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Oneida Nation sends $11M to county as part of settlement (04/18)
The Oneida Nation of New York made its first payment to Madison County under a settlement that was recently approved by a federal judge.

Northern Arapaho Tribe receives $157M trust settlement (04/18)
The Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming has received a $157 million trust fund settlement.

Judge won't force Puyallup Tribe to comply with IRS levy request (04/14)
The Puyallup Tribe of Washington has prevailed in a taxation dispute with the Internal Revenue Service.

Northern Arapaho Tribe to issue per cap from trust settlement (04/11)
The Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming announced a per capita payment from a recent trust fund settlement.

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.

City sues Fond du Lac Band in federal court over land-into-trust (04/03)
The city of Duluth, Minnesota, filed a lawsuit in federal court in hopes of stopping the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians from pursuing a land-into-trust application.

Senate measure introduced to fix Carcieri land-into-trust ruling (04/01)
A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the Senate introduced a bill to fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.

BIA tells energy firm to pay $418K for drilling on Blackfeet land (03/27)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has told an energy company to pay $418,264 t landowners on the Blackfeet Nation in Montana.

Law Article: DOI takes diligent approach with land-into-trust (03/19)
Attorneys discuss new legal opinion from the Interior Department that addresses the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar:

OST helps members of two Colorado tribes develop their wills (03/18)
The Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians is helping members of Colorado tribes develop wills.

Muscogee Nation working to revitalize property on riverfront (03/17)
The Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma is working to revitalize the Riverwalk Crossing.

Opinion: Federal government keeps Native people in poverty (03/14)
Shawn Regan of the Property and Environment Research Center explains how federal policies keep Native Americans in poverty.

Rep. Capps opposes Chumash Tribe's land-into-trust measure (03/14)
Rep. Lois Capps (D-California) is opposing a bill to place 1,400 acres in trust for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians.

DOI addresses Carcieri land-into-trust decision in legal opinion (03/13)
The Interior Department released a long-awaited legal opinion on Wednesday that addresses the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar

Court stops lawsuit over Fond du Lac Band land-into-trust bid (03/13)
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians can't be sued in state court for filing a land-into-trust application, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled.

Tribes reiterate support for Keith Harper's historic nomination (03/11)
Tribal leaders who serve on the executive committee of the National Congress of American Indians reiterated their support for Keith Harper to serve as the U.S. Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council.

IRS issues tax guidance on per capita payouts from trust funds (03/10)
The Internal Revenue Service issued guidance today regarding the taxation of per capita payments from tribal trust funds.

US Judgment Fund used to pay out out tribal trust settlements (03/10)
The federal government's Judgment Fund has been used to pay out a slew of tribal trust fund settlements.

Supreme Court turns down Dakota trust mismanagement case (03/10)
The U.S. Supreme Court today declined petitions in the long-running Dakota trust mismanagement case.

Washburn signs reservation proclamation for Muckleshoot Tribe (03/05)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has issued a reservation proclamation for the Muckleshoot Tribe of Washington.

Judge adopts Oneida Nation settlement with state and counties (03/05)
A federal judge approved a major settlement between the Oneida Nation, the state of New York and two counties in New York.

New Obama budget includes $139M for Office of Special Trustee (03/04)
The Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians will see $139 million under the fiscal year 2015 budget proposal that President Barack Obama released.

BIA adds golf course property to Suquamish Tribe's reservation (02/28)
The Port Madison Reservation, home to the Suquamish Tribe of Washington, has just grown in size.

Dave Palermo: California AG battles land-into-trust applications (02/24)
California Attorney General Kamala Harris has opposed at least 15 land-into-trust applications before the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Law Article: Court deals another blow to land-into-trust process (02/21)
Attorney discusses impact of 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Big Lagoon Rancheria v. California on the land-into-trust process.

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