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Juneau Empire
Alaska officials welcome new federal rule on adoption casesin an attempt to provide more access to services to help a child and parent, ac
Alaska officials welcome new federal rule on adoption cases
Juneau Empire / Posted 13 days ago
in an attempt to provide more access to services to help a child and parent, according to Matt Newman, an attorney with the Native American Rights Fund. “We saw these situations where time and time again children were being placed in Anchorage or... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Modern Indian war: Bad faith begets a bad dealknew about the problem, of course, but it was so enormous,” John Echohawk, soft
Modern Indian war: Bad faith begets a bad deal
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 14 days ago
knew about the problem, of course, but it was so enormous,” John Echohawk, soft-spoken Boulder attorney and founder of the Native American Rights Fund recalled. “No one ever got serious about pursuing it.” More than a century before, the U.S. had... Read more
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Alaska Public
New federal rule could prevent litigation over Native children in state custodynot did not formally file paperwork, there was no ICWA placement preference to
New federal rule could prevent litigation over Native children in state custody
Alaska Public / Posted 15 days ago
not did not formally file paperwork, there was no ICWA placement preference to apply. Matt Newman is an attorney with the Native American Rights Fund, which represented the grandmother in the case. Newman says there’s a pattern of Native children... Read more
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Juneau Empire
Attorney General Lynch meets with Native leadersat problems in Native communities, but to also identify solutions that can be t
Attorney General Lynch meets with Native leaders
Juneau Empire / Posted 16 days ago
at problems in Native communities, but to also identify solutions that can be turned into actions. Before the meeting, Native American Rights Fund attorney Natalie Landreth said she planned to address what she called inadequacies in the U.S.... Read more
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ABC News
US Attorney General Lynch Meets With Alaska Native Leadersat problems in Native communities, but to also identify solutions that can be t
US Attorney General Lynch Meets With Alaska Native Leaders
ABC News / Posted 18 days ago
at problems in Native communities, but to also identify solutions that can be turned into actions. Before the meeting, Native American Rights Fund attorney Natalie Landreth said she planned to address what she called inadequacies in the U.S.... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Lynch wants better public safety in rural Alaskarights advocates and representatives of Native organizations. Before their sho
Lynch wants better public safety in rural Alaska
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 18 days ago
rights advocates and representatives of Native organizations. Before their short round-table discussion in Anchorage, Native American Rights Fund attorney Natalie Landreth said she planned to address what she called inadequacies in the U.S.... Read more
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Salon.com
US Attorney General Lynch meets with Alaska Native leadersrights advocates and representatives of Native organizations. Before their sho
US Attorney General Lynch meets with Alaska Native leaders
Salon.com / Posted 18 days ago
rights advocates and representatives of Native organizations. Before their short round-table discussion in Anchorage, Native American Rights Fund attorney Natalie Landreth said she planned to address what she called inadequacies in the U.S.... Read more
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ABC News
Lynch Wants Better Public Safety in Rural Alaskarights advocates and representatives of Native organizations. Before their sho
Lynch Wants Better Public Safety in Rural Alaska
ABC News / Posted 18 days ago
rights advocates and representatives of Native organizations. Before their short round-table discussion in Anchorage, Native American Rights Fund attorney Natalie Landreth said she planned to address what she called inadequacies in the U.S.... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Native Americans move to frontlines in battle over voting ri...said Jean Schroedel, a professor at Claremont Graduate University in California
Native Americans move to frontlines in battle over voting ri...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 28 days ago
said Jean Schroedel, a professor at Claremont Graduate University in California who studies Native American voting. The Native American Rights Fund, a non-profit law firm representing Norquay and other members of his tribe in the lawsuit against... Read more
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Raw Story
Native Americans move to frontlines in battle over voting rightssaid Jean Schroedel, a professor at Claremont Graduate University in California
Native Americans move to frontlines in battle over voting rights
Raw Story / Posted 28 days ago
said Jean Schroedel, a professor at Claremont Graduate University in California who studies Native American voting. The Native American Rights Fund, a non-profit law firm representing Norquay and other members of his tribe in the lawsuit against... Read more
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Reuters
Native Americans move to frontlines in battle over voting rightssaid Jean Schroedel, a professor at Claremont Graduate University in California
Native Americans move to frontlines in battle over voting rights
Reuters / Posted 28 days ago
said Jean Schroedel, a professor at Claremont Graduate University in California who studies Native American voting. The Native American Rights Fund, a non-profit law firm representing Norquay and other members of his tribe in the lawsuit against... Read more
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