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June 30, 2010
Report shows Indian students at BIE schools lagging on tests
Students at Bureau of Indian Education schools aren't showing improvements on standardized tests, according to the National Indian Education Study. Fourth-grade students at BIE schools scored an average of 20...

Body confirmed to be that of missing 14-year-old Native teen
Authorities identified a body recovered along a river as a missing 14-year-old boy from Sagkeeng First Nation in Manitoba. Tyler Arkinson wast last seen on March 21. He had...

Navajo Nation photographer spends a year documenting tribe
Don James, a member of the Navajo Nation, spent a year on the reservation to document his tribe through photography. James limited himself to $100 a week. He met...

Senate Indian Affairs Committee launches investigation of IHS
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee has launched an investigation into the Indian Health Service and agreed to the use of subpoenas to obtain information from the agency. The investigation...

Audio for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on diabetes
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held an oversight hearing this morning on diabetes. Witnesses testified about the success of the Special Diabetes Program for Indians, a program created by Congress....

Judge backs $33M settlement in Utah Navajo trust fund case
A federal judge approved a $33 million settlement in the Utah Navajo Trust Fund case. The state agreed to pay the money to members of the Navajo Nation who live...

MPR: More Indian candidates run for public office in Minnesota
"Civic participation in Indian Country appears to be on the rise. In Bemidji, there are Native American candidates running for the state Senate and House of Representatives. A Native American...

MinnPost: Minnesota tribes lobby for food assistance program
"Within a 90-mile radius in northwest Minnesota, there are nearly 550 Native Americans who rely on one distribution center for the Leech Lake tribe for their groceries. This lengthy commute...

DOI fines BP America $5.2M for underpaid Southern Ute Tribe
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, a new agency of the Interior Department, has fined BP America $5.2 million for underreporting royalties owed to the Southern Ute...

Magazine names frybread as one of 50 fattiest foods in nation
Health magazine put frybread on list of The 50 Fattiest Foods in the States. Frybread took the title as South Dakota's official state bread. "But even though it is...

Miccosukee man set to accept plea deal for fatal car accident
Thomas Cypress, a member of the Miccosukee Tribe of Florida, will reportedly accept a plea deal for his role in fatal car accident. Cypress, 54, was allegedly driving drunk when...

Obama appoints four to Advisory Council on Indian Education
President Barack Obama has appointed four more people to the National Advisory Council on Indian Education. The council advises the Department of Education about Indian education issues. The new appointees...

Seneca Nation smoke shops shut down mail-order operations
Several smoke shops on the Seneca Nation of New York have shut down their mail-order operations as a result of the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act. The PACT Act went...

Blackfeet Nation reports a record turnout for council elections
More than 54 percent of registered voters on the Blackfeet Nation of Montana participated in council elections on Tuesday, the tribe said. The turnout is believed to be a record,...

Sen. Barrasso: Trust fund settlement spends taxpayer dollars
"As vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, I have a responsibility to oversee the Cobell legislation before the Senate. In April, I approached Indian tribes across the...

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