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July 27, 2010
Study examines substance abuse prevention among Indian youth
A study published in the July issue of Addictive Behaviors suggests positive family relationships and religious affiliation can reduce the risk of substance abuse among Indian youth. Addicted family members,...

Tribal Law and Order Act seeks to boost police recruitment efforts
A provision in the Tribal Law and Order Act could help boost the number of police officers in Indian Country. The provision raises the maximum age for Bureau of Indian...

Wisconsin school ordered to stop use of 'Chieftains' nick and logo
The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction ordered a public school to stop using its Chieftains nickname and logo. The Osseo Fairchild School District was given a year to eliminate...

Yankton Sioux Tribe declares holiday for teen who died of cancer
The Yankton Sioux Tribe will be observing David Garcia Day on Friday in honor of a teen who died of cancer in August 2007. David Garcia was diagnosed with...

Sen. Dorgan introduces bill for Missouri River compensation study
Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-North Dakota), the chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, introduced a bill to address the impacts of Missouri River construction on tribes. The 1944 Flood Control...

Judge blasts Bush decision on Goshute Band nuclear waste facility
A federal judge ordered the Interior Department to reconsider a controversial plan for a nuclear waste storage facility proposed by the Skull Valley Band of Goshute Indians of Utah. Judge...

Opinion: A new Native insurgency threatens Canada's sovereignty
"Shawn Atleo, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, on recalling the 1990 national emergency at Oka, Que., carefully warned Canadians that "First Nations are ever-mindful of the potential...

Violin created by Salinan man in 1798 remains missing after years
A violin that a member of the Salinan Tribe of California built in 1798 has been missing since 2003. Jose Maria Carabajal made the violin after hearing one being...

ICT Series: Native women and girls exploited throughout Canada
"Cherri was 11 years old the first time she was bought and sold. Alone on the streets of Vancouver’s downtown Eastside, abruptly abandoned by her new “boyfriend,” she was accosted...

Developer plans green housing project at reservation trailer park
A developer in California is seeking a federal judge's approval for a "green" housing project at a troubled trailer park on the Torres-Martinez Desert Cahuilla Reservation. Kenny Dickerson of Palm...

Eastern Cherokee fighter back on reservation to encourage youth
Dan "The Handler" Hornbuckle, a rising mixed martial arts fighter, returned to the reservation to meet and train with youth from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. Hornbuckle, a tribal...

Sen. Franken to visit Pine Ridge Reservation for powwow, housing
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minnesota) will visit the Pine Ridge Reservation on August 7. Franken will attend a powwow and discuss housing issues with the Oglala Sioux Tribe. He's visiting at...

Witness list for House Resources Committee hearing on three bills
The House Natural Resources Committee will hold a hearing tomorrow on three bills. The bills are: H.R.5023, the Requirements, Expectations, and Standard Procedures for Executive Consultation with Tribes Act, RESPECT...

Creek Nation donated to both Democratic gubernatorial hopefuls
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation donated to both Democratic candidates for governor in Oklahoma. The tribe donated $2,000 to Attorney General Drew Edmondson and $2,000 to Lt. Gov. Jari Askins. The...

Men face murder charges for death of 19-year-old Mille Lacs teen
Two men have been arrested in connection with the death of William Anthony Nickaboine, who was a 19-year-old member of the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Indians of Minnesota....

Non-Indians continue to fight Colorado River Indian Tribes on rent
Some non-Indians who lease land from the Colorado River Indian Tribes haven't paid rent in over a decade. Ron Jones, 75, hasn't paid since 1994. He refuses to do...

Blog: Rationing health care in Indian Country and United Kingdom
"Dr. Berwick, now appointed to a US panel to shape US heath care, is an admirer of the UK system of health care, which includes limiting or rationing of it’s...

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