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Ex-NMAI director West spent over $250K on travel (12/28)
Report finds poor treatment of New Jersey Indians (12/20)
Lakota Freedom Delegation withdraws from US (12/20)
Pueblo man announces run for U.S. Congress (12/20)
Omnibus includes $28M for Mni Wiconi water project (12/20)
Cherokee Nation takes more control of housing (12/19)
Bush nominates McSwain as director of IHS (12/19)
First Native woman sworn in as U.S. Attorney (12/19)
Pueblo woman takes acting Indian affairs post (12/19)
Kempthorne revises ethics policy at Interior (12/18)
Lamberth orders disclosure of White House records (12/18)
Hopi woman confirmed as U.S. Attorney for Arizona (12/14)
Prairie Island Tribe swears in council members (12/14)
Democrats assail National Labor Relations Board (12/14)
Wisconsin tribe cites potential land-into-trust shift at BIA (12/13)
Montana U.S. Attorney to visit Fort Peck Reservation (12/13)
DOI OIG posts report on National Bison Range (12/13)
Shakopee Tribe re-electes business council (12/13)
Homeland security rules leave border tribes in limbo (12/12)
Pueblo man joins race for Congressional seat (12/12)
Late Dakota veteran closer to Medal of Honor (12/11)
Mashpee Wampanoag princess not allowed to vote (12/11)
Uranium mining an issue for Oglala Sioux Tribe (12/10)
Navajo Nation leaders travel to Las Vegas and DC (12/10)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe holds council election (12/10)
DOI resumes negotiations over Montana bison range (12/06)
Oglala Sioux council won't impeach president (12/06)
South Dakota Indian voting rights lawsuit settled (12/05)
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe re-elects Cantu as chief (12/05)
Scientists oppose pro-tribal NAGPRA amendment (12/03)
Drug gangs run Tohono O'odham out of homes (12/03)
Appeals court rejects enrollment lawsuit (11/30)
Rep. Hyde, foe of Leonard Peltier, dies at 83 (11/30)
Sen. Clinton wants probe of Native contracting (11/29)
Senate panel to hold hearing on Native veterans (11/29)
Native lawmaker in Washington claims bias by GOP (11/29)
Wealthy Seminole Tribe receives federal funds (11/29)
Wealthy Pequot Tribe receives federal funds (11/29)
Sen. Lott to retire from Senate in December (11/27)
Northern Cheyenne Tribe still in leadership dispute (11/26)
Senate field hearing on Alaska Native veterans (11/26)
Oglala Sioux Tribe suspends drug tests for council (11/22)
Aquinnah Wampanoag chair prepares for office (11/21)
Sen. Dorgan plans bill to address Indian Country crime (11/20)
US Attorney in Minnesota to leave post for DC (11/20)
Bill seeks to improve Bureau of Indian Affairs schools (11/19)
Sen. Domenici seeks probe of Navajo NIEA trip (11/19)
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe ousts chairman (11/19)
House committee considers Alaska Native bills (11/16)
Bush holding back off-reservation gaming proposals (11/16)
Hopi woman nominated as US Attorney for Arizona (11/16)
House Resources Committee markup on Indian bills (11/15)
NCAI backs Cherokee Nation in funding fight (11/15)
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe to elect chairman (11/15)
Audio: Kempthorne speech at NCAI conference (11/15)
Series explores justice in Indian Country (11/13)
House Resources Committee hearing, markup (11/12)
Oglala Sioux Tribe's council requires drug tests (11/12)
Mescalero Apache Nation elects new president (11/09)
Roundtable addresses uranium on Navajo Nation (11/09)
Oregon tribes, state meet for government summit (11/09)
House committee takes up self-governance bill (11/09)
Cason optimistic on tribal contract for bison range (11/09)
Congress overrides Bush veto on water resources bill (11/09)
Senate confirms Mukasey for Justice Department (11/09)
House subcommittee approves Indian health care bill (11/08)
Reno-Sparks Indian Colony re-elects chairman (11/08)
Fort Belknap council swears in five new members (11/08)
House Resources hearing on self-governance bill (11/08)
Civil Rights panel to discuss racism in border towns (11/08)
Rep. Cole touts Native American 'renaissance' (11/07)
House overrides Bush veto on water resources bill (11/07)
Witness list for hearing on self-governance bill (11/07)
Senate panel approves Justice Department pick (11/07)
Judge dismisses reservation voting lawsuit (11/06)
Mashantucket Tribe elects two women to council (11/06)
Prairie Island Tribe elects council members (11/06)
Ho-Chunk president questioned for 1972 conviction (11/06)
Senate panel sympathetic to Missouri River tribes (11/05)
House Resources hearing on self-governance bill (11/05)
Canada drops objections in death penalty case (11/02)
New York tribe pushes Interior to act on casino land (11/01)
Pueblos endorse New Mexico governor for president (11/01)
Prairie Island Tribe wants nuclear waste removed (11/01)
Indian Affairs hearing on Missouri River tribes (11/01)
Bush proclaims American Indian Heritage Month (10/31)
Ousted Pascua Yaqui chair back on council (10/31)
Alaska Native contracting faces challenges (10/29)
