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October 20, 2010
Washoe Tribe makes history with first female elected as leader
The Washoe Tribe has elected Wanda Batchelor as chairman. Batchelor defeated incumbent Waldo Walker and former chair Vernon Wyatt for the post. "History has been made as the first female...

Editorial: Support Alaska Native corporation's wind energy plan
"Fire Island, just off the western tip of Anchorage in Cook Inlet, is home to a steady supply of wind, most from the southwest and north. Cook Inlet Region Inc....

Alaska Federation of Natives cancels Senate candidate debate
The Alaska Federation of Natives has canceled its U.S. Senate debate. AFN was due to hear from Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R), Republican nominee Joe Miller and Democrat Scott McAdams on...

Native Sun News: Rep. Herseth Sandlin campaigns at Pine Ridge
The following story was written and reported by Randall Howell. All content © Native Sun News. PINE RIDGE, SOUTH DAKOTA — For about an hour last week, everyone in Pine...

Turtle Talk: Obama court nominee argued against Oneida Nation
"Caitlin Halligan argued on behalf of the State of New York (argument is here). She is an Obama nominee to the D.C. Circuit (and apparently authored a law school...

South Dakota school district reports big percentage of Natives
About 20 percent of the student body in Rapid City, South Dakota, is Native American. The percent of Native students has remained about the same for the past three years....

Republicans file complaint on Democratic feeds on reservations
The South Dakota Republican Party has filed a complaint against the Democratic Party for hosting meals on reservations. Attorney General Marty Jackley said he is investigating the complaint. At issue...

Tribes discuss Tribal Law and Order Act at New Mexico meeting
About 150 people are attending the first national symposium on the new Tribal Law and Order Act. Kevin Washburn, the dean of the University of New Mexico law school, said...

Nine arrested for drug deals in and around Navajo Reservation
Federal authorities arrested nine people for drug trafficking in and around the Navajo Nation. The nine are accused of selling marijuana or methamphetamine. The tribe requested the investigation, the Associated...

Tribal members worried about fast-tracking of energy projects
The Obama administration is fast-tracking nearly two dozen renewable energy projects in California, Arizona and Nevada, and tribal members are worried that sacred sites are being overlooked. In the last...

Column: Morongo Band in negotiations to purchase golf course
"This week's rumblings in Beaumont are true. A deal is pending for the purchase of the East Valley Golf Club by the Morongo Band of Mission Indians. "We have...

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe purchases old car dealer building
The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is the new owner of an old car dealership building. The tribe bought the former Flandreau Motors building earlier this month, The...

Ruling expected in Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation voting rights case
A federal judge heard arguments in a voting rights lawsuit filed by the Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation of North Dakota. The tribe filed the suit after Benson County decided to...

Eastern Cherokees sending 11 to run in Marine Corps Marathon
Eleven members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians from North Carolina will be participating in the Marine Corps Marathon this year. Gerri Grady, Robin Swimmer, Stephen Swimmer, Chris Reed,...

S.E. Ruckman: Native American Rights Fund celebrates 40 years
"The other day, I received some photos from the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) that I had asked for to go with a story on their 40th Anniversary. I particularly...

Joe Lujan, governor of Sandia Pueblo in New Mexico, passes on
Joe M. Lujan, the governor of Sandia Pueblo in New Mexico, died on Tuesday. His age was not reported. Lujan was elected governor in January 2009. He was instrumental...

Indian farmers reach $760M settlement for USDA discrimination
Indian farmers and ranchers who experienced discrimination at the Department of Agriculture reached a settlement worth $760 million with the Obama administration. The settlement in the Keepseagle case covers the...

Tribes donate nearly $28K to Democratic candidate in Louisiana
Tribes have donated nearly $28,000 to the campaign of Charlie Melancon, the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate. The money came from 10 tribes, The New Orleans Times-Picayune reported. They were:...

Tourist visits on decline after deaths in 'sweat lodge' in Arizona
Business is down in Sedona, Arizona, following the deaths of three people at a "sweat lodge," The New York Times reports. The deaths took place at the Angel Valley Retreat...

NCAI statement on settlement in Keepseagle lawsuit
Press release from the National Congress of American Indians. The National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) is praising today's settlement of the nationwide class action lawsuit (Keepseagle v. Vilsack) between...

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