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July 19, 2010
Fort Sill historian helped Comanche Nation win sacred site battle
The historian at Fort Sill in Oklahoma said he testified against the U.S. Army because "it was simply the right thing to do." Towana Spivey, 66, warned his superiors about...

Opinion: Alaska Native corporation land bill is bad for whole state
"For 18.5 years I worked as a biologist with the Habitat Division of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game in the panhandle of Alaska, which encompasses our nation's largest...

Owner of a disputed junkyard claims to belong to 'Pembina' band
The owner of a junkyard that has run afoul of building and zoning laws in Florida claims he is a member of the Pembina Sovereign Nation Little Shell Band, an...

Appeals court reopens Jicarilla Apache Nation gas royalty lawsuit
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals said the Jicarilla Apache Nation of New Mexico can pursue a gas royalty lawsuit against the Interior Department. The lawsuit claims DOI's method of...

Muscogee Nation loses case on state seizure of tobacco products
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation lost a ruling in its tobacco taxation battle with the state of Oklahoma. The tribe sued after trucks carrying tobacco products were stopped and searched by...

Lawsuit cites discrimination against Navajos in city employment
A former employee in Commerce City, Colorado, says a top official made racist remarks about members of the Navajo Nation, Indian Country Today reports. Stephanie Salazar worked for the...

Osage Nation voters head to the polls to choose two new leaders
Voters of the Osage Nation of Oklahoma go to the polls today to choose a new chief and a new assistant chief. John D. Red Eagle and Tim Tall Chief...

Mark Trahant: Policy options needed as health reform goes ahead
"What’s the most important element missing from our national conversation about health care reform? I’ll boil it down to one word, governance. Consider the story so far. We’ve known for...

Wells Mahkee: No snowmaking in the sacred San Francisco Peaks
"Well, it finally happened. Despite objections from a number of tribes throughout the Southwest, the U.S. Department of Agriculture recently approved Arizona Snowbowl to continue with their expansion efforts, which...

Cynthia Iyall: Nisqually Tribe takes reins on resource stewardship
"Environmental stewardship means that we carefully consider the consequences of our actions on the world around us. Environmental stewardship means consideration of our inaction, as well. Nothing has changed for...

Parade: Inupiat mayor from Alaska among most powerful politicos
"Edward Itta, 65, may be one of America’s most powerful mayors—but you’ve probably never heard of him. He governs the Wyoming-sized North Slope Borough of Alaska, a territory larger...

Opinion: Town will go on if Thorpe's remains reburied in Oklahoma
"The town of Jim Thorpe, PA is facing a legal battle with the legendary athlete's son, who is demanding his remains be exumed and transported back to Oklahoma-where he's from....

Opinion: Open season on Indians with MTV Cowboys and Findians
"In May 2010, the MTV reality show The Dudesons in America aired a new episode called “Cowboys and Findians.” The intent of this show might not have been to...

Editorial: Blue Lake Rancheria goes off-reservation with business
"Here we go again. Yet another controversy regarding off-reservation businesses owned by Indian tribal governments. Should these firms be treated as private sector businesses under state and federal laws –...

RedState: Sen. Murkowski betrays conservatives on Hawaiian bill
"Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) has done it again. Earlier this week we learned that Lisa Murkowski opposes the repeal of ObamaCare. RS Insider has been informed that there is a...

Opinion: Go easy on that fry bread, even though it might be tasty
"Summer isn't the best season for watching TV, but the other day I found something inspiring to watch. I tuned in to an episode of Jillian Michaels' new show...

Delvin Cree: FEMA trailers aren't a way to honor treaty obligations
"Since the exposure of tainted FEMA trailers in out tribal community, I have taken the "task" of alerting our tribal members of potential health hazards and other questionable issues our...

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