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September 27, 2010
Costs for Indian voting rights lawsuit in Wyoming pass $1M mark
The costs in an Indian voting rights lawsuit in Wyoming have topped the $1 million mark. Attorneys representing Fremont County have already been paid more than $203,000 from the Wyoming...

Column: Schaghticoke Tribal Nation going strong after 400 years
"Don't you hate it when, after 400 years, you still can't quite complete the genocide? Consider the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation. Shouldn't they be wiped out, finally, if for no other...

ACLU sues IHS for information on induced labor for Indian women
Women from the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota are being forced to induce labor, according to a new lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union. The reservation...

Alaska Native groups back Sen. Murkowski for write-in campaign
Alaska Native tribes, organizations and corporations are supporting Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) in her write-in campaign. The legislative committee of the Alaska Federation of Natives said it will support Murkowski...


The Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin swore in the first chief of its new police department. Daniel Libke, 39, is a tribal member from the Bear Clan. He will help the...

Letter: Oneida Nation exploits Lakota 'sweat lodge' at spa resort
"One of the many questionable activities by Turning Stone is their desecration of the Native American sweat lodge ceremony. They are selling it by misrepresenting the Oglala and Lakota Sioux...

MPR: Leech Lake Band gets grant to expand radio on reservation
"The Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe is a step closer to building a tribally owned radio station. The tribe has been awarded $238,000 from the Department of Commerce National Telecommunications...

Column: Nevada school a model for education of Indian students
"Pewha, Pewha, the students recite in unison, blowing the final words of a traditional Paiute prayer to the ears of a Creator. Heads rise from a position of reverence and...

Turtle Talk: Supreme Court faces busy term with Indian law cases
"One petition has already been granted (United States v. Tohono O’odham), and three petitions are up for review at today’s conference. There could be six or more Indian law-related Supreme...

Mark Trahant: What the GOP's 'Pledge' means for Indian Country
"We hate health care reform. The bill was too many pages, too complicated and didn’t fix all the problems right now, this minute. (One of America’s core democratic values is...

Letter: US won't honor treaty rights of American Indian veterans
"As a First American and a veteran, I would like to advise American Indian people who are considering enlisting in the United States Armed Services to seriously reconsider this decision,...

Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing into IHS
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold an oversight hearing tomorrow on the Indian Health Service. ]The committee has been looking into allegations of mismanagement within the Aberdeen Area. Sen....

Nez Perce Tribe opposes transport of equipment through reservation
The Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho says it wasn't consulted about plans to transport heavy loads of equipment through the reservation. The Idaho Department of Transportation approved permits for ConocoPhillips...

New Mexico seeks data on Navajo youth who suffer from asthma
The New Mexico Department of Health is trying to determine the number of Navajo Nation youth who suffer from asthma. The state already has one of the highest asthma rates...

IRS considers change in tax-exempt governmental bond financing
The Internal Revenue Service might change a provision in the tax code that has restricted tax-exempt governmental bond financing for tribes. Tribes can issue tax-exempt bonds to finance certain projects....

Catawba Nation leader challenges removal by tribal membership
The leader of the Catawba Nation of South Carolina says a vote to remove him from office is invalid. Tribal members met in a general council on Saturday and voted...

NY Post: Free health care and tax free cigarettes on reservations
"Bargain-priced butts, cheap gas and gambling casinos get all the attention, but life on an Indian reservation includes other lifestyle elements that are as foreign as the Wild West to...

Senate Indian Affairs Committee to consider four bills at meeting
UPDATE: THE BUSINESS MEETING HAS BEEN POSTPONED. The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a business meeting tomorrow. Four bills are on the agenda. They are: • S.3648, the Pick-Sloan...

Cobell not included in bill for African-American farmer settlement
Senate Democrats are introducing a bill to separate the African-American farmers discrimination lawsuit from the Indian trust fund lawsuit. Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Arkansas), the chairman of the Senate Committee on...

Tim Giago: The choice between Stephanie and Kristi is quite clear
The ads are becoming more frequent and more vicious. Kristi Noem, the Republican candidate for the lone House of Representatives seat in South Dakota, is the recipient of out-of-state advertisements...

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