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Prescription drug sweep on Fort Peck Reservation (November 24, 2009)

Tribal and local authorities arrested 36 people in a large prescription drug abuse bust on the Fort Peck Reservation. Roosevelt County Sheriff Freedom Crawford launched "Operation New Beginning" after...

Investigation into death of Native basketball player (November 24, 2009)

Authorities in Montana are investigating the death of A.J. LongSoldier, who was a standout basketball player, The Great Falls Tribune reports. LongSoldier, 18, was being housed at the Hill...

Museum kept bones of Native infant in oatmeal box (November 24, 2009)

A museum in Michigan kept the remains of a Native infant in a Quaker Oats container, the cultural preservation director for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians said....

LA Times Blog: Skeleton hiding in museum's closet (November 24, 2009)

"You could call it the skeleton in the Page Museum's closet. For years, the George C. Page Museum in Los Angeles has housed a 9,000-year-old set of bones that is...

Contempt charges dropped against Pueblo group (November 24, 2009)

A judge in New Mexico dropped contempt charges against a group of people from Taos Pueblo who became unruly at a sentencing hearing last week. Judge Sam Sánchez said...

Lummi Leaders: No more lost lives over ferry use (November 24, 2009)

"How many more lives must be lost for the convenience of so few? For those who believe that the Lummi Nation has an obligation to lease tribal land to Whatcom...

Lac du Flambeau president abruptly resigns post (November 24, 2009)

Carl Edwards abruptly resigned his post as president of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin on Monday. In a letter, Edwards said he was...

Cherokee Nation seeks inclusion in poultry lawsuit (November 24, 2009)

The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma says its water rights are affected by a case against the poultry industry. The tribe wants to be included in lawsuit that Oklahoma Attorney General...

Editorial: Renounce 'no wilderness' deal at Interior (November 24, 2009)

"In 2003, Gale Norton, then the secretary of the interior, and Michael Leavitt, then the governor of Utah, struck a deal that removed federal protections from about 2.6 million acres...

DOJ won't pursue treatment of Freedmen for now (November 24, 2009)

The Department of Justice won't investigate how the Five Civilized Tribes are treating their Freedmen, citing pending litigation on the controversy. In a letter to Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) and...

McCain backs ski resort over tribes on sacred site (November 24, 2009)

Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona), the former chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, is pushing the Obama administration to approve the expansion of a ski resort in the sacred San...

Opinion: McCain faces big challenger in Hayworth (November 24, 2009)

  "John McCain may have been the GOP's national standard-bearer just a year ago, but now he's in electoral trouble at home. And this time no one can claim...

Linda Logan: Take action to support Indian children (November 24, 2009)

As an Indian woman, I was very upset to say the least after reading Melvin Martin's piece, A taboo subject in Indian Country. Mr. Martin stated in so many words...

Gyasi Ross: Those terrifying trips to the outhouse (November 24, 2009)

"Corporal punishment apparently was not enough in my family. I was a very spooky kid, always hearing stuff and getting scared and quickly burying my head beneath the blankets, not...

Wisconsin tribes sign tourism agreement with state (November 24, 2009)

Native American Tourism of Wisconsin, an inter-tribal consortium, will sign an agreement with the Wisconsin Department of Tourism today. NATOW is receiving a two-year, $400,000 grant through Wisconsin Act 28....

Charles Trimble: Facts, truth and ethics in journalism (November 24, 2009)

In the past I had received questions as to why I was so critical of a certain fellow Lakota columnist, Tim Giago. Recently I met a Native American veteran who...