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Indictment and sentence for theft of artifacts (August 26, 2009)

A man in Colorado was indicted for stealing and selling Indian artifacts while a South Dakota man pleaded guilty for stealing and selling artifacts. In Colorado, Robert B. Knowlton was...

Ryan Wilson: Indian Country mourns loss of Kennedy (August 26, 2009)

Today thousands of Indian children will return to school for a new year and some will be attending their first day of school ever. Whether it’s the nervous Head...

Trial postponed for beating of Blackfeet man (August 26, 2009)

The trial for three brothers accused of beating a member of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana has been postponed due to the recent hospitalization of the lead prosecutor. The trial...

Rep. Herseth Sandlin upset with IHS criticism (August 26, 2009)

Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D-South Dakota) said critics of efforts to reform health care in the U.S. are wrong to bring up the Indian Health Service. Herseth Sandlin said the...

Hualapai man arrested for pulling over driver (August 26, 2009)

Dallas Quasula Sr., a member of the Hualapai Tribal Nation of Arizona, was charged with impersonating a police officer after he pulled over a driver on a highway off the...

Taos Pueblo asks state to cite bridge vendors (August 26, 2009)

Vendors at the Río Grande Gorge Bridge in New Mexico face trespassing citations for conducting business without permission of Taos Pueblo. The bridge is located on the reservation. Vendors...

Officials cited for Sisseton Wahpeton meeting (August 26, 2009)

Three commissioners in Roberts County were reprimanded by the South Dakota Open Meetings Commission for meeting with the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate. The commissioners met at the tribal casino at the tribe's...

Nisqually Tribe part of stimulus cleanup effort (August 26, 2009)

The Nisqually Tribe of Washington is part of a $4.6 million project to clean up the Puget Sound. Money for the project came from the American Recovery and Reinvestment...

Editorial: Final salute to Navajo Nation soldier (August 26, 2009)

"There is a war against terrorism — vicious, murderous, disastrous terrorism — being fought on the other side of the world. One of our own has come home to remind...

Mashantucket Tribe in 'dire' financial condition (August 26, 2009)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut is in "dire financial times," Chairman Michael Thomas said in a letter to members. But Thomas said the tribe won't be making further...

NPR: Gang violence an issue in Indian Country (August 26, 2009)

"The Justice Department is trying to combat violence and lawlessness in Native American communities caused by gang activity. Navajo country recently reported 225 gangs in its territory alone and more...

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe sued out of state (August 26, 2009)

The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts is facing its first out-of-state lawsuit. The tribe is being sued in Florida by a woman who wants more than $400,000 in back pay...

Volunteers bring free health care to Ute Tribe (August 26, 2009)

The Remote Area Medical Volunteer Corps is wrapping up a four-day visit to the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation in Utah. The Ute Tribe approved the visit, which began...

Onondaga Nation to rebury ancestral remains (August 26, 2009)

The Onondaga Nation of New York will rebury the remains of 180 ancestors in a private ceremony on the reservation. The tribe was locked in a decade-plus battle with the...