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Mescalero Apache Tribe seeks Congressional bill for land swap (04/11)
The Mescalero Apache Tribe of New Mexico is pursuing a land swap through an act of Congress.

Leader of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe addresses Keystone XL letter (04/11)
A letter that ties the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota to the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline is only a contingency, Vice Chairman Boyd Gourneau said.

Navajo Nation Council opposes 'disparaging' mascots in sports (04/11)
The Navajo Nation Council advanced a resolution that opposes the use of racist mascots in professional sports.

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigns (04/11)
Kathleen Sebelius, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, is leaving the Obama administration.

Audio: House Natural Resources Committee hearing on forestry (04/10)
The House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing this morning to discuss tribal forestry issues.

Lawmakers move quickly on bill to diminish reservation borders (04/10)
Wyoming's all-Republican Congressional delegation is moving quickly on a bill that would diminish the boundaries of the Wind River Reservation.

Removed Eastern Shoshone Tribe leaders accused of disloyalty (04/10)
Two leaders of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe of Wyoming were removed for being disloyal, according to the man who led the charge against them.

Navajo Nation president hopes for speedy resolution of dispute (04/10)
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly said he hopes the tribal courts will act swiftly to resolve a Navajo Nation Council dispute.

House Natural Resources Committee approves Miami Nation bill (04/10)
The House Natural Resources Committee held a markup session on Wednesday.

Native Sun News: Lower Brule Sioux Tribe linked to Keystone XL (04/10)
Critics of TransCanada Corp.’s proposal to cross Lakota Territory with the Keystone XL Pipeline revealed a paper trail April 3, which exposed the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe’s disposition to cooperate with the project.

Speaker of Navajo Nation Council fights paid leave in tribal court (04/09)
Navajo Nation Council Speaker Johnny Naize remains on paid leave as a tribal court judge weighs whether his removal was legal.

Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee's education hearing (04/09)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing this afternoon on education.

House Natural Resources Committee sets tribal forestry hearing (04/09)
The House Natural Resources Committee holds an oversight hearing tomorrow on tribal forestry management.

Alaska lawmakers weigh Indian Law and Order Commission report (04/09)
The Alaska House House Community and Regional Affairs Committee held a second hearing into issues presented by the Indian Law and Order Commission.

Mark Trahant: Dueling budget proposals impact Indian programs (04/09)
All you need to know about the November election is found in dueling documents: Paul Ryan’s budget and the House Democratic alternative.

Son of late Agua Caliente Band chairman wins council election (04/08)
Reid Milanovich is following in the footsteps of his father, Richard Milanovich, the late former chairman of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians.

Eastern Shoshone Tribe stifled due to lack of quorum on council (04/08)
The Eastern Shoshone Tribe of Wyoming lacks a quorum on the business council, making it impossible to make certain decisions.

Native Sun News: Native Republican in race for Arizona governor (04/08)
John Molina, a Native American who grew up in the tiny village of Guadalupe, has thrown his hat in to the Arizona gubernatorial race.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold hearing on education (04/08)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing this Wednesday for its series on education.

House Interior Appropriations panel to hear from Indian Country (04/07)
Dozens of tribal leaders and representatives of Indian organizations are on Capitol Hill this week to share their views on the federal government's budget.

House Natural Resources Committee to hold markup and hearing (04/07)
The House Natural Resources Committee will hold a markup and hearing this week.

Alaska rejects subsistence co-management with Alaska Natives (04/04)
The state of Alaska is rejecting a proposal to share management of subsistence resources with Alaska Natives.

Rep. Young open to an extension for Cobell buy-back program (04/04)
Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) said he was open to extending the time-frame for the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux Tribe vows to stop Keystone XL (04/04)
In what is being called an alliance of tribes, rural neighbors, and landowners, united in a prayer of protection for the land, a Spirit Camp is planned as a demonstration of the spiritual will of the people.

KNAU: Former advisor of Navajo Nation charged for fund misuse (04/03)
A former financial adviser for the Navajo Nation has been charged in connection with a misuse of funds case that has ensnared several delegates to the Navajo Nation Council.

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