Native Americans

  • Non-Sequiturs: 09.25.14

    …* Justice Sotomayor would like to remind you that just because you’ve been to one Indian casino, that doesn’t mean all Native Americans are fantastically wealthy. [KGOU] * Nor is every Native American cured by this news, but this is certainly a start — the Department of the Interior will sign a $554 million settlement in the breach of trust case…

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  • The Legal Trick Payday Lenders Are Using To Skirt The Law

    … on retainer to fight tooth-and-nail to protect their lending practices…. How do you avoid state laws? Headquarter in Indian Country, of course! Increasingly, the big players in short-term lending are managed by Native American tribes and headquartered on reservations, sheltered from those pesky state regulators. But for all the companies the DOB…

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  • Researching the Past

    … Publick Occurrences, a Boston publication. The issue was published nearly 324 years ago, on September 24, 1960. In the issue, a smallpox outbreak is reported, there is a house fire, Native Americans have a Day of Thanksgiving, and more. The archive covers newspapers through December 31, 1922, so many of the major events our our nation’s history, from Independence through World War I and the start of the Roaring Twenties, can be found. Like this: Like Loading... Related…

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