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Filed Under: Environment
Hoopa Valley Tribe orders water restrictions as tanks run dry (07/01)
More than 100 people went without water last week and residents are being asked to conserve water.

Filed Under: Business | National
Morongo Band interested in acquiring Colt gun manufacturer (06/30)
The iconic company declared bankruptcy earlier this month and owes $500 million to creditors.

Filed Under: Law | National | Recognition
BIA adopts new policy regarding federal recognition process (06/30)
All groups seeking recognition, clarification or affirmation of their status must follow the same rules.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Editorial: County stonewalling Chumash Tribe on development (06/26)
The U.S. Congress is trying to do something folks in Santa Barbara County have been unable to do — start a useful conversation between local governments.

Filed Under: Business
Yurok Tribe to launch ferry to ease travel time on reservation (06/23)
Passengers will be able to get from Klamath to Sregon Village in just 45 minutes, eliminating a three-hour drive.

Filed Under: Education | National
Tribes in California work to send more young members to college (06/19)
The Sycuan Band and the Viejas Band entered into a partnership with UC San Diego.

Filed Under: Opinion
The Canary: Guess what guys - the Chumash Tribe was here first (06/18)
With the legislation pushing on one end and an application tentatively approved by the Bureau of Indian Affairs pushing on the other, this story’s got legs.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Lawmakers slam county for poor dealings with Chumash Tribe (06/18)
Conflict between tribal and local governments was on full display as the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs heard testimony on three bills.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
Witness list for House hearing on tribal and Alaska Native bills (06/17)
Two bills address land-into-trust issues for tribes in California while the third resolves a long-standing Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act issue.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Agua Caliente Band won't pursue certain taxation claims in lawsuit (06/15)
The tribe is only challenging one county's tax despite attempts by other agencies to inject other claims into the lawsuit.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
House subcommittee sets hearing on tribal and Alaska Native bills (06/15)
Two bills address land-into-trust issues for tribes in California while the third resolves a long-standing Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act issue.

Filed Under: Environment
Middletown Rancheria raises concerns about geothermal pipeline (06/12)
The Calpine energy company balked at paying the tribe for cultural monitoring services but a compromise was reached.

Filed Under: Health | Politics | Trust
House committee approves Morongo Band and Alaska Native bills (06/12)
One bill settles a long-running land dispute while the other paves the way for an expansion of an Alaska Native health facility.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Water agencies granted early appeal in Agua Caliente Band case (06/12)
Two water agencies are trying to stop the case before the tribe's water rights are quantified.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Trust
House subcommittee hears views on tribal and Alaska Native bills (06/11)
The hearing lacked the fireworks of the panel's last session but Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) still pushed hard for a Native veterans bill.

Filed Under: Health | Politics | Trust
House committee to consider two tribal and Alaska Native bills (06/10)
One bill benefits the Morongo Band of Mission Indians in California while the other helps the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation in Alaska.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
House panel holds hearing on three tribal and Alaska Native bills (06/09)
The bills address specific issues for two tribes and for Alaska Native veterans.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Pinoleville Pomo Nation faces prosecution over marijuana plants (06/05)
The district attorney disputes a claim that his office won't go after operations with under 200 plants.

Filed Under: Education | Law | National
Student from Pit River Tribe graduates with eagle feather in cap (06/05)
Christian Titman, 18, proudly wore the eagle feather that was a gift from his father and his grandfather.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Pinoleville Pomo Nation starts planting marijuana on reservation (06/04)
The tribe has cautiously put 25 plants on one parcel and 26 on another and is inviting the county sheriff to come and eradicate that last plant.

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