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Chief Many Denny’s
EPA Wants Climate Justice for Tribes
Cabazon Band Fights Hunger in the Valley
NPS Awards $1.3M to Preserve Battlefield
Whoops! MSNBC Runs Wrong Photo
Nugent: Detractors Are 'Unclean Vermin'
Sealaska Endorses Begich, Mallott & Kito
Rick Mora Wants to Put Your Tribe on TV
Game Company Gives Tech Scholarship
Choctaw Dad Thwarted in Custody Battle
Brutal Murder by Teens of Two Navajo Men
Buffalo Hide Parfleches Still Being Made
10 Things You Need to Know About Navajos
Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge
How Veterans Are Treated by the VBA
Wounded Man Goes From Hospital to Jail
Wes Studi: Worst. Babysitter. Ever.
$5 Million to Research Tribal Health
Team Haudenosaunee U16 Wins Gold
SCIA Hearing: Gaming's Next 25 Years
Thing About Skins
Unkechaug seeks dismissal of Bloomberg’s federal case
Gale Courey Toensing
Editors Note: As Indian Country Today was going to press, the U.S...
Big grant to help Blackfeet with water project
The Blackfeet Community Water Project has received the $1.5 million grant that officials needed to jump-start construction of the often-delayed project, according to Browning Mayor...
Millican Valley pictograph site listed nationally
The Associated Press
Judge again denies return of cigarettes to Cayuga Indians
A state judge for a second time refused yesterday to order the return of 176,000 cartons of cigarettes seized in November during raids on the Cayuga Indian Nation's two upstate con...
Mashantuckets' $2.3B debt restructuring could answer unknowns about Indian casinos defaulting
For months, the recession's effect on tribally owned casinos has been raising troubling questions in Indian Country. What would happen if a tribal casino defaulted? Could the U.S...
Peru Natives complain of persecution, may restart protests
Renzo Pipoli, Today correspondent
P eru Native groups keeping ancestral ways of life may restart protests unless President Alan Garcia makes good on promises to heal dozens of Natives with bullet wounds following t...
Interior secretary tours proposed Ariz. mine site
Bob Christie, Associated Press Writer
PHOENIX – Compromise is possible on a proposed copper mine in southeastern Arizona that’s thought to contain the largest undeveloped deposit of high-grade copper in the world, Inte...
Indian country mourns loss of Sen. Edward Kennedy
Chris Stearns, Today correspondent
SEATTLE – Sen. Edward M. Kennedy passed away at the Kennedy family compound in Hyannis Port, Mass. Aug. 26. He was 77...
Andean Journal: Protecting the Inka Legacy
José Barreiro, Special to Today
Editor’s note: José Barreiro is assistant director of research at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. He filed this report from Cuzco, Peru...
Stevens: They came to us first
Ernest L. Stevens Jr.
M uch talk has been made recently of Indian tribes meeting with the administration or Congress, but history shows us that the United States came to see us first...
Recognizing the Passing of Senator Edward Kennedy
The National Indian Education Association extends our deepest condolences to the family and colleagues of Senator Edward Kennedy...
For Ecuador’s indigenous nations: A new constitution and familiar problems
David Dudenhoefer, Today correspondent
D ecades of activism by Ecuador’s indigenous peoples have earned them considerable political power, and last year the government approved a constitution that incorporates many of t...
EDITORIAL: Time to start dealing with the Shinnecocks
More than three decades after the Shinnecock Indian Nation applied for federal recognition, there's every reason to believe that the finish line is months - not years - away...
Indian country remembers Edward “Ted” Kennedy
Ryan Wilson, Guest Editorial
T oday thousands of Indian children will return to school for a new year, some will be attending their first day of school ever...
County nixes cross-deputization deal
Faced with a legal challenge, the Glacier County Commission has backed off its formal cross-deputization agreement with the Blackfeet Tribe — at least for now...
Viejas decides to go bowling in Alpine
The Viejas Indian band is adding the sound of crashing bowling pins to that of jangling slot machines and splashing water to keep the cash registers ringing at its Alpine reservati...
Final salute: About 1,500 mourners gather for soldier's memorial service
Mourners more numerous than available seats crowded Wednesday into the Farmington Civic Center to pay final tribute to U.S. Army Sgt. Troy Orion Tom...
Paterson, Hinchey renew push for Catskill casinos
With the state's ongoing fiscal problems, Gov...
Lakes Entertainment Announces Lottery Commission Approves Kansas Management Contract
Lakes Entertainment, Inc...
New York Wins Round in Fight Against Indian Tobacco Vendors
A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that a group of tobacco vendors on an Indian reservation on Long Island cannot sell tax-free cigarettes to the general public until a court rules i...
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