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Republican candidate takes different approach to Native issues (November 1, 2010)

Joe Miller, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, is taking a different view on Alaska Native issues than his competitors. Miller supports an overhaul of the federal government's contracting program....

Navajo presidential candidate dismisses indictment as 'political' (November 1, 2010)

Navajo Nation Vice President Ben Shelly, who is running for president, says an indictment against him in tribal court is "political." Shelley and his running mate Rex Lee Jim, a...

Buddhists reach out to Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (November 1, 2010)

A Buddhist lama is building a $1.6 million garden on the Flathead Reservation in Montana and is making sure to include the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes in the plans....

Series: 'Broken peoples, broken policy' among the First Nations (November 1, 2010)

"The Chippewas who call the east shores of Lake Couchiching home are part of one of the most successful Indian bands in the country. “You’re not going to drive through...

Tribes see progress a year after Obama's Indian Nations summit (November 1, 2010)

A year ago this week, President Barack Obama held the first-ever White House Tribal Nations Conference. Obama promised to work closely with tribes and consult them on issues that affect...

Protest targets Rep. King for voting against Tribal Law and Order (November 1, 2010)

Indian women held a protest at the office of Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), one of 92 Republicans who voted against the Tribal Law and Order Act. King has not said...

NPR: Gender an issue as Navajo Nation voters pick a new leader (November 1, 2010)

"The Navajo Nation elects a new president on Tuesday. And the country's largest American Indian tribe, which spans Arizona, New Mexico and Utah, could make history by choosing its first...

Supreme Court to hear Tohono O'odham Nation trust case today (November 1, 2010)

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear its first Indian law case of the current term today. US v. Tohono O'odham Nation is a trust law case. The Tohono O’odham Nation...

Opinion: Treaties with First Nations don't stand the test of time (November 1, 2010)

""A treaty, of the kind discussed here, is a white man's certificate of a transaction, initiated by him, to unburden the land of its Indian ownership. Being written in the...

HuffPo honors Dr. Patricia Nez as a 'Greatest Person Of The Day' (November 1, 2010)

"Every day on HuffPost, we're highlighting one 'Greatest Person' -- an exceptional individual who is confronting the country's economic and political crises with creativity, generosity and passion. Today we feature...

Tim Giago: The more things change the more they stay the same (November 1, 2010)

The suicide rate for American Indians and Alaska Natives ages 15 to 24 is three times the nation’s average, according to federal health officials. An Associated Press story quotes “experts”...