Rep. Heinrich introduces Indian homeownership bill (May 21, 2009)
Rep. Martin Heinrich (D-New Mexico) introduced a bill on Wednesday that seeks to improve homeownership levels among American Indians. The Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership (HEARTH) Act...
Montana releases report on Indian inmate complaints (May 21, 2009)
The Montana Corrections Department released a report that substantiates allegations made by Indian inmates at the Crossroads Correctional Center. The report said Indian inmates were strip searched before and after...
Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate receives $200K from stimulus (May 21, 2009)
The Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of South Dakota will use $200,000 from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The money came from the Environmental Protection Agency. The tribe will use...
John Brown, original Navajo Code Talker, dies at 88 (May 21, 2009)
John Brown Jr., one of the original Navajo Code Talkers, died on Wednesday. He was 88. Brown was a member of the first group of Navajo soldiers who used...
Tohono O'odham jail foes tired of 'sovereign nation' (May 21, 2009)
Residents of a small town near the Tohono O'odham Nation of Arizona are fighting hard over a proposed detention center on the reservation. The San Xavier Regional Detention Center would...
Muscogee Nation fights state over tobacco taxation (May 21, 2009)
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation and the Oklahoma Tax Commission are battling in federal court over tobacco taxes. The tribe filed suit last week after tax agents seized over $100,000 worth...
Strange: Law firm spat over 'Redskins' court ruling (May 21, 2009)
"Here's a post devoted to the perils of "Reply All" and idealism among first-year associates. Brought to you by the attorneys of Quinn Emanuel. The firm just celebrated a victory...
IHS confirms three cases of swine flu in Navajo area (May 21, 2009)
The Indian Health Service treated three cases of the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, in the Navajo area. All three patients were released, according to The Navajo-Hopi Observer....
Construction worker dies after fall at Mohegan site (May 21, 2009)
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating the death of a construction worker. Dick Blake, 59, was working on a tribal building when...
Senate Indian Affairs hearing on land-into-trust (May 21, 2009)
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