Allergan Uses Legal Maneuver With Sovereign Tribal Government to Protect Restasis Patents
By: Al-316 • Anishinaabe - The First People • 33 Comments • 6 years ago
Sep. 8, 017 12:57PM ET l About: Allergan plc (AGN) l by: Douglas W. House, SA Editor In what is probably a first in corporate drug patent law, Allergan (AGN +0.5%) has struck a deal with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe under which it has transferred ownership of all Orange Book-listed patents...
"Peace Pipe" video and petition
By: Al-316 • Anishinaabe - The First People • 28 Comments • 8 years ago
https://www.change.org/petitions/emerson-windy-remove-your-video-peace-pipe-and-apologize I found this video disgusting, racist,and disrespectful to Native American history and culture. If you agree, there is a petition seeking Emerson Windy, the artist, to remove it.
'Got land? Thank an Indian'
By: Al-316 • Anishinaabe - The First People • 15 Comments • 8 years ago
Grade 8 student Tenelle Starr and member of the nearby Star Blanket First Nation The Winnipeg man behind "Got land? Thank an Indian" shirts says his phone has been ringing off the hook since a Saskatchewan girl helped make the phrase famous. "Orders are just coming here left, right and centre,"...
Federal contractors on edge as Indian tribes wait for claims
By: Al-316 • Anishinaabe - The First People • 83 Comments • 8 years ago
OWYHEE, Nev. When the federal government reneged on its agreement to fully compensate the Shoshone-Paiute tribes for running a hospital on the Duck Valley reservation, the Washington contracting world barely noticed. But after similar contracts were broken with hundreds of other Native...
Meet Virginia Tribes for Native American Heritage Month
By: Al-316 • Anishinaabe - The First People • 5 Comments • 8 years ago
To celebrate Native American Heritage Month and educate people about Virginia Indians, the Virginia Department of Education has put together an informative 25-minute video entitled The Virginia Indians: Meet the Tribes. The video starts in a classroom with fifth-grader Keenan Stewart, a member...
Does anyone know?
By: Al-316 • Anishinaabe - The First People • 21 Comments • 8 years ago
I have been curious about a couple of things and I don't know where to turn for the answers. If anyone can help me, I would appreciate it. 1) How many Native Americans lived in North America before the white man arrived? How many Native Americans are there now? 2) Native Americans are usually...