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August 24, 2010
Editorial: Convicted Indian felon a product of a bad environment
"The 22-year prison sentence handed down to Mount Pleasant resident Casey Amos Floyd is an example of justice being rightfully enacted. However Floyd, 24, has led a troubled life, which...

Saginaw Chippewa court issues ruling in tribal membership case
The appellate court of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan issued a ruling on a membership dispute. Dennis Tappen, Angela Ayling and Skykur Graveratte applied for membership. They were born...

Column: Southern Ute Tribe outlines plans for project in California
"The Southern Ute Indian Tribe's only real estate investment in California is a five-block area of downtown Oceanside. Indian ownership of the vacant land has not been well known, although...

Doug George-Kanentiio: Iroquois seek unity but what about land?
On August 18 delegates from the Haudenosaunee and other Iroquois entities met in Rochester to discuss how to respond to New York's plan to impose taxes on tobacco sales to...

Two brothers from Suquamish Tribe charged for theft from store
Two members of the Suquamish Tribe of Washington were charged in federal court in connection with a burglary on the reservation. Brothers Raymond J. Pondelick and Eric M. Pondelick are...

Miccosukee Tribe loses bid to halt Everglades restoration project
The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida lost a ruling in a long-running battle over the restoration of the Everglades. The tribe tried to stop Gov. Charlie Crist (R) from moving forward...

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe narrows the field for chairman's post
Members of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota went to the polls on August 10 to vote in a primary election. Kevin Keckler and Derek Bartlett received the...

Mark Trahant: One year of lessons from the Indian Health Service
"A year goes by fast. Way too fast. Thirteen months ago I plunged into my “year-long” exploration of the Indian health system. It’s been fascinating because there has so much...

PhotoBlog: Slow and steady progress for Crazy Horse memorial
"The giant face of Chief Crazy Horse is slowly taking shape at the Crazy Horse Memorial that is being carved out of Thunder Mountain in the Black Hills near...

Opinion: Native children punished in Canada's residential schools
"This week I focus on serious topics: apologies, forgiveness and Indian residential schools in Canada. The Reverend Dr. Barbara Smith-Moran, a Concord resident and member of the town's chapter of...

Three brothers from Sault Tribe found guilty of fishing violations
Three members of the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Michigan were found guilty of violating fishing violations after a trial in tribal court. Brothers Andrew, Kevin and...

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