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April 21, 2010
Witness in Aquash murder case seeks immunity at trial
A witness in the trial of a man accused of murdering American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash wants immunity before testifying. Without immunity, Theda Clarke plans to assert...

University apologizes for failing to pay powwow dancers
The University of Montana apologized for not having enough money for dancers and drum groups who competed in the Kyi-Yo Pow Wow last weekend. Native students put on the powwow...

Chippewa Tribe of Minnesota plans fishing rights protest
Members of the Chippewa Tribe of Minnesota will hold a fishing protest on May 14 to assert their rights under an 1854 treaty. The U.S. Supreme Court in 1999 ruled...

Audio: House Resources Committee hearing on land bills
The House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing this morning on three bills. Two of the bills address tribal land issues. H.R.4445, the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center Clarification Act, clarifies...

Number of missing or murdered Native women increases
The number of missing or murdered Native women has risen in Canada, according to a new report from the Native Women's Association of Canada. As of March 21, 2010, Canada...

Witness list for Senate hearing on draft Indian energy bill
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a hearing tomorrow to discuss an Indian energy bill. Sen. Dorgan (D-North Dakota), the chairman of the committee, released a draft discussion of the...

Havasupai Tribe resolves suit over use of blood samples
The Havasupai Tribe of Arizona has settled a lawsuit over the misuse of blood samples of its members. Tribal members agreed to submit samples for diabetes research. But the Arizona...

WPR: Great Lakes tribes receive $1M for tobacco efforts
"Efforts to stop tobacco abuse in several of Wisconsin’s tribal communities just got a boost. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has awarded $1-million to help five Native American tribes...

Column: Pascua Yaqui Tribe on the right track with MMA
"In the realm of mixed martial arts there is always a myriad of hot-button topics for enthusiasts and critics alike to discuss It is people like Pascua Yaqui Tribe Boxing...

NARF to discuss Supreme Court nominee at White House
The Native American Rights Fund expects to meet with officials at the White House to discuss the next U.S. Supreme Court nominee. NARF wants to see its executive director John...

Bill against Indian mascots goes to Wisconsin governor
A bill that fines public schools for using offensive Indian mascots, nicknames and imagery has been sent to Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle (D). The bill sets up a process for...

Little Traverse leaders await decision on recall petitions
The two top leaders of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians of Michigan are hoping the tribe's court will stop a recall election against them. Chairman Ken...

Agua Caliente Band to submit response on beetle listing
The comment period is closing on a proposal to list the Casey's June beetle for protection under the Endangered Species Act. The tiny beetle is only found in Palm...

1st Navajo student body president at Fort Lewis College
Alray Nelson, a member of the Navajo Nation, has been elected student body president at Fort Lewis College in Colorado. Nelson, a junior who is majoring in sociology and political...

Cow Creek Band chairwoman loses paid consultant post
Sue Shaffer has been removed from her paid position as a consultant for the Cow Creek Band of the Umpqua Tribe of Indians of Oregon but will continue to...

San Manuel Band donates $200K for college partnership
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has donated $200,000 to Crafton Hills College in California. The money will be used for the Santos Manuel Student Success Partnership, named in...

Elouise Cobell answers questions about trust 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...

Doug George-Kanentiio: Iroquois tribes must stay united
When we hear the terrible news about two Mohawks suffering serious injuries as the result of their boat being rammed by the US Coast Guard on Akwesasne waters we must...

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