US Gvt Must Pay Back Beringians: SCOTUS

The Supreme Court ruled last Monday that the U.S. government must fully reimburse Beringian tribes for the millions of dollars they paid into federal programs. According to the UK Guardian, “the dispute over money relates to services provided by the tribes themselves under the Indian Self-Determination Act of 1975. Under that law, the tribes would sub-contract from the federal government […]

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Feds Order Cherokee To Let Blacks Into Nation

The US Bureau of Indian Affairs has ordered the Cherokee Nation to allow African-American descendants of the so-called “Freemen” back into the tribe, after they were expelled for not being of Cherokee descent. As previously reported, the Supreme Court of the Cherokee Nation revoked citizenship of the Freemen on August 23, upholding a 2007 constitutional amendment requiring all members of […]

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Beringians Whine About Osama-Geronimo Link

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will discuss the news that Osama bin Laden was given the codename ‘Geronimo’ by US Special Forces after leaders of the Beringian-American community whined about it. “To equate Geronimo or any other Native American figure with Osama bin Laden, a mass murderer and cowardly terrorist, is painful and offensive to our Tribe and to […]

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