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Gale Courey Toensing
10/23/09
NEW YORK – Despite the latest setback in the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation’s long quest for federal acknowledgment, Chief Richard Velky said he will continue to pursue justice and fed...
Rob Capriccioso
10/23/09
WASHINGTON – A group of tribal governments and some of the top Indian affairs lawmakers in the nation have added their voices to a growing chorus asking the Obama administration to...
Rob Capriccioso
10/23/09
WASHINGTON – Tribal leaders testified before Congress that government bureaucracy involving the leasing of Indian lands must cease, or increasing numbers of Native American young p...
Rob Capriccioso
10/23/09
S en. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., and Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., have introduced a bill to extend federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina...
Rob Capriccioso
10/23/09
R ep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., a member of the Chickasaw Nation and only Native American currently serving in Congress, has introduced legislation aimed at fixing the Carcieri v...
Rob Capriccioso
10/23/09
T he National Museum of the American Indian will host an Indian law conference Friday, Nov. 13...
Bob Gough, Guest editorial
10/23/09
N ative peoples have enjoyed a great many millennia of flourishing cultures and “green” economies in the rich and diverse environments that comprise these native homelands in the A...
Letter to the Editor
10/23/09
T he Supreme Court’s decision in the recent Carcieri v. Salazar case urgently needs to be corrected...
Letter to the Editor
10/23/09
H ow could Columbus discover America when Native peoples were already living here?...
Manuel R. Cristobal
10/23/09
O n Aug. 10, 2008, we honored the Ohkay Owingeh (formerly San Juan Pueblo) leader Pope who led the Pueblo Indian Revolt, which took place Aug. 10, 1680...
Rob Capriccioso
10/23/09
WASHINGTON – Tribal justice advocates are hailing awards from the Department of Justice to aid and improve three reservation-based domestic violence programs, but many say the mone...
Rick Kearns, Today correspondent
10/23/09
T he coup government of Honduras is severely repressing opposition, curtailing constitutional rights, allowing excessive police violence which could be linked to several deaths, be...
10/23/09
The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $133,238 to the Peoria Tribe and $158,502 to the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes for anti-pollution projects...
10/23/09
A woman has been sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison for stabbing her boyfriend to death. Rebecca Brown of Fort Totten was sentenced Thursday on a voluntary manslaughter charge...
10/23/09
The Alaska Federation of Natives will debate a subsistence resolution October 24, organizers said. But thick tension appears to surround the issue. AFN Co-Chair Sen...
10/22/09
Officials of Sycuan Resort, an award-winning golf resort just 24 miles inland from downtown San Diego, today announced its plans for a comprehensive $2.7 million renovation project...
10/22/09
Today, more than 400 tribal environmental leaders representing more than 100 tribal governments from Arizona, California and Nevada are meeting with the Environmental Protection Ag...
10/22/09
An Omaha contractor is suing the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska for failing to pay for work the contractor did on the tribe's Iowa casino and other facilities...
10/22/09
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is offering, for the first time, a no-questions-asked gun amnesty aimed at promoting public safety and discouraging violent crime in Akwesasne...
10/22/09
The upscale campground owned by the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe was granted a special use permit by Union Township planners Wednesday...

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