Opinion: Sheriff small-minded over tribal police deal (February 15, 2010)
"Benewah County Sheriff Robert Kirts isn’t going to win his battle to continue to treat Coeur d’Alene tribal police with contempt. He’s already losing that war. Last week, the House...
Hundreds seek roles in film from Indian author's book (February 15, 2010)
Hundreds of Native men, women and children turned out for a casting call in Montana over the weekend with the hopes of landing a role in a movie based...
Indian designer lands in show at Vancover Olympics (February 15, 2010)
Louie Gong, an educational-resource coordinator at Muckleshoot Tribal College in Washington, is finding newfound fame as a fashion shoe designer. Gong, who is of Nooksack, Squamish, Chinese, French and...
Cherokee critic announces retirement from Congress (February 15, 2010)
Rep. Diane Watson (D-California), who criticized the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma for its treatment of the Freedmen, will retire from the U.S. House this year. Watson, 76, sponsored several bills...
Redding Rancheria nears deal to buy city-owned land (February 15, 2010)
The Redding Rancheria is close to a deal to buy 82 acres from the city of Redding, California. The tribe has been interested in the so-called Churn Creek Bottom property...
Erich Longie: Divide and conquer for 'Fighting Sioux' (February 15, 2010)
"The same old divide-and-conquer tactics are now being used on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation. It is my understanding that six of the eight districts on the reservation have overwhelmingly...
Opinion: State asks Obama to break pledge to tribes (February 15, 2010)
"The decision by the federal gvernment in 2007 to recognize the Mashpee Wampanoag as a historic Indian tribe documents tribal efforts to preserve their rights. The decision relies on extensive...
Opinion: Broken promises for winter storm response (February 15, 2010)
"With most of the midwest and the east coast hammered by winter storms, it should come as little surprise that the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation is being ignored. The snow...
Tim Giago: Support the Year of Unity in South Dakota (February 15, 2010)
Anyone attempting to get a bill passed whether it is before a city, county, state or federal legislative body, knows that it takes some serious lobbying to make it happen....
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Top Stories1. Key Republican revives bill to strip Bureau of Indian Affairs of recognition powers
2. California Tribal College names Blackfeet Nation citizen Billie Jo Kipp as president
3. Democracy Now: Judges try to end legal defense program for #NoDAPL resisters
4. Mark Trahant: States complain to Senate about the burdens of Indian health care
5. Dakota Access enters settlement for 'unanticipated discovery' of tribal artifacts
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