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January 26, 2010
DOJ doesn't want attorney's Indian status mentioned
The Department of Justice is asking a federal judge to prevent a prominent Indian attorney from mentioning his Indian status or his prior work in the U.S. Attorney's Office...

Editorial: Alaska Native lawmaker jumped over the line
"If there's an ethics complaint in the works against Sen. Al Kookesh of Angoon, then due process will take its course. But the senator's comments before the Craig City...

Editorial: State shouldn't regulate Indian 'ceremonies'
"Native Americans have a legitimate gripe against those who borrow religious practices, such as sweat-lodge ceremonies, without much understanding of the context or meaning. Offering a sweat-lodge experience for profit...

Red Earth to open museum and shop in Oklahoma City
Red Earth, the group behind the annual Indian cultural festival, plans to open a museum and shop in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Red Earth operates a Center of the American Indian...

Native man apologizes for shooting toddler on reserve
A man from the Samson Cree Nation in Alberta apologized for a drive-by shooting that permanently injured a toddler. Christopher Crane, 20, said he was drunk and high at...

Isleta Pueblo man dies after being hit by Amtrak train
A man from Isleta Pueblo in New Mexico was killed after being struck by an Amtrak train on the reservation. Tribal police said the man and his brother were...

Border city mayor denies role in 1948 rape of Zuni girl
The mayor of a city near Zuni Pueblo continues to deny his role in a 1948 rape of a 16-year-old girl from the reservation but The Gallup Independent says...

Emergency declared for Hopi Tribe and Navajo Nation
President Barack Obama signed a declaration of emergency to help the Hopi Tribe and the Navajo Nation recover from a severe winter storm. Supplies were being flown and driven to...

Judge reduces fine in Ojibwe woman's file-share case
A federal judge reduced a $1.92 million fine against Jammie Thomas-Rasset, a member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Indians who was convicted of sharing copyrighted music over...

Indian lobbyist takes credit for taking down Abramoff
Tom Rodgers, a member of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana, says he's responsible for taking down corrupt lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Rodgers, a lobbyist and lawyer in Washington, D.C., says...

Bill Martin: No rubber stamp for trust fund settlement
"f you are anything like me, you breathed a sigh of relief when the news broke last month that the Cobell case had been settled. I suspect virtually everyone...

Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation battered by storm
Power is out across most of the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation and water remains a big concern in the aftermath of a four-day winter storm in South Dakota. The storm...

South Dakota governor to set Year of Unity with tribes
South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds (R) will proclaim 2010 as a "Year of Unity" with tribes. The proclamation commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Year of Reconciliation. The late Gov....

Blackfeet Nation continues work to revise constitution
The Blackfeet Nation of Montana hopes to vote this summer on a new tribal constitution. The 75-year-old constitution was adopted after the passage of the Indian Reorganization Act of 1934....

Senate hopeful, seen as anti-tribal, promises to listen
Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal (D), long seen as a foe in Indian Country, says he will "listen – and I really mean listen carefully and thoroughly" to tribes if...

Wampanoag tribes gain support in sacred site dispute
The San Carlos Apache Tribe of Arizona and the United South and Eastern Tribes are asking Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to reject a controversial wind farm in Massachusetts. The tribes...

Obama plans three-year freeze on domestic programs
President Barack Obama plans to propose a three-year freeze on domestic programs in his first State of the Union address, according to news reports. The freeze would cover most programs...

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