Senate hearing on tribes along Missouri River (10/29)
New Mexico tribe in spat with former US Attorney (10/29)
Narragansett Tribe re-elects chief sachem (10/29)
Fort Peck election brings change in leadership (10/29)
IHCIA delayed but could come up next week (10/26)
Sen. Dodd called a friend to Mashantucket Tribe (10/26)
House passes Native Hawaiian recognition bill (10/25)
Blackfeet Nation fires longtime treasurer after audit (10/24)
Bush blasts Native Hawaiian self-determination bill (10/23)
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes to sign gas tax deal (10/23)
Indian health care bill cleared for vote in Senate (10/22)
Indian teen named to planning panel in Santa Fe (10/18)
Narragansett Tribe to block disenrolled from vote (10/18)
Navajo Nation Council rejects immunity bill (10/18)
Virginia tribes gain new backing on recognition bill (10/17)
Rosebud Sioux teen to speak at United Nations (10/17)
Navajo delegates can serve two governments (10/17)
Cherokee Nation lobbyist was Black Caucus official (10/17)
Sen. Johnson active after recovering from stroke (10/16)
Montana governor names Indian coordinator (10/16)
San Juan Southern Paiute Tribe in leadership feud (10/11)
Bill seeks to address Native veterans' health care (10/10)
BIA still having trouble accounting for land-into-trust (10/05)
Mescalero Apache Nation votes out president (10/05)
Hopi council session interrupted by protest (10/05)
Group says NAGPRA bill allows tribes to claim Latinos (10/05)
Sen. Craig, salmon critic, won't resign despite ruling (10/05)
Counter-NAGPRA legislation to be introduced again (10/04)
Maine tribes seek changes to settlement acts (10/04)
Senate hearing on Interior Department backlogs (10/04)
Sen. Domenici won't run for re-election in 2008 (10/04)
Witness list for hearing on Interior backlogs (10/03)
House Resources hearing on federal recognition (10/03)
Eastern Cherokee chief calls for unity after vote (10/02)
Senate hearing on Interior Department backlogs (10/02)
Senate bill revives disputed NAGPRA amendment (10/01)
Cherokee Nation faulted for ousting Freedmen (10/01)
Native women tell Senate panel of violence, assaults (09/28)
Tribes included in new U.S. citizenship test (09/28)
DOI's royalty computer system under investigation (09/27)
Native voters organize new group in Montana (09/27)
Narragansett chief faces challenger next month (09/27)
House hearing on federal recognition next week (09/27)
Senate panel advances disputed FEC nominee (09/27)
Indian Affairs Committee meeting and hearing (09/27)
Congressional Black Caucus to host Freedmen panel (09/26)
itnesses: Hearing on violence against Native women (09/26)
Alabama governor sued over Choctaw connections (09/26)
Senate hearing on violence against Indian women (09/25)
Class III gaming efforts in doubt after court decision (09/24)
Cherokee Nation hurt by Freedmen dispute (09/24)
Plains tribes skeptical of BIA modernization talks (09/24)
Native American $1 Coin Act signed into law (09/24)
Senate panel takes a look at federal recognition process (09/20)
Northern Cheyenne leadership dispute escalates (09/19)
Lobbyists spar over unrecognized tribe (09/19)
House hearing on diversifying Native economies (09/19)
Senate Indian Affairs hearing on federal recognition (09/19)
Witness lists for Senate and House hearings (09/18)
Gover describes vision as new director of NMAI (09/18)
Senate Democrats to press Bush on Justice issues (09/18)
Little Shell Chippewa to testify at Senate hearing (09/18)
House subcommittee hearing on Trinity River bill (09/18)
Senate and House hearings of interest this week (09/17)
Bush said to pick ex-judge for Attorney General (09/17)
Jodi Rave: UN votes for indigenous rights (09/14)
DOI won't release Cason's performance evaluations (09/14)
Indian Country rallies for health care in U.S. Capitol (09/13)
Jodi Rave: Indigenous rights declaration up for vote (09/13)
Makah leaders hopeful after Washington meetings (09/13)
Pascua Yaqui Tribe removes chairwoman (09/13)
UN to consider indigenous rights declaration (09/13)
Democrats warn Bush on Attorney General pick (09/13)
Senate Indian Affairs sets hearing on recognition (09/13)
BIA seeks input on 'modernization' initiative (09/12)
Makah Nation hires former Slade Gorton aide (09/12)
Bush set to name new Attorney General nominee (09/12)
Wakpa Sica threatened by dwindling funds (09/12)
Indian health care markup, rally in Washington (09/12)
Artman makes leadership changes at BIA (09/11)
House hearing on diversifying Native economies (09/11)
Unauthorized hunt likely to delay action on permit (09/11)
First Crow judge represents the unrepresented (09/10)
Eastern Cherokee election results challenged (09/10)
Bush expected to nominate new Attorney General (09/10)
Cherokee Freedmen dispute affects NAHASDA debate (09/07)
Catawba Nation to hold first meeting since election (09/07)
Leader of fake tribe arrested in immigration scam (09/07)
Muscogee council members criticize court ruling (09/07)
