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3 years 4 months ago

Scams may target $3.4B Indian settlement

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Securities and Exchange Commission is warning that scammers could target Native American beneficiaries of $3.4 billion government settlement. U.S. District Judge Thomas Hogan on Wednesday gave final approval to the settlement, meant to compensate for more than a century of federal government mismanagement of Native...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Three men charged with hate crime in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A federal grand jury in Albuquerque has indicted three Farmington men on hate-crime charges in what prosecutors say was a racially motivated attack on a mentally disabled Navajo man. Justice Department officials say 27-year-old Paul Beebe, 29-year-old William Hatch and 25-year-old Jesse Sanford face charges...

4 years 9 months ago

Indian mascot bill dropped in state legislature

A state lawmaker is dropping a bill which would have required high schools to get permission to use American Indian mascots. Democratic Sen. Suzanne Williams said Wednesday that she introduced the bill because she thinks the state needs to have a conversation about the "subtle discrimination between races and cultures."...

4 years 10 months ago

Deal to protect famed Utah canyon signed

An agreement meant to protect a central Utah canyon rich with ancient American Indian art while allowing for nearby mineral development has been struck. The unusual pact governing Nine Mile Canyon was signed at the Utah Capitol on Tuesday by federal and state agencies, conservation and archaeology groups, tribal leaders...

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