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Ceremony marks one year since Canadian apology (June 12, 2009)

Native leaders and former students of residential schools gathered across Canada to mark the one-year anniversary of the government's official apology. As part of a $1.9 billion settlement, the...

Interview: Shinnecock Nation and federal recognition (June 12, 2009)

"Last Wednesday, officials from the Shinnecock Indian Nation and Southampton Town Supervisor Linda Kabot sat down with members of the Office of Federal Acknowledgement for preliminary proceedings regarding the...

NCAI hosts mid-year conference in New York (June 12, 2009)

The National Congress of American Indians holds its mid-year conference next week in Niagara Falls, New York. The conference takes place at the Conference Center Niagara Falls for Monday through...

Tribes support prosecution of artifact theft case (June 12, 2009)

The National Association of Tribal Historic Preservation Officers praised the federal government for prosecuting two dozen people for stealing Indian artifacts. "Looting and trafficking is a serious threat to tribal...

Trooper in Muscogee Nation scuffle placed on leave (June 12, 2009)

An Oklahoma Highway Patrol trooper who was involved in a scuffle with Muscogee (Creek) Nation paramedics has been placed on administrative leave, The Tulsa World reports. Trooper Daniel Martin...

Navajo Nation officials warn of potential layoffs (June 12, 2009)

Navajo Nation officials say they could be forced to lay off 65 people due to proposed budget cuts. The executive branch could lose 40 people and the judicial branch could...

State Department asked to resolve Mohawk dispute (June 12, 2009)

The State Department is being asked to mediate a dispute between Mohawks and the Canadian government. Mohawks in the U.S. and Canada oppose the arming of guards on the Canadian...

House Resources Committee hearing on IHCIA (June 12, 2009)

The House Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on Thursday, June 25, on H.R.2708, the reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-New Jersey) introduced...

Blackfeet woman to plead guilty for death of son (June 12, 2009)

A woman from the Blackfeet Nation of Montana will plead guilty for the death of her two-year-old son. Summer Many White Horses had pleaded not guilty to deliberate homicide and...

10th Circuit affirms Cheyenne-Arapaho conviction (June 12, 2009)

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday affirmed the conviction of a former employee of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. Oldbear was convicted of five felony counts...

Pojoaque Pueblo leader indicted for fatal accident (June 12, 2009)

A leader of Pojoaque Pueblo in New Mexico has been charged in connection with a fatal hit and run on the reservation. Lt. Govenor Linda Diaz was indicted in...

Defendant in DOI artifact theft case found dead (June 12, 2009)

James Redd, one of 24 people indicted in connection with the theft of Indian artifacts, was found dead at his home in Utah on Thursday. Redd had been charged with...

BIA seeks to settle Alturas Rancheria dispute (June 12, 2009)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has issued a decision regarding an ongoing membership and leadership dispute within the Alturas Rancheria of California. Chairman Phillip Del Rosa and Vice Chairman Darren...

American Journeys: Visiting the Navajo Nation (June 12, 2009)

"According to Navajo creation stories, the first holy people passed through three worlds — Black, Blue and Yellow — before settling here, in the White, or Glittering, World. They...

Cherokees of Alabama seek federal recognition (June 12, 2009)

A group called the Cherokees of Alabama is seeking federal recognition. The group filed "hundreds and hundreds of pages" with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, a developer said. The BIA...

Senate passes bill for FDA to regulate tobacco (June 12, 2009)

The Senate voted 79-17 on Thursday to pass H.R.1256, the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act. The bill authorizes the Food and Drug Administration to regulate tobacco. Supporters say...

Kevin Abourezk: Another 'last stand' for Custer (June 12, 2009)

"On June 25, 1876, Brig. Gen. George Armstrong Custer looked out on a Lakota and Cheyenne village that stretched well into the horizon along the Little Bighorn River in eastern...