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Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets business meeting on bills (07/28)
Bills affect Native languages, land-into-trust for tribes in Montana, Nevada and Mexico and a governance issue for the Miami Nation of Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Environment
Al Jazeera: Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe hails return of native fish (07/10)
After decades of work, the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe in Nevada has seen the first naturally spawning runs of the Lahontan cutthroat trout.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
Moapa Band asks Congress to pass bill to add land to reservation (07/10)
Chairwoman Aletha Tom says land will be used for housing, recreation, cultural purposes and renewable energy development.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics | Trust
Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee's hearing on five bills (07/09)
The bills address land-into-trust, mineral rights and water rights issues for tribes in Arizona, Montana, Nevada and New Mexico.

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Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on bills (07/07)
Five bills affecting land-into-trust, mineral rights and water rights are on the agenda.

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Senate Committee on Indian Affairs plans four hearings in July (06/30)
Hearings scheduled on five bills, Cobell land buy-back program, Indian gaming and natural disasters.

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.

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Sen. Reid sponsors bills to place land in trust for Nevada tribes (06/18)
Eight tribes would receive about 120,000 acres in trust.

Filed Under: Law
Secretary Jewell links Las Vegas shooters to outspoken rancher (06/11)
Two people who went to Cliven Bundy's ranch targeted and killed police officers.

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: Opinion
Column: Washoe Tribe carries long grudge against Mark Twain (05/22)
Columnist wonders why the Washoe Tribe took so long to complain about Mark Twain.

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Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes seven bills at meeting (05/21)
Bills address land-into-trust, Native youth, water rights, Alaska Native safety and energy development.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting and hearing (05/19)
Seven bills are on the agenda while the hearing will focus on Indian education.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Environment
Washoe Tribe's objections kill plan to name site for Mark Twain (05/19)
The author once used a derogatory word to describe the Washoe people.

Filed Under: Environment
USDA Blog: Ft. McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe airs concerns (05/15)
The Department of Agriculture took its Farm Bill Road Show to the Fort McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe in Nevada.

Filed Under: Politics | Sports
Nevada tribe returned gift from Original Americans Foundation (05/08)
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.

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Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on bills (05/06)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a hearing tomorrow on five bills.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold hearing on Carcieri fix (05/05)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing this Wednesday on five bills.

Filed Under: Environment | Health | Law | National
Al Jazeera: Moapa Band blames coal plant for health problems (04/30)
The Moapa Band of Paiute Indians in Nevada is suing an energy company and the Environmental Protection Agency over a coal-fired power plant next to the reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Gradual stealing of Western Shoshone land (04/24)
Steven Newcomb explores the convoluted logic behind the gradual stealing of lands promised to the Western Shoshone Nation by treaty.

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