Eastern Cherokee Band re-elects incumbents (09/07)
Grim explains reasons for withdrawing nomination (09/07)
Appeals court upholds death penalty for Navajo man (09/06)
Charles Grim withdraws nomination for IHS (09/06)
Altercation at Cheyenne-Arapaho headquarters (09/06)
Tribes push for reauthorization of health care act (09/05)
Bill that changes Sacagawea dollar sent to Bush (09/05)
Disgraced Sen. Craig reconsiders resignation (09/05)
Eastern Cherokees head to polls on Thursday (09/04)
BIA plans meetings on modernization initiative (08/31)
Gonzales under investigation for lying to Congress (08/31)
Indian voters re-energized for Sen. Johnson (08/30)
Sen. Craig stripped of committee leadership (08/30)
Rosebud Sioux Tribe gives star quilt to Sen. Johnson (08/29)
Hopi appeals court reinstates ousted chairman (08/29)
Sen. Craig, salmon opponent, guilty in airport incident (08/28)
Heffelfinger: Gonzales was open to Indian issues (08/28)
Rosebud Sioux Tribe heads to general election (08/28)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe ousts Marshall as chair (08/28)
Crow woman named to number two position at BIA (08/28)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to meet on Marshall (08/27)
Gonzales resigns as head of Department of Justice (08/27)
NAACP denounces Cherokee Nation over Freedmen (08/27)
Views: Louis Gray and Keith Harper on Obama (08/27)
Candidates reach out at 'Prez on the Rez' forum (08/24)
Karuk vice chairman arrested in domestic dispute (08/24)
Rep. Renzi, under investigation, won't run in 2008 (08/24)
Pit River Tribe's election is being questioned (08/23)
INDN's List seeks to put more Indians in office (08/23)
Only three Democrats drawn to 'Prez on the Rez' (08/23)
Rosebud Sioux Tribe to hold primary election (08/22)
Rep. Watson, Chief Smith face off over Freedmen (08/22)
Indian candidates find support at INDN's List camp (08/22)
Morongo Band hosts Democratic candidates (08/21)
Rep. Watson holds forums on Cherokee Freedmen (08/21)
Tim Giago: Tribes should include all their citizens (08/20)
Bush urged to award medal to Dakota veteran (08/16)
Navajo Nation president laughs at 'DC' spoof (08/16)
Gonzales cites commitment to Indian Country (08/15)
President Bush signs three Indian bills into law (08/15)
Amid scandal, Rep. Hastert plans resignation (08/15)
Cherokee Nation chief sworn into another term (08/15)
Rep. Watson schedules meetings on Freedmen (08/15)
Senate field hearing on Indian health in Montana (08/15)
Group objects to Little Traverse Bay Bands leadership (08/14)
White House adviser Karl Rove to leave post (08/14)
Gaming rules behind schedule, BIA head confirms (08/13)
Pascua Yaqui Tribe ousts chairwoman (08/13)
BIA opposes Congressional oversight on Freedmen (08/13)
Senate field hearing on health this Wednesday (08/13)
Kempthorne visits Duck Valley Reservation after fire (08/10)
BIA changes course on Cherokee Nation constitution (08/10)
Sen. Coburn backs Cherokee Freedmen citizenship (08/10)
Democrats put $2M in Native American Bank (08/09)
Interior employees complain of sickness from renovation (08/09)
Eastern Band candidates debate as election nears (08/08)
Sen. Johnson to make first public appearance (08/08)
BIA 'mismanaged' radio equipment, audit finds (08/07)
Blackfeet Nation raises council member salaries (08/07)
DOI investigator completes two Abramoff probes (08/06)
Senate field hearing on health care on August 15 (08/06)
Tohono O'odham Nation swears in new chairman (08/06)
Ex-Prairie Band chairwoman explains resignation (08/06)
Pechanga Band generous to state lawmakers (08/06)
Chickasaw Nation spent $14K on watches (08/06)
Pascua Yaqui Tribe suspends chairwoman over ethics (08/03)
Cherokee Nation given a month on Freedmen (08/03)
Rep. Boren claims agreement on Cherokee funding (08/02)
Pascua Yaqui chairwoman faces ethics complaint (08/02)
Citizen Potawatomi Nation to hold run-off election (08/01)
Northern Cheyenne Tribe in leadership dispute (08/01)
Pechanga land transfer bill heads to Senate (08/01)
Complaint against Rosebud president in limbo (08/01)
Quechan Nation president spared from recall bid (08/01)
Probe of Sen. Stevens involves Interior earmark (08/01)
Court won't touch Seneca-Cayuga Tribe's election (08/01)
House backs Indian measures amid Senate inaction (07/31)
FBI and IRS agents raid Alaska home of Sen. Stevens (07/31)
Bill cutting Cherokee Nation funds faces vote (07/30)
Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation elects new vice chair (07/30)
Catawba Nation elects first women to council (07/30)
NCAI blames Republicans for blocking Indian bills (07/30)
White House blocked testimony on trust responsibility (07/27)
House boosts funding for safety of Native women (07/27)
Editorial: Democrats court Indian Country (07/27)
More than a dozen lawmakers under investigation (07/27)
House panel votes to cut funds to Cherokee Nation (07/27)
White House revised Grim's testimony on trust (07/26)
BIA director faults management for jails (07/26)
IHS slow to resolve audit recommendations under Grim (07/26)
