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January 15, 2010
Colorado Indian affairs commission secretary leaves post
Ernest House Jr., the executive secretary of the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs, has resigned his post. House, a member of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, worked at the...

Republicans oppose Indian affairs panel in South Dakota
Republican lawmakers voted down a proposal to create a separate Indian affairs committee in the South Dakota House. Rep. Ed Iron Cloud (D), who represents the Pine Ridge Reservation, said...

Dental clinic on Navajo Nation receives $248K USDA grant
Nizhoni Smiles, a dental and orthodontist clinic on the Navajo Nation, received a $247,278 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Development to upgrade its offices and...

Fort Belknap Tribe halts extradition to local jurisdictions
The Fort Belknap Indian Community in Montana has stopped extraditing tribal members to local jurisdictions due to complaints of prisoner mistreatment. A.J. LongSoldier, 18, whose mother is a tribal member,...

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe makes way for indoor water park
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan expects to start construction on an indoor water park this spring. The tribe will close and demolish the Soaring Eagle Inn and Conference Center...

Lawsuit planned over sale of liquor at Whiteclay stores
The Strong Heart Civil Rights Movement and the Black Hills Sioux Treaty Council plan to file a lawsuit against the federal government in hopes of stopping the sale of liquor...

Oops! Not all Indian teens receive $50K check at age 18
"Earlier this week, DiversityInc received complaints from some American Indian readers because of our video interview with Margot Copeland, executive vice president and director, Corporate Diversity and Philanthropy at KeyBank,...

Opinion: Understanding Native Hawaiian recognition bills
"When the U.S. Congress resumes business later this month, the Akaka bill will be back on the table in the House and the Senate. This controversial proposal, officially named The...

Indian farmers receive fewer services despite more land
Indian farmers and ranchers own more land yet make less off their operations and receive fewer federal services than their White counterparts, according to data from the U.S. Department...

Yakama Nation protests prosecution for selling tobacco
Members and leaders of the Yakama Nation of Washington held a protest outside a federal court where three tribal members are on trial for selling untaxed cigarettes. Harry and...

New Lumbee chairman promises to push for recognition
The new leader of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina said he will continue to press for federal recognition. In June 2009, the House passed a bill to recognize the...

Gyasi Ross: Lawyers, Haiti, Natives and learning to fish
"No wonder lawyers are paid so much money (and will likely continue to make egregious amounts of money in the future); people who follow pop culture (e.g., all Americans) relate...

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