved

1998-12-15 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://biz.yahoo.com/prnews/981215/nv_full_ho_1.html Tuesday December 15, 9:03 am Eastern Time Full House Resorts Announces: Approval of Class III Compact Paves Way For Battle Creek Casino LAS VEGAS, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Full House

NATIVE_NEWS: Many Indian languages face extinction in Canada

1998-12-15 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Monday December 14, 6:40 pm Eastern Time Many Indian languages face extinction in Canada OTTAWA, Dec 14 (Reuters) - Canada's Indians are losing their native tongues as many of their languages are swallowed up by English and French, a study

NATIVE_NEWS: FS releases report on bison facility

1998-12-16 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Please note this: Comments on the environmental assessment will be taken until Jan. 13. The study is available from the Forest Service by calling (406) 329-3028 or on the Internet at www.fs.fed.us/r1/gallatin

NATIVE_NEWS: Crow negotiations - Water, Land and Coal taxes

1999-02-18 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Sounds as if the Crow are in a good bargaining position. It's been a long time in coming,imo. http://www.billingsgazette.com/ Thursday, February 18, 1999 Crow seek to settle 2 issues before making water deal By LORNA THACKERAY

NATIVE_NEWS: March focuses on Bison Slaughter

1999-02-20 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Article and photos: http://www.billingsgazette.com/ Saturday, February 20, 1999 March focuses on bison slaughter Gazette photos by David Grubbs An unidentified Lakota Indian breaks the crest of a hill on horseback Friday on a long trek

NATIVE_NEWS: Biological warfare...Brucellosis?

1999-02-20 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: This is a new twist here, the need to eradicate brucellosis so that it cannot be used during a war. Who do they think they are they kidding? http://www.billingsgazette.com/wyomingframe.htm Oklahoma scientists work on new

NATIVE_NEWS: Brucellosis - Questionable research?

1999-02-21 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I think this kind of article is highly irresponsible. No where in the article does it say where this "research" was done and by whom it was done. There is indication of why it was done and who paid for the study. This information is

NATIVE_NEWS: Mortality rate nigh among Indian youth

1999-02-23 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: With the high crime rate and the high mortality rate...anyone have data on the birth rate? http://www.billingsgazette.com/regionframe.htm Mortality rate high among Indian youth and getting worse By PAYAL KAPADIA Medill News

NATIVE_NEWS: Bison moved for first time

1999-02-26 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: From the Bozeman Chronicle: http://www3.gomontana.com/ Bison moved for first time By SCOTT McMILLIONChronicle Staff Writer 02/26/1999 Two bull bison that have been "harassing horses and threatening to cause property damage" in the West

NATIVE_NEWS: State agency holds off on bison pen

1999-02-26 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.billingsgazette.com/regionframe.htm LEGAL LIABILITY FEARS State agency holds off on bison pen By JOE KOLMAN Gazette Bozeman Bureau WEST YELLOWSTONE - Citing legal liability fears stemming from a probable confrontation with

NATIVE_NEWS: My local mascot

1999-02-28 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: For any with an interest. The school district in which I reside has an "Indian" mascot. The photos are mine and were taken 27 Feb. 1999: http://www.pond.com/~sonjakeo/radnor.html

NATIVE_NEWS: Chronic Wasting Disease and Brucellosis

1999-03-02 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I am glad that this is getting more press coverage. This disease has been seen in wildlife for some time. Please, all who are interested in the Bison situation, take some time to read the article, there are a number of excerpts below.

NATIVE_NEWS: Congress ready to cut final check on CUT land deal

1999-03-03 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: More Bison habitat...hopefully. http://www.gomontana.com/index.shtml Congress ready to cut final check onCUT land deal Key congressional committee chairmen have removed restrictions that could have delayed indefinitely the

NATIVE_NEWS: SL Tribune - Is Bison Slaughter Senseless?

1999-03-05 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: From the Salt Lake Tribune: A quote from the slaughtermen " But Montana livestock officials say the new testing is inconclusive" Must be also that DOL cannot conclude a new day has begun when they see the sun rise...

