Swine flu death reported on Gila River Reservation (May 20, 2009)
A 57-year-old woman from the Gila River Indian Community died after contracting the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, the Arizona Department of Health Services said. The woman died...
Editorial: Yurok Tribe moves to restore the condor (May 20, 2009)
"After a century's absence, there's a move afoot by the Yurok Tribe to possibly reintroduce the endangered California condor to the North Coast. It's no stranger to this area --...
Life sentence for Cheyenne River Sioux fire deaths (May 20, 2009)
A member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota was sentenced to life in prison in connection with a house fire that killed his two younger siblings. Rooks,...
Muscogee Nation opposes Tennessee recognition bill (May 20, 2009)
Another Oklahoma tribe is lobbying against a recognition bill in the Tennessee Legislature. Members of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation went to Nashville yesterday to protest the bill, WSMV-TV reported. They...
First tribe receives direct road funding from stimulus (May 20, 2009)
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the first tribal grant of direct road repair funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The Ramah Chapter of the Navajo Nation...
Opinion: A shameful day in America with 'Redskins' (May 20, 2009)
"Last Friday, in a judicial decision that hinged on a legal technicality, the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C., upheld the right of the local pro football team to...
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