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Entering 21 years of Community Service

AIR Sr. next meeting, Nov. 3 @ USD
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Congratulations to our 2013-14 Awardees whom we will honor at our 21st Annual Fundraiser and Awards Banquet on October 30, 2014 at the Sycuan Golf resort.

Student of the leader of the Year:  Raelynn Bichitty (Navajo)
Mentor/Leader of the Year: Noel Shaw (Native Hawaiian)
Community Leader of the Year: Jamie LaBrake
(Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation)

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News for Students - (Weds. Morning):
Indian Country:

Marysville School District Will Get 10 Million Grant for Mental Health Education
Richard Walker - 10/28/14

Twenty-two days before the shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School that left the shooter and two of his victims dead, the state office of education announced the Marysville School District as one of three school districts that will share a 10 million federal grant to be used for safety and mental health education.
“About one out of every six students in Washington have at least one emotional, behavioral or developmental condition,” the state office announced.
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For Tulalip Tribes, a time of soul-searching
The Tulalip Tribes is a collection of close families that have made monumental economic and political strides in recent decades. But not even success can shield Indian communities from the vulnerabilities and pressures facing many U.S. kids.
Originally published October 25, 2014 at 8:23 PM

Jaylen Fryberg, like many Native American children, lived with a foot in each of two worlds.
There was the hormone-fueled community of a suburban high-school freshman, where the polite, fun-loving chatterbox played football and video games and shared every nuance of adolescent social longing on Twitter.
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Judge rules for tribes in Wyoming in dispute over diverted water

A federal judge fined an irrigation district and its former manager for illegally diverting water on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.
Judge Alan B. Johnson said the LeClair Irrigation District must pay $250,000 and remove four dikes that were illegally placed on the Wind River. The district's former manager, John Hubenka, was also fined $350,000.
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Koch Bros

Money Koch Bros. Stole from Tribes Could Swing Mid-Term Elections
Tanya H. Lee - 10/28/14

Two of the billionaire Koch brothers – Charles and David – have poured a lot of money into the 2014 mid-term elections, mostly backing Republican and Tea Party candidates. Koch money is one of the prime reasons Republicans may take control of the U.S. Senate this time around.
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Success and Downward Leveling:

Am I 'black enough'?
By Gene Seymour
Mon October 27, 2014

(CNN) -- I am black, though for most of my life, I've heard from various people that I wasn't.
From children with skin the same color as mine saying that my normal speaking voice was somehow faked and that I spoke and therefore acted "like a white man"; from a black woman who berated me for listening to the Beatles in my car because, in her words, their music "wasn't yours"; from strangers and would-be acquaintances of varied races over several decades who openly wondered if I was something other than African-American because of an eclectic range of interests
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for your tremendous support of our Native
Students and their success through education.


ANA is pleased to anounce the inclusion of AIR's Pride for Life Project within "Fiscal Year 2008 Report to Congress on Impact and Effectiveness of Administration for Native American Projects" and the inclusion of AIR's Voices of Tomorrow Project within "Fiscal Year 2009 Report to Congress on Impact and Effectiveness of Administration for Native American Projects"

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USD Football


Toreros win 5th straight with 40-29 win over Dayton Flyers
Dallas Kessman rushes for 102 yards and 2 TDs
Oct. 25, 2014

(San Diego, Calif.) - The USD Toreros overcame a sluggish start and early 13-0 deficit to rally for a hard-fought 40-29 victory over the Dayton Flyers. The win was USD's fifth straight and improves their overall record to 6-1 and 4-1 in the PFL standings. The visiting Dayton Flyers saw their 4-game win streak end as they fall to 5-2 and 3-1.

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UCLA Football:

UCLA 40, Colorado 37: Bruins Barely Escape Boulder Against Lowly Buffaloes
By Bellerophon on Oct 25 2014, 3:04p

Another week, another game with UCLA playing down to the level of their opposition. And another week where UCLA let a much weaker opponent stick around all game - and another week where the Bruins needed a Marcus Riosinterception to seal a victory and some heroics from Brett Hundley (plus some poor execution on the Buffaloes side in crunch time...
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