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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...
9/17/09
The Three Affiliated Tribes have long promoted a health care center on the reservation as fulfillment of promises made during the flooding of Garrison Dam...
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
American Indian flute player Bryan Akipa, a member of the Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux Tribe, is listed in several categories of the national Native American Music Awards...
9/17/09
Peru’s Indigenous Affairs Department, INDEPA, has discovered evidence of an uncontacted tribe in the remote Peruvian Amazon...
9/17/09
Fort Peck Reservation voters will elect their tribal council and consider significant changes to their constitution, including creating a separate judicial branch, in next month's ...
9/17/09
A big chunk of the money that will pay for a new spring-training baseball complex on tribal land in the East Valley will be delivered via a financing program that's part of the fed...
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
Eleanor "Ellie" Hamilton Povah grew up in the 1920s and '30s, spending every summer in Yellowstone National Park, and remembers watching her father trade with American Indians for ...
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...
By Katie Zemtseff, Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce
9/17/09
TACOMA, Wash. (AP) – A multifamily project on the Puyallup Tribe’s reservation in Tacoma recently received $3 million in federal stimulus funds...
Staff reports
9/17/09
MINNEAPOLIS – The General Mills Champions for Healthy Kids Program , in partnership with the American Dietetic Association , has awarded $500,000 in grants to community-based organ...
By Richard Walker, Today correspondent
9/17/09
2 of 3 in a series Hoonah/Icy Strait Point Xuna: “Shelter from the north wind” T hat this is a sensitive environment was clear as we walked the wooden boardwalk to a forested viewi...
Staff reports
9/17/09
PACOIMA, Calif. – The high and steadily increasing prevalence of diabetes (mostly Type 2) amongst Native Americans is largely due to lifestyle factors...
9/16/09
Plans for a casino on the south shore of Lake Sakakawea ended in court last month, with the Three Affiliated Tribes ordered to pay the would-be developer $6.1 million...
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
Native American activists are trying to get the Supreme Court involved in its long-running dispute with the Washington Redskins about whether the team's name is so offensive that i...
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...
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...

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