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March 5, 2010
Malerba makes history as new chief of Mohegan Tribe
Lynn Malerba made history last year when she became the first woman to serve as chairman of the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut. Malerba, 59, is making history again as...

Winnebago Yankee sends family on vacation to Florida
Joba Chamberlain, a member of the Winnebago Tribe who plays for the New York Yankees, paid for a family's vacation to Disney World. Every year, Chamberlain picks a well-performing student...

Editorial: Alaska Native lawmaker owes public apology
"The Legislative Ethics Committee has told Sen. Albert Kookesh to write a letter of public apology to the city of Craig. The committee even told him how to write...

South Dakota Indian school not Race to the Top finalist
South Dakota's proposal for an Indian charter school didn't make it to the final round of the Obama administration's Race to the Top program. The state sought $74 million for...

DOJ hosts conference on Indian Country child protection
The Department of Justice is convening the National Symposium on Child Protection in Indian Country in New Mexico next week. The conference takes place at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort...

Elouise Cobell to meet with landowners in South Dakota
Elouise Cobell, the lead plaintiff in the Indian trust fund lawsuit, will meet with Indian landowners in South Dakota to discuss the $3.4 billion settlement in the case. Cobell heads...

Ojibwe woman named director for BIA's Midwest region
Diane Rosen, a member of the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin, has been named the director of the Midwest regional office of the Bureau of...

Wampanoag tribes rejected $2M in sacred site dispute
The developers of the controversial Cape Wind energy project in Massachusetts offered $1 million each to the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe but both tribes rejected the...

Little Traverse leaders fight recall effort in tribal court
The two top leaders of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians of Michigan are fighting a recall effort in tribal court. Chairman Ken Harrington and vice chairman...

Judge dismisses claims in Oneida land-into-trust case
A federal judge dismissed a number of claims in a lawsuit that challenges the land-into-trust application of the Oneida Nation of New York. The tribe filed an application for over...

Native community mourns deaths of two teenage girls
The Native community in Vancouver, British Columbia, is mourning the loss of two teenage girls whose deaths are being linked to drug use. Kayla Lalonde, 17, and Martha Jackson...

Bill Lawrence, Ojibwe journalist, dies after cancer fight
Bill Lawrence, a member of the Red Lake Nation of Minnesota who founded the landmark Native American Press/Ojibwe News died on Tuesday. He was 70. Lawrence began the Ojibwe News...

Counties opposing Coeur d'Alene law enforcement bill
Five counties in Idaho passed a resolution against the State and Indian Tribal Law Enforcement Act. The bill allows a tribe to enforce state law against non-Indians if a county...

Native leaders condemn 'Native Extraction Service' ad
Native leaders in Manitoba want authorities to investigate an online ad that promised a "Free: Native Extraction Service" to remove Native youth from the streets of Winnipeg. A woman...

San Manuel Band donates $242K to anti-gang program
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians donated $242,000 to a gang prevention program in southern California. The Stop the Violence Increase the Peace Foundation provides school and high school...

Utah tribes upset about development near sacred site
Tribal leaders in Utah celebrated last year when Gov. Gary Herbert (R) stopped construction of a train station at a sacred site near Salt Lake City. But tribes say the...

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