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October 26, 2010
Editorial: Navajo Nation leaders in desperate need of credibility
"The two candidates squaring off for a seat on the Navajo Tribal Council representing six small chapters in San Juan County both have experience and ideas, and both have respectable...

KUOW: Lummi Nation secures emergency $3M fishermen grant
"Federal officials announced emergency aid to the Lummi Nation outside of Bellingham yesterday. The $3 million grant aims to help Lummi fishermen who have been put out of work by...

Bill approves Alaska Native corporation project in national park
A bill in the 111th Congress authorizes a micro-hydroelectric project and land swap within Denali National Park and Preserve in Alaska. The Kantishna Hills Renewable Energy Act of 2010 allows...

Sen Manuel Band donates $100K to program for college tuition
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians donated $100,000 to a tuition program at San Bernardino Valley College in California. The money will be used for the Valley-Bound Commitment program....

Turtle Talk: Indian interests faring worse under Supreme Court
"The Constitutional Accountability Center issued a report (here is the press release, and here is the report) suggesting that the Roberts Court has dramatically altered the outcomes of corporate and...

Editorial: Time for Arizona to pull the plug on affirmative action
"Affirmative action wasn't meant to be a perpetual-motion machine. The policy served an important purpose, making up for missing opportunities in education and the workplace. But over time, the drawbacks...

Man sentenced to 30 years for child sex abuse in North Dakota
A North Dakota man was sentenced to 30 years in federal prison on charges of aggravated sexual abuse of a child and failure to update sex offender registration. Deven...

Editorial: Alaska Federation of Natives takes stance on election
"Give state Sen. Al Kookesh credit for honesty. He said last week that the decision of the Alaska Federation of Natives to forgo a forum for U.S. Senate candidates was...

Indian students in Minnesota pulled out of class for wearing red
More than two dozen Indian students were pulled out of class for wearing red to a public school on the Leech Lake Ojibwe Reservation in Minnesota. Principal John Klinke said...

Police investigate alleged sexual assault at Haskell University
Authorities in Lawrence, Kansas, are investigating an alleged sexual assault at Haskell Indian Nations University. A 25-year-old male student was arrested in connection with the incident. But the student was...

Coal-fired power plants on Navajo Nation rank as top polluters
Two coal-fired power plants on the Navajo Nation rank among the largest polluters in the U.S. The Four Corners Power Plant ranks number one while the Navajo Generating Station ranks...

Larry Echo Hawk: Obama is restoring the trust in Indian Country
"It is difficult to believe that we are already nearing the halfway mark of President Barack Obama’s first term in office. I have been honored to serve on behalf of...

Fort Peck Tribes receive IHS report about suicide among youth
The Fort Peck Tribes of Montana will continue efforts to prevent suicide among young after receiving a series of recommendations from the Indian Health Service. Between January and July of...

Philadelphia chooses two Indian authors for 'One Book' project
The city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has chosen books from two Indian authors for its literacy project. One Book, One Philadelphia is encouraging residents to read "War Dances" and "The Absolutely...

BLM extends public comment on Agua Caliente land deal again
The Bureau of Land Management is giving the public even more time to comment on a land swap with the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians of California. The comment...

Paper asks candidates about reform of Alaska Native contracts
The Fairbanks Daily News Miner asked the candidates for the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House about proposed reforms in the federal contracting program for Alaska Native corporations. Here are...

Sen. Murkowski might buck the odds and win write-in campaign
Not since 1954 has a write-in candidate won a seat in the U.S. Senate, but Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) could make history and pull of her rising campaign in...

Letter: Verify citizenship before participating in state elections
"I am a native Kansan, as well as a member of the Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin, one of the six nations of the Iroquois Confederacy. As a tribal citizen, I...

Quechan Nation sues after potential exposure to viruses at IHS
The Quechan Nation has filed a lawsuit against the Indian Health Service after tribal members were potentially exposed to deadly viruses at a hospital in Arizona. Staff at the Fort...

Seneca Nation contributes $220K to New York Republican Party
The Seneca Nation donated $250,000 to the New York Republican Party. The money will be used for state Senate races. It won't go to GOP gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino, who...

Opinion: New 'Indian fighter' targets Native contracting program
""We don't want your 'direct payments.' We don't want your welfare. We want self-sufficiency," said Lance Morgan, CEO of Ho-Chunk, Inc., a 16-year-old, 1,000-employee company that's lifted his community, the...

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