Panel backs White House contempt citations (07/26)
Senate confirmation hearing for Dr. Grim of IHS (07/26)
DOJ consultation on Adam Walsh Act, other issues (07/25)
Rep. Young and Sen. Stevens face criminal inquiries (07/25)
Land swap bill opposed by tribes reintroduced (07/25)
Campbell uses campaign funds to pay law firm (07/24)
House passes bill to give tribes more time on Adam Walsh Act (07/24)
Hoopa Valley Tribe opposes river restoration bill (07/24)
Lawyer wants to send Native youth to GOP camp (07/24)
Navajo housing official calls for more NAHASDA funds (07/24)
Native caucus in California backs ICRA resolution (07/24)
Ousted Ute officials gave themselves $12K (07/23)
Catawba Nation elects first chief in over 30 years (07/23)
Senate confirmation hearing for Dr. Grim of IHS (07/23)
Senate committee renews focus with new vice chair (07/20)
Senate committee tackles Indian housing woes (07/20)
Maine tribes share concerns with governor (07/20)
Obama promises new era of federal-tribal relations (07/20)
FEMA trailers contaminated by toxic formaldehyde (07/20)
House Natural Resources Committee passes bills (07/19)
Sen. Murkowski is first woman vice chair of SCIA (07/19)
Rosebud Sioux chairman faces hearing over land deal (07/19)
Interim US Attorney promoted to top DOJ spot (07/19)
Clinton names Native leadership council (07/19)
Rep. Young issues threat over Alaska Native funds (07/19)
Indian Affairs Committee meeting, hearing (07/19)
Navajo Nation Council won't hear from Democrats (07/18)
Two Oregon tribes await action on development (07/18)
Northern Cheyenne president to address dispute (07/18)
Veterans Affairs Secretary Nicholson to resign (07/18)
House Natural Resources Committee markup (07/18)
Report warns of serious dangers at BIA schools (07/17)
BIA head addresses Navajo Nation Council (07/17)
Former Rep. Carson supports Obama for president (07/17)
Rep. Young spends more on legal fees than anyone (07/17)
Tribes shell out cash for embattled Rep. Renzi (07/17)
Two California tribes donate to Richardson campaign (07/16)
Catawba Nation to elect first new leader in decades (07/16)
California tribe drops campaign contribution lawsuit (07/16)
House Resources Committee markup on six bills (07/16)
Indian Affairs business meeting, hearing (07/16)
Indian Country roads in 'Third World' condition (07/13)
Three Oregon tribes push for land measures (07/12)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing (07/12)
New member for Senate Indian Affairs Committee (07/11)
Navajo Nation Council approves $50K for rings (07/11)
Interior's new conduct board already needs leader (07/11)
House Natural Resources Committee hearing (07/11)
Bill helps Coquille Tribe with development (07/10)
New Mississippi Choctaw chief takes office (07/10)
Bush won't let former aides testify on US Attorneys (07/10)
House Resources hearing on four Indian bills (07/09)
Senate Indian Affairs hearing on transportation (07/09)
Mississippi Choctaw Chief Martin concedes election (07/06)
Two more Republicans break with Bush on Iraq (07/06)
Swearing-in ceremony for new Kiowa Tribe officials (07/05)
Mississippi Choctaw Chief Martin loses election (07/05)
Longtime Soboba Band leader abruptly resigns (07/03)
Choctaw chief boosts campaign with outside consultants (07/02)
Hopi Tribe fights lawsuit over ouster of chairman (07/02)
New date for Senate hearing on transportation (07/02)
Senate panel holds first hearing on gaming in 110th Congress (06/29)
New Mexico senators push Navajo water rights bill (06/29)
Elders call for probe of Quechan Nation election (06/29)
Three Oklahoma tribes in leadership disputes (06/28)
Fired U.S. Attorney overruled on death penalty (06/28)
Cheney intervened in Klamath water dispute (06/27)
Senate hearing on Navajo water rights bill (06/27)
NCAI opposes bill to cut Cherokee funding (06/27)
Puyallup Tribe hosts Democratic chairman (06/27)
Senate committee takes first stab at gaming (06/26)
Pit River leaders refuse to sign oath of office (06/26)
Northern Cheyenne man moves onto next adventure (06/25)
Morongo Band pours more than $400K into House race (06/25)
Cherokee Nation holds election amid national scrutiny (06/25)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing (06/25)
DOJ denies US Attorneys were fired for Indian work (06/22)
California Legislature honors Pechanga Band (06/22)
Sen. Murkowski acting as vice chair of SCIA (06/21)
Court dismisses California membership lawsuit (06/21)
Choctaw chief strikes out at leading opponent (06/21)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing (06/21)
Oklahoma tribes attend signing of home loan bill (06/20)
Ex-DOJ official who backed Griles up for Senate (06/20)
Coeur d'Alene Tribe pressed to allow recall process (06/19)
Bill would cut funding to Cherokee Nation (06/18)
Sen. Obama meets Eastern Cherokee leaders (06/18)
Senate Indian Affairs hearing on law enforcement (06/18)
Obama most popular candidate among Navajo voters (06/15)
Gonzales under investigation for meeting with aide (06/15)
