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October 27, 2010
9th Circuit won't rehear case over Colville man's murder charge
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals won't rehear the case of a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation of Washington who has been charged with first-degree murder....

Judge orders release of Indian man who was sentenced by tribe
A federal judge has ordered the immediate release of a man from Kewa Pueblo whose tribal court sentence violated the Indian Civil Rights Act. On September 4, 2009, Amidooli Pacheco...

Nez Perce Tribe brings more technology into council chambers
The Nez Perce Tribe of Idaho is embracing technology in government. All council meetings are broadcast on closed-circuit TV to locations throughout the reservation. The goal eventually is to stream...

Justice Department honors attorneys who work on Cobell case
The Department of Justice honored five attorneys for their work on the Indian trust fund lawsuit. Michael F. Hertz, Deputy Assistant Attorney General; J. Christopher Kohn, Director; Robert Kirschman, Deputy...

CNC: Tribes wary of a Republican take-over in Washington, DC
"Chief James Allan of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe knows many Indian County leaders may be wary of Republican leadership. ALLAN - “Before, Native issues just have not been a priority...

Four women from Fort Belknap Reservation sentenced for meth
Four women from the Fort Belknap Reservation in Montana were sentenced for what was described as their "family business" -- dealing methamphetamine. Amber Bear, 38, to 45 months in prison...

Box of two human skulls sent from Montana to Utah university
Authorities at Brigham Young University are trying to figure out why someone sent a box of two human skulls to the school's history department. The box was sent from Augusta,...

Study cites benefits in dental health for Alaska Native villages
A two-year study of dental therapists found improvements in care in rural Alaska Native villages. Most villages lack a full-time or part-time dentist. So therapists are able to provide safe...

Ex-BIA employee sentenced for theft from Fort Peck program
A former Bureau of Indian Affairs employee was sentenced to 37 months in prison for stealing from a loan program operated by the Fort Peck Tribes of Montana. Paul James...

Appeals court strikes down voter identification law for Arizona
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals struck down Arizona's voter identification law in a case involving tribal interests. Proposition 200 violates the federal National Voter Registration Act of 1993, the...

Sen. Baucus to meet Chippewa Cree Tribe over storm recovery
Sen. Max Baucus (D-Montana) will meet with the Chippewa Cree Tribe on Thursday to discuss storm recovery efforts. The Rocky Boy's Reservation suffered more than $20 million in damage from...

Letter: Christopher Columbus destroyed entire race of people
"Christopher Columbus was a truly evil man, as were his descendants. Columbus enslaved, abused and sent many native Arawak peoples to England for personal uses. He tortured them in his...

Tribe in New Mexico bans trick-or-treating after brutal murder
Jemez Pueblo in New Mexico has barred residents from trick-or-treating in response to a brutal murder on the reservation. Lucas Michael Ray Steven Toledo, 22, was charged with stabbing Matthew...

Report: Native ecological knowledge and energy development
"Alberta, the Canadian federal government and resource companies have paid intermediaries and interpreters millions of dollars to engage native-Canadian communities — called First Nations — and record their “traditional ecological...

Little Traverse Bay Bands votes down change in council salary
The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians of Michigan voted on four compensation statutes. The tribal council easily approved changes in compensation for the chairman and vice chairman, the...

Judge extends restraining order against New York tobacco tax
A federal judge extended a restraining order that prevents the state of New York from imposing a tobacco tax on two tribes. The order was due to expire Friday. Judge...

Hearing this Friday to discuss settlement in Indian farmer case
Judge Emmet Sullivan will hold a hearing this Friday to review the settlement in the Keepseagle case over Indian farmers and ranchers who experienced discrimination at the Department of Agriculture....

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe to use grant to expand its court system
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York will use a $184,128 grant from the Department of Justice to expand its court system. The tribe established a family court last...

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