9th Circuit to consider injunction for sacred site (June 8, 2009)
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments on Wednesday in a sacred site case. A group that includes the South Fork Band Council of Western Shoshone,...
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe votes on key issues, chief post (June 8, 2009)
Members of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York went to the polls on Saturday to vote on two issues and choose a new chief. Voters approved the creation...
Jodi Gillette: In Alaska for HHS tribal consultation (June 8, 2009)
"Part of my job, as the Deputy Associate Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and Associate Director for the Office of Public Engagement, is to find ways to engage communities in...
Former Coushatta chairman loses bid to reclaim seat (June 8, 2009)
The former chairman of the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana lost his bid to reclaim his old seat. Lovelin Poncho stepped down after the Jack Abramoff scandal broke. He had supported...
Tribal ID cards being accepted at US-Canada border (June 8, 2009)
Tribal identification cards will be accepted at the U.S.-Canada border for a "modest, but reasonable transition period," the Department of Homeland security said in a letter to the National Congress...
Jury clears police officer in Navajo shooting case (June 8, 2009)
A federal jury cleared a police officer in Farmington, New Mexico, for the fatal shooting of a Navajo Nation man. The family of Clint John, 21, sued officer Shawn Scott...
State court blocks sex offender law in Indian Country (June 8, 2009)
Three members of the Navajo Nation who live on the reservation and do not work or attend school outside reservation boundaries do not have to register as sex offenders in...
Editorial: Lessons from Indian charter school failure (June 8, 2009)
"Early this week, the former director of a Minneapolis Native American charter school appeared in court, accused of embezzling $1.3 million from the program. Joel Pourier allegedly diverted public funds...
Column: Don't make Virginia tribes wait any longer (June 8, 2009)
"Six of Virginia's Indian tribes may - finally - get the federal recognition that should have been theirs decades ago. The House of Representatives this week passed a measure...
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5 1928 recording from Standing Rock added to Library of Congress
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