Lawmakers request extension on financial disclosures (06/15)
House panel takes up land-into-trust, recognition bills (06/14)
FEC official can't recall Native voting rights case (06/14)
Run-off set for Mississippi Choctaw chief (06/14)
Gonzales not committed to Indian Country (06/13)
Federal court won't rehear tribal labor law dispute (06/13)
Mississippi Choctaw chief trailing in early count (06/13)
House passes Native American One Dollar Coin Act (06/13)
Senate hearing for FEC official who targeted tribes (06/13)
House Natural Resources Committee hearing (06/13)
Mississippi Choctaw voters headed to polls (06/12)
Cherokee Freedmen back in court over citizenship (06/12)
No-confidence vote against Gonzales blocked (06/12)
House panel boosts funds for Indian programs (06/11)
House Natural Resources Committee hearing (06/11)
Lumbee Tribe hails House action on recognition (06/08)
FEC official who targeted tribes up for Senate hearing (06/08)
Sen. Johnson plans to return to work this September (06/08)
House panel holds NAHASDA reauthorization hearing (06/07)
NCAI statement on passing of Sen. Craig Thomas (06/07)
FBI tells Sen. Stevens to preserve records (06/07)
DOJ official denies blocking Native voting rights probe (06/06)
Senate panel postpones transportation hearing (06/05)
Election news from Lower Elwha, St. Regis (06/05)
Wyoming names Northern Arapaho Tribe liaison (06/05)
Rep. Jefferson indicted on corruption charges (06/05)
Sen. Craig Thomas, vice chairman of Indian panel, dies at 74 (06/05)
Mille Lacs chairwoman backs Sen. Clinton (06/04)
Sen. Thune: Woodrow Keeble, a hero among heroes (06/04)
Senate hearing on transportation issues (06/04)
Choctaw Nation assistant chief resigns post (06/04)
Probe sought into Indian voting and Heffelfinger (06/01)
House holds law enforcement hearing in South Dakota (06/01)
More drama as ousted Hopi chairman retains post (06/01)
Interior Department comes up with new 'creed' (06/01)
DOJ cut off Indian voting rights probe in Minnesota (05/31)
Bush picks new head of Bureau of Land Management (05/31)
Eight members of Congress under investigation (05/31)
Clinton refuses to attend 'Prez on the Rez' forum (05/31)
White Earth chairwoman seeks ouster of Gonzales (05/30)
New Tohono O'odham leader wants to heal nation (05/30)
Tom Dowd resigns from BIA education post (05/30)
Native veteran due for Medal of Honor for heroic actions (05/29)
NCAI concerned about DOJ's commitment to tribes (05/29)
A new leader for Tohono O'odham Nation (05/29)
Heffelfinger supports probe into 'broken' DOJ (05/25)
'Prez on the Rez' could include GOP candidates (05/25)
Seminole Tribe rejects challenge s to election (05/25)
Heffelfinger targeted by DOJ for focus on Indian issues (05/24)
Ousted Hopi chairman tries to get back to work (05/24)
Kalyn Free says union pressuring Democrats (05/24)
Catawba Nation moves ahead with new leader (05/24)
Losing candidates challenge Seminole election (05/24)
House panel to hold field hearing at Lower Brule (05/23)
Hopi vice chairman jailed in leadership dispute (05/23)
Fired U.S. Attorney of New Mexico has Native roots (05/22)
Ousted Hopi chairman reinstated for 15 days (05/21)
Apache woman jumps into Congressional race (05/21)
House Democrats ease lobbying reform bill (05/18)
Senate Indian Affairs hearing on law enforcement (05/17)
Seminole Tribe retains Mitchell Cypress as chairman (05/16)
Oregon tribes back Sen. Smith for re-election (05/15)
Number two at Department of Justice resigns post (05/15)
Senate hearing this week on law enforcement (05/14)
Opinion: The Jamestown invasion and genocide (05/14)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee approves four bills (05/11)
Apache woman to run for Rep. Renzi's seat (05/10)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee meeting (05/10)
Rep. Cole hopes to take back Congress for GOP (05/09)
Virginia tribes clear major hurdle in recognition fight (05/09)
Land transfer tied to Rep. Renzi under scrutiny (05/09)
Tribes accept gaming ban in hopes of recognition (05/08)
Director of MMS to step down at end of month (05/08)
McCain accepts money from tribal lobbyists (05/08)
'Prez on the Rez' hailed as historic event (05/07)
Court opens Alaska Native corporation to suit (05/04)
Ousted Hopi chairman awaits tribal court ruling (05/04)
Sen. Tester calls on U.S. Attorney to resign (05/03)
Lawmakers seek funds for Indian education programs (05/02)
House Resources Committee markup on water bill (05/02)
U.S. Attorney in Montana protected by Patriot Act (05/02)
Interior official resigns after breaking rules (05/02)
Sen. Johnson discharged from rehabilitation center (05/01)
Tohono O'odham Nation to hold general election (05/01)
OST one of worst places to work in government (05/01)
Billie vows fight to get on Seminole Tribe ballot (04/30)
Rep. Renzi denies rumors of resignation amid probe (04/30)
Top Democrat backs Shoshone-Paiute water bill (04/27)
Pit River Tribe reinstates chairwoman (04/27)
Bill with medal for Native soldier sent to Bush (04/27)
