GAO reports little progress on Native village moves (June 4, 2009)
Alaska Native villages continue to face threats from erosion and flooding but the federal government has made little progress addressing the issue, the Government Accountability Office said on Wednesday. In...
Jury gets case of Navajo man shot by police officer (June 4, 2009)
Testimony wrapped up in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of a Navajo Nation man who was shot and killed by a police officer in Farmington, New Mexico....
Willie Kesoli Begay, Navajo Code Talker, passes on (June 4, 2009)
Willie Kesoli Begay, a member of the Navajo Nation who served as a Code Talker during World War II, died on Monday. He was 88. Begay is the third Navajo...
Virginia tribes focus work on Senate after House win (June 4, 2009)
Six Virginia tribes are taking their efforts to the Senate after the House approved their federal recognition bill on Wednesday. H.R.1385 recognizes the Chickahominy Tribe, the Chickahominy Tribe-Eastern Division, the...
DOJ extends deadline for Adam Walsh implementation (June 4, 2009)
The Obama administration has extended a deadline for tribal and state governments to comply with the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act. Tribes and states were facing a July...
Another tribal recogntion bill introduced in House (June 4, 2009)
As the House was voting on bills to recognize seven tribes, Rep. Jim McDermott (D-Washington) on Wednesday introduced one to recognize the Duwamish Tribe of Washington. The Bureau of Indian...
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