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May 20, 2010
Joe Garcia: Accurate Census count vital for Indian Country
"As children growing up on reservations or in villages, we quickly learn our numbers. We learn how to count, how to add and subtract, and then soon learn the value...

Students lobby to place Nez Perce Chief Joseph on $20 bill
Students at a high school on the Fort Belknap Indian Community in Montana are lobbying to have an image of Nez Perce Chief Joseph on the $20 bill. The...

Red Lake Nation chairman Jourdain headed for re-election
Voters on the Red Lake Nation of Minnesota re-elected Chairman Floyd “Buck” Jourdain, according to unofficial results reported by The Bemidji Pioneer. Jourdain won 1,712 votes compared to 1,138 votes...

Alaska Federation of Natives plan conference in Anchorage
The Alaska Federation of Natives will host its 2011 convention in Anchorage. AFN has alternated between Anchorage and Fairbanks in recent years. Both cities lobby to host the large and...

Haskell University with acting president after eight months
It's been eight months since Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas has been under an acting president. Linda Sue Warner, a member of the Comanche Nation of Oklahoma, was sent...

Adam Beach urges Ho-Chunk youth to avoid drugs, alcohol
Actor Adam Beach spoke to youth of the Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin, encouraging them to stay away from drugs and alcohol. "It's our choice that defines who we are,” Beach...

Karuk Tribe places oral history project in hands of its youth
The Karuk Tribe of California is hosting a film festival and discussion tonight. The tribe received a $10,000 grant from the California Story Fund. The money was used for ”Karuk...

Column: Philadelphia symphony mixes classical with Lenape
"The lower-pressure circumstances of Delaware County Community College agreed with the Philadelphia Classical Symphony in a Tuesday tryout concert showcasing the newly composed Wissahickon Scenes, in which Maurice Wright shows...

Editorial: Farewell to Navajo Nation humorist Vincent Craig
"Vincent Craig, famed Navajo artist, musician, humorist, poet and creator of the boarding-school survivor and comic strip hero, Muttonman, has died. New Mexico's urban and reservation Indians have long...

Sentencing put off for Mashantucket man in wire fraud case
A federal judge said he needs more time to consider a sentence for a member of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut who was convicted of fraud. Christopher M....

Three people charged with stealing from Santee Sioux Tribe
Three people have been charged with stealing money from the Santee Sioux Tribe in Nebraska. Karen Red Owl, 51, is accused of embezzlement. She allegedly used her position in the...

Dear Mr. President: An uplifting experience on a reservation
"Dear Mr. President, Well, I’ve rolled out far deeper into the Western countryside since I wrote yesterday’s letter, and I must say I am feeling better by the mile. When...

Chemawa student redesigns county sheriff's uniform patch
Stormy Defender, a student at Chemawa Indian School in Oregon, won a contest to redesign a uniform patch for the Marion County Sheriff's Department. Defender, 15, is a member...

Colville man loses bid to escape first degree murder charge
A member of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation of Washington lost his bid to escape a first degree murder charge. James H. Gallaher is accused of murdering Edwin...

ATF schedules tribal consultation on tobacco trafficking law
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is asking tribes for input on the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act. The law goes into effect on June 29. It prohibits...

Oneida Nation veterans struggle decades after Vietnam War
Members of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin who served in the Vietnam War say they still experience trauma. When he travels, Robert Webster usually goes one way and comes...

Editorial: Lumbee Tribe should reconsider lobbying contract
"With elusive federal recognition within its grasp, the Lumbee Tribal Council’s last-minute flirtation with the gaming industry could jeopardize the deal. And if it falls through, several of the state’s...

Nottawaseppi Huron Band probes misuse of police database
The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi Indians of Michigan is investigating the misuse of a law enforcement database by chairman Homer Mandoka. The Michigan State Police found that Mandoka,...

Harold Monteau: Indian people must never forget genocide
"Our young Indian women and men have given their lives and left their blood and limbs on various fields of battle to defend the right of the Jewish People to...

Alaska Natives explain need for road through wildlife refuge
Alaska Natives expressed their strong support for a land swap that would authorize a road through the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge. Residents of the village of King Cove say the...

Sen. Brownback hosts ceremony to read apology resolution
Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kansas) hosted a ceremony on Wednesday to read the official U.S. apology resolution. Brownback started pushing for the government to apologize to Native people back in...

Bradford: Saginaw Chippewa man found guilty in tribal court
Ed. Note: The Indian Civil Rights Act limits tribal court sentences to one year although stacked sentences appears to be an open issue. "Tribal Judge Bruce E. Plackowski rewrote tribal...

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