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Filed Under: National
Interview with Patrice Kunesh about USDA Indian Country efforts (12/10)
The Reno Gazette-Journal interviews Patrice Kunesh about the Department of Agriculture's tribal outreach efforts.

Filed Under: Education | Law
Youth arrested at at-risk facility on Yerington Paiute Reservation (12/09)
Several youth were reportedly arrested after a fight broke out.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
House approves bills for Hualapai Tribe and tribes in Nevada (12/02)
H.R.4924, the Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act, and H.R.2455, the Nevada Native Nations Lands Act, passed by voice votes.

Filed Under: National | Politics
House returns to work this week to consider several tribal bills (12/01)
Four bills are being considered today and a bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act will be on the agenda tomorrow.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Four from South Dakota win big at rodeo final (11/24)
Four South Dakotans returned home from this year’s 2014 Indian National Final Rodeo as newly crowned world Champions.

Filed Under: Environment
Earthquake 'swarm' seen near remote reservation in Nevada (11/14)
More than 800 tremors have been detected in an area near the home of the Summit Lake Paiute Tribe.

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.

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