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August 3, 2010
NPR: Obama signs Tribal Law and Order Act into law at White House
"President Obama signed the Tribal Law and Order Act into law last week. The legislation is designed to combat a disproportionately high level of violent crime - including rape and...

TPM: Vote on Cobell, African American farmer settlements delayed
"A vote on approving $1.15 billion for the Pigford settlement, scheduled for last night, has been delayed. Senate Democrats expect to vote tomorrow instead. Congress, especially the Senate, has struggled...

Utah politicians urge appeal on Skull Valley Goshute nuclear waste
All five members of Utah's Congressional delegation are urging the Obama administration to appeal a decision over a nuclear waste facility on the Skull Valley Goshute Reservation. The delegation wrote...

Attorney calls Tribal Law and Order Act a step in the right direction
The newly-signed Tribal Law and Order Act is a "little step in the right direction" for Indian women, says Lucy Rain Simpson, an attorney with the Indian Law Resource Center....

Oneida Nation leader withdraws before start of tribe's golf contest
Ray Halbritter, the federally recognized representative of the Oneida Nation of New York, withdrew from his tribe's upcoming golf tournament. Halbritter, who qualifies as an assistant PGA pro, had been...

Two defendants set for state court trial over 1975 Aquash murder
Two people are set to go to trial in South Dakota court in connection with the December 1975 murder of American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash. John Graham,...

Morongo Band announces results of election for tribal council seats
The Morongo Band of Mission Indians of California held an election in June for three council seats. Charles Martin and Damon Sandoval won their bids for re-election. MaryAnn Andreas, a...

Opinion: Supreme Court asked to clarify Oneida Nation land issues
"Things may be looking up for local property owners and business owners if the Supreme Court of the United States agrees to hear Madison and Oneida counties’ complaint about continued...

Duke Energy drops plans for development at Cherokee sacred site
Duke Energy has dropped plans for an electrical substation near Kituwah, the ancestral Cherokee birthplace in North Carolina. The company had started work on the $79 million project when...

Column: Oneida Nation crowns winners of the Miss Oneida pageant
"Delores Skenandore, 18, claimed the crown as 2010-11 Miss Oneida at the 43rd annual Miss and Junior Miss Oneida Pageant held recently at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center in...

Color Lines: Tribal Law and Order Act should benefit Native women
"Congress has just given Indian Country greater authority to police its own, and that may be good news for women. The Tribal Law and Order Act, which was signed by...

Opinion: Tribal Law and Order Act marks victory for Indian Country
"I am thrilled to share with you a deeply moving moment in a long-awaited, hard-fought, and historic victory for Native American and Alaska Native peoples in the United States. Last...

Troy Eid: Tribal Law and Order Act responds to unfairness in justice
"After pressing for months, the chief criminal prosecutor for the Navajo Nation, Bernadine Martin, finally persuaded the U.S. Department of Justice to release its internal statistics on felony investigations. It...

Sen. Baucus: Putting principles before politics on Cobell settlement
The following is the opinion of Sen. Max Baucus (D-Montana). There is an Indian proverb I’ve always liked; “Treat the earth well. It was not given to you by your...

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