NATIVE_NEWS: Mound May Belong To Early Indians

1999-03-09 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://dailynews.yahoo.com/headlines/ Mound May Belong To Early Indians - (PINEVILLE) -- Archaeologists think a mound in a southwest Missouri farm field is one of the last remnants of a centuries-old Native American tribe. The mound is

NATIVE_NEWS: Federal officials urge state to lighten up with buffalo

1999-03-11 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: A quote from the article: " But Arnold Gertonson, Montana's state veterinarian, said the state does not intend to change its bison policy." I think what we have here in Gertonson, is one of those rare examples of the product of

NATIVE_NEWS: More bison hazed back to park

1998-12-18 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www3.gomontana.com/ By SCOTT McMILLION Chronicle Staff Writer 12/18/1998 More bison hazed back to park The Montana Department of Livestock plans to keep hazing bison back into Yellowstone National Park as long as the weather

NATIVE_NEWS: Ranchers Again Attempt To Stop Wolf Program

1998-12-18 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I hate to sound "anti-rancher" but haven't heard anything that ranchers are "for" if it's an animal other than a cow. They don't like wolves and they don't like bison. http://www.abqjournal.com/news/3news12-18.htm Friday,

NATIVE_NEWS: Canadian Metis claim constitutional win

1998-12-22 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://biz.yahoo.com/rf/981221/beg.html Monday December 21, 6:24 pm Eastern Time Canada's mixed-blood Metis claim constitutional win By Gilbert Le Gras TORONTO, Dec 21 (Reuters) - Canada's mixed blood Metis won a major legal victory on

NATIVE_NEWS: Congress releases money for CUT deal

1998-12-24 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Congress releases money for CUT deal Conditions require environmental impact statement LIVINGSTON (AP) - Congress has released money to complete the proposed buyout of the Church Universal and Triumphant's ranch adjoining Yellowstone National

NATIVE_NEWS: Bison

1998-12-24 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Some good urls regarding the bison situation: Some good links: http://www.twosocks.com/bison.htm and some good articles, by Fred DuBray and others, not new but still true:

NATIVE_NEWS: Perhaps a warning for MDOL?

1998-12-29 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: If it is against the law for dogs to chase wild animals, why is it ok for MDOL to chase (haze) wild animals (bison) ? Maybe the State game wardens should warn MDOL. Seems to me that this statement also applies to the chasing

NATIVE_NEWS: migratory path [Oinion requested please]

1998-12-30 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Forwarded with permission: This comes from Jim Horsley the author of the work: "Washita - Genocide on the Great Plains" available at the following site: http://www.dickshovel.com/was.html Anyone with comment or

NATIVE_NEWS: YNP - snowmobile battle

1998-12-30 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Unfortunately, imo, it seems that those business which exist ONLY because of their proximity to YNP, think it is their right to control the winter use. Even if the YNP bison had any money, they couldn't buy a break from some of

NATIVE_NEWS: Smuggling Ring used Mohawk Land

1998-12-10 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://dailynews.yahoo.com/headlines/ts/story.html?s=v/nm/19981210/ts/immigrati on_1.html Thursday December 10 3:39 PM ET U.S. Says Chinese Smuggling Ring Used Tribal Land By James Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. and Canadian officials

NATIVE_NEWS: Buffalo hazing begins in park

1998-12-05 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: IMO, nothing will deter the MDOL slaughtermen from their efforts, except public scrutiny and outrage. Thank God for the Buffalo Nations folks. http://www.billingsgazette.com/regionframe.htm MIGRATION SEASON Buffalo hazing begins

NATIVE_NEWS: Uproar over Oneida Land Claim

1998-12-08 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.syracuse.com/news/sttuesday/19981208_rpnvero.html Uproar over Land Claim Verona cries foul over Oneidas' pending suit. By Michelle Breidenbach Dozens of Verona neighbors vowed Monday night to organize a grassroots protest against

NATIVE_NEWS: Blackfeet begin talks on water rights.

