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February 16, 2010
Donations aid Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe after storm
Members of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota are still digging out of a severe winter storm that knocked out power and water on the reservation. But the...

Column: Panhandlers not good Indian-White relations
"A few weeks back, I stopped by a Rapid City grocery store for a few items before returning to Hot Springs. About 20 yards from the entrance stood six Native...

Split Lake First Nation teenage girl killed in house fire
A teenage girl from the Tataskweyak Cree Nation of Manitoba was killed in a house fire on Monday. Ashley Grieves, whose age was reported as 16 or 17, was...

Evidence box halts trial for Aquash murder defendant
A new box of evidence has delayed the federal court trial of a man accused of murdering American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash. Police in Denver, Colorado, alerted...

Southern Ute Tribe suspends officials' code of ethics
The Southern Ute Tribe of Colorado has suspended the code of ethics that applies to elected officials and appointed employees. The tribal council gave no reason its decision, The Durango...

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe creates land dispute tribunal
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York has created a tribunal to resolve land disputes on the reservation. The tribal council used to hear land disputes but the process...

Blackfeet Nation makes do with just 11 police officers
The Blackfeet Nation in Montana covers 1.5-million acres but the tribe only has 11 officers on the job. Of those 11, only six officers patrol the reservation. They responded...

County ends foreclosure proceedings on Cayuga land
Legislators in Cayuga County, New York, voted to withdraw foreclosure proceedings against the Cayuga Nation, but they could pick up the issue in the future. The county says the tribe...

Opinion: A 'Hollywood' tribal ceremony at sacred site
"On Ground Hog Day, Feb. 2, in the town of Mashpee, Mass., U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar met in the pre-dawn hours with the Wampanoag Indian tribe. Salazar was...

Editorial: Don't put electrical station near sacred site
"The Tribal Council of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians has adopted a resolution protesting the construction of a Duke substation near a sacred Cherokee site and has authorized...

Marketplace: Tribal radio gets priority under FCC rule
"Peter O'Dowd: Of the more than 13,000 radio stations licensed in the U.S., a mere 41 belong to Native American communities. So for those who live on reservations, reliable information...

Navajo emergency responders racked up big food bill
Emergency responders on the Navajo Nation spent nearly $3,000 in county funds on food and meals during a major winter storm, The Arizona Daily Sun reported. A group that included...

Crow Nation Tea Party rallies off-reservation support
The newly formed Crow Nation Tea Party held its first rally on Monday. The rally took place in Hardin, a city near the reservation. Participants criticized leaders of the...

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