DOI signs five more cooperative agreements for Cobell land buy-back program (September 15, 2015)
The Cabazon Band, the Fond du Lac Band, the Ponca Tribe, the Quinault Nation and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes are joining the effort.
Obama names Yaqui professor to environmental advisory panel (September 15, 2015)
Octaviana Trujillo will serve on the Joint Public Advisory Committee to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation.
Albert Bender: Muscogee Nation candidates reach out to voters (September 15, 2015)
Indian history was recently made with an election forum in Tennessee for Muscogee Creek candidates running for the offices of principal chief and tribal council.
Man gets 18 years for stabbing BIA superintendent in the back (September 15, 2015)
Brian Iron Boulder pleaded guilty to attempted murder for stabbing Superintendent Patrick Duffy on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation in South Dakota in March.
Spokane Tribe and BIA attribute blaze on reservation to arson (September 15, 2015)
The Carpenter Road Fire has burned more than 65,000 acres since August 13, destroying 18 homes along the way.
Former chair of Omaha Tribe sentenced to probation for theft (September 15, 2015)
Amen Sheridan pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact to theft from an Indian tribal organization.
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe offers tours of marijuana facility (September 15, 2015)
Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) and state lawmakers have been invited to the reservation on October 16.
Colville Tribes see major loss of timberlands to two huge fires (September 15, 2015)
The North Star Fire and the Tunk Block Fire have consumed about 382,000 acres, most of it on the reservation.
California tribes donate to Ronald McDonald House expansion (September 15, 2015)
The San Manuel Band and the Cabazon Band are helping the facility provide housing to more families of hospitalized children.
Law Article: Tribal deferred per capita plans can reduce taxes (September 15, 2015)
A deferred per capita plan is a plan sponsored by an Indian tribal government that permits its members to voluntarily invest a portion of their per capita distributions in a tax-deferred savings vehicle.
Editorial: Tule River Tribe builds strong future with new school (September 15, 2015)
The Tule Indian Tribal Council, as well as all residents of the reservation, should be very proud for what they have accomplished.
NAFOA kicks off tribal economies conference in Massachusetts (September 15, 2015)
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe and the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe were happy to welcome the Native American Financial Officers Association to their homeland.
Morongo Band becomes first tribe on regional governing board (September 15, 2015)
The tribe will have a say on transportation and environmental issues in Riverside County.
Suquamish Tribe signs first marijuana compact in Washington (September 15, 2015)
The tribe plans to open a retail marijuana outlet on the Port Madison Reservation later this year.
Minnesota court deals setback to oil pipeline opposed by tribes (September 15, 2015)
The route of the $2.6 billion Sandpiper pipeline crosses through off-reservation areas used by Ojibwe tribes to gather rice.
Author of book about tribes in Virginia murdered at university (September 15, 2015)
History professor Ethan Schmidt was shot and killed in his office at Delta State University in Mississippi.
Native Sun News: South Dakota prison to host October powwow (September 15, 2015)
The LDN (Lakota, Dakota, Nakota) Spiritual Group inside the South Dakota State Prison system is looking for presenters and participants for its cultural conference and powwow.
Mike Myers: Attacks continue on our children and communities (September 15, 2015)
Someone does need to be held accountable for the planning and execution of these pogroms against Indigenous families and children.
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