1998-12-09 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.billingsgazette.com/regionframe.htm Blackfeet Tribe starts talks on water-rights agreement Final agreement probably is years away HELENA (AP) - Blackfeet Tribal Council members elected this year have entered the lengthy

NATIVE_NEWS: DOJ joins Oneida lawsuit against NY State

1998-12-09 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.syracuse.com/news/stwednesday/19981209_rmsuit.html Oneidas file amended land claim The U.S. Department of Justice joins in a lawsuit that targets homeowners. By Michelle Breidenbach Three Oneida Indian tribes and the U.S.

NATIVE_NEWS: Re recent Rapid City deaths...

1998-12-13 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://fox7.blackhills.com/ FOX7 News Story from 12/11/98 Police Take Another Look At Creekside Deaths With two bodies found along Rapid Creek this week, the Rapid City Police Department is taking a number of actions to ensure such

NATIVE_NEWS: BLM says no review needed

1998-12-06 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: It is not surprising that this development seems to be out of control, see: http://www.dickshovel.com/rogue.html and this article: http://www.billingsgazette.com/wyomingframe.htm Region-wide review in southwest Wyoming not

NATIVE_NEWS: Common Cause Email Alert - Soft Money

1998-12-18 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Using this addresshttp://www.commoncause.org/laundromat if you fill in the word "tribe" where is says "search by donor" there is some interesting information. For instance in 1997-1998: Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe gave $220,000

NATIVE_NEWS: Kootenai Tribe requests remains

1998-12-21 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.billingsgazette.com/wyomingframe.htm Tribe requests human remains, burial artifacts from Wyoming LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) - Leaders from Montana's Kootenai tribe are expected to make a claim for human remains and burial artifacts

NATIVE_NEWS: Heavy brucellosis surveillance will continue

1998-12-26 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Please note that in TEN years they have not found an instance of brucellosis transmission from bison to cattle. And yet, both Montana and Wyoming claim this fear of economic terrorism (other state's sanctions) is what drives them

NATIVE_NEWS: Buffalo Nations rattles sabers over hazing

1998-12-29 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: A quote from the article... "Mease said he fears DOL will run the animals to death or cause injury to people. "They're hurting them," he said. He also fears the stress of running animals, sometimes for several miles, through deep snows,

NATIVE_NEWS: Standing Rock collects tax

1999-01-01 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://dailynews.yahoo.com/ Tribe, State Agree On Gas Tax - (BISMARCK) -- The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe will soon begin collecting its own gasoline taxes under an agreement with the state of North Dakota. The collections will be similar to

NATIVE_NEWS: Wyoming ends Brucellosis tests

1999-01-02 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.billingsgazette.com/wyomingframe.htm Wyoming official says brucellosis tests to end CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The state's six-county brucellosis testing program for cattle will likely end this month, according to a state

NATIVE_NEWS: Menominee vote on casino

1999-01-05 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://dailynews.yahoo.com/ Tribe To Vote On Casino Tomorrow - (KESHENA) -- The Menonimee Indian Tribe is scheduled to vote tomorrow on a 200-Million-dollar casino in Kenosha. The vote concerns several proposed amendments to the tribe's

NATIVE_NEWS: Plutonium Found in Nev. Groundwater

1999-01-06 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Just wondering if this finding has any bearing on the Ward Valley situation. I believe that dump was to be an unlined location and the opponents were concerned, among other things, about ground water contamination... January 6, 1999

NATIVE_NEWS: Idaho man charged in bison release

1999-01-08 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Montana DOL must think that the rest of the country are a bunch of idiots. Animals that have migrated in a certain pattern for hundreds of years cannot be "hazed" away from what their instinct tells them to do...

NATIVE_NEWS: 30 Northern Cheyenne complete 400-mile trek

1999-01-10 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.billingsgazette.com/regionframe.htm FROM NEBRASKA TO MONTANA 30 Northern Cheyenne complete 400-mile trek Runners fight weather, fatigue to commemorate escape 120 years ago By JENNIFER McKEE Of The Gazette Staff BUSBY - Battling

NATIVE_NEWS: Volunteers Needed!

1998-12-08 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: From: Buffalo Folks [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Volunteers Needed! Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Precedence: Bulk * Update from Buffalo Nations * Call for Prayer * 12/4 Press Release to pass to your local Press If you can't amke it to camp...give us

NATIVE_NEWS: Bison Hazing Continues

1998-12-10 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: From the Boseman Chronicle. Anybody know what happened to the statement APHIS made in the winter of 96-97 that said allowing the bison to wander into Montana would not cause them to rescind Montana's brucellosis free status? If that is

NATIVE_NEWS: NM Bison Herd sold...