Rep. Renzi said to be considering resignation (04/27)
Heffelfinger was a target in U.S. Attorney purge (04/27)
Aide to Rep. Renzi called ousted U.S. Attorney (04/26)
House passes bill with medal for Native veteran (04/26)
Senate hearing on Shoshone-Paiute water rights (04/26)
House Resources markup: IHCIA, recognition (04/25)
House approves bill to extend Indian home loans (04/25)
California Democrats consider ICRA resolution (04/25)
Seminole Tribe blocks Billie from upcoming election (04/25)
Editorial: More misbehavior from Republicans (04/25)
Bill includes Medal for late Sisseton-Wahpeton veteran (04/24)
Rep. Renzi steps down from panel after FBI raid (04/20)
Sen. Coburn tells Gonzales to resign over firings (04/20)
Fired U.S. Attorneys praised for Indian Country work (04/19)
Virginia tribes make case for recognition bill (04/19)
Lumbee Tribe presses for federal recognition (04/19)
Artman sworn in as head of BIA in Washington (04/19)
House hearing on Lumbee, Virginia recognition (04/18)
McCain won't accept tribal money for 2008 (04/18)
Tribal methamphetamine bill clears House (04/17)
House Interior Appropriations hearings on budget (04/17)
Group questions Sault Tribe's museum purchase (04/17)
Senate panel moves Gonzales testimony to Thursday (04/17)
Artman ceremony at Interior Department building (04/17)
Two tribal colleges left behind by President Bush (04/16)
North Dakota House approves tribal oil tax bill (04/13)
New chairman of Tulalip Tribes seeks balance (04/13)
Ouster of Hopi chairman stirs heated debate (04/13)
Northern Ute chairwoman, incumbents ousted (04/13)
Political-themed Native art show opens in DC (04/13)
Artman jumps into new job as head of BIA (04/12)
Ousted Hopi chairman seeks damages from council (04/12)
Smithsonian spent $20K on catered dinner for NMAI (04/12)
Cherokee Nation chief took money from Abramoff (04/12)
Senate committee hearing on tribal colleges (04/12)
Ousted Hopi chairman sues council to regain post (04/11)
House sets hearing on Lynch, friend of Piestewa (04/11)
House committee hits Gonzales with first subpoena (04/11)
Pit River council removes chairwoman from office (04/10)
Upcoming Senate and House committee hearings (04/09)
Artman hopes to address backlogs as head of BIA (04/05)
Pit River chairwoman seeks to regain powers (04/05)
Ousted Hopi chairman to challenge removal (04/05)
Indian lawmakers vote against Bill of Rights Day (04/04)
SCIA sets April 12 meeting, hearing on tribal colleges (04/04)
Carl Artman to appear on Native America Calling (04/04)
Artman ushers in leadership changes at BIA (04/02)
Tribal lobbying in Washington drops 25 percent (04/02)
Indian Country crime an issue in US Attorney firing (04/02)
Bush administration won't admit liability on Indian trust (03/30)
Hopi chairman ousted after less than a month on job (03/30)
Mediator suggests $7-9B settlement for Cobell (03/30)
'Prez on the Rez' hopes to finalize roster (03/30)
Listening Lounge: House hearing on BIA-OST (03/30)
Democrats pass Native Hawaiian bill on second try (03/29)
Listening Lounge: House hearing on royalties (03/29)
Senate hearing on Indian trust fund litigation (03/29)
Bill recognizes Meskwaki Tribe's court decisions (03/29)
Spirit Lake secretary-treasurer survives recall (03/28)
Gonzales won't testify about trust fund settlement (03/28)
Commentary: The revolving door in Washington (03/28)
House hearing on BIA and OST budget for 2008 (03/28)
Bill to award medal to Sisseton-Wahpeton vet (03/28)
Soboba Band holds election for council members (03/28)
House hearing on royalty collection at Interior (03/28)
Mayor faces removal for comments about tribe (03/27)
Tribes watch as BIA budget slowly dwindles (03/27)
Muscogee woman runs for mayor in Spokane (03/27)
House hearing on royalty collection at Interior (03/26)
Senate hearing on trust fund litigation on Thursday (03/26)
Urban clinics and tribal colleges see good news in budget (03/23)
J. Steven Griles pleads guilty for lying about Abramoff (03/23)
State officials to 'host' Cherokee fundraiser (03/23)
'Political people' at DOJ accused of interference (03/22)
Indian Affairs Committee hearing on housing (03/22)
Kempthorne touts Indian initiatives in new budget (03/21)
Four Tulalip women seek spots on tribal council (03/21)
Morongo Band prepares for 'Prez on the Rez' (03/21)
US Attorney earned tribal praise despite Bush ouster (03/20)
Bush renominates tribal foe to Michigan judgeship (03/20)
Former top aide to Sen. Campbell to plead guilty (03/20)
Chumash Tribe re-elects chairman, incumbents (03/20)
Catawba Nation chief steps down after 34 years (03/20)
South Dakota water project gets extra funds (03/20)
Indian health care push heads to House (03/19)
GOP lawmaker says Natives had 'limited vocabulary' (03/19)
'Prez on the Rez' seeks all Democratic candidates (03/19)
Upcoming Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearings (03/19)
NIGC completes team with tribal gaming regulator (03/16)
South Dakota county approves Indian districts (03/16)
