House passes Cobell settlement under appropriations measure (July 2, 2010)
The $3.4 billion settlement to the Indian trust fund lawsuit passed the House on Thursday night after being included in an appropriations measure. Section 5003 of H.R.4899 authorizes the settlement....
The Internal Revenue Service has launched a broad probe into the Seneca Nation, its businesses and its spending, The Buffalo News reports. The IRS wants the tribe to turn over...
The National Native American Bar Association and the Native American Rights Fund are pushing President Barack Obama to nominate an American Indian or an Alaska Native to the federal bench....
Charges dropped against man in 1981 murder of Cabazon leader (July 2, 2010)
A judge dismissed charges against man who had been accused of murdering the Cabazon Band of Mission Indians of California. Fred Alvarez, his girlfriend and a friend were killed in...
"The state’s management of the Utah Navajo Trust Fund is one of the longer-running scandals in these parts. The approval of a $33 million settlement by a federal court is...
"Fourteen years ago, Elouise Cobell of Browning, a member of the Blackfeet Nation, sued the U.S. government on behalf of hundreds of thousands of American Indians who believed that the...
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