1998-12-10 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Interesting, it says: "Almost from the beginning, public sentiment ran decidedly against hunting the buffalo." imo, if we keep up the publicity, public sentiment will stop the MDOL slaughtermen, public sentiment has already slowed them

NATIVE_NEWS: Spokane, Wash. - Indian slots illegal

1998-12-11 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Friday December 11 1:08 AM ET Judge: Indian Slot Machines Illegal SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - A federal judge ruled Thursday that slot machines at tribal casinos are illegal, clearing the way for the government to seize the gambling devices from two

NATIVE_NEWS: Action On Indian Reburial Demanded

1998-12-11 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://dailynews.yahoo.com/headlines/local/ Action On Indian Reburial Demanded - (SANTA FE) -- They rest in pieces... but not in peace. Armond Minthorn, a member of the Umatilla tribe of eastern Oregon, says the bones of thousands of

NATIVE_NEWS: Ancient Bones Found

1998-12-11 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://dailynews.yahoo.com/headlines/local/state/california Ancient Bones Found - (TORRANCE) -- Archaeologists have uncovered the bones of at least 50 people at an Indian burial site located on Arco refinery property. Experts are calling

NATIVE_NEWS: FYI - Notice in NPCA magazine

1999-01-19 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: The current issue, January/February 1999, of "National Parks" the magazine of the National Parks and Conservation Association http://www.npca.org/ has the following comment on pg 50: "Record Number of Comments on Bison Plan"

NATIVE_NEWS: Why MDOL rejects APHIS definition

1999-01-22 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I am passing along the entire article from the Bozeman Chronicle because it give a clear explanation for MDOLs rejection of the APHIS definition of "low risk". As you can see Racicot and MDOL want "financial" assurances from the

NATIVE_NEWS: Yeah! - Board refuses bison carcasses

1999-01-25 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Hey...yeah!...any little bit works for me...a generous lawyer and a town that is afraid of bad publicity http://www.billingsgazette.com/regionframe.htm Garbage board refuses bison carcasses WEST YELLOWSTONE (AP) - Carcasses

NATIVE_NEWS: CaƱoncito Navajos Want Casino on I-40

1999-01-25 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: A fairly long article, but it takes the time to explain this "orphan band" of Navajo people and how they became located separately from the larger reservation. Aquote from the article: "If it is rebuffed by the larger

NATIVE_NEWS: Dineh relocation and broken promises

1999-01-25 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: From the Gallup Independant, this article about relocation and broken promises: http://www.cia-g.com/~gallpind/NEWLANDS.html Welcome to New Lands, "home of broken dreams" : New Lands residents find buildings, promises both empty

NATIVE_NEWS: New President of the Navajo Nation

1999-01-25 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: An article from the San Juan Sun, a newspaper located in Farmington, NM. http://www.sanjuansun.com/ Administration promises unity Nathan Tohtsoni Sun Staff In a year in which the Navajo Nation saw four presidents, the nation's

NATIVE_NEWS: Tribes urged to unify vs. gambling challanges

1999-01-26 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Gaming and Sovereignty are mutually exclusive..? http://www.billingsgazette.com/regionframe.htm Tribes urged to unify in face of federal, state gambling challenges By JOHN K. WILEY Associated Press Writer SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -

NATIVE_NEWS: NPS Rangers haze Bison

1999-01-31 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: From the Billings Gazette:http://www.billingsgazette.com Agency hazes bison back into park YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) - For the first time this winter, National Park Service rangers on Friday hazed bison from near the north entrance

NATIVE_NEWS: Oneida Land claims

1999-01-31 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: For any with an interest, Syracuse Online has a photo and a couple of articles on this issue: http://www.syracuse.com/news/ and some background and history: http://www.syracuse.com/features/oneida/ as

NATIVE_NEWS: Navajos Claim Utah Wasted $100M

1999-04-08 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Business as usual, it seems, when it comes to Indian Nations and money owed by governments...local or Federal. Stealing from Indians has always been and is still ok and the situations are always full of lies and dirty hands...

