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Four Indian Country bills cleared the Senate as lawmakers head into an extended break before the November election.
The Nevada Native Nations Land Act now awaits action in the House.
Congress authorized the program to provide $300 million over two years to help Indian Country fight high rates of the disease.
Residents of the reservation blame asthma, respiration illnesses and other health problems on the Reid Gardner Generating Station in Nevada.
The facility would be located on land promised to Western Shoshone tribes under the 1863 Treaty of Ruby Valley.
The project would have allowed an energy company to retire a coal-fired power plant next to the reservation.
The tribe will receive $3.6 million and several hundred acres of land in exchange for dropping its water rights claims.
The Original Americans Foundation wanted to buy the tribe a van.
The Obama administration supports the tribe but the bill has been in limbo for more than a year.
Another court battle awaits young Native activists who proved the team's marks are disparaging.
Eight tribes would receive about 120,000 acres in trust.
Writer doesn't think Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada) should be fighting the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.
Team won't say whether it is holding a media event with tribal leaders.
The Washington NFL team asked fans to show their support on Twitter but the responses probably weren't the ones that were expected.
There are conflicting claims about the role of the late Walter Wetzel.
A energy bill with widespread support failed in the Senate on Monday in a partisan dispute over the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.
A Nevada tribe refused to accept a gift from the Original Americans Foundation, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada), the Senate majority leader, said on MSNBC.
Two members of Congress say the NFL should follow the lead of the NBA in addressing racism in professional sports.
Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada), the Senate majority leader, said a new name for the Washington professional football team is inevitable.
Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada), the Senate majority leader, on the importance of tribal jurisdiction provisions in S.47, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act: March 7 was a...
Negotiations continue in the Senate on a fix to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar, Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada) said on Monday. At the start of the...
"What’s your familiarity level with Indian country? You have several tribes in Nevada. How connected to them are you? Well, this is one of the few times in my life...
Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-Hawaii), the chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, will push for a fix to U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar after the November election,...
President Barack Obama plans to sign an Indian housing bill into law, the White House said on Tuesday. The Senate passed H.R.205 by unanimous consent. The bill, known as the...
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee approved two bills at a business meeting on Thursday. The committee approved S.1763, the SAVE Native Women Act. The bill restores tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians...
The following is a statement from Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada). I’m saddened to hear of the passing of Elouise Cobell, a true champion for justice who improved the lives of...
A bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Elouise Cobell, the lead plaintiff in the Indian trust fund case, has gained a few more supporters. Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada),...