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Filed Under: Law
State employee accused of stealing from Cayuga Nation minors (10/15)
Authorities said the director of Native American Services for the state stole nearly $25,000.

Filed Under: Environment
Army Corps approves mining expansion at historic Seneca site (10/09)
The Seneca Nation and the Tonawanda Band were worried about the exposure of ancestors and artifacts at the site.

Filed Under: Law
Law Article: Clash of competing sovereigns in tribal lending case (10/06)
Attorneys discuss decision from the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals affecting tribal online loan businesses.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
NAFSA puts a positive spin on decision in tribal lending lawsuit (10/02)
The law firm that represents the tribes in the case also called it a victory.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
2nd Circuit rebuffs tribal online lenders in dispute with New York (10/01)
The Otoe-Missouria Tribe and the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians claim the state lacks authority over their businesses.

Filed Under: Politics
Seneca Nation man launches campaign for mayor of Salamanca (10/01)
Michael Smith, a Democrat, hopes to be the first Seneca to lead a city that's entirely within reservation boundaries.

Filed Under: Environment
State kept Seneca tribes in the dark about reburial of remains (09/25)
Ancestors and artifacts were removed from a mining site in the late 1990s but tribes were told little about the work.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Shinnecock Nation tightens regulation of tobacco businesses (09/22)
The tribe set up an oversight office and authorized a tax on the sale of tobacco products.

Filed Under: Opinion
Chris Bethmann: An Oneida Indian without official documentation (09/08)
Chris Bethmann shares his experience as a descendant of the Oneida Nation of New York without official tribal documentation.

Filed Under: Law | National | Recognition
Vice: Shinnecock Nation treated with disrespect in own backyard (09/03)
Justin Doolittle of Vice tackles the struggles facing the Shinnecock Nation in the Hamptons, one of the wealthiest enclaves in the countr

Filed Under: Politics
Darlene Miller seeks to be first female Seneca Nation president (08/26)
Miller is a tribal council member and is former director of the Seneca Nation Health Systems.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Three Indian artists selected as NEA's National Heritage Fellows (08/22)
A Mohawk basketweaver, an Odawa quillworker and an Omaha singer will be honored next month in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Law
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe gains support for land claim agreement (08/20)
The tribe hopes to add about 4,800 acres to its reservation by acquiring land from willing sellers.

Filed Under: Law
Brian Pierson: Recent federal court decisions affecting Indian law (08/19)
Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions affecting Indian Country.

Filed Under: Education | Technology | World
Radio program in New York aims to keep Kichwa language alive (08/18)
Kichwa Hatari is a weekly show featuring news, music and updates in a Native language spoken in Ecuador.

Filed Under: Law
2nd Circuit won't rehear Stockbridge-Munsee land claim lawsuit (08/14)
The tribe can ask the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the case but acceptance is highly unlikely.

Filed Under: Recognition
Shinnecock Nation spent $32M in 32 years for federal recognition (08/12)
The tribe was one of the first to apply for recognition through the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Opinion: Supreme Court showdown in Cayuga Nation dispute (08/04)
Writer suggests the Cayuga Nation might be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court as part of a foreclosure dispute.

Filed Under: Law | National | Trust
Cayuga Nation welcomes 2nd Circuit decision in foreclosure suit (08/01)
The tribe reportedly owes more than $1million in property taxes.

Filed Under: Law
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe fires police chief following investigation (07/31)
The police chief was fired for failing to manage towing and storage fees for vehicles that have been impounded.

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