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August 6, 2010
Opinion: Alaska Native corporation trying to redo land settlement
"Of all of Alaska's many superlative attributes, the Tongass National Forest is one of the finest. Comprising all but 2 million acres of the Alexander Archipelago (Alaska's southeast panhandle), it...

Lawsuit claims abuse at defunct Indian orphanage in South Dakota
Two dozen people have filed a lawsuit alleging widespread abuse by priests and nuns at a former Indian orphanage in South Dakota. The Tekakwitha Orphanage for Native American was located...

Sen. Begich introduces bill to cover Alaska tribal law enforcement
Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) has introduced the Alaska Safe Families and Villages Act to address law enforcement in Alaska Native villages. The bill authorizes a demonstration project for law enforcement...

Two children injured after van runs over them on Paul First Nation
Two siblings are recovering after being accidentally run over by their family's van on the Paul First Nation in Alberta. The two-year-old girl and four-year-old boy were playing outside when...

Process to remove 'squaw' place names in Oregon moving slowly
In 2001, Indian women convinced the Oregon Legislature to rename all the "squaw" place names in the state. Since then, only 37 out of more than 150 place names have...

Lummi Nation upset with lack of final agreement for county's ferry
The Lummi Nation is ready to end negotiations with Whatcom County, Washington, over the Lummi Island ferry. The tribe said it has made numerous offers but the county hasn't agreed...

Soboba Band donates $10K to assist library with Indian collection
The Soboba Band of LuiseƱo Indians of California donated $10,000 to buy books and an Indian collection for a local library. The tribe donated the money to the Friends...

Five Oklahoma tribes host groundbreaking for $10M health facility
Five tribes in northeastern Oklahoma held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new health center. The $10 million Northeastern Tribal Health System facility will be operated by the Miami Nation,...

Judge resentences driver in fatal crash on New Mexico reservation
A woman from Isleta Pueblo in New Mexico was sentenced to 16 years in federal prison in connection with a fatal accident on the reservation. Camille Suzanne Lente was initially...

Navajo Nation declares state of emergency in response to storms
The Navajo Nation declared a state of emergency in response to major storms and flooding on the reservation. Three people died as a result of the storms. An 89-year-old...

Kevin Abourezk: Gary Farmer a storyteller on stage and on screen
"In September 2004, organizers of the opening ceremony for the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., called on a well-known Native actor to help kick off...

Editorial: School district can find other way to honor Indian people
"The Kewaunee School District made the right choice to drop its "Indians" mascot this week, despite the community's hard-fought position that the logo is a tribute to Native Americans. We...

Steve Russell: Indian mother takes on county over inmate suicide
"An Indian hanging himself in the drunk tank is seldom big news in Indian country except to his relatives. When Jay Spotted Elk hung himself while facing misdemeanor charges in...

Judge won't dismiss charges against lobbyist in Abramoff scandal
A federal judge refused to dismiss charges against Kevin Ring, an associate of convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff. Ring's lawyers said a recent U.S. Supreme Court limited a law that...

Rosebud Sioux advocate cites high declination of assault incidents
The domestic violence and sexual assault compliance officer for the Rosebud Sioux Tribe said the U.S. Attorney's Office in South Dakota declined over 100 cases of sexual assault in 2006....

Senate votes to confirm Elena Kagan as justice for Supreme Court
The Senate voted 63-37 to confirm Elena Kagan as an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Kagan will be the 112th justice of the court and the fourth woman...

Senate Indian Affairs Committee field hearing for Northwest tribes
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a field hearing next week to address economic and social issues affecting tribes in the Northwest. The hearing will take place next Thursday,...

Sen. Barrasso blocks Senate action on Cobell trust fund settlement
Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming), the vice chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, blocked passage of the $3.4 billion settlement to the Indian trust fund lawsuit on Thursday. Sen....

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