New Kit Pushes Acceptance for Oregon's LGBT Native Americans

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No Native American tribe in Oregon has laws that makes violence against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender members a hate crime, but a new legal toolkit released today by Basic Rights Oregon hopes to change that.The toolkit contains example wording and ways for tribes create new laws to give rights to LGBT members of their nation, says Se-ah-dom Edmo, coordinator of the Indigenous Ways of Knowing ...   More
 
Monday, November 12, 2012 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

UPDATE - The Longest Odds: Senate Approves $3.4 Billion Settlement for Native Americans


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There's an update to our cover story this week about Native American casinos and poverty in Oregon. And it's a bit of news for which American Indians can be thankful. The U.S. Senate on Friday unanimously approved a $3.4 billion settlement in a lawsuit claiming the federal government mismanaged individual trust accounts involving oil, gas and other royalties from tribal lands. In the same ...   More
 
Monday, November 22, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

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