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Judge rules about prominent attorney's Indian status (February 12, 2010)

A federal judge says an attorney can talk about his status as an Indian and can mention his prior work as a federal prosecutor during jury selection for the trial...

Editorial: Pokagon Band seeks to preserve language (February 12, 2010)

"In the nearly two centuries since Leopold Pokagon died, members of the Potawatomi Indian tribe named for him have focused more on melding into the larger community than on protecting...

Mackinac Bands seek treatment as separate tribe (February 12, 2010)

The Mackinac Bands of Chippewa and Ottawa Indians of Michigan are asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs to be treated as a federally recognized tribe. The Mackinac Bands are considered...

Judge postpones trial for Aquash murder defendant (February 12, 2010)

A federal judge has delayed the trial of a man accused of murdering American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash. Richard Marshall, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe...

Floyd Jourdain: BIA keeps law enforcement funding (February 12, 2010)

"After six years as elected Red Lake chairman, I thought I’d seen everything there is to see about the BIA. Red Lake recently obtained a spreadsheet made by the agency...

Mohawk First Nation continues non-member evictions (February 12, 2010)

The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake is moving forward with evictions of non-members on the Quebec reserve. The council sent 26 notices last week. Some have agreed to leave and others...

Over $250K donated to Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe fund (February 12, 2010)

More than $250,000 has been raised to help the Cheyenne Rive Sioux Tribe of South Dakota recover from a severe winter storm. The South Dakota Community Foundation saw about $8,000...

Treasury announces $1B in stimulus bond authority (February 12, 2010)

The Department of Treasury announced another $1 billion in tribal bonding authority under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Under the authority, 76 tribes can issue tax-exempt bonds...