Onondaga Nation not told of $30M project for sacred lake (January 23, 2014)
The Onondaga Nation has spent years pushing for cleanup at a sacred lake but was surprised when New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announced a $30 million project there.
Muscogee Nation to open compressed natural gas station (January 23, 2014)
The Muscogee Nation of Oklahoma is looking to open its first compressed natural gas station
Court puts hold on disenrollments within Nooksack Tribe (January 23, 2014)
The appellate court for the Nooksack Tribe of Washington has put a hold on disenrollment proceedings against 306 people.
Assault charge dropped against chairman of Lumbee Tribe (January 23, 2014)
An assault charge has been dropped against Chairman Paul Brooks of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.
St. Croix Tribe offers $5K reward in fatal hit-and-run case (January 23, 2014)
The St. Croix Chippewa Indians in Wisconsin are offering a $5,000 reward for information about a fatal hit-and-run.
KRBD: Newcomers seated on Ketchikan Indian Community (January 23, 2014)
Members of the Ketchikan Indian Community in Alaska elected four newcomers to the council.
Law Article: Immunity protects tribal lenders in California (January 23, 2014)
Attorney discusses California court decision that allows tribal payday loan companies to benefit from sovereign immunity.
Chairman of Blackfeet Nation confident of making payroll (January 23, 2014)
Chairman Willie Sharp of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana said the tribe has enough money to make payroll.
Interview: Troy Eid from Indian Law and Order Commission (January 23, 2014)
Indian Country Today interviews former U.S. Attorney Troy Eid, the chairman of the Indian Law and Order Commission, about recommendations to improve the justice system in Indian Country.
Stephanie Woodard: Advocates want to see racist e-mails (January 23, 2014)
Stephanie Woodard reports on an investigation that found a federal judge in Montana used his government e-email account to send 'hundreds' of inappropriate messages, including some about Native Americans.
Tex Hall breaks silence on alleged murder-for-hire scheme (January 23, 2014)
Tex Hall, the chairman of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation of North Dakota, is cooperating with authorities who are investigating a former employee who allegedly tried to hire someone to kill the prominent tribal leader.
Native Sun News: Native language bill introduced in Senate (January 23, 2014)
Four Democratic Senators have teamed up to introduce an important piece of legislation designed to help fund Native Language immersion across the country.
Mask sent by Indian healer confiscated at Mexican border (January 23, 2014)
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection confiscated and burned a mask that was sent by an Indian healer in Mexico.
Simon Moya-Smith: Too few Native Americans in journalism (January 23, 2014)
Simon Moya-Smith discusses the reaction in the media to racist comments made by Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson in Michigan.
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