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February 2, 2010
BIA faces leadership void among regional director level
Tribal leaders and members of Congress were overjoyed last year when President Barack Obama quickly found a leader for the Bureau of Indian Affairs. During the Bush era, the position...

Judge dismisses lawsuit over Native teen's death in fire
A judge in Manitoba dismissed a lawsuit filed against the owners of a home where a 14-year-old Native boy died. Justice Shawn Greenberg said Roger Roesler and Debbie McKelvey...

Navajo Nation reports another weather-related fatality
The Navajo Nation reported a third weather-related fatality. An 88-year-old woman was found dead in New Mexico after she left her home to visit her sister. Her vehicle got stuck...

Native boy stuck in vegetative state after tonsil surgery
A 12-year-old Native boy in Manitoba remains in a vegetative state after undergoing a routine tonsil surgery. Dylan Campbell underwent the surgery in November. His family rushed him back to...

Mohawk First Nation evicts non-members from reserve
The Mohawk Council of Kahnawá:ke has ordered all non-members to leave the reserve in Quebec. Grand Chief Michael Delisle said the band issued 26 eviction notices to non-Natives. "It's been...

Editorial: Indian student graduation rates unacceptable
"The news was grim last week during a forum conducted by the Farmington Inter-Tribal Indian Organization on the topic of American Indian education. The New Mexico Public Education Department...

Mary Pember: NCAI President Keel lists tribal priorities
"Jefferson Keel, President of the National Congress of American Indians, delivered the 8th annual State of Indian Affairs address January 29 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.....

Oklahoma tribes get $4M grant from HUD for new clinic
The Northeastern Tribal Health System in Oklahoma will use a $4 million grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to build a new clinic. Construction is expected to...

Tribal leaders to meet with US Attorney in South Dakota
Tribal leaders in South Dakota will meet with U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson on Thursday. Johnson wants to hear from tribes about crime and law enforcement in Indian Country. Oglala Sioux...

Column: Whiteclay in the news just for being Whiteclay
"Early Monday I looked out my window: It was snowing again, of course. Is it simply my age or are winters growing colder, longer? The scene of black, gray and...

Salazar meets Wampanaog tribes to discuss sacred site
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is in Massachusetts today to discuss the controversial Cape Wind energy project. This morning, Salazar met with the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe to greet the sunrise...

Gila River Tribe urged to allow freeway thru reservation
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) is asking the Gila River Indian Community to support the construction of the South Mountain Freeway on the reservation. The tribe is open to the...

Red Cliff Band worried about spread of deadly fish virus
The Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa is taking extra steps to prevent the spread of Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia, a deadly fish virus. The tribe is worried the virus...

Editorial: Red Lake Nation restores fishery for its future
"The state of Minnesota and the Red Lake Band of Chippewa on Thursday continued an important partnership in the preservation of Minnesota’s premier walleye fisheries. The two signed a new...

Judge delays hearing over Mishewal Wappo recognition
A federal judge postponed a hearing in the federal recognition lawsuit of the Mishewal Wappo Tribe of California. The tribe was terminated by an act of Congress in 1959. But...

Wayne Newton to testify on state recognition measure
Mr. Las Vegas, otherwise known as entertainer Wayne Newton, is supporting his tribe's bid to gain recognition in Virginia. Newton is a member of the Patawomeck Indians. He will...

HuffPo: 'Expert' answers questions about sweat lodges
"Since the horrible tragedy involving 3 deaths and more than 20 injuries relating to a Sweat Lodge at a James Ray retreat in October of 2009, I have been contacted...

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