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September 7, 2010
Oneida Nation files lawsuit to stop state from imposing tobacco tax
The Oneida Nation filed a lawsuit today in federal court in hopes of blocking the state of New York from imposing a tobacco tax on the reservation. The state wants...

Law Article: Oopportunities and challenges in doing tribal business
"Native American tribes have become major economic players in recent years. Tribal enterprises generated more than $26 billion in 2009 from gaming revenue alone, and tribes are increasingly diversifying their...

NPS taking comments on park management by Oglala Sioux Tribe
The National Park Service is proposing to create the first tribal national park in the U.S. The agency wants to turn over the 133,300-acre South Unit of the Badlands...

NPR: Yankton Sioux Tribe girls go through coming of age ceremony
"On a wide grassy bank of the Missouri River on the Yankton Sioux/Ihanktonwan Oyate Reservation in South Dakota, Brook Spotted Eagle stands watching five young girls raise a tepee....

Opinion: 'Bloody' Andrew Jackson play insults all Native Americans
"A play enti­tled Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jack­son that is both an insult and a dan­ger to Native Amer­i­cans is sched­uled to see the lights of Broad­way on Sept. 20. The...

Lumbee Tribe raising $200K to pay lobbying firm for recognition bid
The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina is raising $200,000 for its federal recognition effort. The tribe has already raised $120,000, Chairman Purnell Swett said. The money will be used to...

Tribes in New York head back to court over state tobacco tax effort
Tribes in New York are back in court this week to block the state from imposing a tobacco tax on the reservation. The Seneca Nation and the Cayuga Nation are...

Cheyenne River Sioux man charged with intent to commit murder
A man from the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota pleaded not guilty in federal court to four charges. Charles Moran, 33, is charged with first-degree burglary, assault with...

Raymond Harvey, Chickasaw veteran, set for military hall of fame
Raymond Harvey, the only member of the Chickasaw Nation to receive a Medal of Honor, will be inducted into the Oklahoma Military Hall of Fame on November 11. Harvey...

Political party in New Brunswick wants Native languages in schools
The New Brunswick Liberal Party wants the Maliseet and Mi'kmaq languages to be taught in provincial schools. The party says Native languages should be included in the curriculum at every...

Puyallup Tribe to commemorate treaty rights on raid's anniversary
The Puyallup Tribe of Washington will host a commemoration and reaffirmation of its treaty rights this Thursday, on the 40th anniversary of the state's raid of a fishing camp. Tribal...

Discrimination commission to review complaint against restaurant
The Community Relations Commission in Farmington, New Mexico, will review a complaint against a local restaurant. A family from the Navajo Nation ordered food at the restaurant last month. Their...

Wyoming county files notice of appeal in Indian voting rights case
Fremont County in Wyoming filed a notice of appeal in an Indian voting rights case. The county is asking the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a judge...

Saginaw Grant criticized for role in 'Cowboys and Findians' episode
Saginaw Grant, a member of the Sac and Fox Nation of Oklahoma, says he had no control over his role in an MTV show in which Indian culture was...

Potato chip plant sits idle on White Earth Reservation in Minnesota
A potato chip factory that was supposed to generate jobs and revenue on the White Earth Reservation in Minnesota sits idle, two years after it was completed. The $8.5 million...

Charles Trimble: Identifying friends and enemies in Washington DC
With regard to national Indian policy and legislation, identifying friends and foes in Washington is often difficult; and changes with time and tides of public opinion. To some people making...

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