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March 24, 2010
Wasted in Whiteclay: Town tells 4.1M cans of beer a year
Whiteclay, a town in Nebraska with less than 15 full-time residents, has four liquor stores that sell 4.1 million cans of a beer a year. Most of the buyers...

Cobell responds to questions about trust fund 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...

North Dakota court hears case on 'Fighting Sioux' name
The North Dakota Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a lawsuit over the controversial "Fighting Sioux" nickname and logo of the University of North Dakota. Members of the Spirit...

Forest County Potawatomi busines names top executive
The economic development corporation of the Forest County Potawatomi Community of Wisconsin has a new chief executive officer. Pepi Randolph will serve as CEO of Potawatomi Business Development Corp....

Cobell discusses settlement on Fort Belknap Reservation
Elouise Cobell, the lead plaintiff in the Indian trust fund lawsuit, met with members of the Fort Belknap Indian Community of Montana on Tuesday. Cobell, a member of the Blackfeet...

Tribes present testimony at House Appropriations hearing
Nearly 40 tribal leaders, Alaska Native executives and Indian organizations presented testimony to the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on Interior and Environment, on Tuesday. Tribes asked for increases in Indian...

State won't get involved in Little Shell Chippewa dispute
The state of Montana won't get involved in a leadership dispute within the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Two groups claim control of the tribe. One faction hoped the...

Effort underway to preserve Salish language in Montana
Members of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana have developed an action plan to preserve the Salish language. Fewer than 50 people on the Flathead Reservation speak the...

Judge won't stop state from going after Creek cigarettes
A federal judge refused to bar the state of Oklahoma from seizing tobacco products being sold within the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. The tribe asked for a preliminary injunction, citing interference...

Bill for Cedar Band Paiute tax exemption 'dead' for now
The Cedar Band of the Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah said it will continue to push for a tax exemption from the state. The exemption will help the tribe develop...

Prison time for sexual abuse on Saginaw Chippewa land
A 41-year-old man was sentenced to 36 months in prison for sexual abuse of a minor on the Isabella Reservation of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe. David E. Merrill pleaded guilty...

Man sets guilty plea for murdering Coeur d'Alene athlete
A 23-year-old man pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting of Tim Wolfe, a member of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho who was a star...

Oneida Nation foes tie Osage case to land-into-trust feud
Foes of the Oneida Nationof New York believe a recent case involving the Osage Nation of Oklahoma will help them in their land-into-trust litigation. Officials in Madison County, New York,...

Mardi Gras 'Indians' want legal protections for costumes
The Mardi Gras "Indians" of New Orleans say they are tired of people using their images without permission. The "Indians" come up with elaborate suits to wear for the...

New dinosaur discovered at ancestral Pueblo site in Utah
Researchers announced the discovery of a fossil of a previously unknown type of dinosaur. The fossil was found at an ancestral Pueblo site in Utah. Researchers said the bones...

Sherman Alexie receives national honor for 'War Dances'
Author Sherman Alexie has won the 2010 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction for "War Dances," his latest collection of short stories. Alexie, who is Spokane and Coeur d'Alene, was selected...

IAIA president wins American Indian College Fund award
Robert Martin, the president of the Institute of American Indian Arts in New Mexico, has received the 2010 American Indian College Fund Tribal College Honoree award. Martin, a member of...

Nottawaseppi Huron Band to elect new chair next month
The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan will elect a new chairperson on April 24. Laura Spurr was serving as chair until her death on February 19 at...

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