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September 17, 2010
Blog: Umatilla professor's discovery could help save ancient fish
"The scientific discovery of an ancient stress hormone by a tribal member could lead to the survival of the most ancient of the native fish in the Pacific Northwest, the...

Family of Native man who died in hospital waiting room plans suit
The family of a Native man who died after spending 34 hours in an emergency waiting room plans to file a lawsuit. Brian Sinclair, 45, was from the Sagkeeng First...

Editorial: More cooperation for law enforcement on reservations
"Reservation communities share concurrent criminal jurisdiction with either the federal government or, in Public Law 280 jurisdictions, county-state governments. The exact mechanisms by which tribal, state or federal authorities share...

The Spoof: Wealthiest Americans seek asylum with Lakota Nation
"Three years ago a delegation of four Oglala Sioux Tribe members took their Declaration of Sovereignty to Washington, D.C. declaring themselves a separate nation. While the declaration has not been...

Mayor in New York City sends undercover officers to reservation
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg sent undercover agents to videotape tobacco transactions on a state-recognized reservation that is outside of city limits. The agents visited two smoke shops...

Non-Indians in Utah file case over peyote in religious ceremonies
A group called the Oklevueha Native American Church says all of its followers should be able to use peyote even if they are not Indian or members of a federally...

San Carlos Apache Tribe fights mine development at sacred place
The San Carlos Apache Tribe of Arizona continues to fight a proposed copper mine near one of its most sacred sites. The tribe comes to the Tonto National Forest to...

Mayor in Seattle calls officer shooting of Native man an 'injustice'
Several hundred people held a march in Seattle, Washington, on Thursday to protest the police shooting of John T. Williams, who was a traditional woodcarver. The group started at the...

House subcommittee holds hearing on two tribal water measures
The House Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Water and Power, held a hearing on Thursday on two tribal water bills. H.R. 3061, the Pine River Indian Irrigation Project Act, addresses...

Tuscarora members want to collect tolls on reservation highways
Two members of the Tuscarora Nation of New York want to collect tolls on motorists who use highways on the reservation. Nicholas Patterson and Adrian Bigfoot set up a booth...

Judge blocks New York from imposing tobacco taxes on all tribes
A federal judge has temporarily blocked the state of New York from imposing its tobacco tax on the reservation. Judge Lawrence Kahn's ruling, which came in a lawsuit filed by...

Ray Halbritter: Shame on Indian Country for ignoring bigot speech
"When New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg used offensive, derogatory and incendiary Old West imagery last month in discussing the controversy over tax collection from sovereign Indian nations, New York...

US Attorney in Arizona changes policy in reservation crime cases
The new federal prosecutor for Arizona wants to make decisions on Indian Country crime in a more timely manner. Within 30 days of a criminal referral, U.S. Attorney David Burke...

Fort Peck Tribes host ground breaking for $14M detention facility
The Fort Peck Tribes of Montana broke ground on a $14 million detention facility. The facility replaces a 51-year-old jail on the reservation. It will house 102 prisoners, which will...

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe reportedly reaches deal in boundary case
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe has reportedly reached a deal over the boundaries of its reservation in Michigan. The tribe sued the state to clarify the Indian Country status of the...

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