Job Ad: NOVA Corporation receptionist, security officer (March 11, 2010)
NOVA Corporation is seeking a professional, well groomed Receptionist for its Window Rock, AZ office to answer and direct calls, take messages, meet and greet visitors. Candidate must have pleasant,...
House Resources Committee hearing on Alaska land bill (March 11, 2010)
The House Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday, March 17, 2010, on an Alaska Native land bill. H.R. 2099, the Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization Act,...
Valerie Taliman: Stop racist attacks on Native children (March 11, 2010)
"Just as we think we’re making progress, another hate crime rears its ugly head. And this time, it’s against our children. Last week the Web site UsedWinnipeg.com ran an...
Senate Indian Affairs hearing on law enforcement hiring (March 11, 2010)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold an oversight hearing next Thursday, March 18, to discuss a law enforcement issue. The committee will look into recruitment, training, hiring and retention...
Alaska presses Supreme Court in tribal adoption case (March 11, 2010)
The state of Alaska is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a tribal adoption case but some lawmakers are questioning the move. The state lost the case in four...
Voice of America: NCAI meets for winter session in DC (March 11, 2010)
"A few blocks from the U.S. Capitol and the White House, a Washington hotel was abuzz with activity, as delegates to the National Congress of American Indians Executive Council...
Indian men involved in argument that led to stabbing (March 11, 2010)
An argument about Indian land rights and tourism led to one Indian man stabbing another Indian man in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Three Indian men were driving around the city...
Column: Statue of Navajo leader Manuelito stands tall (March 11, 2010)
"An 8-foot-tall statue of Navajo leader Manuelito has stood in Gallup for more than 100 years. For most of that time, it was propped in a second-story niche of an...
Land-into-trust foes eye list of tribal recognition dates (March 11, 2010)
Land-into-trust foes in New York say the Obama administration has developed a list of tribes, along with their dates of federal recognition, but they say the Interior Department won't make...
California legal opinion backs Indian preference policy (March 11, 2010)
The state of California can incorporate Indian hiring preferences for transportation projects on or near tribal lands, Attorney General Jerry Brown said in an opinion. Brown said federal law recognizes...
San Pasqual woman found dead, son to be questioned (March 11, 2010)
Margo Jean Lucero, a member of the San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians, was found dead in her family's home in southern California and authorities want to question her son....
Two dogs cited in attack that killed baby on Iowa land (March 11, 2010)
Two dogs mauled a baby boy to death at a home on Iowa Tribe land in Oklahoma, The Perkins Journal and The Oklahoman reported. The dogs were brought into the...
South Dakota tribes weigh stance on Cobell settlement (March 11, 2010)
One tribe in South Dakota has reportedly taken a position on the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement while two others are considering their stances. The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe...
Only two tribes, one state compliant with Adam Walsh (March 11, 2010)
Tribes are ahead of states when it comes to meeting the mandates of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act. The Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act, which is...
Kim Teehee: Combating youth obesity in Indian Country (March 11, 2010)
"In his address on the State of the Union, President Obama announced that First Lady Michelle Obama would be taking the lead in the Administration’s efforts “to tackle the epidemic...
Top Stories1. St. Regis Mohawk Tribe orders 20 non-citizens to leave reservation
2. Government worker suspended after calling Native principal a 'rabid s----'
3. Washington asks high court to overturn Yakama Nation treaty victory
4. Director of Office of Indian Energy deletes offensive Twitter account
5. Interior Department sends out another $13.1M in Cobell buy-back offers
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