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February 17, 2010
Study finds low graduation rate for Indian students
Less than 50 percent of American Indian and Alaska Native students Pacific and Northwestern regions graduate from high school, according to a new report. The report from the The Civil...

Elise Patkotak: Domestic violence ad wasn't political
"As someone who has worked for more than 30 years in the field of domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse, I cannot express how thrilled I was when Gov....

Man admits guilt over Alaska Native woman's death
A man who was acquitted for the murder and rape of an Alaska Native woman has finally admitted he killed Della Brown in 2000. After a highly sensational trial...

Another Little Shell council member resigns position
A second council member for the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana resigned in protest of President John Sinclair. Leona Kienenberger joins John LaSalle in leaving the council....

Letter: Give tribes time to think over 'Fighting Sioux'
"What has happened to the Sioux nickname? Has all of Grand Forks given up on keeping the name, or is the Herald publishing only what it sees fit? Who...

Northern Cheyenne school administrator won't leave
The principal/superintendent of a school on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana refuses to leave even though she was fired. The Northern Cheyenne Tribal School Board fired Elberta Monroe last...

Former Rosebud Sioux council member heads to trial
A former leader of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe is set to go to trial next month on charges that he solicited a minor and engaged in sexual contact with a...

Trial opens for Pueblo leader charged over hit and run
A leader of Pojoaque Pueblo in New Mexico went on trial on Tuesday in connection with a fatal hit and run on the reservation. Lt. Governor Linda Diaz, 52,...

Fort Sill Apache Tribe not allowed in Geronimo lawsuit
A federal judge won't let the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma intervene in a lawsuit over the reburial of the remains of Apache warrior Geronimo. But Chairman Jeff Houser...

Navajo family opens traditional eatery in New Mexico
A family from the Navajo Nation opened a restaurant based on traditional Navajo foods in Farmington, New Mexico. Bernice and Dexter Begay, along with their son, Danaman Begay, own...

Formerly shunned Wampanoags lose council election
Two formerly shunned members of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts lost their bid for seats on the tribal council but one said she will try again next year. Stephanie...

Margo Gray-Proctor: Supporting Native businesses
"Imagine Indian country 1,000 years ago, when we were the only inhabitants of this land. Our tribes had broad systems of commerce, and we bartered with each other for food...

Elouise Cobell answers questions about settlement
Elouise Cobell, the lead plaintiff in the Indian trust fund lawsuit, will be answering questions about the proposed settlement to the case. Cobell is a member of the Blackfeet Nation...

More money pledged for Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
The Bush Foundation has established a $25,000 challenge grant for the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota and it looks like the goal will be met. The money will...

Shakopee man refusing to pay settlement for assault
A member of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota is refusing to pay off a $2 million settlement to the family of a girl whom he sexually assaulted, KSTP-TV...

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