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March 17, 2010
Tanana Chiefs Conference plans to create damp shelter
The Tanana Chiefs Conference is working on establishing a shelter for homeless chronic inebriates in Fairbanks, Alaska. The leader of the organization's Justice Task Force has met with Christian organizations...

Creek Nation wants to buy back historic council building
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma is seeking to reacquire its historic council building. The Creek Council House was the tribe's original capital. It was established in 1878 but...

Navajo woman named to Indian affairs post in Colorado
Carol Harvey, a member of the Navajo Nation, has been named executive secretary of the Colorado Commission of Indian Affairs. Harvey, an attorney, will serve as a liaison between...

Editorial: Navajo substance abuse center holds promise
"Anticipation continues to grow as the new Navajo Regional Behavioral Health Center in Shiprock gains momentum. The 56,000-square-foot facility is opening in phases and last month the facility welcomed its...

HUD audit finds fault with Fort Belknap housing program
The Fort Belknap Indian Community of Montana isn't managing federal funds properly, the Department of Housing and Urban Development said in a March 7 audit. The Office of Inspector General...

Editorial: PACT Act puts a halt to Internet tobacco sales
"A bill that would ban the shipment of cigarettes and certain tobacco products through the U.S. Postal Service was approved unanimously by the Senate last week. A companion bill was...

Cowlitz Tribe welcomes threatened listing for smelt fish
The Cowlitz Tribe of Washington praised the Obama administration's decision to list the Pacific smelt fish as "threatened" under the Endangered Species Act. The tribe depended on smelt during...

Mary Pember: 'Lost Birds' find their way home to tribes
"The arrest of white missionaries trying to adopt allegedly orphaned Haitian children struck a chord with me. Similar media stories about well meaning white celebrities adopting pretty babies of color...

NCAI pushes for settlement in USDA discrimination suit
The National Congress of American Indians is pushing the Obama administration to settle the Keepseagle case over discrimination at the Department of Agriculture. NCAI President Jefferson Keel, a member of...

EPA announces new office for tribal government affairs
The Obama administration has created a new office at the Environmental Protection Agency for tribal issues. Tribes will now be grouped with international efforts at EPA. Administrator Lisa P. Jackson...

Opinion: 'Liberal elites' saw dollar signs in Indian tribes
"Indian tribes were originally designed to be profit generators from which their creators could raise money for political candidates, trade victimization for votes, and generate revenue for their affiliated businesses....

University of Michigan to consult tribes about ancestors
The University of Michigan says it will comply with new federal regulations that affect "culturally unidentifiable" Native ancestors. The school plans to consult tribes with historical ties to the area...

Montana tribal members push to save sacred Chief Cliff
Members of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana have launched a campaign to protect the sacred Chief Cliff from development. Chief Cliff, a rock formation, plays a central...

Witness list for SCIA hearing on law enforcement hiring
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a hearing tomorrow to discuss law enforcement in Indian Country. The committee will look into recruitment, training, hiring and retention of Bureau of Indian...

9th Circuit rules two criminal defendants aren't 'Indian'
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday set aside the convictions of two men because they are not "Indian" as defined by federal law In the first case, Gordon...

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