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Filed Under: Opinion
Luis Alejo: Apologize to the Chumash Tribe for 'hurtful' remarks (01/30)
The ugly truth is that Native people were placed on reservations that look nothing like their original homelands.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
First Nations Experience to grow with $6M from San Manuel Band (01/29)
The FNX TV station's daily viewership is 120,000 households

Filed Under: Environment
Nevada City Rancheria objects to leasing of land to another tribe (01/29)
Yuba County is leasing the land to the Tsi Akim Maidu Tribe.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Business
Auburn Community buys stake in rock music festival company (01/28)
The tribe's investment in Danny Wimmer Presents was described as 'significant.'

Filed Under: Business
Morongo Band to debut first tribally-owned Taco Bell next week (01/27)
The tribe is the majority owner of the establishment, which is located on the reservation and right off a busy interstate.

Filed Under: Politics
House Natural Resources Committee set to hold first meeting (01/27)
The committee is seeing some major changes under the leadership of Rep. Rob Bishop, Republican of Utah.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
County files appeal over Chumash Tribe land-into-trust decision (01/27)
The tribe plans to use a 1,400-acre site for housing and other purposes.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Opinion: Wealthy tribes shouldn't follow land-into-trust process (01/26)
The federal government established fee to trust to help impoverished Indians get off the welfare rolls, not to help wealthy Indians get off tax rolls.

Filed Under: Law
No charges filed for deaths of two people on Barona Reservation (01/23)
Elaina Rose Welch was released from jail without being charged for the deaths of her son and her boyfriend.

Filed Under: Politics
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation inaugurates Leland Kinter as chairman (01/22)
Leland Kinter succeeds longtime chairman Marshall McKay.

Filed Under: National
Sainthood for founder of brutal California Indian mission system (01/22)
Junipero Serra relocated tribal members to the missions, where they were forced to convert to Catholicism and put to work.

Filed Under: Environment
Native American Land Conservancy works to protect sacred site (01/21)
The Chemehuevi Tribe helped bless the work at the in Old Woman Mountains Preserve in California.

Filed Under: Politics
Voters from Tule River Tribe re-elect four incumbents for council (01/20)
Five seats were up for grabs and four were taken by incumbents.

Filed Under: Education | National
Historic Lakota winter count went unnoticed in trunk for decades (01/20)
The count features 136 years of pictographs and was likely created by someone on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation.

Filed Under: Law
Woman arrested for deaths of two people on Barona Reservation (01/19)
Authorities believe Elaina Rose Welch killed her three-year-old son and fatally shot a 32-year-old man identified as her boyfriend.

Filed Under: Trust
Lytton Band asks voters to approve utility service to housing site (01/16)
The issue could be on the ballot in June of November.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Chumash Tribe slams official for questioning 'reservation system' (01/16)
Chairman Vincent Armenta said the tribe must repeatedly battle local officials who don't respect its sovereignty.

Filed Under: Law | National
Non-Indians refuse to pay rent to Colorado River Indian Tribes (01/15)
One holdout grosses about $150,000 a year from a mobile home park but won't pay any money due to the tribe under a lease.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Pinoleville Pomo Nation to use marijuana revenue for programs (01/15)
The tribe is the first in Indian Country to enter the legal marijuana industry.

Filed Under: Law | National
Colorado River Indian Tribes don't plan to remove 'illegal aliens' (01/12)
Chairman Dennis Patch said the tribe has no intention of going after all non-Indians -- only those who are in trespass.

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