After decades of work, the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe in Nevada has seen the first naturally spawning runs of the Lahontan cutthroat trout.
Bill to authorize land swap with Ute Tribe heads to White House (July 10, 2014)
The bill allows the tribe to protect 20,000 acres of culturally important sites on the reservation.
Vancleave Live Oak Choctaw factions unite for recognition push (July 10, 2014)
Dispute was preventing the tribe from moving forward with federal recognition petition.
Arizona delegation supports Hualapai Tribe settlement measure (July 10, 2014)
The Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act ensures the tribe and allottees have sufficient access to water.
Alabama-Coushatta Tribe loses lawsuit over aboriginal territory (July 10, 2014)
Appeals court rules that the tribe failed to challenge specific federal agency actions.
An Illinois main explains how he used to find Indian artifacts but laments that few seem to be around these days.
Moapa Band asks Congress to pass bill to add land to reservation (July 10, 2014)
Chairwoman Aletha Tom says land will be used for housing, recreation, cultural purposes and renewable energy development.
South Dakota celebrates start of filming for Dances with Wolves (July 10, 2014)
The award-winning film featured Lakota dialogue and a slew of Native actors.
Senate confirms new leader of Housing and Urban Development (July 10, 2014)
HUD manages about $700 million in funds for Indian housing programs.
Former employee says Bureau of Reclamation office has failed to keep track of ancestral remains and artifacts.
An unknown amount of saltwater entered a bay that leads to Lake Sakakawea.
Native Sun News: DOI seeks tribal help in boosting bison herds (July 10, 2014)
The U.S. Interior Department is looking to tribes and tribal organizations to help beef up its efforts to promote bison restoration
A well-known Cochiti Pueblo artist was briefly detained and had a rifle pointed at him in a bizarre mix-up in New Mexico.
Gyasi Ross: Bethany Yellowtail carries on tradition with fashion (July 10, 2014)
Gyasi Ross sings the praises of Northern Cheyenne / Crow fashion designer Bethany Yellowtail.
Barry Brandon: Media gets it wrong yet again on tribal lenders (July 10, 2014)
Barry Brandon, the executive director of the Native American Financial Services Association, says Al Jazeera feature on tribal lenders was biased and one-sided.
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