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October 18, 2010
Tribes in some states losing on Indian Reservation Road funds
Tribes in Montana and Wyoming are seeing fewer and fewer road funds despite having some of the largest reservations in the U.S. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes reside on...

Editorial: Bald eagles in need of special protections in Arizona
"When it comes to charismatic species, the bald eagle trumps them all. As the nation's national symbol, this bird has an undeniable emotional appeal. Arizona's bald eagles are no different...

New York governor hints of resolution for tribal tobacco battle
New York Gov. David Paterson (D) is apparently trying to negotiate with tribes over the state's controversial tobacco tax. Paterson imposed "emergency" regulations and supported a new law that passes...

Four candidates in running to lead the San Carlos Apache Tribe
Members of the San Carlos Apache Tribe of Arizona head to the polls on November 2. Four candidates are running for chairman. They are: incumbent Wendsler Nosie, Terry Rambler, Mary...

Supreme Court won't take up inter-tribal fishing rights dispute
The U.S. Supreme Court won't be hearing an inter-tribal fishing rights dispute from Washington. The Suquamish Tribe and the Upper Skagit Tribe disagreed about the Suquamish Tribe's “usual and accustomed”...

Stephanie Herseth Sandlin: Seeking Indian Country's support
The following is the opinion of Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D-South Dakota). In a few days we will face a very critical election for our country, our State, and for...

Mark Trahant: Just like everyone else, Americans getting older
"The people of planet Earth are growing older and living longer. Twenty years from now one billion people will be over the age of 65. More than that, the world’s...

GOP questions Democrat 'feeds' on South Dakota reservations
Republicans in South Dakota say Democrats are offering food for votes in Indian Country. Democrats hosted three meals on the Pine Ridge Reservation, the Lower Brule Sioux Reservation and the...

Mary Pember: Native women and girls lured by sex traffickers
"“Joker waited until I had brought myself down really low. That’s when he pushed me to work for the gang,” Maggie told me. Maggie, 41, is from the Rosebud Reservation...

Book Review: 'Yellow Dirt' a disturbing look at Navajo uranium
"I first heard about radiation poisoning on the Navajo Reservation in the late 1960s. I was a teenager living on the reservation. My father was one of the white...

Cobell calls $3.5B settlement 'best we're going to get' in case
The $3.5 billion settlement to the Indian trust fund lawsuit is the "best we're going to get," lead plaintiff Elouise Cobell said. Cobell, a member of the Blackfeet Nation of...

Tim Giago: Native Americans remain at the bottom of the heap
A Bureau of Indian Affairs bureaucrat once responded angrily when I spoke about “treaty tribes,” with, “What in the hell are treaty tribes?” Kurt Luger, a well-known member of the...

Opinion: Support Alaska Native corporation's wind energy plan
"CIRI has been working hard to develop the Fire Island Wind Project, a local energy solution that is primed for construction and could contribute non-fuel electricity before the winter of...

Letter: Fighting Sioux nickname a tribute to proud tribesmen
"Athletes at UND have for decades taken to the field in honor of the team’s namesake, the Fighting Sioux. Early tribesmen displayed their great strength as defenders. They were skilled...

Editorial: Wampanoag woman pursues gift of Native language
"Congratulations to Jessie Little Doe Baird for receiving a MacArthur Foundation “genius grant” of $500,000 to revive the Wampanoag language of her Native American ancestors. Each language has its own...

Caleen Sisk-Franco: Leave river the way the Creator intended
"In a recent piece, Michael Michalak of the Fly Shop accused American Whitewater of wanting to turn the McCloud River into an “amusement park.” This struck me as ironic because...

Marc Simmons: Sandia Pueblo's long story marred by violence
"The history of small Sandia Pueblo is unfamiliar to most New Mexicans today, though its glitzy hotel and casino just north of Albuquerque are popular with the public. Sandia's long...

CNC: Tribes press Obama to back indigenous rights declaration
"The United States is one of only a handful of countries that voted against the UN Declaration back in 2007. The process of giving the issue another look under President...

Anthony Brandenburg: Alternative dispute resolution and tribes
"Many times conflicts arise in Indian country that cannot be resolved within the framework of tribal council or tribal court. Some people with legitimate complaints may be reluctant to go...

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