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March 16, 2010
Tanana Chiefs Conference kicks off annual convention
Tribal leaders from 42 Alaska Native villages are in Fairbanks for the annual Tanana Chiefs Conference. The meeting began on Monday and runs through Thursday. TCC President Jerry Isaac...

Poll finds Native people face discrimination in Canada
A poll commissioned by CBC News found that 33 percent of Canadians believe Native people are frequent targets of discrimination. Environics Research Group surveyed 2,000 people throughout Canada. Respondents said...

Native gangs said to be on the rise throughout Canada
Native gangs, long a problem in Manitoba and Saskatchewan, are spreading throughout Canada, according to law enforcement officials and experts. The gangs are exploiting poverty, unemployment and lack of opportunity...

Chitimacha Tribe to use Rosetta Stone language course
The Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana is using the popular Rosetta Stone software to preserve its language. The tribe was accepted into the company's Endangered Language Program in 2007. It took...

County delays development near Cherokee sacred site
Commissioners in Swain County, North Carolina, approved a 90-day ban on development near Kituwah, the ancestral Cherokee home. The county wants to develop regulations that will affect a Duke Energy...

White House weighs stance on cigarette trafficking bill
President Barack Obama is weighing his position on the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act, a White House spokesperson said. The bill prohibits the U.S. Postal Service from delivering cigarettes and...

Tribal member named to University of Wisconsin board
Attorney Ed Manydeeds, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, has been nominated to serve on the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents. If confirmed by the state Senate,...

9th Circuit hears Medicine Lake sacred site case again
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in the Medicine Lake sacred site case on March 10. A coalition led by the Pit River Tribe wants to stop...

Witness list for House hearing on Alaska Native land bill
The House Natural Resources Committee holds a hearing tomorrow on H.R. 2099, the Southeast Alaska Native Land Entitlement Finalization Act. The bill authorizes the transfer of land to Sealaska, an...

Ed Claplanhoo, ex-Makah Nation chair, passes on at 81
Edward Eugene Claplanhoo, a former chairman of the Makah Nation of Washington, died on Sunday. He was 81. Claplanhoo served as chairman in the 1970s. He helped establish the Makah...

NPS finalizes NAGPRA rule on 'unidentifiable' ancestors
The National Park Service on Monday published a final rule to establish a process for addressing "unidentifiable" Native ancestors held by museums, educational institutions and federal agencies. Under the Native...

San Manuel Band re-elects chairman, three incumbents
Members of the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians of California re-elected their chairman and three incumbents to the tribal council. Chairman James Ramos was re-elected to a second term....

Crow Tribe in discussions over unused detention facility
The Crow Tribe of Montana might take over an unused detention facility located near the reservation. The tribe doesn't plan on buying the facility in Hardin, Chairman Cedric Black Eagle...

Soo Tribe charges three for violating fishing regulations
The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Michigan charged three of its members for violating fishing regulations. The three tribal members are accused of illegally setting nets in...

Kimberly Craven: Cobell deal wrong for Indian Country
In spite of the almost 14 years of litigation, more than $100 million spent by the government, the unresolved nature of the relief sought by the Cobell plaintiffs, the continuing...

Elouise Cobell responds to 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...

Editorial: Congress must act soon on Cobell settlement
"Last December, after 13 years of lawsuits and painful negotiations, the federal government and representatives of hundreds of thousands of American Indians finally reached a settlement of claims that reached...

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