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DVIDS: Defense Department agencies host tribes for annual meeting in Utah
DVIDS: Defense Department agencies host tribes for annual meeting in Utah (May 9, 2017)

Utah Department of Defense agencies hosted an annual face-to-face meeting April 27-28 with members of several American Indian Tribes who claim ancestral and ongoing ties to lands managed by the DOD agencies.


Paiute Tribe upset by performance of 'Redmen' high school group
Paiute Tribe upset by performance of 'Redmen' high school group (March 4, 2016)

The drill team at Cedar High School in Utah had been warned not to proceed with a culturally insensitive dance


Native boy sent home from school in Utah for traditional haircut
Native boy sent home from school in Utah for traditional haircut (September 21, 2015)

Jakobe Sanden, 7, was allowed to return after a leader of the Seneca Nation of New York intervened.


10th Circuit affirms convictions of former Paiute Tribe employee
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10th Circuit affirms convictions of former Paiute Tribe employee (July 28, 2015)

Jeffrey Charles Zander diverted Bureau of Indian Affairs grant money to his own bank accounts.


Paiute Tribe won't reinstate leader ousted for NFL team's gifts
Paiute Tribe won't reinstate leader ousted for NFL team's gifts (May 14, 2015)

Gari Lafferty was removed after accepting a free trip to Washington, D.C., and other items of value from the Original Americans Foundation.


Phil Gover: NFL team undermines and corrupts Indian Country
Phil Gover: NFL team undermines and corrupts Indian Country (April 7, 2015)

Watching the Chairwoman’s slow-motion implosion, interacting with her supporters and detractors, and reflecting on my own strong feelings over what she did has left me feeling angry, divided and a little less hopeful. I can tell her supporters feel the same.


Former leader of Paiute Tribe to appeal removal over NFL gifts
Former leader of Paiute Tribe to appeal removal over NFL gifts (April 6, 2015)

Gari Lafferty now insists she did nothing wrong despite acknowledging she may have violated the tribe's ethics rules by accepting a free trip to Washington, D.C.


Original Americans Foundation claims work with over 50 tribes
Original Americans Foundation claims work with over 50 tribes (April 3, 2015)

The Washington NFL team announced the organization more than a year ago but its financial activities remain a secret.


Paiute Tribe removes chairwoman for accepting NFL team's gifts
Paiute Tribe removes chairwoman for accepting NFL team's gifts (April 2, 2015)

Gari Lafferty accepted a trip to Washington, D.C., and other items of value in violation of ethics rules.


Paiute Tribe moves to oust leader for accepting NFL team's gifts
Paiute Tribe moves to oust leader for accepting NFL team's gifts (April 1, 2015)

Chairwoman Gari Lafferty accepted a free trip to Washington, D.C., and is feeling the fallout.


Another suggestion for Indian woman on $20 bill -- Sakakawea
Another suggestion for Indian woman on $20 bill -- Sakakawea (March 25, 2015)

A group called Women on 20s has selected 15 candidates to replace Andrew Jackson but none represent Indian Country.


Cedar Band of Paiute Indians market Twisted Cedar label of wine
Cedar Band of Paiute Indians market Twisted Cedar label of wine (August 13, 2014)

Proceeds from the label will go to tribal social services and other programs.


BIA hosts scoping meeting on Paiute Tribe land-into-trust bid
BIA hosts scoping meeting on Paiute Tribe land-into-trust bid (July 28, 2014)

The tribe wants to use 174 acres near Zion National Park for economic development.


Shivwits Band seeing early success with gas station and store
Shivwits Band seeing early success with gas station and store (July 23, 2014)

Plans are underway to expand the See'Veets Eng store, which opened on February 1.


Protesters face charges for ride through archaeological site in Utah
Protesters face charges for ride through archaeological site in Utah (May 15, 2014)

As many as 40 to 50 people on ATVS rode through Recapture Canyon, an area held sacred by Paiute tribes.


Man sentenced to 68 months in scam to defraud Paiute Tribe
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Man sentenced to 68 months in scam to defraud Paiute Tribe (November 22, 2013)

A former employee of the Paiute Tribe of Utah was sentenced to 68 months in federal prison.


Michael Taylor: University should honor Paiute tribes in Utah
Michael Taylor: University should honor Paiute tribes in Utah (September 24, 2013)

Michael Taylor asks Dixie State University to acknowledge that the campus is on traditional Paiute land in Utah.


Gari Lafferty takes over as leader  of   Paiute Tribe in Utah
Gari Lafferty takes over as leader of Paiute Tribe in Utah (May 23, 2013)

Gari Lafferty was elected as chairwoman of the Paiute Tribe of Utah last month. Lafferty defeated four other candidates for the post, according to the election results. She said her...


Indian Peaks Band breaks ground on first economic project
Indian Peaks Band breaks ground on first economic project (April 2, 2013)

The Indian Peaks Band of Paiute Indians broke ground on an RV park on Monday. The Indian Peaks RV Campground is the first economic development project for the band, the...


Massacre   wrongly blamed on Indians   resonates 115 years later
Massacre wrongly blamed on Indians resonates 115 years later (May 21, 2012)

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints apologized for an 1857 massacre that was wrongly blamed on Indians but descendants of the survivors continue to commemorate the attack. Members...


Tonia Means: Paiute people welcome return of stolen petroglyph
Tonia Means: Paiute people welcome return of stolen petroglyph (July 21, 2011)

"On behalf of the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe, I want to congratulate our fellow Paiutes from Pahrump for their dogged efforts to return stolen American Indian pictographs to their natural...


Paiute Tribe hosts 31st annual federal restoration powwow
Paiute Tribe hosts 31st annual federal restoration powwow (June 10, 2011)

The Paiute Tribe of Utah hosts the 31st Anniversary Paiute Restoration Gathering this weekend. The federal government terminated the tribe in 1954. Nearly half of the tribal membership died and...


Volunteers work to remove graffiti from sacred Paiute  site
Volunteers work to remove graffiti from sacred Paiute site (May 20, 2011)

Volunteers are working to remove graffiti from the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Nevada. Vandals spray-painted on petroglyphs at a sacred Paiute site. One teen has been arrested...


Board moves forward with landfill opposed by Moapa Band
Board moves forward with landfill opposed by Moapa Band (April 29, 2011)

The Southern Nevada Health District is moving forward with a permit to expand a landfill at a power plant next to the reservation of the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians....


Ancestors   stored in metal  shipping  box at   construction site   in Utah
Ancestors stored in metal shipping box at construction site in Utah (February 8, 2011)

Dozens of ancestral remains have been uncovered at a construction site in Utah but instead of being reburied they are being stored in a big metal shipping box. Work began...


Man accused of theft from Paiute Tribe also charged in state court
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Man accused of theft from Paiute Tribe also charged in state court (January 27, 2011)

A Utah man who has been charged in federal court for stealing from the Paiute Tribe also faces charges in state court. Jeffrey Charles Zander, 55, has been charged with...


Utah man accused of stealing more than $176K from Paiute  Tribe
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Utah man accused of stealing more than $176K from Paiute Tribe (January 13, 2011)

A Utah man who appears to have a checkered past has been charged with stealing more than $176,000 from the Paiute Tribe. Jeffrey C. Zander worked as the tribe's economic...