County won't allow tribal fire at sacred Bear Butte (May 7, 2009)
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota won't be allowed to burn a ceremonial fire at sacred Bear Butte, KBHB Radio reports. Commissioners in Meade County refused to grant the...
Alaska Federation of Natives to return to Fairbanks (May 7, 2009)
The Alaska Federation of Natives will host its 2010 convention in Fairbanks. The board of directors voted 18-9 to return to the city next year. The meeting was held in...
Turtle Talk: Supreme Court nominees and Indian law (May 7, 2009)
"We previously posted on four possible Supreme Court nominess after President Obama’s election — Judges Wood and Sotomayor, Dean Kagan, and former SG Waxman. We update those materials, and add...
Native 'Beyond the Chief' exhibit vandalized again (May 7, 2009)
R The "Beyond the Chief" exhibit at the Native American House on the University of Illinois campus has been vandalized a third time. Three metal signs were bent earlier this...
WSJ Blog: Indian Country's potential for wind power (May 7, 2009)
"Forget cigarettes and casinos— Indian reservations looking for economic engines might want to chase the wind. The U.S. Department of the Interior has honed in on 77 of the...
Senate confirmation hearing for Larry EchoHawk at BIA (May 7, 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=5650&file=/vCommFiles/indian050709&type=video&streamer=rtmp://fms.senate.gov/Committee/&autostart=true&start=1180&stretching=fill'); so.write('player'); The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a confirmation hearing this afternoon for Larry EchoHawk to...
Battle over pipeline through Minnesota reservations (May 7, 2009)
Indian activists are hoping to derail plans for two oil pipelines that will run through the Leech Lake and Fond du Lac reservations. Clyde Bellecourt, Winona LaDuke and the...
Mille Lacs Band reports possible case of swine flu (May 7, 2009)
The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe ordered the closure of its schools in response to a possible case of H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, on the Minnesota reservation....
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