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October 21, 2010
Pamunkey Tribe submits petition with BIA for federal recognition
The Pamunkey Tribe of Virginia has filed a petition for federal recognition. The tribe says it has maintained relations with Commonwealth of Virginia and the U.S. government as far back...

Health Dialogues: The status of Indian health care for California
"Join Health Dialogues as we examine the health of Native Americans in California. Have gambling revenues impacted the population's health status? We'll explore the current condition of Native American...

BLM distributes $5M in overdue trust payments at Fort Berthold
The Bureau of Land Management has distributed about $5 million in royalty payments on the Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota. Members of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation were...

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe working to repatriate ancestral remains
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe is working with Central Michigan University to repatriate 144 ancestors and funerary objects. The remains were donated to the university several years ago. The tribe is...

Man enters plea to manufacturing meth on Fort Peck Reservation
A man from the Fort Peck Reservation in Montana pleaded guilty to manufacturing methamphetamine near public housing. Dallas Edward Howard, Jr., 52, made the drug within 1,000 feet of a...

Lawyer expects Keepseagle settlement to be completed in year
An attorney in the Keepseagle case over discrimination at the Department of Agriculture expects the settlement process to take about a year. The Obama administration agreed to pay $680 million...

Native Sun News: Elders hand Big Foot Ride to future generation
The following story was written and reported by Randall Howell. All content © Native Sun News. Bernice White Hawk, Charley New Holy, Chubb Thunder Hawk Anpowin While Plume, Jeremiah Young...

Man gets 10 years for embezzling from Standing Rock Sioux Tribe
A North Dakota man was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for embezzling from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Ladarana Mees, 55, pleaded guilty to one count of theft....

Republican wants to repeal health law except for IHCIA portions
Kristi Noem, the Republican candidate for South Dakota's sole seat in the U.S. House, wants to repeal the national health care reform law. But Noem says the Indian Health Care...

First Nation won't comment on alleged $250K payment to worker
Members of the Fort McKay First Nation in Alberta want to know whether an employee received a $250,000 bonus but Chief Jim Boucher won't comment due to privacy laws....

WPR: Judge questions moving child welfare cases to tribal courts
"Tribal judges in Wisconsin say cooperation between state and tribal courts is improving rapidly. But some members of the state Supreme Court aren't happy with a new rule allowing the...

Report: Public radio station airs Alaska Native political message
"Radio station KNBA 90.3 FM has found a new frontier for public radio in Anchorage by running an advertisement from a political group that has inserted itself into the U.S....

Opinion: Consult Onondaga Nation about cleanup of sacred lake
"Time was, only Onondagas lived around the lake that now bears the Native American tribe’s name. They consider Onondaga Lake among their most sacred sites. Several former Onondaga villages were...

Republican accuses Alaska Native corporations of violating laws
Joe Miller, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate, says Alaska Native corporations are violating federal election laws. Miller, an attorney who has the backing of the Tea Party movement, filed...

Oneida Nation's tobacco manufacturing plant a subject of debate
In August, the Oneida Nation of New York announced a move of its cigarette manufacturing plant to the reservation but local leaders say they are still in the dark about...

Ute Tribe prepares for special election to choose a new chairman
The Ute Tribe of Utah will hold a special election next month to replace ousted chairman Curtis Cesspooch. Tribal leaders removed Cesspooch from office after validating the results of...

Lac Vieux Desert Reservation was put in lockdown after shooting
A member of the Lac Vieux Desert Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Michigan has been arrested in connection with a shooting incident. The man reportedly fired a shotgun...

Law Release: Native American children falling through the cracks
"The courts of the United States are afforded great latitude when it comes to righting wrongs; this is especially true when a father or mother is not living up to...

Letter: Boost tribal authority and justice in Alaska Native villages
"The Alaska Federation of Natives and all other Native corporations, both village and regional, including all nonprofit Native organizations and all representative candidates for public office should provide support for...

Tribal Law and Order Act a tool to combat crimes against women
The Tribal Law and Order Act will help tribes combat violence against women, attendees of the first national symposium on the new law said. The law provides more training for...

WaPo Conversation: Indian farmers celebrate $760M settlement
The Washington Post interviewed Marilyn Keepseagle, Claryca Mandan and Porter Holder about the $760 million settlement to the Keepseagle case over discrimination at the Department of Agriculture. "Why does this...

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