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Filed Under: Environment
Moapa Band loses bid for $438M solar facility on reservation (10/31)
The project would have allowed an energy company to retire a coal-fired power plant next to the reservation.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Opinion: Help Moapa Band bring solar energy to more consumers (10/28)
Rep. Steven Horsford (D) urges support for an energy agreement between the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians and a coal-fired power plant.

Filed Under: Environment
Earthquake reported on reservation of Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe (10/06)
A spokesperson, however, said there were no reports of activity from reservation residents.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Woman sues over fall at Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe business (09/30)
So far, the state, tribal and federal courts have all dismissed the lawsuits.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
Obama signs law for settlement with Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe (09/29)
The tribe will receive $3.6 million and several hundred acres of land in exchange for dropping its water rights claims.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
House backs package to transfer federal land to Te-Moak Tribe (09/16)
The bill passed by a voice vote and it awaits action in the Senate.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
House set to vote on bill to transfer federal land to Te-Moak Tribe (09/15)
The bill transfers 373 acres to the tribe and places the land in trust.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Disaster declared after Moapa Paiute Reservation hit by flooding (09/11)
Nearly 200 people were evacuated from their homes as the storm hit but there were no reports of injuries.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Moapa Paiute Tribe evacuates more than 100 due to flash floods (09/09)
At least a half-dozen homes were flooded on the reservation while travelers were taking refuge at the tribe's travel plaza.

Filed Under: Politics | Sports
Las Vegas Paiute Tribe rejected 'gift' from NFL team's foundation (08/29)
The Original Americans Foundation wanted to buy the tribe a van.

Filed Under: Environment
USDA Blog: Addressing food insecurity on Nevada reservations (08/18)
The Department of Agriculture is working with tribes to address nutrition and health issues on reservations in Nevada.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
Senate Indian Affairs Committee supports bills for Nevada tribes (08/01)
Bills benefit the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians and six other tribes in the state.

Filed Under: Education | Law | Politics | Trust
Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes seven bills at meeting (07/31)
There was little discussion on the bills as all were non-controversial.

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: Education | Law | Politics | Trust
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.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
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.

Filed Under: Cobell | Environment | National | Politics | Trust
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.

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