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September 23, 2010
Indian church in Oklahoma plans to rebuild after tornado damage
The Tallahassee Presbyterian Church in Oklahoma plans to rebuild after suffering major damage from a tornado in May. Part of the roof collapsed and the side of building has a...

Editorial: Contraband cigarettes an 'economic cancer' in Canada
"With one in four Canadian aboriginal children living in poverty, and over 50% of native people on reserve unemployed, aboriginal communities understandably are desperate to raise their standards of living....

Series: The 'underground' tobacco industry on Mohawk reserves
"As a young smoker, Jordan Anderson faced two major obstacles to his new habit: steep cigarette prices and laws barring retailers from selling to minors. The Toronto teenager skirted both...

Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation holds primary for chairman
The current chairman and a former chairman of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation of North Dakota will face each other again after winning the most votes in a primary...

John Boyd: Cobell lawsuit delaying African-American settlement
"One big challenge is that for political reasons that I do not fully understand, our quest for justice has been tied to the unrelated Cobell settlement. Cobell deals with mismanagement...

Editorial: Arizona's tribal heritage sadly vulnerable to vandalism
"A few minutes of mindless destruction. A few sloppy strokes of white paint. Vandals defaced a millennium-old panel of rock art in the Kaibab National Forest with heartbreaking ease and...

Onondaga Nation the latest to see dismissal of land claims case
Another tribe in New York has lost its land claims case. The Onondaga Nation filed a lawsuit in 2005 that laid claim to about 4,000 square miles, including the entire...

Indian students in Montana try their hand with traditional games
Indian students at a public high school in Montana tried out some traditional games as part of their celebration of American Indian Heritage Week. The Native American Club and...

Tribes share in law enforcement grants from Justice Department
Tribes nationwide are sharing in $127 million in law enforcement grants from the Department of Justice. The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho received $500,000. The tribe will use the money...

Yakama Nation considers joining lawsuit over solar farm project
The Yakama Nation might join a lawsuit over a solar farm in Washington. The tribe alleges it wasn't consulted before Kittitas County entered into an agreement for the 400,000-panel, $350,000...

United Keetoowah Band hopeful for BIA land-into-trust approval
The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians of Oklahoma believes it will gain approval of its land-into-trust application thanks to Assistant Secretary Larry Echo Hawk. The tribe plans to...

Federal Diary: Interior faces investigation on workforce diversity
"Interior Secretary Ken Salazar has some explaining to do. Rep. Edolphus Towns (D-N.Y.), chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, informed Salazar by letter Tuesday that the...

Republicans leave Sen. Murkowski in top energy committee post
Senate Republicans won't remove Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) as the ranking member on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Murkowski faced removal after launching a write-in campaign against the...

Tribes in Wisconsin honor late attorney with a traditional funeral
Tribes in Wisconsin held a four-day funeral ceremony for attorney Gene Linehan, a defender of Indian rights who died on September 10. Linehan, 66, represented the Bad River Band Of...

Voters tired of endless Colorado River Indian Tribes recall efforts
About 200 members of the Colorado River Indian Tribes held a protest on Saturday to support two council members who are facing a recall. Protesters said they are tired...

Chickasaw woman and partner lose home in possible hate crime
A woman from the Chickasaw Nation and her partner were the victims of arson and the couple believes it's a hate crime. Laura Stutte and her partner, Carol Ann,...

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