But I want to be clear; What matters far more than words — what matters far more than any reso- lution or declaration — are actions to match those words.” The endorsement of the declara- tion by the U.
Tribal President Joe Shirley Jr., Vice President Ben Shelly, council Speaker Lawrence Morgan and executive branch chief of staff Patrick Sandoval were to have benefited from the bonuses. Some said tribal property that contains per- sonal information or furniture and ve- hicles that have been used by one person for years should be passed on to that person.
KARA BRIGGS American Indian News Service WASHINGTON - The year 2010 saw the Iroquois lacrosse team cap- ture hearts around the world in its quest to travel on its Haudenosaunee passports, and ended with the U. “I feel good now that there’s no ques- tion in the next administration that you can’t do this unless the law is changed that allows for it,” he said. The legislative branch had defended giving tribal vehicles as bonuses and selling furniture as a matter of long- standing tradition and custom in show- ing appreciation to tribal officials.
The Tribal Council’s Budget and Fi- nance Committee rescinded approval of the bonuses Jan.
In exchange, the tribe would waive any legal claims against the govern- ment for being denied adequate water resources in the past.
Although half the storage allocation in Bighorn Lake could not be used for irrigation or agriculture, Crow offi- cials said the tribe’s net gain of 650,000 acre-feet of water still marks a vast in- crease over what is now used by the tribe.
The officials were to report the full market value on their taxes.
Shelly, who was sworn in as the Na- vajo Nation president on Jan. 10 saying that he would return everything that was of- fered to him. Tester, a Montana Democrat, joined tribal leaders to rally support leading up to a March 8 referendum on the deal. It means op- portunity,” Tester told a large crowd at the Apsaalooke Center in Crow Agency.Crude Rate of Alaska Native Suicide by Alaska Department of Labor Region 2001-2009 Statewide l luiw Lnjtivr Rate- i ; Jim Native American Times • January 21, 2011 • Page 3 Crow leaders, Tester push 1M water settlement MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press CROW AGENCY, Mont. “With that water, with that lifeblood, you can start making things move forward in Crow Nation.” The deal would allocate to the tribe up to 300,000 acre-feet of water an- nually from Bighorn Lake, a govern- ment-operated reservoir along the Wyoming border, and 500,000 acre- feet annually from the Bighorn River.The federal government would spend 1 million on irrigation improve- ments, industrial and municipal water system upgrades and other projects.A FREE PUBLICATION Inside this issue: • New president sworn in • Threats to weaving tradition • Gilcrease hosting lecture Today’s Independent Indian News WWW. COM VOLUME 17 • ISSUE 03 • Published weekly • January 21 ,^01 1 Rights of Indigenous Peoples gained international attention, support in 2010 IROQUOIS NATIONALS LACROSSE / PERCY ABRAMS The Iroquois Nationals Lacrosse team assembled by New York Harbor with Oren Lyons, 80, Faith Keeper, Turtle Clan, Onondaga Nation. 10 after an attorney advised members that doling out, selling or exchanging tribal property was ille- gal, said committee Chairman Lo Renzo Bates.Lyons was also an All-American goalkeeper who played on the 1 957 national championship Syracuse University lacrosse team with NFL legend Jim Brown. The committee was considering al- lowing officials to purchase the property they were assigned while in office at a discounted rate but found out that also wasn’t allowed under the law, Bates said.