NATIVE_NEWS: Ancient bones - The LA Times article

1999-04-12 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: For any with an interest here is the original article about the recent investigation of ancient bones. This is a fairly long piece from the LA Times. Interesting, according to almost any of these anthro types, for tens of thousands of

NATIVE_NEWS: Montana, wildlife habitat and cattle

1999-04-18 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Interesting reasoning here, again, imo, an example that the cattle business runs the state of Montana. Anyone who leases land in order to protect it as wildlife habitat will have their lease rates increased dramatically. Those who

NATIVE_NEWS: Pecos Pueblo Remains To Be Reburied

1999-05-11 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: From the ABQ Journal: http://www.abqjournal.com/news/2news05-11.htm Tuesday, May 11, 1999 Pecos Ancestors' Bones Returning Home The remains of more than 2,000 residents of the once large pueblo are being repatriated for reburial

NATIVE_NEWS: Cattlemen, brucellosis and the EU

1999-05-12 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Here I go with my same old song, I think they will continue to slaughter bison until everyone agrees that making the YNP herd "brucellosis free" ( I still don't know exactly what that means) is a necessary thing to do. This is what

NATIVE_NEWS: DC rally for treaty rights

1999-05-13 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: The rally was sponsored by the National Congress of American Indians, their web address is: http://www.ncai.org/ The article: http://www.billingsgazette.com/region/990513_reg01.html Indians rally to demand equality for

NATIVE_NEWS: Bovine TB, bison and wildlife.

1999-05-22 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Another situation where wildlife is threatened by a disease of domestic cattle. Bovine TB is not brucellosis, but it produces the same reaction in the USDA and the cattle business, when found in a herd of domestic cattle. I

NATIVE_NEWS: Babbitt will observe some Bison?

1999-05-22 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I find this galling... Babbitt, a man accused of withholding evidence in the BIA "lost Indian money" lawsuit, will go to Montana, the home of "Racicot the Slaughterer"and he will "observe some bison"? The land in

NATIVE_NEWS: Tribe ends grazing by non-Indian ranchers

1999-06-01 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Any who have been following the YNP bison issue and it's connection to the federal grazing leases in the area, will be interested in these numbers. The feds charge Montana cattlemen (welfare cowboys) $1.37 AUM (animal unit/month)

NATIVE_NEWS: Rally article carried by NY times online

1999-06-26 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/a/AP-Indian-Rally.html June 26, 1999 American Indian Rally Turns Violent Filed at 10:59 p.m. EDT By The Associated Press PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) -- A demonstration by American Indian activists turned

NATIVE_NEWS: Lawsuit - Cattle vs.wolves - Grand Teton NP

1999-07-16 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I think the question has been raised before: "Why are cattle allowed to graze in a National Park?" I think it is a bad idea, because it seems that no matter what is said or done cattle take precedence over wildlife.

NATIVE_NEWS: Eastern Idaho nuclear waste incinerator

1999-07-16 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: The people will speak for themselves about this, but, this is also near the park (just north of Jackson) and I hear no one speaking about the effect on wildlife in and around YNP.

NATIVE_NEWS: Blackfeet Revival - Tribal Bank

1999-07-20 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: After hearing the comments regarding Pine Ridge and what could be done there to help increase employment and create jobs and although what works for one community does not always work for another, I thought this was an interesting article.

NATIVE_NEWS: Daishowa and remembering the Friends of the Lubicon

1999-07-26 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: For those who remember the issues (sent to the list by Norman Fournier) of the Daishowa paper company and the lawsuits they lodged against the Friends of the Lubicon for instigating boycots against those who used the paper products of

NATIVE_NEWS: Cobell v. Babbitt - trial transcripts

1999-08-05 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: For any with an interest, this site has transcripts of the Civil Action 96-1285, Elouise Cobell, et al., v. Bruce Babbitt, Secretary of the Interior, et al. The page has a list of daily transcripts starting on 7 June 1999 with

NATIVE_NEWS: Hate crimes

1999-08-25 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Rarely, if ever, have I heard of the many unsolved murders / deaths of Lakota people on Pine Ridge being referred to as "hate crimes". It is also rare, imo, that the deaths / murders on Pine Ridge are commented on by the national media.

