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Utilities commission hears complaint against Crow Creek firm Utilities commission hears complaint against Crow Creek firm
The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission heard arguments in a telecommunications dispute involving the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe. The tribe authorized Native American Telecom to do business on the reservation....
Hopi Tribe  receives    permit to take    eagles for ceremonial use Hopi Tribe receives permit to take eagles for ceremonial use
The Hopi Tribe of Arizona will receive a federal permit to take up to 40 nesting golden eagles, the Associated Press reports. The permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
Senate confirms Sally Jewell as    leader of Interior Department Senate confirms Sally Jewell as leader of Interior Department
The Senate today confirmed Sally Jewell as the next Secretary of the Interior Department. Jewell has served as the top executive at Recreational Equipment Inc.. Though she doesn't have much...
Lac Courte Oreilles chairman  addresses    Wisconsin lawmakers Lac Courte Oreilles chairman addresses Wisconsin lawmakers
Watch live streaming video from indiancountrytv at livestream.com Gordon Thayer, the chairman of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe, delivered the State of the Tribes address to...
Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee's   housing hearing Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee's housing hearing
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held its first hearing of the 113th Congress this afternoon. The hearing focused on Indian housing. Tribal leaders called on Congress to reauthorize the Native...
Sherman Alexie   appears on Moyers & Company this weekend Sherman Alexie appears on Moyers & Company this weekend
Author Sherman Alexie appears on Moyers & Company this weekend. Check local listings for air time: In an extended clip from this weekend’s Moyers & Company, writer Sherman Alexie,...
Obama seeks small increase in Bureau of Indian Affairs budget Obama seeks small increase in Bureau of Indian Affairs budget
President Barack Obama released his fiscal year 2014 budget today and proposed a slight increase in the budget for the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The budget seeks $2.6 billion for...
Ex-police chief for Meskwaki Tribe enters plea in firearm case Ex-police chief for Meskwaki Tribe enters plea in firearm case
The former police chief for the Meskwaki Nation of Iowa entered a plea in a firearm case. Chris Knouse, 46, was accused of transferring a firearm to another person without...
Willie Johns: Seminole Tribe still going strong, 500 years later Willie Johns: Seminole Tribe still going strong, 500 years later
Willie Johns, a member of the Seminole Tribe, on the survival of his people: Last year I signed on as the Seminole Tribe’s representative in the Viva Florida 500 project...
Dorothy Lawson: Bill in Alaska   cuts tribes out of public process Dorothy Lawson: Bill in Alaska cuts tribes out of public process
Dorothy B. Larson explains why the Curyung Tribe opposes a bill to change water and land use laws in Alaska: The Curyung Tribal Council has worked diligently in applying for...
BIA puts selection of new regional director for Alaska on hold BIA puts selection of new regional director for Alaska on hold
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has put the selection of a new regional director for Alaska on hold amid complaints from Alaska tribes and members of the state's Congressional delegation.
Appeals court orders acquittal of juvenile over 'Indian' status Appeals court orders acquittal of juvenile over 'Indian' status
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday ordered the acquittal of a juvenile because federal prosecutors failed to prove his "Indian" status. The juvenile, identified by the initials PMB,...
MSU Extension:   VAWA includes protections for Native women MSU Extension: VAWA includes protections for Native women
Emily Proctor, the educator on tribal nations at Michigan State University Extension, discusses tribal provisions in S.47, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013: In order to better...
Coeur d'Alene Tribe submits land-into-trust application to BIA Coeur d'Alene Tribe submits land-into-trust application to BIA
The Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho filed a land-into-trust application for 370 acres. The land is mostly waterfront property around Lake Coeur d'Alene, The Coeur d'Alene Press reported. The tribe...
Mark Trahant: Obama's budget   stands to boost Indian Country Mark Trahant: Obama's budget stands to boost Indian Country
Modern budgets in the federal government are more stories than spread sheets.
Native Sun News: Battle looms for Senate seat  in South Dakota Native Sun News: Battle looms for Senate seat in South Dakota
For the first time since 1978 South Dakota will have an open Senate seat up for grabs and with it comes a real possibility that the state will operate without a Democrat occupying either the position of US representative or Senator.
Schimmel sisters and team fall to rivals in   NCAA championship Schimmel sisters and team fall to rivals in NCAA championship
Two sisters from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon made history by playing in the final game of the NCAA women's basketball championship on Tuesday night....
Judge schedules hearing over auction of tribal items in France Judge schedules hearing over auction of tribal items in France
A judge in France is holding a hearing tomorrow to decide the fate of a controversial auction where Hopi, Zuni and Pueblo items are due to be sold. The Hopi...
Steve Russell: Auction of Hopi Tribe  property akin to genocide Steve Russell: Auction of Hopi Tribe property akin to genocide
Steve Russell on the controversial auction of cultural property of the Hopi Tribe: Néret-Minet Tessier & Sarrou, a Parisian auction house that I’m sure perceives itself as catering to only...

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