Jodi Rave: Indian leaders oppose Churchill rehiring (May 29, 2009)
"To those following the Ward Churchill case: Affidavits were filed last week by several prominent Native people and scholars in objection to the possible rehiring of former professor Ward Churchill...
Native leader upset after photo appears on Facebook (May 29, 2009)
A politician in Saskatchewan has removed photos of Native leaders from his Facebook profile after a First Nations chief complained. Saskatchewan NDP leadership candidate Dwain Lingenfelter asked to take...
Officer's actions defended after Pueblo boy's death (May 29, 2009)
The police department in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is defending the actions of an officer who dealt with a Zia Pueblo woman who is accused of murdering her 3-year-old son The...
Tulalip man still fuming over bank's denial of loan (May 29, 2009)
Bill Shelton, a member of the Tulalip Tribes of Washington, says a bank discriminated against him because he is American Indian and lives on a reservation. Shelton, who owns his...
Red Lake Nation to take over child protection cases (May 29, 2009)
The Red Lake Nation of Minnesota is moving to handle all child protection cases on the reservation. The tribe is acting under the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions...
Letter: Scalia called land-into-trust case a 'laugher' (May 29, 2009)
"Most recently, the Carcieri v. Salazar decision of Feb. 24 has been a recurrent topic of discussion within the Indian communities in D.C. I’ve heard it discussed amongst Indian lawyers...
NCAI leader blasts resurgence of 'Indian fighters' (May 29, 2009)
Tribes are worried about the resurgence of 'Indian fighters,' National Congress of American Indians Secretary Ron Allen said at a recent Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing. Allen, the chairman of...
Peter d'Errico: The answer is indigenous sovereignty (May 29, 2009)
"The core of federal Indian law is rooted in a legal doctrine that is not acceptable in American law, namely, religious supremacy – the so-called right of Christian Discovery. The...
Virginia Indian council rejects recognition for group (May 29, 2009)
The Virginia Council on Indians voted 6-3 against state recognition for the Nottoway Indian Tribe. Despite the loss, the tribe is pressing Gov. Tim Kaine (D) for recognition. The tribe...
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