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June 7, 2010
Opinion: Some justice for Indian Country in trust settlement
"Mistreatment of Indians is America's Original Sin, and the narrative is consistent. They lose their land, get portrayed as caricatures of social maladies, and are ripped off by the likes...

Tulalip Tribes boost Census 2010 participation to 93 percent
The Tulalip Tribes of Washington are well on their way to 100 percent participation on the 2010 Census. So far, 93 percent of households on the reservation have returned their...

Lumbee Tribe kills controversial contract with lobbying firm
The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina ended its relationship with a lobbying firm that was hired to push for federal recognition. The contract with Lewin International drew intense opposition. Critics...

Robert Miller: Tribes and museums can create partnerships
"Throughout the history of Euro-American contact with indigenous peoples in North America, the interests of anthropologists, museums, and American Indians have often conflicted. For example, under the authority of recent...

New Cobell case judge backed Indian preference at Interior
The new judge who was assigned the Indian trust fund lawsuit has experience with the bureaucracy at the Interior Department. In 2008, Judge Thomas Hogan backed a broad Indian preference...

Billy Frank: Stillaguamish Tribe clean up a victory for treaty
Ed. Note: The column linked below was not meant for publication. The text has been removed at the request of the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission. Get the Story: Billy Frank...

Opinion: Indian education for all benefits many in Montana
"When Lenna Little Plume started second grade at Lewis and Clark Elementary in Missoula, Mont., in 2006, statistics suggested that she might have a bleak future. Montana's American Indian families...

NPR: Native folk tales come to life in 'Trickster' comic novel
"The trickster is a being that loves to create chaos. In Native American traditions, it takes many forms and appears in many stories. Now it's taking the form of...

Sports: Cherokee chief inducted into national wrestling hall
""Wrestling is a laboratory for the values and attributes necessary in building strong leaders," said Chad Smith, Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. Smith, who was an undefeated high school...

Editorial: More housekeeping needed at Interior Department
"It's encouraging the Obama administration wants to toughen safety standards for new deep-water rigs; we await details to see if these standards are truly adequate. It is also disappointing the...

Marc Simmons: Kewa Pueblo returns to its traditional name
"Earlier this year, a news release from the Rail Runner Express announced that a new station was opening at Santo Domingo Pueblo midway between Albuquerque and Santa Fe. It...

Column: Stockbridge-Munsee won't lay claim to reservation
"Brotherton, now a substantially developed part of Shamong Township, was at the center of a May 25 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia....

House Resources Committee considers self-governance bill
The House Natural Resources Committee holds a hearing this Wednesday on a self-governance bill. H.R.4347 was introduced last December by Rep. Dan Boren (D-Oklahoma). It addresses a wide range of...

Tim Giago: June 25 marks the 134th anniversary of Bighorn
The bumper stickers were born before the holiday. They could be seen on cars coming and going from the Indian reservations in America. They read “Custer died for your sins,”...

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