Choctaw Nation creates unit to protect burial sites (December 15, 2009)
The Choctaw Nation is the first in Oklahoma with a crime scene investigator team. Terry Cole and Dr. Ian Thompson recently completed an archeological law enforcement class. They will assist...
Haskell president detailed to yet another BIE post (December 15, 2009)
Haskell Indian Nations University President Linda Sue Warner has been detailed to another post at the Bureau of Indian Education. Warner, a member of the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma, was...
Navajo chapter eyes investigation of Shiprock Fair (December 15, 2009)
Members of the Shiprock Chapter of the Navajo Nation voted to request an investigation into the Shiprock Navajo Fair. A resolution passed by the chapter cites alleged improprieties at the...
House panel to consider Indian arts, Hawaiian bill (December 15, 2009)
The House Natural Resources Committee holds an open markup session tomorrow. Two bills of note are on the agenda. They are: H.R. 725, the Indian Arts and Crafts Amendments...
Al Jazeera: Louisiana tribe slowly losing homeland (December 15, 2009)
"The wetlands of the Mississippi Delta are disappearing with severe consequences for the whole Gulf coast, its people, its industries and its environment. The Delta's wetlands are being destroyed...
New Mexico tribe still waiting on stimulus funding (December 15, 2009)
Jemez Pueblo in New Mexico was awarded a stimulus grant to study geothermal energy but the tribe says the Obama administration has been slow to release the money. The tribe...
Puyallup Tribe asks Alaska Natives for information (December 15, 2009)
The Puyallup Tribe of Washington is asking Alaska Natives for help with a history project about the old Cushman Indian Boarding School and the old Cushman Hospital. People who...
Bill Means: Cobell settlement a rip-off for Indians (December 15, 2009)
"With all due respect to Elouise Cobell, lead plaintiff in a recently settled lawsuit over American Indian trust funds, I think the United States is continuing a policy of "Indians...
Editorial: At last, a settlement to Cobell trust case (December 15, 2009)
"For the last 13 years, the case of Cobell v. Salazar has wound its way through the United States District Court for the District of Columbia like a latter-day version...
Jodi Gillette: Agencies work on consultation plans (December 15, 2009)
"As part of the President Obama's commitment to regular and meaningful consultation and collaboration with federally recognized Indian tribes, we are pleased to update you on the implementation of the...
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