Stimulus provides $17M for tribal transit projects (March 24, 2009)
The Department of Transportation announced $17 million for tribal transit programs under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Tribes have 60 days to submit project proposals. A notice in the...
Miccosukee man set for hearing over fatal accident (March 24, 2009)
A member of the Miccosukee Tribe of Florida is asking to be released from jail for allegedly causing a fatal car accident. Thomas D. Cypress, 45, the brother of chairman...
Ward Churchill testifies in trial over university firing (March 24, 2009)
Controversial figure Ward Churchill took the stand on Monday in his wrongful termination lawsuit against the University of Colorado. Churchill was fired in July 2007 for research misconduct and plagiarism....
Obama elevates judge who ruled in trust fund cases (March 24, 2009)
A federal court judge who ruled for tribes in key trust mismanagement cases has been elevated by President Barack Obama. Emily C. Hewitt will serve as chief judge of the...
Cobell: Obama fails to bring change to Indian trust (March 24, 2009)
Elouise Cobell, a member of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana, is the lead plaintiff in the Indian trust fund lawsuit. As one of the many people in Indian Country who...
Three plead guilty in St. Croix crack cocaine ring (March 24, 2009)
Three people pleaded guilty for their roles in a crack cocaine ring on the St. Croix Chippewa Reservation in Wisconsin. George Rainey, 29, Diana Martin, 33, and Andrew Sonnenberg, 26,...
10th Circuit denies rehearing in Indian jury bias case (March 24, 2009)
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday denied a rehearing in a jury bias case involving a member of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe. Kerry Dean Benally was convicted...
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