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April 15, 2010
Aquash murder defendant goes on trial in federal court
Richard Marshall, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, went on trial in federal court for the murder of American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash. Marshall is...

Coffee consumption reduced risk of diabetes for Indians
American Indians who drank more than 12 cups of coffee a day reduced their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by nearly 70 percent, according to researchers at the University...

Group works to address concerns about war board game
Tribal members from New England and their supporters are working with a board game company to address concerns about a game that depicts King Philip's War. Tribal members held a...

New Mexico tribes meet with governor at yearly summit
New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson (D) and leaders of 22 tribes met on Wednesday for the 2nd Annual State-Tribal Leaders Summit. This year's summit was held at Isleta Pueblo. Tribal...

County sheriff continues outreach with California tribes
The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is continuing its outreach with tribes in southern California. The Morongo Band of Mission Indians is hosting the sixth meeting. The tribes are learning...

Coeur d'Alene Tribe encourages participation on Census
The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho held a rally to encourage its members to participate in the 2010 Census. An accurate count helps secure funding for housing, roads, health care...

Panel discusses emergence of self-determination policy
A panel at Northern Arizona University discussed the policy of self-determination that then president Richard Nixon advanced on July 8, 1970. In a message to Congress, Nixon described federal control...

Campo Tribe wants BIA approval for reservation landfill
The Campo Kumeyaay Nation of California wants to host a landfill on the southern part of its reservation, near the U.S.-Mexico border. The tribe plans to lease 1,150 acres...

Arizona tribes appeal transfer of land for shooting range
The Fort Mojave Indian Tribe and the Hualapai Tribal Nation are opposing the transfer of federal land to the Arizona Department of Game and Fish. The Bureau of Land Management...

Tax commission opposes tribe briefs in reservation case
The Oklahoma Tax Commission doesn't want the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to accept briefs from tribes and tribal organizations in a case involving the Osage Nation. The commission says...

The Atlantic: Native cuisine from corn bread to fry bread
"When Ben Jacobs and Matt Chandra entered the fifth annual National Indian Taco Championship last spring, it was more than just their signature hominy salsa that caught the attention...

Editorial: Chickasaw Nation leads way with smoking ban
"The Chickasaw Nation’s decision to ban smoking in almost all its properties can be a model for all tribes to follow. Tribes collect a lot of money from their smoke...

Ho-Chunk Nation sells rest of bison herd over high costs
The Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin is selling the rest of its bison herd. The tribe at one point had 300 bison. But it costs too much to maintain the animals,...

UKB chief hopes Congress acts on trust fund settlement
Chief George Wickliffe of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians hopes Congress acts soon to settle the Indian trust fund lawsuit. Wickliffe discussed the case at the 38th Annual...

Turtle Talk: Appeals court nominee strong on Indian law
"Ed DuMont's nomination to the Federal Circuit (more news articles from How Appealing) is very interesting, given that as former attorney for the Office of the Solicitor General, he argued...

Mary Annette Pember: Wilma Mankiller a humble leader
"Wilma Mankiller, a great American Indian leader has walked on. After struggling with metastatic pancreatic cancer, she died at her home April 6 in Adair County, Oklahoma, at the...

County fights Winnebago Tribe's land-into-trust request
The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska is seeking opposition to its land-into-trust application. The tribe wants 4,000 acres placed in trust. But some officials in Thurston County don't want to lose...

Deadline nears for Salazar on contentious wind farm bid
The clock is ticking for Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to make a decision on a controversial wind farm in Massachusetts. Salazar wanted the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe,...

Injunction stops filing process for Navajo Nation Council
The Navajo Election Administration has stopped accepting candidate applications for the Navajo Nation Council in response to a tribal court injunction. Director Edison Wauneka was processing applications for 88 seats...

Native lawyers press Obama on Supreme Court nominee
The National Native American Bar Association is urging President Barack Obama to appoint a Native American to the U.S. Supreme Court. There's never been a Native person on the high...

Supporters of 'Fighting Sioux' still hopeful for tribal vote
Supporters of the controversial "Fighting Sioux" nickname and logo of the University of North Dakota are still hoping the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe holds a referendum on the issue. Tribal...

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