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April 14, 2010
David Davis, Tonto Apache vice chairman, passes away
David “Kenny” Davis, the vice chairman of the Tonto Apache Tribe of Arizona, was found dead early Tuesday. He was 47. Davis was the longest serving member of the...

House passes resolution to honor Wilma Pearl Mankiller
The House today passed H.Res.1237 in honor of Wilma Pearl Mankiller, who was the first woman to lead the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma. The resolution traces Mankiller's life and career...

Dean Chavers: Wilma Mankiller was activist in California
"I first met Wilma Mankiller in the spring of 1969. Lee Brightman, the original angry Indian radical, had a half dozen of us picketing the consulate of Ecuador in San...

Yurok Tribe to use $120K grant for transportation study
The Yurok Tribe of California has been awarded a $120,000 grant from the Federal Transit Administration. The tribe will use the money to study the feasibility of a transit system...

Wind River business conference on April 22 in Wyoming
The Wind River Development Fund is hosting the 10th Annual Wind River Business Conference/Native American Business Expo on Thursday, April 22. The event offers seminars on government contracting, marketing and...

Childcare center in Indian housing complex offers haven
Parents at an Indian housing complex in Minneapolis, Minnesota, are finding a safe place for their infants and toddlers. Baby's Space at the Little Earth Neighborhood Learning Center provides childcare...

Judge allows woman's testimony in Aquash murder trial
A federal judge said a woman in her 80s can testify in the trial of a man accused of murdering American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash. Theda Clarke...

Cigarette maker on Mohawk reservation settles dispute
A cigarette manufacturer on the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation in New York settled a dispute with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Tarbell Inc. will forfeit $1.75...

Few candidates for Navajo president, council positions
Few candidates have filed to run for Navajo Nation president and the Navajo Nation Council. Rex Lee Jim is the only person to file for president. Only about a dozen...

Federal prosecutors declined 47 percent of Indian cases
Federal prosecutors declined 47 percent of Indian Country cases in fiscal year 2009, the Department of Justice said. Of those cases, about 12 percent were declined due to lack of...

Turtle Talk: Indian law and possible Supreme Court picks
"This edition of our review of the Supreme Court nominee shortlist is short (because I’m on my way to a faculty meeting) — and is just two persons, neither of...

Coeur d'Alene Tribe is second largest employer in region
The Coeur d'Alene Tribe is the second-largest employer in north Idaho, according to a University of Idaho study. The tribe employed 1,699 people last year. That's second only to Kootenai...

Opinion: Wilma Mankiller inspired men, women, children
"I write this tribute to former Cherokee Nation Chief Wilma Mankiller with sadness and great humility. All readers know of her passing from this realm on April 6. For those...

Tribute: Wilma Mankiller devoted life to Cherokee Nation
"Wilma Mankiller was a wife, a mother, and Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. From the time she finished high school until her death she worked to improve the lives...

Buffalo Post: Census sued over minority hiring practices
"With the use of ads such as the one above, the U.S. Census Bureau has been actively urging Native Americans, among others, to participate in this year’s census. But a...

White Earth Band encourages response to 2010 Census
The White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians of Minnesota is encouraging its members to participate in the 2010 Census. “Previous census in the Mahnomen County area was so grossly under...

Wisconsin Senate approves bill against Indian mascots
The Wisconsin Senate passed a bill that fines public schools that use offensive Indian mascots, nicknames and imagery. The bill sets up a process for people to complain about mascots....

Editorial: Eliminating 'Fighting Sioux' was right decision
"The coming year will be the final one for the Fighting Sioux nickname for the University of North Dakota. In the end, it was the right thing to do in...

Column: Investigating grave of Little Big Horn 'survivor'
"It had been nagging at me since Dr. John Lapp, a Carlinville optometrist, called to tell me about the strange grave marker he found in Mayfield Cemetery in Carlinville....

Passamaquoddy Tribe eyes purchase of furniture factory
The Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township in Maine is looking at purchasing a furniture factory that is in bankruptcy proceedings. The tribe is conducting a feasibility study to determine if...

Snoqualmie Tribe holds election after leadership dispute
It looks like a long-running leadership dispute within the Snoqualmie Tribe of Washington is coming to an end. Tribal members chose a new chairwoman, a council member and two...

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