New Mexico tribe close to finalizing solar power plant (January 13, 2010)
Jemez Pueblo in New Mexico is close to finalizing a deal to sell power from a solar plant. The tribe plans to build a four-megawatt solar plant on 30 acres....
Native gang members charged for killing man in prison (January 13, 2010)
Six men have been charged in connection with the death of a Native gang member in a prison in Saskatchewan. Daniel Richard Wolfe, 33, who was said to be an...
Court says government must produce trust documents (January 13, 2010)
The federal government can't raise the attorney-client privilege to prevent the release of Indian trust documents, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals ruled at the end of the year. The...
Investigation into workplace death on Yakama Nation (January 13, 2010)
The Yakama Nation of Washington and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will investigate the death of a man at a job site on the reservation. Tyler Challinor, 20, was...
Column: New Mashantucket leader an agent of change (January 13, 2010)
"It's true that Rodney Butler, the new chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council, bears an almost uncanny resemblance to Barack Obama. There is the affable and engaging smile, the...
Supreme Court accepts Apache man's restitution case (January 13, 2010)
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a restitution case involving a member of Mescalero Apache Nation of New Mexico. Brian Russell Dolan pleaded guilty to a violent attack...
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe to reduce size of grocery store (January 13, 2010)
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York is reducing the size of its grocery store by about half. First Americans IGA will be cut from 50,000 square-feet to about...
Salazar to meet tribes and wind farm developers in DC (January 13, 2010)
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will meet with the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe today as part of an attempt to resolve a dispute over a proposed wind...
North Dakota tribe to renew tax agreement with state (January 13, 2010)
The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation will renew its oil and gas tax agreement with the state of North Dakota. Chairman Marcus Levings and Gov. John Hoeven (R) are signing...
Northern Arapaho Tribe backs man in jurisdiction case (January 13, 2010)
The Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming is supporting the appeal of a tribal member who was convicted of murdering his daughter. Andrew Yellowbear Jr. was convicted in state court. The...
Ute man appears in federal court for multiple charges (January 13, 2010)
Keith Carlan Nez, a member of the Ute Tribe of Utah, appeared in federal court to face assault charges from two separate incidents. On September 19, 2009, Nez allegedly stabbed...
Delvin Cree: North Dakota's governor on Indian issues (January 13, 2010)
"The nation’s longest-serving governor finally has thrown his hat into the ring and will run for the U.S Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D. As a tribal...
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