Cobell buy-back program includes base offer of $75 for interests (September 10, 2014)
One person's interest on the Flathead Reservation in Montana was appraised at just 52 cents so the base payment creates an incentive.
Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on irrigation (September 10, 2014)
Tribal leaders said not much has changed since a 2006 report from the Government Accountability Office.
Opinion: Decision signals shift on state taxation in Indian Country (September 10, 2014)
Attorneys Del Laverdure and Bryan Newland discuss a recent federal court decision blocking the state of Florida from imposing taxes on lands held in trust for the Seminole Tribe.
Audio: House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs (September 10, 2014)
Lawmakers took testimony on a tribal consultation bill and an Alaska Native land transfer.
Oglala Sioux Tribe stands behind police chief despite complaints (September 10, 2014)
A police officer was fired for repeatedly tasering an unresponsive tribal member.
Chippewa Cree Tribe only receives 4.5 percent of loan revenues (September 10, 2014)
The company that provides the technology for the business reportedly receives 95.5 percent.
Fort Sill Apache Tribe contributes $1500 to Democratic candidate (September 10, 2014)
The tribe had to go to court when Republican officials in New Mexico refused to recognize its presence.
Native Sun News: DOJ report highlights activity in Indian Country (September 10, 2014)
Last week the Department of Justice released a second report to congress highlighting its work in Indian Country.
Mark Trahant: Native voters bring element of surprise in election (September 10, 2014)
Sometimes the practice of journalism drives me crazy.
Native Sun News: Tribes worried about Black Hills uranium mines (September 10, 2014)
In the wake of federal hearings about reopening uranium mines and milling in Black Hills treaty territory, members of the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board must decide if Native American sacred sites would be adequately preserved.
Julianne Jennings: Fear of witches and Indians in Massachusetts (September 10, 2014)
Julianne Jennings explores the connection between the fear of Indians and the Salem witchcraft trials.
Jay Daniels: Return per cap if you oppose resource development (September 10, 2014)
Jay Daniels says tribal members who oppose resource development shouldn't accept per capita payments from those activities.
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