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July 15, 2010
Alaska Native leaders worried about recent spike in youth suicide
Alaska Native leaders hope to get their communities talking about suicide prevention following the deaths of at least nine young people in the last two months. The suicides have...

Woman charged after child dies inside hot van in SIPI parking lot
A 27-year-old woman has been charged with child abuse resulting in death after leaving her two-year-old daughter inside a hot vehicle at Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute in New Mexico. Stephanie...

Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute loses its accreditation
Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute, a Bureau of Indian Education school in New Mexico, has lost its accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission. SIPI lost its standing after a review by...

Human Rights Panel: County mistreatment of Coeur d'Alene Tribe
"To the Kootenai County Board of Commissioners: The Kootenai County Task Force on Human Relations Executive Committee on behalf of the Board of Directors is both shocked and amazed at...

Native youth project exposes racial animosity in town in Ontario
The town council in Alberton, Ontario, rejected a proposed Native youth group home after residents made racially-charged claims against the project. Council members deny being motivated by race. They said...

Iroquois lacrosse team hopeful despite another setback on travel
The Iroquois Nationals Lacrosse Team defaulted on the first game of the World Lacrosse Championships after the British government refused to allow members to travel to England on special waivers...

Editorial: Go slow on development in petroleum reserve in Alaska
"Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced last week that he will open 1.8 million acres of the National Petroleum Reserve in northern Alaska to oil and gas leasing. He pledged to...

Tohono O'odham Nation submits brief in immigration law dispute
The Tohono O'odham Nation filed a brief in a lawsuit challenging SB1070, Arizona's controversial anti-immigration law. The tribe says the law will likely lead to civil rights violations of its...

Logan Davis: FEMA trailers a benefit to Turtle Mountain Chippewa
"I have been watching the news coverage of the FEMA travel trailers that are being donated to the Turtle Mountain Chippewa tribal members with interest. It appears that much of...

Opinion: Most 'Indian' mascots aren't offensive or discriminatory
"A few months ago, Gov. Jim Doyle signed a bill into law that allowed school superintendents to ban American Indian mascots if residents found them offensive. The NCAA has also...

Northwest tribes press commission over cleanup at nuclear site
Tribes in Idaho, Oregon and Washington pressed the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future to ensure the cleanup of the Hanford nuclear waste site in Washington. The site was...

Figure in Abramoff scandal scheduled for another trial in October
Kevin Ring, an associate of convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff, will go to trial for a second time this October. Federal prosecutors say Ring showered gifts on Congressional aides and...

Man claims Hoka Hey money will be used for Pine Ridge projects
A man who is not a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe said funds from the Hoka Hey Motorcycle Challenge will be used for water projects on the Pine Ridge...

Justice Department releases reports on stimulus grants to tribes
The Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Justice has released two audit reports that look into stimulus grants awarded to tribes. One report found that the reviewers...

Quapaw Tribe to use former school for law enforcement complex
The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma is making plans to boost law enforcement on its lands. The tribe made a winning bid of $20,000 for a former school. The buildings will...

Janice Boswell: Moving the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes forward
Janice Prairie Chief-Boswell is the Governor of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. The 3rd Legislature of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes concluded their impeachment proceedings on Friday, July...

Column: Iroquois Nationals Lacrosse Team takes on world powers
"Twenty-three men waited five days. For five days they stood ready to do battle on a field for their nation, but were at risk of being denied the right...

Doug George-Kanentiio: Iroquois abandoned by British -- again
A couple of weeks ago I gave a lecture at the Nor'wester in Williamstown, Ontario entitled "How the Mohawks Saved Canada". The presentation was meant to remind Canadians that their...

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