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Opinion: Jewish racism and Indian genocide (September 25, 2009)

"In my readings, I discovered another shocking fact that contributes to American Indian Genocide to this day and that is the fact that the first whiskey distilleries started in America...

Native woman, 29, dies after attack in store (September 25, 2009)

A 29-year-old woman from the Garden Hill First Nation in Manitoba was laid to rest on Thursday and the band's former chief wants to know why the man charged...

Sac and Fox leader placed on voluntary leave (September 25, 2009)

A leader of the Sac and Fox Nation of Oklahoma has accepted a voluntary leave of absence amid questions about her tribal membership. Second Chief Cheryl McClellan is reportedly enrolled...

Suspect sought for slaying of Comanche man (September 25, 2009)

Authorities are looking for a suspect in connection with the shooting of Bradley Wahnee, a member of the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma who was killed on Tuesday night. Wahnee was...

Tribes reclaim items stolen from sacred sites (September 25, 2009)

More than 1,400 artifacts that were stolen from sacred sites were returned to four tribes at a ceremony on Thursday. Kenneth L. Milette of Washington admitted that he looted...

Attorney set to testify for Pueblo man's death (September 25, 2009)

A man accused of striking and killing William Tenorio of San Felipe Pueblo in New Mexico is set to take the stand in his trial. Carlos Fierro, 36, an...

Charles Trimble: Sioux Nation can truly unite (September 25, 2009)

"The 1992 unification of the Western European countries into the European Union has apparently worked wonders, and there is peace and cooperation, at least in all physical appearances. For example,...

Editorial: Indian justice system never worked (September 25, 2009)

"The Navajo Nation covers 27,000 square miles and has a population of 250,000, or one-quarter of a million people. Yet, its criminal justice system is woefully inadequate. For example, there...

BIE school first in New Mexico to close for flu (September 25, 2009)

Officials at a Bureau of Indian Education school on the Navajo Nation decided to shut down after a third of the student body came down with flu symptoms. The Dzilth-Na-O-Dith-Hle...

Wisconsin tribe turns farm into youth facility (September 25, 2009)

The Forest County Potawatomi Tribe of Wisconsin is turning a historic horse farm into a youth retreat facility. The tribe bought the Campbell Farm a few years ago. Employees volunteered...

Southern Ute Tribe set to take over IHS clinic (September 25, 2009)

The Southern Ute Tribe of Colorado will take control of an Indian Health Service clinic after settling a lawsuit against the federal government. The tribe wanted to enter into...

Grand Traverse Band cuts salaries, programs (September 25, 2009)

The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan is cutting salaries of council members and reducing some programs in response to a budget shortfall. The Tribal Government...

Sioux tribes meet over Black Hills settlement (September 25, 2009)

Sioux tribes in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Nebraska are holding meetings to discuss a potential settlement to the status of the Black Hills. Treaties recognized the Sioux Nation's...

Former Muscogee officer cops to drug charge (September 25, 2009)

Jimmy Russell Hamm, a former police officer for the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma, pleaded guilty to a drug charge. Hamm admitted that he purchased anabolic steroids for personal...

New York smokeshops face deadline for taxes (September 25, 2009)

Smoke shops on the Poospatuck Reservation lost a last-minute appeal in their taxation battle with the state of New York. In August, Judge Carol Amon ordered the smoke shops to...

Column: Lessons from Indian prisoners of war (September 25, 2009)

"The ghosts of 1875 are all around. Beginning that year and continuing off and on into the 1880s, American Indians suspected of terrorizing white settlers pushing West were confined in...

'Fighting Sioux' foes seek Spirit Lake reversal (September 25, 2009)

Opponents of the "Fighting Sioux" nickname and logo of the University of North Dakota hope to persuade the Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation to reverse the tribe's stance on the...

Lynne Harlan: Eastern Cherokee government (September 25, 2009)

"Earlier this month, our tribe held an election for Tribal Council. Every two years, our six voting districts elect tribal council representatives. Our Tribal Council is the legislative body for...

New York governor backs Shinnecock Nation (September 25, 2009)

New York Gov. David Paterson (D) has endorsed the federal recognition petition of the Shinnecock Nation. In a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, Paterson said the tribe deserved federal...