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March 4, 2010
Native man appears in court after naked run in Regina
Brendan William Cross, a Native activist and one-time politician, appeared in court to face charges in connection with a naked romp through downtown Regina, Saskatchewan. Cross allegedly appeared nude...

Editorial: Not all Indian mascots are offensive to tribes
"Schools should be able to use Native American names and mascots as long as they are respectful to the tribes they represent. The Wisconsin State Assembly recently signaled support for...

Hayworth to disclose donors to Abramoff defense fund
  Former Congressman J.D. Hayworth (R-Arizona) said he will disclose the names of donors to the legal defense fund he set up in the wake of the Jack Abramoff...

Opinion: Indigenous identities hidden by 2010 Census
"It was when I first stood atop the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan, Mexico in 1976 that I was finally able to grasp something my parents first communicated to...

Senate confirms Rosebud Sioux woman to HHS position
By unanimous consent, the Senate on Wednesday night confirmed Lillian Sparks as Commissioner of the Administration for Native Americans, which is part of the Department of Health and Human...

Coeur d'Alene Tribe sues mining company for pollution
The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho and the federal government say a mining company dumped more than 100 million tons of mining waste over the past century. The tribe...

California tribes awarded $1.5M in conservation grants
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service awarded $1.5 million in habitat conservation to seven California tribes. The money will help the tribes with invasive species, environmental restoration and other conservation...

Mohegan Tribe chooses first woman chief since 1600s
The Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut has named Lynn Malerba as its chief. Malerba is the 17th chief of the tribe. She is the first woman named to the post...

Oglala Sioux Tribe president targeted for impeachment
Theresa Two Bulls, the president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, is the subject of impeachment papers. Corrina Apple and her uncle, Garfield Apple, say Two Bulls is...

Reporter blocked from Little Traverse election meeting
A reporter from The Petoskey News-Review was excluded from an election board meeting of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians of Michigan. The tribe allows the paper to...

Alaska Native lawmaker apologizes for ethics violation
Alaska Sen. Albert Kookesh (D) said he will issue a written apology to the city council in Craig over remarks he made in connection with a land swap for...

Editorial: Lack of leadership moves Haskell backwards
"It’s good that members of the Kansas delegation in Congress are continuing to press for answers concerning the unsettled situation at Haskell Indian Nations University. Having received no response to...

Prosecutors assess Indian artifact case following death
David Gaouette, the U.S. Attorney for Colorado, told the Associated Press that he might delay the trial of a defendant in a major Indian artifact theft case due to the...

Fight continues over Native Hawaiian admission policy
Non-Native students who were denied admission to the Native-only Kamehameha Schools in Hawaii can't remain anonymous, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday. In a unanimous decision, the...

BIA seeks to resolve San Pasqual membership dispute
Assistant Secretary Larry Echo Hawk says he will decide on a membership dispute within the San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians of California. In January 2009, the tribe blocked the...

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