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Law Article: DC Circuit sets high bar for damage of trust lands (May 30, 2014)

Attorneys discuss D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals decision that affects uranium pollution on the Navajo Nation.

Clement Frost wins special election as Southern Ute Tribe chair (May 30, 2014)

Frost, a former two-term chairman, received the most votes out of a field of six.

Battle Mountain chairman was asked to attend NFL event in DC (May 30, 2014)

Team won't say whether it is holding a media event with tribal leaders.

Alaska Native corporations launch campaign to defend oil tax (May 30, 2014)

Issue will appear on the August 19 ballot.

Mohegan Tribe diversifies economy with wood pellet factories (May 30, 2014)

Tribal subsidiary to produce wood pellets for home use.

Group claims Supreme Court ruling affects tribal payday lenders (May 30, 2014)

Decision is being interpreted as a strike against tribes that do business beyond reservation borders.

Measure to finalize Sandia Pueblo land exchange sent to Obama (May 30, 2014)

Deal expands the reservation and helps protect land within national forest.

Firm executive on racist voice message is member of Sault Tribe (May 30, 2014)

Saginawa Chippewa Chief Steve Pego doesn't want to meet with the telecommunications firm.

Round Valley brothers arrested in death of fellow tribal member (May 30, 2014)

The victim is Rosalena Rodriguez, a 21-year-old from the reservation.

Cobell team to meet with beneficiaries in Oklahoma next week (May 30, 2014)

Meetings will take place in Anadarko, Durant and Red Rock.

Judge approves distribution of second Cobell settlement check (May 30, 2014)

Payments can be made to Indian beneficiaries while appeals continue.

Travel: Virginia resident spent a week on a reserve in Ecuador (May 30, 2014)

Virginia resident learns a lot during his stay with the Waorani people.

Indigenous activists stage another land rights protest in Brazil (May 30, 2014)

More than 300 people took part in the protest at the nation's capital.

Leader of NFL players union opposes Washington team's name (May 30, 2014)

Executive director DeMaurice Smith calls the mascot a symbol of racial insensitivity.

Onondaga Nation brothers share highest college lacrosse honor (May 30, 2014)

Brothers are the first Native players to win the award and the first to share it.

Bill John Baker: Keith Harper makes history for Cherokee Nation (May 30, 2014)

Cherokee Nation Chief Bill John Baker calls for Senate confirmation of Keith Harper to serve as the U.S. Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council.