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May 28, 2010
Congress fails to meet deadline to act on Cobell settlement
UPDATE: The House has passed the bill with the Cobell settlement, The Blog of Legal Times reports. With a vote delayed in the House and Senate action uncertain, Congress again...

9th Circuit rules on long-running treaty and fishing dispute
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in a long-running treaty and fishing rights dispute in Washington on Thursday. In a unanimous opinion, the court said the Wenatchi Band retains...

IPR: Keweenaw sacred site protest ends with two arrested
"Police, this morning, cleared out six protesters on the site of Kennecott's planned nickel and copper mine in Marquette County. Two Native people subjected themselves to arrest on trespass...

Indian students upset over fake tribal attire at UCSD event
The Native American Student Alliance at the University of California San Diego said students dressed up in fake "tribal" attire, including fake headdresses, at a recent event. The Native students...

Red Lake Nation receives $2M to operate detention facility
The Red Lake Nation of Minnesota will receive $2 million from the federal government to settle a lawsuit over an unused detention facility on the reservation. The tribe used $2...

Navajo protesters told to sit in back of room at conference
Three members of the Navajo Nation and a non-Indian supporter were told to sit or stand in the back of a room at a uranium conference, The Denver Post reported....

Editorial: Obama resolves concerns about who's 'in charge'
"President Obama put a welcome end Thursday to some of the unattractive finger-pointing and responsibility-dodging of recent weeks with respect to the disastrous BP oil spill. His administration until now...

Director of MMS resigns in response to Gulf oil spill disaster
S. Elizabeth Birnbaum, the director of the Minerals Management Service, resigned on Thursday, the first major casualty of the Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Early reports indicated...

Tom Oxendine, decorated Lumbee veteran, passes on at 87
Tom Oxendine, a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina who served in World War II, Korea and Vietnam, died on Thursday. He was 87. In 1942, Oxendine...

Rep. Hastings loses bid to change terms of trust settlement
Rep. Doc Hastings (R-Washington), the top Republican on the House Natural Resources Committee, tried to change the terms of the $3.4 billion settlement to the Indian trust fund lawsuit, The...

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