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VOA News: Indian basket weaving enjoys a revival (November 20, 2009)

"The ancient Native American art of basket weaving is undergoing a revival. A new exhibit at the Autry National Center of the American West brings together some of the...

Blog: DOJ testimony addresses reservation crime (November 20, 2009)

"The Justice Department is working to bring “lasting change” in how it handles American Indian issues, according to written testimony from Attorney General Eric Holder submitted to the Senate Judiciary...

ESPN: 'Rez ball' a source of pride in Indian Country (November 20, 2009)

"It's one of the best times of the year right now on many Native American reservations around the country. Why? Because it's officially basketball season. And while watching college...

Police probe potential threats over 'Fighting Sioux' (November 20, 2009)

Police at the University of North Dakota are investigating potential threats over the school's controversial "Fighting Sioiux" nickname and logo. The UND Senate recently passed a resolution that calls for...

Letter: Money aids Indian nursing program at UND (November 20, 2009)

"On behalf of the UND College of Nursing, I want to extend our deepest appreciation to Sens. Kent Conrad and Byron Dorgan and Rep. Earl Pomeroy, all D-N.D., for their...

Grand Traverse man wants part-time tribal council (November 20, 2009)

A member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians says the tribal council should only serve part time. Jaime Barrientoz thinks the chairman position should remain a...

Obama weighs other options for land-into-trust fix (November 20, 2009)

The Obama administration is looking at other options to fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar. The administration supports bills in Congress to ensure that "all" tribes,...

Editorial: Supreme Court fails on 'Redskins' name (November 20, 2009)

"A 17-year effort to end the use of the Washington Redskins’ name hit a stone wall Nov. 16 when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a lawsuit over the...

DOI delays decision on off-shore drilling in Alaska (November 20, 2009)

The Interior Department has delayed action on an oil and gas drilling proposal in the Chukchi Sea of Alaska. Interior was set to make a decision by today. But Shell...

Ex-Northern Cheyenne worker sentenced for theft (November 20, 2009)

Jason Tallbull,a former employee of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana, was sentenced to probation for stealing from the tribe. Tallbull, 28, was a payroll clerk in the tribe’s administrative...