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US to Cherokee: You Can't Kick Blacks Out of Tribe

Oh yes we can, say tribal leaders

(Newser) - The leaders of the Cherokee Nation are scoffing at a notice from the Bureau of Indian Affairs telling it that it cannot kick 2,800 black people out of the tribe. “The Cherokee Nation will not be governed by the BIA,” Acting Chief Joe Crittenden said in a... More »

Hundreds Plucked From Grand Canyon Flood

Campers caught as dam breaks

(Newser) - Hundreds of tourists, along with members of the Havasupai Native American tribe, were rescued from the Grand Canyon today after a dam broke causing serious flooding. About 300 people were rescued by helicopter over a 10-hour period after the Redlands Dam, south of the village of Supai, and 220 miles... More »

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