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2008-09-01 12:00:21

By CLIFTON ADCOCK The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council voted Thursday evening to ratify an agreement with Indian Health Services to assume control of the W.W. Hastings Indian Hospital in Tahlequah.

2008-08-17 12:00:24

By Aurelio Sanchez Journal Staff Writer They're just taking the good old American band's road to rock 'n' roll fame and glory. That it's a Native American hard-core metal band of brothers from Acoma Pueblo makes not a bit of difference.

2008-08-08 15:00:43

By Copyright 2008 Albuquerque Journal By Rene Romo Journal Southern Bureau LAS CRUCES -- A federal judge in Oklahoma on Thursday dealt the Fort Sill Apaches another setback in their ongoing effort to gain federal approval for a high-stakes bingo parlor near Deming.

2008-08-06 15:00:46

By Polly Summar Journal Staff Writer A recent report by the U.S. Department of the Interior has raised concerns about safety precautions at some American Indian schools in New Mexico.

2008-07-30 15:00:41

By Randal Edgar NARRAGANSETT -- A long-awaited extension of the South County bike path from Wakefield into Narragansett is about to get back on track and could be finished within a year, state and local officials say.

2008-07-30 12:00:36

By Rob Capriccioso, Indian Country Today, Oneida, N.Y. Jul. 30--WASHINGTON -- Abandoned uranium ore mines in Navajo country have for decades been known to cause health problems. A five-agency coalition is finally doing something about it.

2008-07-28 15:00:35

By Paul Davis NARRAGANSETT -- The sea offers many gifts to her takers, fisherman Chris Brown said yesterday. Among them: food, a living, solitude, training. She can even strengthen a man's faith, he said.

2008-07-20 03:00:25

By Michael Pearce, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jul. 20--Largemouth bass populations at El Dorado Reservoir may see some significant improvements, thanks to a facility being built in western Kansas.

2008-07-17 12:01:05

By Alysa Landry, The Daily Times, Farmington, N.M. Jul. 17--SHIPROCK -- Cultural sensitivity and a focus on academics rank high on the list of characteristics parents and staff from Central Consolidated School District want to see in the next superintendent.

2008-06-17 09:00:32

By Geoffrey Fattah Deseret News A federal judge has given the managers of a Navajo nonprofit organization 10 days to hand over financial documents to the state of Utah or face contempt. During a hearing Monday, U.S.


Word of the Day
gawf
  • In costermongers' slang, a cheap red-skinned apple, which is rubbed hard with a cloth to give it the appearance and feeling of an apple of superior quality.
The origin of the word 'gawf' is obscure, but may come from the phrase 'go for more'.