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Connecticut governor opposes BIA  federal recognition reforms Connecticut governor opposes BIA federal recognition reforms
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy (D) is asking President Barack Obama to stop the Bureau of Indian Affairs from making changes to the federal recognition process
Former treasurer of Mashantucket Tribe spared prison for theft Former treasurer of Mashantucket Tribe spared prison for theft
Steven Thomas, a former treasurer of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut, was sentenced to three months of home confinement on theft charges.
Senate confirms Michael Connor to top Interior Department job Senate confirms Michael Connor to top Interior Department job
The Senate voted 97-0 to confirm Michael Connor, a descendant of Taos Pueblo, as deputy secretary of the Interior Department.
Senate committee advances Diane Humetewa as federal judge Senate committee advances Diane Humetewa as federal judge
The Senate Judiciary Committee this morning approved the nomination of Diane Humetewa to serve as a federal judge in Arizona.
Oregon governor expected to sign bill to allow Indian mascots Oregon governor expected to sign bill to allow Indian mascots
Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber (D) is expected to sign a bill that allows public schools to keep their Indian mascots with tribal approval.
Wind farm opposed by Wampanoag tribes secures more funds Wind farm opposed by Wampanoag tribes secures more funds
The developer of a wind farm opposed by two Massachusetts tribes secured $600 million in funding, putting the project closer to its $2.5 billion goal.
Review: Zahn McClarnon shines in an otherwise drab 'Red Road' Review: Zahn McClarnon shines in an otherwise drab 'Red Road'
The New York Times sees some good work by Zahn McClarnon, who plays a tribal member in The Red Road, a new Sundance show that's based on the Ramapough Lunaape Nation of New Jersey.
Probe clears State Department in Keystone XL Pipeline review Probe clears State Department in Keystone XL Pipeline review
For the second time in two years, the State Department has been cleared of conflict of interest for its handling of the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.
Arizona governor vetoes controversial discrimination measure Arizona governor vetoes controversial discrimination measure
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) vetoed a controversial bill that would have allowed business owners to refuse service to certain customers based on religious reasons.
Editorial: Justice denied on reservations across United States Editorial: Justice denied on reservations across United States
Wyoming newspaper supports reform efforts laid out by the Indian Law and Order Commission.
Michelle Roberts: Open letter on Nooksack Tribe disenrollment Michelle Roberts: Open letter on Nooksack Tribe disenrollment
Michelle Roberts calls on the Obama administration to intervene in a disenrollment dispute within the Nooksack Tribe of Washington.
Jim Gray: Keith Harper ready to serve in UN human rights post Jim Gray: Keith Harper ready to serve in UN human rights post
Jim Gray, a former chief of the Osage Nation, supports the nomination of Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation, to serve as the U.S. Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council
Native Sun News: A call for more HIV testing in Indian Country Native Sun News: A call for more HIV testing in Indian Country
In recognition of the 8th annual National Native HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, organizers are calling for increased testing for the disease in Indian communities across the country.

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