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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Annual Report on the Federal Work Force Part II: Work Force Statistics, Fiscal Year 2011

Provides statistical information about the diversity of the federal work force including race and ethnicity data and pay level.  From the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission


Jails in Indian Country 2013

Categories: Crime/Justice,Native Americans,Statistics

Provides information about jails in Native American territories including number of facilities, number of inmates, types of offenses, and average length of stays.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


Amanda Blackhorse et al v. Pro-Football Inc

Categories: Advertising/Marketing,Athletics/Exercise,Copyright/Patents,Headlines,Native Americans

Text of the decision to cancel the Washington professional football team’s trademarks, because they were disparaging to Native Americans when they were registered.  The decision covers only the right to register and not the right to use the trademarks in question.  From the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent and Trademark Office


Tribal Jurisdiction Over Nonmembers: A Legal Overview

Categories: Crime/Justice,Laws/Regulations,Native Americans

Describes the intricacies of the law relating to when Indian tribal law might have jurisdiction over non-member Indians and non-Indians. From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists


Recognition of Virginia Indian Tribes

Categories: Native Americans,Virginia Issues$file/RD74.pdf

Proposes a new method for the state of Virginia to recognize Indian tribes which involves the creation of a Joint Commission on Virginia Indian Recognition.  From the Secretary of Natural Resources


An Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts on Salmon Ecosystems of Bristol Bay, Alaska (Final Report)

Categories: Environment,Geology/Mining,Headlines,Native Americans

Long-awaited final environmental assessment on the impact of large-scale mining operations on the native culture and fishing resources of the Bristol Bay Alaska area.  From the Environmental Protection Agency


American Indian and Alaska Native Tribes in the United States and Puerto Rico: 2010

Categories: Native Americans,Population/Census,Statistics

This set of 66 statistical tables shows the numeric distribution of the American Indian and Alaska Native population by tribe from the 2010 Census.  Includes tables for the nation, regions, divisions, states, and Puerto Rico.  From the Census Bureau


Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 2013

Provides statistical information about the participation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in science and engineering education and employment.  Covers 6 topical areas: enrollment, field of degree, employment status, occupation, academic employment, and disability.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation


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