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January 28, 2010
Bozo Opinion: Obama pushing tribal jurisdiction bill
"I can say, without reservation, that I’m not a racist. Black or white, yellow or brown, I don’t care, so long as the fellah is decent and sociable. Obama, however,...

Gyasi Ross: Making excuses won't help Native people
"See, I hear “intergenerational trauma” arguments over and over and over. I hear that the reason why Natives consistently serve as the poster children for FAS, teen suicide, alcoholism, drug...

Editorial: Alaska Native corporation's weak defense
"Chris O'Neil, president of Sealaska Corp., had a classic response to the criticism of Sen. Albert Kookesh for his threats to the Craig City Council if it opposed a...

Blackfeet man 'was going to get beaten up' anyway
A member of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana who tried to stop a fight "was going to get beaten up" regardless of his race, the state prosecutor who handled the...

Institute of American Indian Arts welcomes visitors
The Institute of American Indian Arts in New Mexico wants more people to know about its mission and campus. IAIA, which is chartered by Congress, offers degrees in creative...

Formerly shunned Wampanoags running for council
Two formerly shunned members of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts are now running for tribal council. Stephanie Tobey-Roderick and Michelle Fernandes were shunned for filing a lawsuit in state...

Lakota woman goes for Senate confirmation hearing
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds confirmation hearing this afternoon for Lillian Sparks as Commissioner of the Administration for Native Americans, which is part of the Department of Health...

Column: Bill goes after 'Indian' mascots in Colorado
"High schools with Native American mascots -- ” do the Montrose “Indians” ring a bell? -- will need approval from the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs if state Sen. Suzanne...

Editorial: Don't negotiate taxes with New York tribes
"We were pleased to hear that Gov. David Paterson's proposed budget includes an attempt to collect taxes on cigarettes sold by Indian tribes, but we're not exactly holding our breaths...

House Resources Committee website hit by hackers
Screen capture of hack on website. The website for the House Natural Resources Committee, which handles Indian issues, appears to have been hacked. Visitors are greeted by an obscene...

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe struggles after big storm
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota has exhausted its emergency fund and is trying to raise money to help hundreds of families affected by a severe winter...

Omaha Tribe goes two weeks under boil water order
A city on the Omaha Reservation in Nebraska is going on two weeks under a boil water order and even went without power for five days. The water system in...

Mohegan Tribe to donate $50K to development fund
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut will contribute $50,000 to the Sachem Fund this year. The tribe originally pledged $200,000 a year for five years. But the tribe reduced its contribution...

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