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Oneida Nation sends $11M to county as part of settlement (April 18, 2014)

The Oneida Nation of New York made its first payment to Madison County under a settlement that was recently approved by a federal judge.

Agua Caliente Band leaseholders seek $7M in tax refunds (April 18, 2014)

Individuals and entities that lease land from the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in southern California are seeking refunds for an illegal tax.

Dwanna Robertson: Muscogee Nation returns to homeland (April 18, 2014)

Dwanna Robertson was part of a delegation from the Muscogee Creek Nation that went to Alabama to commemorate the Battle of Horseshoe Bend.

10th Circuit affirms conviction for murder of Arapaho man (April 18, 2014)

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the conviction for the April 2009 murder of Naayaitch Friday, who was a member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe.

ASU News: Navajo students enjoy learning their language (April 18, 2014)

Arizona State University offers beginner and intermediate classes in the Navajo language.

Judge dismisses Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe election suit (April 18, 2014)

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit over alleged election irregularities within the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts.

JPR: Klamath Tribes ask Congress to approve water deal (April 18, 2014)

The Klamath Tribes of Oregon have signed off on the Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement and now Congressional approval is needed.

Northern Arapaho Tribe receives $157M trust settlement (April 18, 2014)

The Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming has received a $157 million trust fund settlement.

Former NFL player jailed for DUI on Salt River Reservation (April 18, 2014)

A former NFL player spent a day in jail for a drunken-driving incident on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community in Arizona.

Clara Caufield: BIA audits Northern Cheyenne police force (April 18, 2014)

A law enforcement team came to Lame Deer to audit the police officers of the Northern Cheyenne.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe battles uranium mine (April 18, 2014)

As street demonstrations broke out over federal licensing of the first proposed in-situ uranium mining and milling in South Dakota, the Oglala Sioux Tribe faced an April 14 deadline to request a stay postponing the effective date of the permit.

Jay Daniels: Cobell settlement was flawed from beginning (April 18, 2014)

Jay Daniels discusses problems with the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement.

Peter d'Errico: Washington team makes a colonial invasion (April 18, 2014)

Peter d'Errico compares the creation of Original Americans Foundation to the colonization of Massachusetts by the Puritans.