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Rosebud travel to White House meet questioned (November 16, 2009)

A former council member for the Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota questioned why nearly half of the sitting council attended the White House Tribal Nations Conference in Washington, D.C.,...

Editorial: Address Oneida Nation land, tax issues (November 16, 2009)

"Oneida Indian Nation Representative Ray Halbritter raised an important point recently in Washington about the difficulties in relations between states and Indian tribes. Addressing those difficulties will require new approaches...

Senate Indian Affairs meeting, hearing this week (November 16, 2009)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a business meeting and an oversight hearing this Thursday, November 19. The meeting will focus on pending committee matters. An agenda hasn't been...

Melinda Gopher: A new day for tribes with Obama (November 16, 2009)

"On this week of Veteran's Day 2009, Indian Country witnessed the historic meeting of the Obama administration with Indian tribes on November 5, 2009. What should have been a national...

Editorial: Give tribe more time on 'Fighting Sioux' (November 16, 2009)

"What’s the rush? That’s the key question that arises when the State Board of Higher Education sets deadlines and tries to bring the Fighting Sioux nickname issue to an...

Letter: Leave tribal businesses alone in New York (November 16, 2009)

"Apparently, the state of New York doesn’t get it. If this state wants to keep and attract business and residents, then here’s the solution: cut taxes and fees. Otherwise, for...

Editorial: Alaska Native mine benefits community (November 16, 2009)

"Teck Alaska and NANA, the Native regional corporation, want to keep the Red Dog zinc and lead mine going for another 20 years. They should get the permits to...

Opinion: Bad fish management hurts Alaska tribes (November 16, 2009)

"We Unangan -- Aleut -- people have lived and survived on the islands of the Aleutian Chain for almost 10,000 years. Our survival and our foods have always come from...

Tim Giago: 'Culturecide' began in Indian Country (November 16, 2009)

On this sunny November morning I find myself thinking about that tough, old Lakota chief from Standing Rock because his life exemplifies the clash of cultures. On a day like...

Mary Kim Titla: Behind the scenes on historic day (November 16, 2009)

"Heading to the Tribal Nations Conference?” said a gentleman I assumed was a tribal leader outside the Donovan House Hotel the morning of President Barack Obama’s historic meeting with more...