9/17/09
Peru’s Indigenous Affairs Department, INDEPA, has discovered evidence of an uncontacted tribe in the remote Peruvian Amazon...
Gale Courey Toensing
9/18/09
WASHINGTON – A new study found the birth rate among American Indian and Alaska Native teen girls increased more than twice the national amount between 2005 and 2007...
Staff reports
9/17/09
F ollowing a recent mission to Bolivia and Paraguay, the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues released two reports expressing grave concern over forced labor suffere...
9/17/09
The Oneida Indian Nation, which sells $34 million of untaxed cigarettes a year, has expanded its tobacco operations into making its own cigarettes...
9/17/09
An opponent of the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname says the Spirit Lake Tribal Council has formally acknowledged the results of an April election on the reserv...
9/17/09
The Hualapai Tribe has renewed a ban on uranium mining on its land near the Grand Canyon, joining other American Indian tribes in opposing what they see as a threat to their enviro...
9/17/09
Federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq says she's ordered an investigation into "disturbing" reports of federal government shipments of body bags to First Nations communities hit h...
9/16/09
The University of Tulsa and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma have formed a partnership aimed at helping improve the academic achievement levels of tribal members...
9/16/09
In turning back the tribe on Tuesday, District Judge Gregory Frizzell said he would have "been pleased" to grant its request had it been timely...
9/16/09
A Chickasaw Nation subsidiary said Tuesday it has agreed to buy Lone Star Park for $27 million from the bankrupt owner of the horse racing track in Grand Prairie, Texas...

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