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10/23/09
The Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians' tribal council was recognized at an Indian child welfare conference Thursday for sponsoring legislation related to adoptions of Indian children...
Carol Berry, Today correspondent
10/23/09
DENVER – Phyllis J. Bigpond, founding executive director of the Denver Indian Family Resource Center from 2000 – 2009, passed away Sept...
10/23/09
A coalition of environmental and labor groups sent a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar yesterday urging the department to quickly grant approval to the Cape Wind offshore wi...
Staff reports
10/23/09
RED WING, Minn...
Staff reports
10/23/09
V irginia LaFrombois Baker was born Aug. 12, 1933 in Belcourt, N.D. to Delia and Louis LaFrombois. She was one of seven children...
10/23/09
On a small reservation in the Phoenix area, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community has felt the pinch of the recession...
10/23/09
The Cherokee Nation has the most open, accountable government of any Indian tribe in the country, but it hasn’t always been this way...
10/23/09
News that the Dry Creek Band of Pomo Indians is considering building a minor league baseball stadium on property it owns alongside the freeway just south of Petaluma offers some ho...
10/23/09
Today, Dawena Pappan, 39, of Ponca City, Oklahoma, pled guilty before United States District Judge Robin Cauthron to embezzling funds from the Tonkawa Tribe of Oklahoma, announced ...
Rob Capriccioso
10/23/09
WASHINGTON – Native American health advocates and leaders are pressing for quick reauthorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act, which has now been introduced in both ch...
Gale Courey Toensing
10/23/09
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – Jefferson Keel, Lt. Governor of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, is the new president of the National Congress of American Indians...
Rob Capriccioso
10/23/09
WASHINGTON – Native American plaintiffs suing to end the trademark of the controversial Redskins National Football League team have gained new support from legal experts, social ju...
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...

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