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July 16, 2010
Arrest made over 2004 homicide of transgendered Native woman
Authorities announced an arrest in the 2004 homicide of Divas Boulanger, a 28-year-old transgendered woman who was killed in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Boulanger, who was Ojibwa, was found murdered on...

Explosion destroys Northern Cheyenne Reservation gas station
An explosion and fire destroyed a closed gas station on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation in Montana on Thursday. The fire at Cady’s Gas lasted more than four hours, Vikki Cady...

Santa Fe Indian School offered support to renovate famed venue
Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-New Mexico) and Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico) say they will help Santa Fe Indian School secure federal funds to renovate the famed Paolo Soleri Amphitheater....

NPR: Tribes along the border battle an increase in drug trafficking
"MICHEL MARTIN, host: Next we focus on drug trafficking through Indian country. The 2010 National Drug Control Strategy says that Indian reservations that straddle the border between U.S. and Mexico...

House Resources Committee markup agenda includes Indian bills
Update: The markup will now take place on Thursday. The House Natural Resources Committee will hold a markup session on Thursday, July 22. Two Indian bills are on the agenda...

Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on two water rights bills
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing on two tribal water rights bills on Thursday, July 22. S.2956, the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians Water Rights Settlement...

Eastern Shawnee Tribe to dedicate monument on ancestral land
The Eastern Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma will dedicate a monument at the site of an ancestral village in Ohio. The monument will be stone engraved with the tribe's logo. Inside,...

Ousted Lac Vieux council members challenge results of election
Members of the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Michigan are upset that several tribal leaders refuse to step down from the council. Members ousted...

Editorial: Morongo Band takes control of future with a new school
"Congratulations to the Morongo Band of Mission Indians upon opening their new elementary school this month on the reservation in Cabazon. For many on the reservation, this school whose...

MPR: Dakota activists plan another protest to assert treaty rights
"The highly publicized Ojibwe Indian "fish-off" on Lake Bemidji this spring has emboldened members of another Minnesota tribe to exercise what they believe to be their fishing rights. A small...

Book Review: How a Congressional staffer changed Indian policy
"The following registers a 10 on the chutzpah meter, the platinum standard for subjective book reviews: Noodling a volume about a critical period in the struggle for Indian self-determination...

Mary Pember: Saginaw Chippewa museum stirred 'blood memory'
"“Blood memory is described as our ancestral (genetic) connection to our language, songs, spirituality, and teachings. It is the good feeling that we experience when we are near these...

Billy Frank: Swinomish Tribe shares traditional lands at new park
"The Swinomish Tribe is sharing part of its traditional tribal lands with the public, thanks to an innovative partnership. The tribe and the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission...

Editorial: Iroquois lacrosse team asserts identity and sovereignty
"A Native American lacrosse team’s principled stand this week on behalf of their tribe’s sovereignty should make government officials in two countries blush and embolden other tribes to stand up...

Grand Ronde Tribes reach agreement with local law enforcement
The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde reached a law enforcement agreement with the sheriff in Polk County, Oregon. The tribe will provide $450,000 to maintain patrols on the reservation. Sheriff...

Chairman of Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation won't run again
Marcus Levings, the chairman of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation of North Dakota, has decided not to run for a second term after all. Levings, a former Bureau of...

Opinion: Native Americans continue to fight for their sovereignty
"On Tuesday, the Shinnecock Indian Nation was notified that they will become the 565th federally recognised tribal government. Recognition brings major bonuses, most importantly the right for the nation to...

Republican candidate didn't see 'white faces' at Pueblo ceremony
The Republican candidate for New Mexico's 3rd Congressional District is coming under fire for comments he made after he attended a ceremony at Kewa Pueblo. Tom Mullins was at...

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