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Elouise Cobell nominated for Presidential Medal of Freedom

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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. — It was recently announced that Elouise Cobell will be one of 21 recipients to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom at a White House ceremony on Nov. 22.

Cobell had passed away on Oct. 16, 2011, at 65 years of age from cancer.

The Blackfeet community leader spent nearly 15 years advancing a class-action lawsuit on behalf of 500,000 Indians against the Interior Department. The lawsuit claimed that the Interior Department had stolen or squandered billions of dollars in royalties owed to individual tribal members in exchange for oil, gas and other leases.

The case was settled in 2009 when the Interior Department agreed to the $3.4 billion settlement.

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Gallup Hands of Hope to gather donations on #GivingTuesday

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Thanksgiving Thursday … Black Friday … Cyber Monday. The next day is #GivingTuesday, Nov. 29! This is an opportunity to become part of a new tradition of gibing back with generosity by giving HOPE through your donation to Hands of Hope.

Ways to give:

Give your time by volunteering.

Give material donations of diapers, wipes or gently used baby/maternity clothing and equipment.

Give financially – go to HandsOfHopeGallup.org and click on the “Ways to give” tab.

Monetary donations can be given online through Paypal or by mailing a check.

Coming together to give enables HOPE to continue providing free pregnancy tests with options counseling as well as free parenting...

New Mexico Workforce Connection

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EMPLOYERS HIRING VETERANS, TRANSITIONING SERVICE MEMBERS, FAMILY

A recent Gallup Job Fair and Recruiting Event took place Nov. 17 at the New Mexico Workforce Connection, 2918 E. Historic Highway 66. The Hire Veteran Job Fair was open to the general public but mainly focused on hiring veterans.

Nikki Lee, Business Consultant with Workforce Connection, said, this was a statewide event held by all the workforce offices in New Mexico.

“We noticed lately that here in the community that veterans don’t have enough resources and non-veterans as well, we want them to know that we are here and that we do have the resources to help them on their employment barriers,” Lee said.

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Gallup Rotary Seniors of the Month

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The #NoDAPL Movement – March on Albuquerque

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ALBUQUERQUE – On an unseasonably warm fall morning, a crowd of more than 500 people gathered outside the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers building Nov. 15.

A diverse group, they assembled with a unified purpose: To protest the Dakota Access Pipeline as part of a nationwide display of solidarity for the people of Standing Rock, S.D.

The protest, which was organized by 350 New Mexico, drew support from numerous other local organizations including The Sierra Club, Food & Water Watch and Power Through Peace.

Since Sept. 9, members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and sympathizers to their cause have camped on the site of the proposed DAPL, halting its progress. Energy Transfer Partners...

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