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Filed Under: Environment | Politics
House subcommittee to hold hearing on bill for Hualapai Tribe (09/17)
The Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act ensures the tribe and allottees have sufficient access to water.

Filed Under: Politics
House Natural Resources Committee sets markup on tribal bills (09/17)
Five bills affecting taxation, tribal foster children, a land dispute, land-into-trust and an Alaska Native corporation are on the agenda.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
Audio: House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs (09/10)
Lawmakers took testimony on a tribal consultation bill and an Alaska Native land transfer.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
House subcommittes to hold hearings on tribal and Alaska bills (09/05)
Bills affect tribal consultation and land conveyances to Alaska Native corporations.

Filed Under: Recognition
Bill introduced to extend recognition to Clatsop-Nehalem Tribe (08/20)
The Clatsop-Nehalem Restoration Act was introduced on July 28.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Support grows for trail to recognize forced march of Ponca Tribe (08/01)
The Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail traces the forced removal and return of the Ponca Tribe to Nebraska.

Filed Under: Politics
Rep. Young apologizes for grabbing arm of Congressional staffer (08/01)
A video shows the staffer reacting in pain or shock after his arm was twisted by the lawmaker.

Filed Under: Cobell | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Lawmakers seek distribution of Cobell checks (07/31)
Senator John Walsh (D-MT) and Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) introduced a bill last week that would streamline the Cobell Land Buy-Back program and the payment of the second and long awaited Cobell settlement payments.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
House Natural Resources Committee markup on four tribal bills (07/30)
Bills affect Alaska Native arts and crafts and land-into-trust for tribes in California, Nevada and Michigan.

Filed Under: Cobell | Politics | Trust
Audio from House subcommittee hearing on five tribal measures (07/29)
Most of the discussion centered on a bill to authorize self-determination contracts for the Cobell land buy-back program.

Filed Under: Cobell | Politics | Trust
House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs hearing (07/29)
Bills address taxation of per capita payments for a Minnesota tribe, the safety of Native children, the Cobell buy-back program and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho.

Filed Under: Health | Politics | Trust
Audio: House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs (07/15)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs embraced three bills while the Indian Health Service was more guarded about a forward funding bill.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Bill allows tribes to manage wild horse herds from federal land (07/15)
Some tribes have complained about wild horse populations on their reservations.

Filed Under: Health | Politics | Trust
Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on four tribal bills (07/14)
Bills affect self-determination, land-into-trust and the Indian Health Service.

Filed Under: Health | Politics | Trust
Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs sets hearing (07/08)
Bills affect self-determination, land-into-trust and the Indian Health Service.

Filed Under: National | Opinion
Editorial: Another hearing won't help Spirit Lake Nation children (06/27)
Newspaper says only the Spirit Lake Nation can change the way children are treated on the reservation:

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Witness list for House hearing on child welfare at Spirit Lake (06/23)
Chairman Leander R. McDonald is among the witnesses.

Filed Under: Politics
House Natural Resources Committee markup on two tribal bills (06/18)
The Nevada Native Nations Lands Act and the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe - Fish Springs Ranch Settlement Act are on the agenda.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
House subcommittee holds hearing on Pyramid Lake Paiute bill (06/10)
Chairman Elwood Lowery will testify on a bill to ratify a water settlement.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Trust
Interior Department opposes bill to end Office of Special Trustee (05/08)
The Obama administration opposes a bill to eliminate the Office of Special Trustee for American Indians

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