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July 30, 2010
Appeals court denies Mashpee Wampanaog claim to ancestral land
Two members of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts lost their land claim before the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals today. Amelia Bingham and her son, Steven, sued the state...

US Attorney objects to lawsuit against BIA officers in Yankton court
The U.S. Attorney's Office in South Dakota says a member of the Yankton Sioux Tribe should not be able to sue Bureau of Indian Affairs police officers. in tribal court....

Senate plans separate legislation for Cobell trust fund settlement
The Senate will vote on a stand-alone bill with the Indian trust fund settlement and a settlement for African-American farmers, The Hill reports. The vote is scheduled for Monday. John...

City moves closer to selling water for snow in San Francisco Peaks
The city of Flagstaff, Arizona, is moving closer to a decision on selling water to a ski resort in the sacred San Francisco Peaks. The city's water commission held a...

California tribes first to file a new independent expenditure group
An independent expenditure group backed by California tribes was the first to file papers with the Federal Election Commission. Californians for Fiscally Responsible Leadership filed within 24 hours of the...

Navajo family sues restaurant for serving alcohol in fatal accident
A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a Navajo Nation family that was involved in a fatal accident in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Peshlakai family was...

Rep. Herseth Sandlin hopes to address high dropout rate at hearing
Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D-South Dakota) hopes to address the high Indian dropout rate and other Indian education issues at a field hearing next week. Only 28 percent of Indian...

Another Republican complains about Tribal Law and Order process
Another Republican has come forward to explain why he voted against the Tribal Law and Order Act. Rep. Mike Coffman (R-Colorado) was one of 92 Republicans who opposed the bill...

NPR: Tribal Law and Order Act boosts law efforts for Indian Country
"MICHELE NORRIS, host: President Obama signed a bill into law today that gives American Indian tribes more authority to combat crime. President BARACK OBAMA: I have no interest in just...

Interview: Sen. Murkowski on need for the Tribal Law and Order Act
The Tundra Drums interviewed Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), a member of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, and asked about the Tribal Law and Order Act and its effect on Alaska....

Blog: Tribal Law and Order Act empowers women to combat assault
"One in three Native American women will be raped at least once in her lifetime. And that’s why President Obama’s signing of the Tribal Law and Order Act today is...

Opinion: Obama, the Tribal Law and Order Act and immigration laws
" Comes now President Obama, the Chief Executive Officer of the United States, sworn to faithfully execute the federal laws, who instructs Attorney General Holder to march into federal court...

Editorial: Tribal Law and Order Act a good first step in South Dakota
"A bill signed Thursday by President Obama should lend a bit more stability to American Indian reservations nationwide. The Tribal Law and Order Act is designed to strengthen tribal law...

Obama 'working' with Congress to authorize trust fund settlement
President Barack Obama mentioned the Indian trust fund settlement at the White House on Thursday. The Obama administration reached a $3.4 billion settlement to the case last December. Congress has...

ICT Editorial: Tribal Law and Order Act offers hope in Indian Country
"In 2006, federal authorities failed to prosecute 65 percent of major crimes cases on reservations. Too often, that failure to prosecute major crimes is accompanied by silence on the part...

Steven Newcomb: Colonialism and the rights of indigenous peoples
"During and shortly after World War II (1939-1945), a number of anthropologists were writing about the topic of indigenous peoples and what was then being referred to as the “colonial...

USDA loan officer in Montana was arrested for incident at Fort Peck
A loan officer with the Department of Agriculture was arrested and charged for an incident on the Fort Peck Reservation in Montana in February, The Washington Post reports. Patrick Turner...

Rep. Lujan statement on signing of Tribal Law and Order Act
The following statement was released by Rep. Ben Ray Lujan (D-New Mexico). July 29, 2010. Today, Rep. Ben Ray Luján attended the Bill Signing Ceremony for The Tribal Law and...

Rep. Kildee statement on signing of Tribal Law and Order Act
The following was released by Rep. Dale Kildee (D-Michigan). July 29, 2010. Today, Congressman Dale E. Kildee (D-MI), Democratic Chairman of the House Native American Caucus, joined President Barack Obama...

Background on Lisa Marie Iyotte
Lisa Marie Iyotte, a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, introduced President Barack Obama at the signing of the Tribal Law and Order Act on July 29,...

WH Blog: Tribal Law and Order Act a step forward for Native women
"The President just signed the Tribal Law and Order Act -- an important step to help the Federal Government better address the unique public safety challenges that confront tribal communities....

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