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January 12, 2010
IHS encourages vaccination against H1N1 virus
[Wes Studi and Flu: Take 3 to Protect the Circle of Life] All American Indians and Alaska Natives need to get vaccinated against the H1N1 virus, commonly known as...

Funeral held for Indian man who was mudered in DC
Family and friends said goodbye to Zachery James Funke, a 22-year-old man who was the first homicide victim in Washington, D.C., in 2010. Funke's mother is a member of the...

Inquest planned for Indian man's death in Montana jail
Authorities in Montana will conduct an inquest into the death of A.J. LongSoldier, who was a standout basketball player. LongSoldier, 18, died during a stay in a county jail after...

Seneca Nation aims to defeat cigarette trafficking bill
The Seneca Nation says the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act will destroy the economy in Western New York and is urging residents to lobby Sen. Charles Schumer (D-New York)...

Navajo president drafts plan to downsize tribal council
Navajo Nation President Joe Shirley Jr. is holding public hearings as part of an initiative to reduce the size of the Navajo Nation Council. Voters approved Shirley's proposal to...

DOI hosts final session on new tribal consultation policy
The Interior Department is holding its final session on a new tribal consultation policy this week. The sessions began in December, after President Barack Obama directed all federal agencies to...

Laverne Beech: Apology to Native peoples long overdue
When President Obama signed into law the 2010 Defense Appropriations Act on December 19, 2009, it included a footnote, entitled Section 8113, otherwise known as an “apology to Native Peoples...

GOP leader uses 'Honest Injun' on talk show program
The Republican National Committee says it has received a lot of calls about racially-tinged remarks made by Chairman Michael Steele but no apologies have been issued for the user...

Youth continue 400-mile Fort Robinson Outbreak Run
Nearly 100 youth from the Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana are taking part in the 11th annual Fort Robinson Outbreak Spiritual Run. The youth are re-tracing the journey their ancestors...

Nonprofit aids Crow Creek Sioux Tribe with tax returns
The Harvest Initiative is bringing volunteers to the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation in South Dakota to help prepare tax returns. Buffalo County, which includes the reservation, has one of highest...

DOJ announces Indian Country public safety initiative
The Department of Justice said it was taking greater steps to improve public safety in Indian Country. In a memo, Attorney General Eric Holder ordered 44 U.S. Attorneys' Offices to...

Editorial: No more 'candy store' for oil and gas industry
"Ken Salazar promised as the interior secretary to strike a better balance between the need for oil and gas development and the need to protect public lands in the Rocky...

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes sue over swap of public land
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho filed suit against the federal government last week in hopes of stopping a land swap. The Bureau of Land Management plans to swap 719 acres...

Peter d'Errico: Striking down the doctrine of discovery
"If the three strikes rule were applied to legal cases, a basic problem of federal Indian law would be solved: The doctrine of Christian supremacy – otherwise known as the...

Billy Frank: Status quo unacceptable on salmon efforts
"The status quo jeopardizes wild salmon recovery. That’s what National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries, the federal agency in charge of implementing the Endangered Species Act, told the Federal...

Mark Trahant: Business model for Indian Health Service
"What is the business model for the Indian health system? On the surface this is a preposterous question because the U.S. government promised to fund the health care needs...

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