Elizabeth Reese: The Making of a Modern Warrior
From Harvard Law Today: Being Native American defines Elizabeth Reese ’16. Then again, so does being the granddaughter of a Lutheran minister from Pennsylvania. Together, the two have helped shape a woman and a lawyer. Reese was raised 20 miles north of Santa Fe, New Mexico, at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains,…
Congress Passes the Native American Children’s Safety Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, praised Congress’ passage of S. 184, the Native American Children’s Safety Act. The bill was sponsored by Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND), with bipartisan support. S. 184 amends the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act to require background…
Native American senior denied request to wear traditional regalia to graduation
Here, from KJRH TV. Indian Country Today also has a story on this, here.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules meeting and hearing
From Indianz.com, here. Education will be among the top discussion topics. The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold a business meeting and legislative hearing on May 11. Three items are on the agenda for the business meeting. They are: • S.1163, the Native American Languages Reauthorization Act. The bill extends grants awarded under the…
Graduation is around the corner . . .
With graduation around the corner, this is a good time to remind everyone about the flyers TEDNA and NARF created. Two flyers were created to assist students and families in their quest to wear an eagle feather at their graduation ceremony. The first trifold flyer is for students and families and serves to provide guidance on working…