Dorgan promises hearing on land-into-trust decision (April 2, 2009)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing to address the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar, Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-North Dakota) said. "We're going to do...
Julie Kitka: Send stimulus funds to Alaska Natives (April 2, 2009)
"Gov. Sarah Palin recently announced that she intends to reject $288 million, or about 31 percent, of the $930 million in federal stimulus money available to Alaska. The Legislature may...
Q&A: Alaska Native man runs for mayor in Anchorage (April 2, 2009)
The Anchorage Daily News interviews Walt Monegan, who is running for mayor of Anchorage. Monegan is well known in the state for his law enforcement career and for being the...
Video: Senate Indian Affairs hearing on four bills (April 2, 2009)
This text will be replaced var so = new SWFObject('http://www.senate.gov/fplayers/I2009/player.swf','mpl','320','240','9'); so.addParam('allowscriptaccess','always'); so.addParam('allowfullscreen','true'); so.addParam('flashvars','&duration=4266&file=/vCommFiles/indian040209&type=video&streamer=rtmp://fms.senate.gov/Committee/&autostart=true&start=755&stretching=fill'); so.write('player'); The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing this morning on four bills. The bills...
BBC: Native languages on the verge of disappearing (April 2, 2009)
"More than 2,400 languages around the world are in danger of extinction, according to Unesco, and the US is second only to India in having the highest number of endangered...
House panel holds first hearing on land-into-trust ruling (April 2, 2009)
The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar could impact criminal jurisdiction, tribal governance and other matters beyond land-into-trust, Indian law experts said on Wednesday. The decision restricted the...
Narragansett Tribe hopeful for land-into-trust fix (April 2, 2009)
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island is hopeful Congress will take action this year to address the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar. Chief Sachem Matthew Thomas attended...
Jury deliberates Ward Churchill termination lawsuit (April 2, 2009)
A jury is deliberating the wrongful termination lawsuit that Ward Churchill filed against the University of Colorado. Churchill claims he was fired for writing a controversial essay about the September...
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