2010 Busy for Native American Issues
Read the entire article: http://www.capitolnewsconnection.org/podcast/news-item/2010-busy-native-american-issues
Condensed by Native Village
Indian Country issues have
been among the most debated in Washington this
Dorgan helped Congress prioritize their response
to problems in Indian Country – including crime.
Lisa Marie Iyotte appreciates his efforts. Lisa
who was was raped in
1994, says doctors and law enforcement
were lax in dealing with her case.
Dorgan is retiring from the Senate after
holding the top post on the panel since 2007.
After years of litigation followed by months of Congressional debate,
President Obama signed
legislation funding the Cobell Settlement.
President Obama said the
United States will sign the United Nations
Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
This is yet one more step to improve
Washington's relationship with Native Americans
President Obama said the United States will sign the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. This is yet one more step to improve Washington's relationship with Native Americans
Backgrounds: Robert Kaufman Fabrics: http://www.robertkaufman.com/
NATIVE VILLAGE website was created for youth,
educators, families, and friends who wish to celebrate the rich,
diverse cultures of The Americas' First Peoples. We offer
readers two monthly publications: NATIVE VILLAGE Youth and
Education News and NATIVE VILLAGE Opportunities and Websites.
Each issue shares today's happenings in Indian country.