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May 21, 2010
Navajo woman on state commission avoids jail time for crime
A Navajo Nation woman who serves on the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission won't serve jail time on felony charges. Carol Sloan, a Democrat, was found guilty of aggravated battery...

Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation sues law firm over failed loan
The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation of Arizona says it lost out on millions of dollars due to bad work by the Steptoe & Johnson law firm. The tribe relied on...

Art Review: Fritz Scholder on display at Denver Art Museum
"In 1967, while teaching at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, Fritz Scholder began a series of controversial, pop-tinged portraits that upended the way American Indians...

Saginaw Chippewa man found guilty for intimidating leaders
Gary Sprague, a member of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan, was found guilty in tribal court for making threats against tribal leaders. Sprague, 12, was charged with 12 counts...

Northern Cheyenne couple pleads to sexual abuse of minor
A couple from the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana pleaded guilty to charges of sexual abuse of a minor. Brian Lee Blackwolf, 29, pleaded guilty to sexual abuse of a...

Opinion: Vincent Craig, Indian Superhero, goes to his reward
"Knowing that death is our universal fate isn't much consolation when we lose someone we love. We can only think of ourselves and what we have lost. That's why...

Indian veterans slam Senate hopeful for Vietnam War claims
Indian veterans told Indian Country Today they are offended by the false Vietnam War service claims of Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal (D), long seen as a foe to tribes....

Opinion: There's room for compromise over Indian mascots
"I recently read about the Wounded Warrior Project, which helps severely injured service members during the time between their active duty and return to civilian life. Those who would remove...

USDA expected to back snowmaking at San Francisco Peaks
The Department of Agriculture is expected to make a final decision on a controversial plan to use reclaimed wastewater in the sacred San Francisco Peaks in Arizona. The city manager...

Northern Cheyenne Tribe wins ruling in methane drilling suit
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana won a decision in a coalbed methane drilling lawsuit. The tribe sued the Montana Department of Environmental Quality over water discharge permits that were...

Tohono O'odham Nation opposes state anti-immigration law
The Tohono O'odham Nation passed a resolution against SB1070, Arizona's controversial anti-immigration law. The tribe says the law encourages racial profiling of its members and will infringe on the rights...

Two Saginaw Chippewa men indicted for separate incidents
Two members of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan have been indicted in federal court for separate assault incidents on the reservation. Edison Troy Pelcher, 36, is charged with assault...

Law firm agrees to pay $1M to Sault Tribe to resolve lawsuit
The law firm of Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone agreed to pay $1 million to the Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Michigan. The law firm was a defendant in...

Turtle Talk: Supreme Court nominee hostile to tribal tobacco
"In short, not much. But she might be a little bit more knowledgeable about Indian law than I previously thought. But some signs suggest she will be hostile toward tobacco/smokeshop-related...

Lumbee Tribe won't give up controversial lobbying contract
Leaders of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina aren't swaying from a controversial lobbying contract. Critics have tried to get the tribe to cancel the agreement with Lewin International. But...

Miccosukee Tribe asserts sovereignty against IRS summons
The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida says it doesn't have to turn over documents to the Internal Revenue Service. The IRS issued a summons to the tribe as part of an...

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