Navajo Nation opposes bill affecting Utah trust fund (December 10, 2009)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing on Wednesday on a bill to address the management of the Utah Navajo Trust Fund.
Montana tribes aid sex offender registration cases (December 10, 2009)
Tribes in Montana are helping the U.S. Marshals Service investigate sex offenders who fail to register with state and tribal governments. The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of...
Kiowa Tribe no longer on BIA's high-risk status list (December 10, 2009)
The Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma is finally off the "high-risk" list at the Bureau of Indian Affairs, The Lawton Constitution reports. The tribe was placed on the list in 1997...
Judge to issue 'Fighting Sioux' decision this month (December 10, 2009)
A decision in a lawsuit that seeks to preserve the "Fighting Sioux" nickname and logo of the University of North Dakota will come by Christmas, a judge said. Several members...
Ute Tribe hopes to resolve dispute over sacred site (December 10, 2009)
The Ute Tribe of Utah held a meeting to discuss the fate of a hatchery that is located at a sacred site. The tribe started the Big Springs Tribal...
Samish Nation loses case over lost federal benefits (December 10, 2009)
The Samish Nation of Washington will have to ask Congress to recover millions of dollars in denied federal benefits, a federal judge said. The tribe was taken off the list...
Cobell hailed as warrior as she returns to Montana (December 10, 2009)
Friends and family welcomed Elouise Cobell, the lead plaintiff in the Indian trust fund lawsuit, as she returned to Montana on Wednesday. Growing up, Cobell heard from elderly relatives about...
Editorial: Welcome settlement to Cobell trust case (December 10, 2009)
"The announcement Tuesday that the federal government has agreed to settle a 13-year-old lawsuit over the handling of millions of acres of American Indians’ trust lands is welcome news, even...
Editorial: Cobell settlement fair for Indian Country (December 10, 2009)
"The federal government's historically inept handling of American Indian trust accounts is finally, and thankfully, on the road to repair. That is the upshot of a proposed $3.4 billion settlement...
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