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August 5, 2010
Conference focuses on crime victims on reservations in Wyoming
Tribal, state and federal officials are meeting in Wyoming to focus on violence in Indian Country. The eighth annual Wind River Native American Conference is hosted by theEastern Shoshone Tribe,...

Dress worn by Rosebud woman to White House comes with history
The dress worn by Lisa Marie Iyotte, a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, to the signing of the Tribal Law and Order Act has been to...

Osage Nation inaugurates new principal chief, new assistant chief
The Osage Nation of Oklahoma inaugurated two new leaders on Wednesday. John D. Red Eagle was elected chief last month. Scott N. BigHorse was elected as assistant chief. Red...

Richard Monette: Trust settlement only fair to plaintiffs and lawyers
"The Senate is asked today to give approval, sight-unseen and by unanimous consent, to a $3.4 billion “settlement” of a 14-year-old lawsuit brought by five individuals on behalf of all...

Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe defends closure of beach access path
The Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts says it has a right to block access to a popular beach because the path is on trust land. The tribe placed a pile...

Podcast: Kevin Gover on the shared Indian and Jewish experience
"KEVIN GOVER: There certainly are places and times where what happened to Indians very closely resembles Jews in Europe during World War II. Everything from systematic killing—the hunting of them...

Natl Geographic: Tribes setting an example with restoration works
"The Santa Clara Pueblo is among a growing number of tribes across the United States—of 564 recognized by the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)—making moves to bring back land...

Letter: Anglos experience 'reverse discrimination' in border towns
"Having lived on the Navajo reservation for several years I have picked up a few Navajo words. At the "Frybread for Sale" stand in San Juan Plaza near Hastings yesterday,...

Voters narrow the field for revised Navajo Nation Council districts
In addition to president and vice president, voters on the Navajo Nation are choosing delegates for the newly revised Navajo Nation Council. The new council has 24 seats, down from...

Mashantucket Tribe receives grant to start breast cancer program
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut has received a grant for a breast cancer education and prevention program. The $35,325 grant came from the Susan G. Komen for the...

Eric Ramos: California benefits from tribal economic development
"California benefits from tribal government enterprise, especially through job creation and regional investment. The Blue Lake Rancheria – a federally recognized tribal government – owns and operates Mainstay Business Solutions,...

Billy Frank: Sharing of resources helps treaty tribes in Washington
"From bear grass to huckleberries to cedar and more, it's getting harder and harder for the treaty Indian tribes in western Washington to find and access natural resources that...

Alaska tribes open to officer grants under Tribal Law and Order Act
The Tribal Law and Order Act opens two grant programs to Alaska tribes, where law enforcement has been hindered by a lack of funds. Tribes can apply for Community Oriented...

Republican claims Tribal Law and Order Act was a 'backroom' deal
One of the 92 Republicans who voted against the Tribal Law and Order Act said the bill "circumvented" the regular legislative process. Rep. Duncan D. Hunter (R-California) initially supported the...

OPB: Warm Springs Tribes to benefit from federal broadband boost
"The federal government announced it has doubled its funding to expand high-speed internet lines in rural Oregon. One place that will get an internet upgrade is the reservation of the...

Ms. Blog: How Native women created the Tribal Law and Order Act
"As a Native feminist without apology, I’m thrilled that the Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 has been passed to protect Native women from violence. I have fellow Native...

Little River police chief named to tribal post at intelligence agency
Joseph LaPorte, the chief of public safety for the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians in Michigan, has been named to a new position at the Office of the...

Mayans object to monument to Spanish conquistadores in Mexico
Mayan groups are calling on a city in Mexico to take down a monument to Spanish conquistadores.who led massacres in the 1500s. The monument to Francisco de Montejo and his...

Editorial: Senate balks again at authorizing Cobell trust settlement
"Elouise Cobell’s longstanding lawsuit against the Interior Department was settled in December. The settlement brought victory — and, she thought, $3.4 billion — to half a million American Indians who...

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