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Editorial: Lower Brule liquor ban not a solution (August 21, 2009)

"The Lower Brule Sioux Tribe is bucking a statewide trend. While many communities are examining alcohol sales as a community development tool, the tribe has banned alcohol sales from the...

Blog: Hearing set on tribal tobacco in New York (August 21, 2009)

"In the latest example of how not even Democrats are cozying up to Gov. David Paterson these days, Craig Johnson, the Long Island Democrat who heads the Senate Investigations Committe,...

'Equal rights' group rejects label of anti-Indian (August 21, 2009)

A group that opposes federal Indian policy says it is not anti-Indian. The Citizens Equal Rights Alliance has fought the federal government and tribes on land-into-trust, treaty rights, fishing rights,...

Meskwaki Tribe adds wing for new high school (August 21, 2009)

The Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa unveiled a new wing that will house its high school students. Classes at the $23 million Meskwaki High School started on Wednesday. The 108,000-square-foot...

Opinion: Cowards and the Cherokee Freedmen (August 21, 2009)

"With his reaction to the arrest of Henry Louis Gates, President Obama diverted attention from his ill-formed healthcare agenda by throwing racism into the mix. We all know how that...

Minnesota Tribal Nations Plaza officially opens (August 21, 2009)

The Minnesota Tribal Nations Plaza at the new University of Minnesota football stadium was dedicated on Monday. The million plaza represents the 11 federally recognized tribes in Minnesota. It...

Muscogee Nation prepares land-into-trust bid (August 21, 2009)

The Muscogee (Creek) Nation began preparing a land-into-trust application to submit to the Bureau of Indian Affairs for a controversial project in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The tribe wants 40 acres placed...

Two California tribes receive housing stimulus (August 21, 2009)

The Hoopa Valley Tribe and the Yurok Tribe, both of California, will use funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to build housing for their members. The...

Mississippi Choctaws start construction group (August 21, 2009)

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians started a holding company for three of its construction businesses. Choctaw Construction Group, Inc. will oversee IKBI, Inc., Choctaw Electrical, Inc. and Choctaw Design...