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July 13, 2010
Editorial: High speed Internet grant could aid Crow Reservation
"Almost $20 million in federal stimulus money will fund a project to bring high-speed cable Internet access to businesses and homes on the Crow Indian Reservation. This is welcome news...

Leader of Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes survives impeachment
The leader of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma survived an impeachment trial. Gov. Janice Boswell was found guilty of two of 11 impeachable charges . But the tribal...

Blog: Northern Arapaho Tribe deal with Whole Foods falls apart
"Indians and whites have been doing business together since the time of Columbus—almost invariably to the Indians’ detriment. But the announcement last year that the Northern Arapaho tribe had been...

Blog: Enjoying traditional foods like fry bread in a 'mindful' way
"On Jillian Michael’s T.V. Show Losing it With Jillian, the fitness guru visited a Native American tribe, the Yavapai Apache, to help them lose weight and be healthier. Their community...

School board member in Washington resigns after controversy
Michael Kundu resigned his post on the Marysville School District in Washington after claiming some students perform poorly on standardized tests due to their race. Kundu later disavowed his comments...

North Dakota tribe holds ceremony to accept official US apology
The Members of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota held a ceremony to accept the U.S. apology resolution. Tribal members said they wanted to acknowledge...

Abramoff figure who stole millions from tribes avoids time in jail
One of the main figures in the Jack Abramoff lobbying scandal has managed to avoid prison time despite pleading guilty to stealing millions of dollars from tribes. Michael Scanlon pleaded...

Two Yakama Nation men plead guilty over eagle poaching case
Two men from the Yakama Nation of Washington pleaded guilty for their roles in an eagle poaching case. Alfred L. Hawk, Jr. and William R. Wahsise, both 23, admitted they...

DC Circuit reverses land-into-trust decision for Mechoopda Tribe
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals today said the Interior Department was wrong to place land into trust for the Mechoopda Tribe of California. In a split decision, the court...

Energy company wants Ute Tribe held in contempt over project
The Ute Tribe of Utah is in a dispute with an energy company whose agreement was written by the tribe's controversial former financial adviser. The agreement gives Questar Gas Management...

Oglala Sioux Tribe not affiliated with Hoka Hey motorcycle race
The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota said it is not affiliated with the Hoka Hey Motorcycle Challenge despite claims that the event would raise funds for water projects on...

Bill to recognize Duwamish Tribe hasn't moved in the past year
It's been nearly a year since the House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing on a bill to recognize the Duwamish Tribe of Washington. H.R.2678 was met with opposition from...

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe rallies together after recent tragedies
About 300 members of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan came together on Monday to support each other in light of two tragedies involving young women. Iva Joy Fuller,...

White Earth group camps at headquarters to protest leadership
Members of the White Earth Band of Ojibwe Indians of Minnesota who oppose Chairwoman Erma Vizenor are staging a protest a tribal headquarters. The White Earth Camp Justice 2010 has...

Elouise Cobell: Criticism of trust fund settlement is unwarranted
"Praising Sen. John Barrasso for his so-called efforts to "improve" the $3.4 billion settlement of the Cobell case -- as Kimberly Craven does in her recently published opinion -- is...

Steven Newcomb: Obama won't recognize Iroquois documents
"For some 30 years, the Haudenosaunee (People of the Longhouse), often known as the Six Nations Confederation, have been accustomed to traveling internationally from and back to North America on...

Iroquois lacrosse team can't head overseas due to travel issue
The internationally-ranked Iroquois Nationals Lacrosse Team has been stuck in New York, unable to head to the 2010 World Lacrosse Championships in England, due to a travel issue. The 23...

Interior Department issues new moratorium on offshore drilling
The Obama administration imposed a new moratorium on off-shore drilling, after the first was one was struck down by a federal judge. The suspension will continue through November 30, or...

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