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May 3, 2010
Oglala Sioux leader apologizes for mixup at massacre site
Oglala Sioux Tribe President Theresa Two Bulls apologized today for a mix-up that led to a protest at the Wounded Knee massacre site on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South...

Blood Tribe returns home after storm causes evacuation
Members of the Blood Tribe of Alberta are returning home after a major storm led to flooding and power outages on the reserve. A heavy, wet snowfall caused flooding last...

Wisconsin public schools face removal of Indian mascots
As many as 36 public schools in Wisconsin could face challenges to their use of Indian mascots, symbols or imagery under a new bill that is expected to be signed...

Lower Elwha Klallam woman seeks another term as chair
Frances Charles won her bid for re-election and plans to seek another term as chair of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe of Washington. Charles has served on the tribal council...

Arizona tribes worried about state's anti-immigration law
The Inter Tribal Council of Arizona says the state's new anti-immigration law could infringe on tribal sovereignty and lead to racial profiling. The Tohono O'odham Nation, the Pascua Yaqui Tribe...

Shakopee Tribe to open organic, natural foods store in fall
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota will open a store featuring organic and natural foods this fall. The 7,900 square-foot facility will offer fresh produce, meat, breads, dairy, frozen...

Officials challenge Sho-Ban jurisdiction over non-Indians
Officials in Idaho are questioning whether the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes can assert jurisdiction over non-Indians on the Fort Hall Reservation. The tribe enacted a new land-use ordinance that extends to Indian...

Cobell criticizes Barrasso for trying to 'kill' trust settlement
Elouise Cobell, the lead plaintiff in the Indian trust fund lawsuit, said Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming), the vice chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, is trying to "kill" the...

Search continues for a missing Yakama Nation fisherman
Tribal search crews are still trying to find a man from the Yakama Nation of Washington who went missing when a boat capsized in the Columbia River. Two people drowned...

County considers support for Yurok Tribe land legislation
The board of supervisors in Humboldt County, California, is considering its support for a bill to return land to the Yurok Tribe. The bill would return federal land within the...

Mark Trahant: Measuring progress of Indian Health Service
"Has the Indian Health Service been an effective, government-run delivery system? Consider this from a White House memo: “While there has been improvements in health status of Indians in the...

Obama calls oil spill in Gulf of Mexico a 'massive' disaster
President Barack Obama visited the Gulf of Mexico on Sunday to assess damage from the BP oil spill. Obama called the spill "a massive and potentially unprecedented environmental disaster," The...

Editorial: Wyoming Indians win major voting rights ruling
"Four and a half years after a lawsuit was filed, and three weeks after a federal judge was pressed to make a decision, his order to Fremont County to create...

Letter: Media increases mistrust in Havasupai blood case
Ed. Note: Therese Markow is the researcher who has denied wrongdoing in the case. "I was doing good science," she told The New York Times. "“Indian Tribe Wins Fight to...

Editorial: Navajo voters sent clear message to leadership
"The Navajo people in late 2009 voted in a referendum that sent a clear message: A majority of voters wanted the Navajo Council reduced from 88 members to 24. That...

Letter: Crow Tribe needs a constitution to stop corruption
"The Crow Tribe is considering a new constitution. That is commendable. The current system is seriously flawed, and the Crow people suffer from one administration to the next. A newly...

Delvin Cree: 'Fighting Sioux' dispute divided communities
"Now that the "Fighting Sioux" controversy has "simmered" down a bit, I thought maybe it would be appropriate to say something about this issue that has divided so many people....

Tim Giago: Political and religious fanaticism turning deadly
The old saying that one should never discuss politics or religion may have made sense 50 years ago, but in the year 2010 politics and religion are in the forefront...

Opinion: Abramoff figure and corruption in Indian Country
"In anticipation of Alex Gibney's documentary “Casino Jack and the United States of Money,” which will premier this week, Sunday's Washington Post devoted half a page to feature Neil...

Harold Monteau: Republican Party displays its intolerance
"The United States House of Representatives Minority Leadership inspired and encouraged, through their own subtle brand of hate, the violent reactions that occurred in the wake of the House passage...

Jim Gray: Osage Reservation intact despite court decision
"Since 1872, the Osage Nation has been blessed to have one of the many federally established Indian reservations in America. To this day — despite a recent decision by the...

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