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December 14, 2010
Editorial: Answers needed in failure to prosecute sex abuse case
"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 the Department of Justice about...

Gale Norton claims 'millions' wasted for corruption investigation
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 brought against her. Federal authorities...

No charges over Democratic feeds on South Dakota reservations
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 trading food for votes. But...

Haskell professor awarded grant to post Cheyenne ledger online
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 use the grant to create...

Archdiocese objects to use of certain elements at Indian church
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 elements during services. The Church...

Teenager charged for second-degree murder on Alberta reserve
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 of a 36-year-old man at...

Muscogee Nation still holding out on compact for cigarette taxes
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 cigarettes without proper tax stamps....

Column: Water rights settlement a 'milestone' for Navajo Nation
"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 to secure water supplies year-round"...

Santiago Isaac Bustamante, Tigua spiritual leader, is laid to rest
Santiago Isaac Bustamante, the chief and spiritual leader of the Tigua Tribe of Texas, was laid to rest on Monday. He died last week at the age of 89....

New president of Seneca Nation ready to meet President Obama
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 eager to share a message...

Pardon possible for Dakota man who was executed in Minnesota
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 on December 26, 1862. We-Chank-Wash-ta-don-pee,...

Ex-White Mountain Apache chair seeks severance in housing job
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. Massey says his removal violated...

GAO report confirms big declination rate in Indian Country cases
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 referred to U.S. Attorney's Offices....

Carleton Naiche-Palmer, former Mescalero president, passes on
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 earlier this year. He also...

BIA and tribal officers help out at 34th Lakota Nation Invitational
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, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe...

Book Review: Forced removal of Cherokee Nation in Driven West
"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 reports in his unfocused but...

KCAW: Leaders of Sitka Tribe get an earful at eight hour meeting
"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 division among the eight remaining...

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