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October 14, 2010
Federal judge to hold status conference in Indian trust fund suit
Judge Thomas Hogan will hold a status conference tomorrow in the Indian trust fund lawsuit. Hogan took over the case in June. He hasn't issued any major rulings, as the...

Meth dealer sentenced to 16 years for dealing on reservations
A man from Montana was sentenced to nearly 16 years in federal prison for dealing methamphetamine on two reservations. George Victor Morris, 60, pleaded guilty to selling meth on the...

Justice Department reviewing settlement in Indian farmer case
A top official at the Department of Justice is reviewing a settlement in a lawsuit filed by Indian farmers and ranchers who experienced discrimination at the Department of Agriculture. Acting...

New Mexico tribe puts damage estimate from hail storm at $2M
Preliminary estimates from Kewa Pueblo in New Mexico put damage from a recent hail storm at $2 million. Of about 600 homes on the reservation, ninety-five percent suffered some type...

Turtle Talk: Supreme Court singling out tribes for damage cases
"It’s a long enough answer, full of subjectivity, but worth discussion in the context of the United States v. Tohono O’odham Nation case, to be argued Nov. 1. Why is...

Obama signs Indian Veterans Housing Opportunity Act into law
President Barack Obama signed the Indian Veterans Housing Opportunity Act into law on Tuesday. The new law ensures that Indian veterans who receive federal disability and survivor benefits are not...

Native Sun News: Pumpkin Seed runs Oglala Sioux Tribe election
The following story was written and reported by Randall Howell. All content © Native Sun News. PINE RIDGE, SOUTH DAKOTA –– He’s now working in the old Indian Health Services...

Suit over Oneida Nation land-into-trust pending in federal court
A lawsuit over the Oneida Nation land-into-trust application is still pending in federal court, more than two years after it was filed. The state, two counties and two towns are...

Column: Tennessee powwow a good way to learn about culture
"When I interviewed Sally Wells, a Choctaw woman who is one of the chief organizers of this weekend's Pow Wow festival, I made the inexcusable mistake of referring to...

Professor: Republican Party's role in genocide of Native people
"The real culture of violence in the American West of the latter half of the 19th Century sprang from the U.S. government’s policies toward the Plains Indians. It is untrue...

Ute man convicted in daughter's death sentenced for violation
A member of the Ute Tribe of Utah who was convicted for his daughter's death has been sentenced to a halfway house for violating the terms of his release. Redd...

Echo Hawk to testify at hearing on Indian transportation issues
Assistant Secretary Larry Echo Hawk, the leader of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, will testify at a Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on tribal transportation issues tomorrow. Echo Hawk and...

Authorities call off search for missing fisherman from Hoh Tribe
Authorities in Washington called off a search for a member of the Hoh Tribe who went missing after his boat capsized. David Hudson Jr., 21, is still classified as missing....

Ute Tribe leaders remove chairman after second recall election
Curtis Cesspooch has been removed as chairman of the Ute Tribe of Utah after a second recall election was determined to be valid. In September, tribal members voted 108...

Opinion: Strong ethics and just salary needed for Soboba Band
"Soboba is partly responsible for Bobby Salgado’s demise. On Oct. 5, Salgado pleaded guilty to accepting $875,000 in bribes and personal income tax evasion. To prevent corruption at the top,...

MPR: Prairie Island Indian Community loses fight on nuke plant
"The Prairie Island nuclear power plant at Red Wing may be allowed to operate for another 20 years. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has rejected claims that Xcel Energy's safety record...

Editorial: Good reasons to end moratorium on off-shore drilling
"Just a week after an independent report revealed that the federal government underplayed how much crude was spewing into the Gulf of Mexico during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the...

Ray Wahnihtiio Cook: Oneida Nation sovereignty lives in people
In Iroquois culture, and history for that matter, we have always believed that sovereignty lies in the heart of all human kind. Individuals are sovereign and it is the people’s...

US Attorney recused in Crow Creek Sioux Tribe chairman's case
For unexplained reasons, the U.S. Attorney in South Dakota and the entire office is recused in the case against Duane Big Eagle, the chairman of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe....

MPR: White Earth Band seeks more control of law enforcement
"Unhappy with the way criminal cases are handled on the White Earth Indian Reservation, tribal officials are seeking more control over law enforcement and the courts. Tribal officials say local...

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