Navajo woman to continue Native voter push (03/16)
Bill to shield Indian mascots from NCAA reintroduced (03/16)
Mayan activists purify site of Bush's 'bad spirits' (03/16)
Former Rep. Metcalf, treaty rights opponent, dies (03/16)
Connecticut Indians seek legislative commission (03/15)
Washington GOP tries to limit tribal donations (03/15)
BIA names new director for Navajo regional office (03/14)
DOJ stumbles to explain Indian health 'white paper' (03/14)
Congressional Black Caucus backs Freedmen (03/14)
E-mails shed new details on US Attorney for Arizona (03/14)
Bush aide linked to Special Trustee firing resigns (03/14)
House hearing on Indian Health Care Improvement (03/14)
Bush administration takes limited view of Indian health (03/12)
Oneida Nation shifts lobbying to Washington (03/12)
Senate holds Indian Health Care Improvement Act hearing (03/09)
Navajo delegate faces domestic charge (03/08)
Senate hearing on Indian Health reauthorization (03/08)
Sen. Domenici hires law firm over US Attorney flap (03/08)
Artman still recused on Iroquois tribal issues (03/08)
Artman ready to get to work as assistant secretary (03/07)
Editorial: Oneida Nation proud of Carl Artman (03/07)
Jodi Rave: BIA decision-making slow without leader (03/07)
House Resources Committee markup session (03/07)
The Politico: Comments on Native apology (03/06)
Former White House aide guilty on four counts (03/06)
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe elects new chairman (03/06)
'Indigenous Day' bills advance in New Mexico (03/06)
Column: Lobbying against lobbying reform bill (03/06)
Senate finally confirms Artman to head BIA (03/06)
Cherokee Nation votes to deny citizenship to Freedmen (03/05)
House committee to take up Native Hawaiian bill (03/05)
Hearings on Indian Health Care Improvement Act (03/05)
NCAI 2007: Updates from winter session in Washington (03/02)
Utah bill to protect remains on private land passes (03/02)
Red Cliff chairwoman says Wisconsin tribes divided (03/02)
Hopi Code Talkers excluded from postage stamp bill (03/02)
House approves bill to ease union organization (03/02)
Ousted US Attorneys to testify before House panel (03/02)
NCAI 2007: Updates from winter session in Washington (03/01)
ACLU weighs challenge to South Dakota county (03/01)
Muscogee woman made history with political run (03/01)
Ousted US Attorney cites Republican pressure (03/01)
Column: Another troubling Interior report (02/28)
Transcript: Agriculture Secretary at NCAI (02/28)
Japan opposes Alaska Native subsistence hunting (02/28)
NCAI 2007: Updates from winter session in Washington (02/28)
House committee hearing on 'The Evolving West' (02/28)
NCAI 2007: Updates from winter session in Washington (02/27)
NCAI in Washington this week for winter meeting (02/26)
Montana bill targets 'Driving While Indian' (02/26)
Tim Giago: A view from South Dakota, the 'red' state (02/26)
Hoopa Valley Tribe asked to stop political donations (02/23)
Richardson wants Cabinet-level Indian department (02/23)
Artman's nomination held up by GOP senators (02/22)
Congressional Record: Support for Carl Artman (02/22)
Land-into-trust requests fall into BIA's 'black hole' (02/21)
Former Campbell staffer still under investigation (02/21)
Column: 'Lobbyist' now a dirty word in Washington (02/21)
Sen. Johnson moved to private rehabilitation center (02/21)
United Tribes board elects Spirit Lake chairwoman (02/20)
Disputed Hopi chairman wants to get to work (02/20)
INDN's List to launch 'Prez on the Rez' at NCAI (02/19)
US Attorney ousted over tribal death penalty cases (02/19)
House Resources Committee hearing on DOI issues (02/16)
Interior Department wary of off-reservation gaming (02/15)
Senate passes $463B appropriations measure (02/15)
Griles shares two homes with former DOJ official (02/15)
Group seeks new election for Hopi chairman (02/15)
Indian Affairs Committee hearing on budget (02/15)
House committee hearing on DOI rescheduled (02/14)
NIGC to revise controversial Class II proposal (02/13)
Voting rights trial hears of racism against Indians (02/13)
NAIHC hosts annual legislative conference in DC (02/13)
Apology resolution introduced again in Congress (02/13)
USET in Washington for annual Impact Week meeting (02/12)
Indian Affairs Committee hearing on budget (02/12)
House Resources Committee hearing on DOI issues (02/12)
Montana Republican lashes out at Indian Democrats (02/09)
Hopi Tribe elects chairman in special election (02/09)
Fire Thunder to present lecture at South Dakota college (02/08)
North Dakota tribe announces layoffs of employees (02/08)
Former Grand Traverse chair quits tribal politics (02/08)
Oklahoma Indians criticize English-only measure (02/08)
Bush budget cuts health, education and housing (02/08)
House committee approves tribal meth legislation (02/08)
Indian Affairs Committee meeting, hearing (02/08)
Confederated Siletz Tribes re-elect three to council (02/07)
DOJ budget slashes funds for tribal courts and jails (02/07)
Tribal meth bill approved by House subcommittee (02/07)
