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October 11, 2010
Alaska Federation of Natives prepares for annual convention
The Alaska Federation of Natives holds its annual convention October 21-23 in Fairbanks. This year's theme is “Village Survival!” “This is a declaration that the villages will survive and thrive,...

Candidates for New York governor back tax on tribal tobacco
Both candidates for governor of New York say they will take a tough stance against tribes when it comes to tobacco. Democrat Andrew Cuomo, who currently serves as attorney general,...

Witness List: Senate Indian Affairs hearing on transportation
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a field hearing this Friday on transportation issues in Indian Country. The hearing takes place on the Flathead Reservation in Montana. It will not...

Indian lawmaker in Montana faces opponent in reelection bid
Forrestina "Frosty" Calf Boss Ribs, a member of the Blackfeet Nation, is running for re-election to the Montana House. Calf Boss Ribs, 55, was first elected in 2008. She will...

Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation files suit over lack of polling sites
The Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation of North Dakota has filed a lawsuit over the lack of polling sites on the reservation. The tribe says Benson County's decision will hurt Indian...

Mark Trahant: Government creates employment opportunity
"You’ve probably heard this phrase a lot during this campaign season: “Government doesn’t create jobs.” It’s the ultimate dismissal of self-government, usually reinforced by a bow to the ultimate power...

GOP candidate says Native corporations not helping villages
Joe Miller, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Alaska, says Alaska Native corporations aren't helping their shareholders in rural villages. Miller, an attorney who has the backing of the...

Shooting in North Dakota may be tied to anti-Indian remarks
Authorities in North Dakota say a shooting suspect may have acted in response to anti-Indian remarks. Allen Rencountre, 37, is charged with attempted murder, fleeing a law officer in a...

Opinion: Androgyny common among indigenous in Americas
"Native Americans have often held intersex, androgynous people, feminine males and masculine females in high respect. The most common term to define such persons today is to refer to...

Michael Honhongva: Marking indigenous resilience worldwide
"Indigenous Peoples’ Day commemorates the resilience of indigenous peoples worldwide, throughout campaigns of exploitation, prejudice, and outright genocide. But this year, you might know it as something different: the 518th...

New Mexico tribe struggling to recover from major hailstorm
New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson (D) signed a disaster declaration for Kewa Pueblo but tribal leaders and members say the state isn't doing enough to help them recover from a...

Opinion: Christopher Columbus wasn't as bad as some tribes
"On Columbus Day it is appropriate to discuss Christopher Columbus's legacy. Critics seem emboldened on the day we recognize the famous mariner's arrival in the New World. Was Columbus the...

Little Traverse Bay Bands debate changes in council salaries
Elders of the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians don't think the tribe should change the salaries for its council members. Council members currently receive a base salary of...

Opinion: Dartmouth should honor Abenaki Tribe with mascot
"Especially for a school that prides itself so much on its communal spirit, Dartmouth’s lack of a mascot is shameful. Harvard shares this distinction, and any similarities with that school...

The Crime Report: A liquor ban on the Pine Ridge Reservation
"Few places in America are as scarred as Pine Ridge, a sunburnt expanse of sand hills and buttes that crumble into the Badlands. The Oglala band of the Lakota...

Turtle Talk: The Supreme Court Bar not so great for Indian law
"The NYTs’ Adam Liptak published a fairly scathing article on the so-called “Supreme Court Bar” — the specialists that argue more than 50 percent of all Supreme Court cases now...

Opinion: Political salaries on First Nations should stay public
"If Canadians suspect there's a good case for the disclosure of political salaries on First Nations reserves, that hunch should be reinforced by examples of such compensation leaked to the...

Tim Johnson: Thoughts on South Dakota Native American Day
The following is the opinion of Sen. Tim Johnson (D-South Dakota). In 1990, the State of South Dakota declared the second Monday in October as Native American Day. This initial...

Column: Catawba Nation pays honor to eldest women in tribe
"In the tribal round room of the Longhouse on a beautiful fall Saturday afternoon, the Catawbas taught the world a lesson - to honor the oldest women among us. Catawba...

Art Review: Contemporary Native art collection at NMAI in DC
"Those with power make money. Those without, make art. I'm not sure my aphorism always holds true, but it often comes to mind when I'm looking at shows of...

Column: Oneida man faced ouster from sheriff's post in 1958
"The case of Calumet County District Attorney Kenneth Kratz reached one level of closure this week when he resigned amidst the sordid "sexting" controversy. That spared Gov. Jim Doyle the...

Tim Giago: Reconciling by dancing to the beat of many drums
With 1,200 dancers filling the floor of the Rapid City Convention Center and another 5,000 packing the bleachers, the beat of the drums echoing to the rafters and the crackling...

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