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April 5, 2010
Donations aid Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in storm recovery
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota received about $400,000 in donations from the South Dakota Community Foundation . The tribe is using the money to help people who...

Fond du Lac secretary-treasurer wins re-election to council
Members of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Minnesota went to the polls last week to vote in a primary election. Secretary-treasurer Ferdinand Martineau won...

Opinion: Alaska Native land bill threatens guide businesses
"With 235 guides and outfitters providing similar services all across the region, our economic impact is significant and increasing. Nature-based tourism in Southeast Alaska had revenues of $15.5 million and...

Nebraska Indians more likely to be searched in police stops
American Indian drivers are more likely to be searched by police during traffic stops, according to the latest report from the Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice. In...

Melvin Martin: Indians depicted unfairly in Rapid City media
Only in Rapid City, South Dakota (the most anti-Indian city in America) are the most flagrant violators of human respect and decency given "continued probation," per this April 1 news...

Descendants of Chief Little Shell seek their own recognition
Descendants of Chippewa Chief Little Shell are seeking status as a federally recognized tribe. Some descendants are already members of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians. But Delvin...

Mark Trahant: Should Native Americans buy own insurance?
"The enactment of health care insurance reform raises a thorny (and complicated) question for Indian Country: Should American Indians and Alaska Natives eligible for services in the Indian health system...

Commentary: Consensus on reforms to federal recognition
"The worldwide American Indian Workshop took place on March 25, 2010 and included a video-conference, which I moderated between ethno-historians and attorneys in the Czech Republic, and Indian chiefs at...

Opinion: Tribal involvement in historic preservation process
"Federal laws have dealt Native American tribes into the land-use business. Undertake any project that requires a federal permit, and you'll have to satisfy environmental and historic preservation rules to...

Steven Newcomb: Indian title in the eyes of the conquering
"In the 1923 case Cramer v. United States, the U.S. Supreme Court said “it has been the policy of the federal government from the beginning to respect the Indian right...

Panel backs Wampanoag tribes in dispute over sacred sites
A panel of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation is urging Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to reject a controversial wind farm in Massachusetts. The panel, whose members included John Berrey,...

10th Circuit questions Cherokee Nation intervention lawsuit
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals is questioning the future of a dispute involving the Cherokee Nation, the state of Oklahoma and the poultry industry. The tribe sought to intervene...

Stevens plans to leave Supreme Court with Obama in office
Justice John Paul Stevens said he will retire this year or next year, giving President Barack Obama another chance to shape the U.S. Supreme Court. Stevens, who turns 90 this...

Billy Frank: It takes courage to make right move on salmon
"Sometimes it just takes guts, not money, to do the right thing for salmon. The Squaxin Island Tribe recently asked the state Department of Ecology to do the right...

Chehalis Tribe loses lawsuit over property tax assessments
The Chehalis Tribe lost its lawsuit over property taxes in Thurston County, Washington. The tribe owns 51 percent of Great Wolf Lodge. The facility is located on trust land but...

Opinion: Youth suicide in Indian Country at epidemic levels
"Youth suicide among Native Americans has become an issue of such concern that on March 25 the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held a hearing in an effort to...

Jim Gray: Court wrong on ruling against Osage Reservation
"The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled against the Osage Nation’s contention that it has a federal Indian reservation and therefore its members living and working on the...

Tim Giago: His great grandfather was Crazy Horse interpreter
James Willard “Heavy” Garnette is my first cousin. He is a veteran who served in the United States Navy during the Korean War and he is the great grandson of...

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