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April 7, 2010
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VOUCHER DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS | NATIVE AMERICAN OUTREACH SPECIALIST MENTOR is accepting applications for the Native American Initiative as part of the Mentoring Children of Prisoners Voucher: Caregiver’s...

Nation mourns loss of Wilma Mankiller, ex-Cherokee chief
Tribal and national leaders mourned the loss of Wilma Mankiller, who was the first woman to lead the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. Everyone from President Barack Obama to fellow...

Tulsa World: Wilma Mankiller led Cherokees to prominence
"Wilma Mankiller, a pathbreaking leader of the Cherokee people who became an international voice for peace and understanding, died Tuesday. Mankiller helped lead the Cherokee Nation's return to prominence...

Chumash Tribe schedules health clinics open to uninsured
The Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians of California will be offering free health care at a series of clinics in April, May and June. The tribe is partnering with...

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe aids law enforcement in city
A member of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska and her son face murder charges in connection with the death of the woman's boyfriend. Virginia T. Grant, 52, is charged with...

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe puts off vote on 'Fighting Sioux'
Leaders of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe won't be taking action on the controversial "Fighting Sioux" nickname and logo of the University of North Dakota for now. Nickname supporters...

Rhode Island battles development at site of Indian village
The state of Rhode Island has ordered a developer to stop work at a site of a major Narragansett village. The developer has a permit to build homes on the...

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe funds city law enforcement
The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is helping fund law enforcement services in the city of Flandreau, South Dakota. The tribe awarded a grant of $87,878.20 to the city. The money...

VOA News: Tainos seek recognition on 2010 Census count
"A people thought to be dead for 500 years hope to prove they're still very much alive, thanks to the 2010 census. The census counts everyone in the United...

Editorial: Wilma Mankiller leaves a great legacy
"Wilma Mankiller was a force to be reckoned, but she was a force that made a difference for her people in a changing world. Mankiller, who served as principal chief...

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...

Navy turns down bid to transfer land to Narragansett Tribe
The U.S. Navy says it won't turn over surplus federal property to the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island. The Bureau of Indian Affairs asked for the 260 acres on Aquidneck...

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