Interior budget funds anti-meth and education initiatives (02/06)
Oglala Sioux Tribe to bring in panel to review election (02/06)
Oklahoma Native American Caucus grows to 20 (02/06)
Legal Times: Griles hid romance from investigators (02/06)
Interior Secretary Kempthorne to unveil new budget (02/05)
Candidate for Cherokee Nation chief campaigns (02/05)
New Mexico tribes lobby lawmakers on Indian Day (02/05)
Indian Affairs Committee sets hearing on diabetes (02/05)
Sen. Tester busy meeting with tribes, Cobell (02/05)
Candidate for Hopi chair faces residency challenge (02/02)
Senate panel promises strong backing for BIA nominee (02/02)
Navajo woman appointed to New Mexico Legislature (02/02)
Grand Traverse Band ousts council incumbents (02/02)
Bill to block new liquor licenses near Bear Butte killed (02/01)
Kickapoo chairman criticizes 'Official English' bill (02/01)
Crow chairman delivers State of Tribal Nations (02/01)
Hopi woman passed over for interim US Attorney (02/01)
House passes $463B federal appropriations measure (02/01)
Confirmation hearing for BIA nominee Artman (02/01)
Democrats push $463 billion federal spending measure (01/31)
Fond du Lac Band elects first woman as chair (01/31)
Mississippi Choctaw Chief Martin seeks 8th term (01/31)
Montana bill supports tribal economic commission (01/31)
Hopi Tribe narrows candidates for new chairman (01/31)
Column: Navajo lawmaker leaves big shoes to fill (01/30)
Senate committee to consider BIA nomination (01/29)
Hopi woman touted as next US Attorney for Arizona (01/29)
Bill seeks Indian for South Dakota parole board (01/29)
Navajo Nation Council speaker mistakenly arrested (01/29)
A new co-chair for Native American Caucus (01/26)
State of Indian Nations broadcast on CSPAN3 (01/25)
Hopi Tribe holds special election for chairman (01/25)
Abramoff's old law firm defending Griles (01/25)
Indian Affairs Committee business meeting (01/25)
NCAI's Garcia prepares for State of Indian Nations (01/24)
Navajo woman suggested for New Mexico Senate (01/24)
Bills in Congress address meth crisis in Indian Country (01/23)
Navajo man resigns from New Mexico Legislature (01/23)
Navajo Nation Council opens winter session (01/23)
Choctaw Chief Pyle to attend State of Union in DC (01/23)
Ute Mountain Ute man retains state commission post (01/19)
Senate shields tribes from new lobbying restrictions (01/19)
Rehberg seeks House Indian Affairs Committee (01/19)
Navajo court rules man can't serve tribe and state (01/19)
Tribes ask Congress to end tax-exempt bond dispute (01/19)
Tex Hall still fighting loss of tribal election (01/19)
Cherokee Nation judge announces run for chief (01/19)
Opinion: Native Hawaiian recognition a bad bill (01/18)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee meets under Democratic rule (01/18)
House Democrats ready to pass energy package (01/18)
Idaho tribal leaders view questionable murals (01/18)
Few Natives seek public office in border town (01/17)
Cherokees in California want to be part of community (01/16)
NCAI's Garcia to deliver State of Indian Nations (01/16)
Large land-based tribes to meet in Washington (01/16)
Ouster of Cherokee Freedmen an issue in California (01/15)
Navajo woman runs for mayor of border town (01/12)
Senate kills measure to limit tribal political donations (01/11)
Tribal leaders to view controversal Idaho murals (01/11)
United Indian Nations hold first meeting in Oklahoma (01/11)
Jodi Rave: Myers drops bid for 9th Circuit seat (01/11)
Tex Hall mulling next step in election dispute (01/11)
No absentee voters for Eastern Cherokee election (01/10)
Shirley sworn in for 2nd term as Navajo president (01/10)
Tribes discuss shift of power in Washington (01/09)
A record four Indian lawmakers in Washington (01/09)
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe to hold new elections (01/09)
Yakama council member, 79, suspended after DUIs (01/09)
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community reorganizes (01/09)
In United Kingdom, 'Navajo' means gay-friendly (01/08)
Sauk-Suiattle Tribe ousts chairwoman (01/08)
Montana Republican rebuked for 'chief' comments (01/08)
Passamaquoddy Tribe rejects Maine governor (01/08)
Turtle Mountain chairman addresses lawmakers (01/08)
Navajo man fights to serve tribe and New Mexico (01/05)
Jodi Rave: Rep. Rehberg backs Indian committee (01/05)
No House Indian Affairs Committee for now (01/05)
Democrats take control of House and Senate (01/05)
Bush urged to nominate Hopi woman for U.S. Attorney (01/05)
Yakama council member, 79, arrested for DUIs (01/04)
Hopi chairman's race draws eleven candidates (01/04)
Tribes off to Schwarzenegger inauguration (01/04)
Sen. Vitter targets tribal campaign contributions (01/04)
First bill in Congress on lobbying, ethics reform (01/04)
New Mexico Pueblos welcome new slate of leaders (01/03)
Election to oust Cherokee Freedmen delayed (01/03)
Former Sac and Fox leader eyes Hall of Fame slot (01/03)

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