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June 15, 2010
Elouse Cobell Statement On Sen. Barrasso Amendment
Elouise Cobell, the lead plaintiff in the Indian trust fund lawsuit, released the following in response to a speech on the Senate floor by Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming).    "I was...

Official clarifies that NCAI 'firmly supports' Cobell settlement
The National Congress of American Indians "firmly supports" a settlement to the Indian trust fund lawsuit, the group's executive director said on Native America Calling today. NCAI has passed resolutions...

Alaska Native village to vote on lifting restrictions on alcohol
Voters in Mountain Village, Alaska, will consider a proposal to lift a ban on alcohol importation. The ban in the Yup'ik village has been in place for at least 26...

Editorial: Yale defies world by refusing to repatriate artifacts
"Yale University is a great institution. But its reputation suffers the longer it holds on to thousands of artifacts — including mummies, jewelry and art — dug up a century...

IHS was late with response in Apache man's restitution case
The Indian Health Service was slow to respond to a request for information in a restitution case that was decided by the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday. The IHS was...

Santa Fe Indian School promises more public communication
Santa Fe Indian School said it will make a better attempt at communicating with the public. The school, owned and operated by the All Indian Pueblo Council, hired a public...

Nelson Wallulatum, longtime Warm Springs leader, dies at 84
Nelson Wallulatum, a longtime leader of the Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation in Oregon, died on Sunday. He was 84. Wallulatum was chief of the Wasco Indians,...

Hopi Tribe axes attorney, funds newspaper, suspends official
Turmoil continues within the Hopi Tribe of Arizona, Indian Country Today reports. The tribal council recently fired its longtime attorney, restarted the tribal newspaper and suspended secretary Mary Felter. The...

Saskatchewan reports 13 foster care deaths so far this year
Thirteen children have died in foster care in Saskatchewan since January, Social Services Minister Donna Harpauer said. The most recent case was Evander Lee Daniels, who was 22 months. He...

Judge lets counties join Mishewal Wappo recognition lawsuit
A federal judge said three counties can join the federal recognition lawsuit of the Mishewal Wappo Tribe of California. Sonoma County, Napa County and Lake County say their interests will...

Opinion: Gulf oil spill threatens tribes with cultural extinction
"Pointe-au-Chien Indian Tribe is a small band of French speaking Native Americans along Bayou Pointe-au-Chien, south of Houma, on Louisiana’s Gulf Coast. Their ancestors settled here three hundred years ago,...

Tulalip Tribes gain support on ouster of school board member
The Tulalip Tribes of Washington are gaining support for the ouster of a public school board member who said some students perform poorly on standardized tests due to their...

Lumbee Tribe to discuss federal recognition lobbying efforts
The federal recognition committee of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina will meet tonight to discuss lobbying strategies. The tribe recently cut ties with Lewin International, a lobbying firm. The...

Blackfeet Nation slams NCAI over letter on Cobell settlement
The Blackfeet Nation of Montana wants to know why the National Congress of American Indians sent a letter to members of Congress about the $3.4 billion settlement to the Indian...

Arizona governor wants tribal cooperation on immigrant law
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) wants tribes to cooperate with the enforcement of SB1070, the state's controversial anti-immigration law. Brewer asked the Arizona Commission of Indian Affairs on May 24...

Mashantucket man sentenced to 21 months over wire fraud
Christopher Pearson, a member of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut, was sentenced to 21 months in federal prison after being convicted of wire fraud. Prosecutors said Pearson, 51,...

Pascua Yaqui Tribe to break ground on $20M justice complex
The Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona will break ground today on a $20 million justice center. The 75,000-square foot building will house the tribe's public safety department. The police force,...

Little Shell Chippewa Tribe closes office over funding dispute
The Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Montana closed its office in Great Falls as part of a dispute over funding from the state. President John Sinclair said the...

Shinnecock Nation expects phone call on federal recognition
Update: The BIA issued a final determination in favor of the Shinnecock Nation. The decision was made by acting principal deputy assistant secretary George Skibine, according to a press release....

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