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December 1, 2010
Alaska Natives press for solutions to suicide in their communities
Alaska Natives attended a listening forum on suicide in Anchorage on Tuesday. Participants said their communities are being devastated by suicide. Rob Sanderson Jr. said 25 people have taken their...

Fire destroys Boys & Girls Club at Crow Creek Sioux Reservation
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is investigating a fire that completely destroyed the building that housed the Boys and Girls Club on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation...

Aquash murder suspect goes to trial in South Dakota state court
The trial of a man accused of kidnapping and murdering American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash in December 1975 opened today in Rapid City, South Dakota. John Graham...

Kiowa woman helps raises awareness of HIV on World AIDS Day
Shana Cozad, a member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma, has been living with HIV for 18 years. Cozad, 39, says it's been difficult to live with the diagnosis....

Indian canoe dating back 800 years uncovered at lake in Florida
A family on a weekend outing in Florida came upon a unique find -- an Indian canoe in near perfect condition. The 23-foot-long dugout canoe dates back 500 to 800...

Pueblo tribes in New Mexico win approval for water settlements
Five Pueblo tribes in New Mexico won approval of the water rights settlements with the passage of H.R.4783, the Claims Settlement Act of 2010. The bill settles the water rights...

Navajo Nation women's shelter stays unfinished amid legal feud
A women's shelter on the Navajo Nation remains unfinished amid a dispute over land ownership and a business contract. The Shiprock Home for Women and Children is 80 percent complete....

Editorial: Cuts in federal hatchery funds will hurt Yakama Nation
"The Yakama Nation and federal government are navigating some tricky political currents in the latest controversy over fish habitat. The National Marine Fisheries Service wants to rebuild wild fish populations...

Daily Yonder: Self-determination key to economic development
"Beginning late in the last century, the economies of Indian nations in the United States began recording a remarkable turnaround. Since the early 1990s, per capita income on Native American...

White Mountain Apache Tribe searching for missing elder couple
The White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona is searching for an elderly couple who have been missing since Saturday. Paul and Genevieve Ethelbah were last seen in their pickup...

Wampanoag treaty featured on back side or Sacagawea $1 coin
The back side of the 2011 Native American $1 Coin will depict the 1621 treaty with the Wampanoag Nation. The design features the arm of Ousamequin, a Wampanoag sachem,...

Blackfeet Nation resumes authority for law enforcement service
The Blackfeet Nation of Montana resumed control of law enforcement services on the reservation. The Bureau of Indian Affairs took over the tribe's services in 2003 due to concerns about...

Review: Hip-hop artists join campaign to release Leonard Peltier
"While many of us were helping ourselves to servings of turkey, stuffing and other offerings of the annual feast last Thursday, jailed American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier continued to...

Claims Settlement Act authorizes $460M Crow water settlement
Along with the settlement to the Indian trust fund lawsuit, H.R.4783, the Claims Settlement Act of 2010, includes a water rights settlement for the Crow Tribe of Montana. The settlement...

Cobell settlement heads to White House after clearing Congress
The $3.4 billion settlement to the Indian trust fund lawsuit gained final approval on Tuesday, more than 14 years after the case was filed in federal court. The House voted...

CNC: Reaction from Elouise Cobell on final passage of settlement
"Another dark chapter in the history of the federal government’s relationship with Native Americans will soon end now that the House has followed the Senate in approving a final bill...

Melvin Martin: Stereotypes remain alive and well in South Dakota
As an Indian person who for years in South Dakota experienced daily exposure to a racism of the worst order, I can continue to say that there still exists a...

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe sets swearing-in for leaders
The following story was written and reported by Ernestine Chasing Hawk. All content © Native Sun News. PINE RIDGE, SOUTH DAKOTA — The time for swearing in is here. The...

NPR: Black Indians exploring challenges of their hidden heritage
"Today, this final day in November, we decided to take a look at one group's shared heritage with Native Americans and efforts to have that heritage more broadly recognized. I'm...

Ken Salazar: Settlements fulfilling our promise in Indian Country
"Two years ago, President Barack Obama vowed that this administration would work with Native Americans to empower tribal governments, fulfill our trust responsibilities to tribal members and help tribal leaders...

Rep. Frank Pallone press release on Claims Settlement Act
The following is a press release from Rep. Frank Pallone (D-New Jersey) on the passage of the Claims Settlement Act of 2010. Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. Tuesday voted in favor...

Sen. Max Baucus press release on Claims Settlement Act
The following is a press release from Sen. Max Baucus (D-Montana). Montana’s senior U.S. Senator Max Baucus applauded passage in the House of Representatives today of his legislation to finalize...

Elouise Cobell press release on passage of settlement
The following is a press release from Elouise Cobell, a member of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana who is the lead plaintiff in the Indian trust fund lawsuit. Elouise Cobell,...

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