NATIVE_NEWS: Fwd: [FN] Dragged

1999-08-26 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Forwarded from the First Nations list: See http://www.minorities-jb.com/native/apnews/newsframe.html for an update on the Pine Ridge dragging issue... --

NATIVE_NEWS: Govt., Tribes Negotiate on Casinos

1999-08-31 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/a/AP-Indian-Gambling.html August 31, 1999 Govt., Tribes Negotiate on Casinos Filed at 8:21 p.m. EDT By The Associated Press SACRAMENTO (AP) -- Though Gov. Gray Davis offered to double the number of Indian-run slot

NATIVE_NEWS: Rapid City - Deaths of Homeless Investigated

1999-09-06 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: September 6, 1999 Deaths of Homeless Investigated Filed at 3:34 p.m. EDT By The Associated Press RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) -- When the first few bodies turned up in the gurgling trout stream that runs through a park in this city on the edge of the

NATIVE_NEWS: Oil Companies Settle Royalty Dispute

1999-09-10 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: For more reference information: http://www.dickshovel.com/rogue.html on this chronic mismanagement by the US government and the Minerals Management Services of the Department of the Interior http://www.mms.gov/

NATIVE_NEWS: United States Sues Tobacco Firms

1999-09-22 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Now that the Feds have deicded to sue the tobacco industry, I wonder how this will affect the lawsuits proposed and or already filed by some Indian Tribes. I wonder if the IHS is included as a party to this lawsuit? The

NATIVE_NEWS: DC meeting - LaFrambois Island

1999-09-22 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://dailynews.yahoo.com/headlines/local/state/south_dakota/ Native American Trip Called A Success - (PIERRE) -- A group of Native Americans from South Dakota has returned from a week-long trip to the nation's capital. They're calling it

NATIVE_NEWS: Cayuga prepare for trial

1999-09-22 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://dailynews.yahoo.com/headlines/local/state/new_york/ Tribal Leaders Prepare For Trial - (SYRACUSE) -- Leaders of the Cayuga Indian tribe are preparing for trial. They are trying to reclaim more than 64-thousand acres of land in

NATIVE_NEWS: Land Claim Issues Forum

1999-09-23 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: There is a public discussion forum on the NY land issues here: http://www.syracuse.com/forums/oneidas/

NATIVE_NEWS: Supreme Court case re Native Hawaiians

1999-10-08 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.narf.org/index.html Rice v. Cayetano Cayetano involves a challenge by a white Hawaiian resident to the voting restriction allowing only Native Hawaiians to vote for trustees of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA). The OHA

NATIVE_NEWS: DOJ - $89 million to tribes

1999-10-14 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.billingsgazette.com/region/991014_reg03.html Tribes in Montana get $8M from U.S. to combat crime WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department awarded $89 million in grants to Indian communities in 26 states - including Montana - to

NATIVE_NEWS: Little Shell Tribe recognition soon

1999-10-18 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.billingsgazette.com/region/991018_reg10.html Lawyer says decision on Little Shell tribe recognition not too far off GREAT FALLS (AP) - After several bureaucratic delays and more than a century without land, the federal

NATIVE_NEWS: Fwd: Wounded Knee news item

1999-10-21 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: snipped personal 20 murderers will be honored on November 5th at National Cemetery in Riverside Ca. The Congressional Medal of Honor Society will dedicate the Medal of Honor Memorial at the National Cemetery at Riverside California on November 5,

NATIVE_NEWS: USET - Nations speak with 1 voice

1999-10-24 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.syracuse.com/news/stsaturday/19991023_rnuset.html Nations speak with 1 voice Group that defends natives from harmful U.S. bills will convene at Turning Stone. By Michelle Breidenbach Education. Taxes. Housing. Health care.

