Editorial: Answers needed in failure to prosecute sex abuse case (December 14, 2010)

"With the certification of her re-election in the courts' hands, Sen. Lisa Murkowski has returned to some unfinished business. She wants a better answer from...

Gale Norton claims 'millions' wasted for corruption investigation (December 14, 2010)

Former Interior secretary Gale Norton claims the Interior Department Inspector General "wasted millions of taxpayer dollars" on a corruption investigation that ended without charges being...

No charges over Democratic feeds on South Dakota reservations (December 14, 2010)

Brendan Johnson, the U.S. Attorney for South Dakota, said he won't bring charges in connection with Democratic "feeds" on three reservations. Republicans accused Democrats of...

Haskell professor awarded grant to post Cheyenne ledger online (December 14, 2010)

A professor at Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas has been awarded a $29,400 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Denise Low will...

Archdiocese objects to use of certain elements at Indian church (December 14, 2010)

The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis in Minnesota temporarily suspended mass at a predominantly Indian church due to concerns about the use of certain...

Teenager charged for second-degree murder on Alberta reserve (December 14, 2010)

A male teenager has been charged with second-degree murder on the Ermineskin First Nation in Alberta. The teen is accused in connection with the death...

Muscogee Nation still holding out on compact for cigarette taxes (December 14, 2010)

The Muscogee Nation is still declining to enter into a tobacco tax compact with the state of Oklahoma. The tribe has been accused of selling...

Column: Water rights settlement a 'milestone' for Navajo Nation (December 14, 2010)

"President Barack Obama, speaking last week at a White House signing ceremony for Indian water rights settlement legislation, said the bill would provide "permanent access...

Santiago Isaac Bustamante, Tigua spiritual leader, is laid to rest (December 14, 2010)

Santiago Isaac Bustamante, the chief and spiritual leader of the Tigua Tribe of Texas, was laid to rest on Monday. He died last week...

New president of Seneca Nation ready to meet President Obama (December 14, 2010)

The new leader of the Seneca Nation of New York will attend the second White House Tribal Nations Conference on Thursday. President Robert Porter is...

Pardon possible for Dakota man who was executed in Minnesota (December 14, 2010)

Some members of Minnesota's Congressional delegation might seek a posthumous pardon for a Dakota man who was executed under the watch of President Abraham Lincoln...

Ex-White Mountain Apache chair seeks severance in housing job (December 14, 2010)

Dallas Massey, the former chairman of the White Mountain Apache Tribe of Arizona, is seeking severance pay after being terminated as head of tribal housing....

GAO report confirms big declination rate in Indian Country cases (December 14, 2010)

Federal prosecutors turn down 50 percent of cases in Indian Country, the Government Accountability Office reported. Between fiscal years 2005 through 2009, 10,000 cases were...

Carleton Naiche-Palmer, former Mescalero president, passes on (December 14, 2010)

Carleton Naiche-Palmer, a former president of the Mescalero Apache Nation of New Mexico, died on Saturday. He was 63. Naiche-Palmer served as chairman up until...

BIA and tribal officers help out at 34th Lakota Nation Invitational (December 14, 2010)

Attendees of the 34th annual Lakota Nation Invitational in Rapid City, South Dakota, will notice more law enforcement this week. The Bureau of Indian Affairs,...

Book Review: Forced removal of Cherokee Nation in Driven West (December 14, 2010)

"The genocidal removal of Native Americans from their ancestral homelands is one of the most shameful episodes in American history. Over and over, A.J. Langguth...

KCAW: Leaders of Sitka Tribe get an earful at eight hour meeting (December 14, 2010)

"Late last month, George Paul was removed from the nine-member Tribal Council of the Sitka Tribe of Alaska. The backlash against that removal has caused...