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Charles Trimble: A Fighting Sioux woman (October 6, 2009)

Sometimes we journalists take ourselves too seriously. We are widely published and read by many people. We are recognized, sometimes with big awards. We are trained and/or experienced, and we...

'Tribal Justice News' from Justice Department (October 6, 2009)

Every week, the Department of Justice compiles a list of recent federal activity in Indian Country. Here is the latest "Tribal Justice News" for the week of October 6. Robert...

Opinion: Are all Indian mascots offensive? (October 6, 2009)

"Native Americans were exploited almost from the moment Europeans arrived on this continent, pushed and shoved off their land for centuries until they were confined to the reservations that are...

Arizona State Museum cancels Indian fair (October 6, 2009)

The Arizona State Museum has canceled the 2010 Southwest Indian Art Fair due to cuts in the state budget. The fair takes place every spring at the University of...

Trial for Alaska subsistence fishing delayed (October 6, 2009)

A judge agreed to delay the trial of state Sen. Albert Kookesh (D) in a subsistence fishing case. Kookesh and three others were cited for exceeding catch limits. Kookesh says...

Erich Longie: Sovereignty or Fighting Sioux (October 6, 2009)

"There is no way any self-respecting tribal official or tribal member will give up our sovereignty for a college athletic team’s nickname. To American Indians, sovereignty is sacred. In...

Crow man charged for cookie-eating theft (October 6, 2009)

A man from the Crow Reservation in Montana appeared in state court on charges that he broke into a woman's home and ate some of her cookies Ronald Dean LaForge...

Rapid City approves tribal tourism project (October 6, 2009)

The city council in Rapid City, South Dakota, approved plans for a Native art market, living history village and powwow grounds. The Alliance of Tribal Tourism Advocates will rent land...

Oglala college registers record enrollment (October 6, 2009)

Oglala Lakota College in South Dakota reported a record-high enrollment of 1,804 students. The large student body means the college is running out of space, President Thomas Shortbull said. A...

Woman pleads not guilty for Aquash death (October 6, 2009)

Thelma Rios, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, entered a not guilty plea in connection with the 1975 murder of American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae...

Washington tribes pledge for Native center (October 6, 2009)

Tribes are donating money and materials for a longhouse-style Native center at the University of Washington. The Yakama Nation agreed to provide wood for the UW House of Knowledge....

Crews clean up after annual Shiprock Fair (October 6, 2009)

The Navajo Nation sent out crews to clean up after the 96th annual Shiprock Navajo Fair. This year's event attracted about 100,000 people to Shiprock, New Mexico. Attendees left a...

Navajo woman killed on first trip to Hawaii (October 6, 2009)

Bryanna Antone, a member of the Navajo Nation, was killed last week in Hawaii, where she was celebrating her 25th birthday. Antone went to Hawaii for the first time...

Sho-Ban festival goes virtual for first time (October 6, 2009)

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho invited a technology company to the reservation to document the 46th annual Shoshone-Bannock Festival. Regal 360 produced a "virtual" tour of the event, which took...

Montana tribe helps annual bison roundup (October 6, 2009)

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service conducted the annual roundup at the National Bison Range in Montana. The tribe handles some functions...

Osage Nation in new deal for tobacco sales (October 6, 2009)

The Osage Nation has agreed to a new tobacco compact, a spokesperson for the Oklahoma Tax Commission said. Tribal retailers will collect 66 cents per pack, according to the commission....

Little Shell Tribe loses state tobacco grant (October 6, 2009)

The Montana Department of Health and Human Services cut a tobacco grant to the Little Shell Chippewa Tribe after an audit revealed accounting problems. The tribe was receiving an annual...

Opinion: Attorney gets paid to insult Hopis (October 6, 2009)

"Scott Canty has crossed the ethical line when he call his clients, the Hopi people , who are saving water and preventing destructions of archaeological and burial sites within Peabody...

First woman chosen to lead Mohegan Tribe (October 6, 2009)

After winning the most votes in a recent election, Lynn Malerba has been chosen as the first woman leader of the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut. Malerba, 56, will serve...

Jury deliberates fate of Abramoff associate (October 6, 2009)

A jury began deliberations in the case of Kevin Ring, an associate of jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Ring is accused of conspiracy, honest services wire fraud and giving illegal gratuities....