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Gabe Galanda: Indian Nations need to 'Buy Indian' too (March 2, 2010)

"This year we “celebrate” the 100th anniversary of the Buy Indian Act. Under that federal law, the Department of Interior and its agencies “shall” employ Indian labor and purchase “the...

Salazar set for action on wind farm at Wampanoag site (March 2, 2010)

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said he will stick to his plan to make a decision in April on the controversial Cape Wind energy project in Massachusetts. Salazar said the developers,...

Crow Creek Sioux Tribe settles dispute over IRS tax bill (March 2, 2010)

The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of South Dakota has settled a tax dispute with the Internal Revenue Service. The tribe filed a lawsuit after the IRS auctioned 11 square miles...

Fond du Lac Band chair calls 2009 strong year for tribe (March 2, 2010)

Karen Diver , the chairwoman of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Minnesota, delivered the annual State of the Band address last week. Diver...

MinnPost: Minnesota's Indian schools being left behind (March 2, 2010)

"All four federally supervised Indian schools in northern Minnesota failed to meet federal testing standards last year, yet they aren't likely to see much of the cash being doled...

Rob Capriccioso: A Capitol Hill bias against tribal press (March 2, 2010)

"I was reading an interview with Ana Marie Cox, of Wonkette fame, the other day. Before losing her job with the shuttered Air America, she said she had a difficult...

Audit looks at spending by Seneca-Cayuga committee (March 2, 2010)

The claims committee of the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma was the subject of a recent audit, The Tulsa World reports. An accounting firm looked into disbursements made by the committee...

House Resources Committee schedules Cobell hearing (March 2, 2010)

The House Natural Resources Committee has scheduled a hearing on Wednesday, March 10, to examine the Cobell trust fund settlement. The deal, which provides $1.4 billion to Indian beneficiaries and...

Elouise Cobell responds to questions about settlement (March 2, 2010)

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...