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House Resources hearing on Indian housing bil (October 14, 2009)

The House Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday, October 21, on an Indian housing bill. H.R.2523, the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act (HEARTH) Act,...

Editorial: Protect Arctic from oil development (October 14, 2009)

"Interior Secretary Ken Salazar’s decision to freeze oil-and-gas development on 60 drilling sites in Utah is one more sign that the Obama administration will take a more sensible approach to...

Opinion: See history at Custer massacre site (October 14, 2009)

"Time has dimmed their memories but never their history. There always is a story to be told. In western Oklahoma, amid the grassy hills that roll beneath the more prominent...

Tigua Tribe looks for economic development (October 14, 2009)

The Tigua Tribe of Texas is looking for ways to boost economic development on the reservation. The tribe recently received a $124,044 grant from the Department of Health and Human...

San Manuel Band to hold ceremony for court (October 14, 2009)

The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians of California opens the doors to its tribal court on October 23. The tribe set up a trial court and an appellate court....

School official calls Crow man 'biggest drunk' (October 14, 2009)

Members of the Crow Tribe are demanding the resignation of a school superintendent, who referred to the Indian sheriff as the "biggest drunk" in Big Horn County, Montana. At...

EchoHawk opens BIA building in Palm Springs (October 14, 2009)

Assistant Secretary Larry EchoHawk opened a new Bureau of Indian Affairs building in Palm Springs, California, on Tuesday. EchoHawk said the 14,500-square-foot office represents a new era in federal-tribal...

Delaware Tribe back on track with recognition (October 14, 2009)

The Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma is working to restore its programs and services after regaining federal recognition. The Delawares lost all federal funding when they were taken off the list...

Jury still deliberating fate of Abramoff figure (October 14, 2009)

Deliberations continue in the case against Kevin Ring, an associate of jailed lobbyist Jack Abramoff. The jury found Ring guilty on one count but appeared deadlocked on seven other charges,...

MyTribeTV to stream White House tribal meet (October 14, 2009)

MyTribeTV, an Indian-owned business in Seattle, Washington, will provide online coverage of the first-ever White House Tribal Nations Conference on November 5. The event will be streamed at tribalsummit.mytribetv.com. MyTribeTV...

Towns in Connecticut fight land-into-trust fix (October 14, 2009)

Three towns in Connecticut that have fought tribes on a number of issues are opposing a bill to fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar. Ledyard, North...

Supreme Court won't hear CPN chair's appeal (October 14, 2009)

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear a tax case involving John "Rocky" Barrett, the chairman of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation of Oklahoma. Barrett paid taxes and penalties...