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June 23, 2010
NCAI backs Cobell settlement, rejects Barrasso amendment
The National Congress of American Indians reaffirmed its support for a settlement to the Indian trust fund lawsuit and rejected a controversial amendment that tribal leaders said would have killed...

Opinion: Safety concerns at Peabody mine on Navajo Nation
"The Obama administration has announced a review of existing regulations and Rep. George Miller publicly released a list of the 48 mines with a pattern of serious safety violations. Only...

Alaska Native corporations worried about contracting change
Alaska Native corporations say they weren't given a chance to address an amendment that limits their participation in federal government contracting. Congress passed the amendment as part of a spending...

First Nation uncovers burial site of 4,600-year-old Native man
The Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation of Ontario invited a team of archaeologists to excavate the burial site of a 4,600-year-old Native man. Tribal fishermen came upon the remains as water...

Shinnecock Nation interested in first tribal college in the East
The Shinnecock Nation of New York is interested in starting the first tribal college in the East. The tribe has had preliminary discussions to operate a college on the satellite...

Reward offered for information on Navajo Nation rape suspect
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest or conviction of a rape suspect on the Navajo Nation. Sterling Clyde, 30,...

Eastern Cherokees take action to address membership audit
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians of North Carolina updated its enrollment ordinance to address issues raised by a recent audit of its membership rolls, The Smoky Mountain News reports....

ICT interview with Gabe Galanda about starting new law firm
"Seattle lawyer Gabriel S. Galanda, Round Valley, has launched his own law firm after 10 years with Williams Kastner, one of the largest law firms in the Pacific Northwest....

Column: Learning from visit to Eastern Cherokee Reservation
"My memories of Cherokee, N.C., were vague, considering that I had not been there since the early 1960s. I remembered it as a tacky town, full of cheap souvenir shops,...

FBI aids search for Sisseton Wahpeton man last seen in April
The FBI is joining the search for Andrew Lufkins, a member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate of South Dakota who has been missing for over two months. Lufkins, 23,...

Turtle Talk: Trouble ahead if Supreme Court takes on Cobell?
"My guess is no, but there’s a possibility that the Court will hold the case for a period of time to allow for Congress to decide on the settlement. Not...

Stephanie Herseth Sandlin: The passing of an American hero
The following is the opinion of Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D-South Dakota). This week, we mourn the passing of an American hero, Clarence Wolf Guts. Clarence Wolf Guts, the...

Judge blocks Obama moratorium on offshore drilling projects
A federal judge said the Obama administration failed to justify a six-month moratorium on off-shore drilling projects but the Interior Department said it will issue a new decision with more...

Supreme Court to consider petition in Cobell trust fund case
Update: The Cobell plaintiffs on Monday filed a motion to withdraw the petition of certiorari, a spokesperson said, in anticipation of Congressional authorization of the settlement. At a private conference...

Out of prison, Abramoff works at pizza restaurant in Maryland
Disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff is working at Tov Pizza, a kosher pizza restaurant in Maryland, The Baltimore Jewish Times reports. Abramoff was released from prison earlier this month after serving...

Bradford: Abramoff singled out for being a successful lobbyist
"On the heels of Alex Gibney's Casino Jack, actor and Clinton aficionado Kevin Spacey will star in Bagman, a propaganda movie about super-lobbyist Jack Abramoff's life. This film will attempt...

Chippewa Cree Tribe declares disaster due to major flooding
The Chippewa Cree Tribe declared a disaster due to major flooding on the Rocky Boy's Reservation in Montana. About 300 homes are without running water and the entire reservation...

NPR: FCC looks to boost broadband service in Indian Country
"Only 63 percent of all Americans have high-speed Internet connections. That's low compared with other countries. But when it comes to American Indians, the Federal Communications Commission estimates that fewer...

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