NATIVE_NEWS: Anna Mae - Rocky Mountain news article

1999-01-03 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: http://www.insidedenver.com/news/1104anna8.shtml AIM leader says FBI had role in death Group's head maintains woman kidnapped, killed By Karen Abbott Denver Rocky Mountain News Staff Writer Twenty-four years ago, Anna Mae Pictou-Aquash

NATIVE_NEWS: New York Indian Land claim articles

1999-11-08 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Syracuse Online has a section of its online edition devoted to Indian land claim issues. Both the Oneida and the Cayauga have made claims on local land. http://www.syracuse.com/features/landclaim/ There is also an

NATIVE_NEWS: Penn State offers fellowships for American Indian educationprograms

1999-11-08 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Anyone wishing more information about Penn State, let me know and I will give you my daughter's address, she is a graduate student there. http://www.navajohopiobserver.com/news4.htm Penn State offers fellowships for American

NATIVE_NEWS: Means: AIM leader ordered 1975 murder

1999-01-16 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Note from the article in the Sioux Fall newspaper: "Means... said he has a movie-production company that is planning a fictionalized story in which the female lead character is named Anna Mae. "It's my ode to her," he said."

NATIVE_NEWS: Notah Begay's long walk

1999-11-17 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: This is the url for the first page of a six page article on Notah Begay: http://espn.go.com/otl/americans/begay1.html Wednesday, November 17 Notah Begay's long walk Tom Farrey ESPN.com The question, the basic reason Notah Begay

NATIVE_NEWS: American Indian College Students to lead 1999 Macy'sThanksgiving Day Parade

1999-11-17 Thread Sonja Keohane
And now:Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: I'd be interested in any thoughts about this. I guess from a financial point I know why they are doing this, but I think I am disappointed that they have chosen this way to raise awareness. I spoke with David Cournoyer ( see

NATIVE_NEWS: Fwd: Buffalo News...

1999-11-24 Thread Sonja Keohane
Posted by Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] : X-Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Wed, 24 Nov 1999 18:53:50 -0700 To: "Stop the Slaughter" [EMAIL PROTECTED] From: Buffalo Folks [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Buffalo News... Sender: [EMAIL PROTECTED] In this issue of Stop the Slaughter! * U

NATIVE_NEWS: Tribal Chairman Likes High Court Plan

1999-11-29 Thread Sonja Keohane
Posted by Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] (by way of [EMAIL PROTECTED]) : The article below is a couple of days old, but I was wondering if anyone had heard of this proposal before or any more about it? It is interesting to me that the DOJ has provided funding for this project

NATIVE_NEWS: World War II Code Talker Honored

1999-11-30 Thread Sonja Keohane
Posted by Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] : So if this was a ceremony, I imagine the Army color guard was there with their flag complete with the battle streamer "honoring" the massacre of the women and children at Wounded Knee. Want to read about this "battle

NATIVE_NEWS: Pueblo Receive Threats Of Violence

1999-12-03 Thread Sonja Keohane
Posted by Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] : From Yahoo local headline news: http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/lo/st/nm/ Pueblo Receive Threats Of Violence - (SAN ILDEFONSO PUEBLO) -- A wave of concern has come across San Ildefonso Pueblo officials. The reservation was threatened

NATIVE_NEWS: Fwd: Thanks to the first 121 Position Paper E supporters!

1999-12-05 Thread Sonja Keohane
Posted by Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] : A follow up to this issue, for any with a continued intrest. Please consider giving this project your support if you are able. Thanks, Sonja X-Authentication-Warning: world.std.com: brunner@localhost didn't use HELO protocol Date

NATIVE_NEWS: Fwd: jim thorpe on espn

1999-12-09 Thread Sonja Keohane
Posted by Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] : For any with an interest: Date: Thu, 09 Dec 1999 12:42:38 -0500 Subject: jim thorpe on espn address list snipped Mime-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII Content-Disposition: inline Coming this Friday, December 10, 1999

NATIVE_NEWS: Bison - Montana and the blame game

1999-12-10 Thread Sonja Keohane
Posted by Sonja Keohane [EMAIL PROTECTED] : An opinion piece from the Bozeman Chronicle: This season's version of the "blame game". Who is to blame for the slaughter of the YNP bison? Racicot would like to blame the NPS, or more frequently APHIS or DOI.

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