Agencies miss deadline for tribal consultation plans (February 11, 2010)
Several federal agencies failed to complete their tribal consultation policies despite given 90 days by President Barack Obama, Indian Country Today reports. The Departments of the Interior, Justice, Treasury and...
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk firm on member rules (February 11, 2010)
"Native people, like all Canadians, have been, in this generation, caught up in a whirl of social, economic, ecological and political changes over which we have only marginal influence. We...
Phillip Martin, former Choctaw chief, hailed as Moses (February 11, 2010)
Over 1,000 people attended funeral services for Phillip Martin, the former longtime chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. Martin died February 4 at the age of 83....
Coeur d'Alene Tribe at odds with county over police (February 11, 2010)
The Coeur d'Alene Tribe and Benewah County, Idaho, are providing different accounts of law enforcement on the reservation. The tribe had a cross-deputization agreement with the county. Sheriff Bob Kirts...
Obesity in Indian youth linked to death by age of 55 (February 11, 2010)
Indian children who are obese or have high blood sugar levels are more than twice as likely to die before the age of 55 than others, according to a study...
Inquest set for Indian man who died in Montana jail (February 11, 2010)
An inquest into the death of A.J. LongSoldier at a jail in Hill County, Montana, will be held March 18. LongSoldier, 18, died last November after complaining of feeling...
Little Shell Chippewa Tribe stands to lose big grant (February 11, 2010)
The state of Montana is proposing to cut a $417,000 grant to the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians. The state received $4.9 million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment...
USA Today Blog: World ignoring South Dakota tribes (February 11, 2010)
"No photos or video of sweet suffering faces. No popular vacation landscape for a backdrop. No personal connective ties. Are those the reasons the natural disaster in the Great...
Eastern Cherokees oppose building near sacred site (February 11, 2010)
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina says a proposed Duke Energy electrical station will harm Kituwah, the tribe's ancestral home. Kituwah is the birthplace of the...
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