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Bobbie Whitehead, Today correspondent
6/17/09
WASHINGTON – With the House of Representatives’ June 3 approval, some members of six Virginia Indian tribes say they’re hoping their federal recognition bill will become law this y...
Jack McNeel, Today correspondent
6/17/09
SIKSIKA, Alberta – The building is a tribute to architectural ingenuity. The use of steel, glass and color to demonstrate the culture of the Blackfoot Nation is unique...
Doug Meigs, Today correspondent
6/17/09
OMAHA, Neb. – The state of Nebraska dedicated May 15 as Standing Bear Day amid a week of memorials...
The Associated Press
6/16/09
MADISON, Wis. (AP) – The Wisconsin Supreme Court is expected to decide June 16 whether the Ho-Chunk Nation is entitled to thousands of dollars in cigarette tax refunds...
Greg Palast, Guest columnist
6/16/09
T here’s an easy way to find oil. Go to some remote and gorgeous natural sanctuary, say Alaska or the Amazon, find some Indians, then drill down under them...
6/16/09
The last couple of hundred years have been cruel to Sugar Loaf Mound. Quarrying nearly destroyed it in the 1800s; construction of Interstate 55 further scarred it in the 1960s...
6/16/09
Investors would pocket nearly three times as much as the Mashpee Wampanoag each year if an Indian casino is ever built, a deal that tribe leaders say is unfair...
6/16/09
Notah Begay III, the only American Indian golfer on the PGA tour, is tapping his roots as he builds an $8.5 million course on a reservation in Kansas...
6/16/09
The Stillaguamish Tribe hasn't sent out its fishermen for salmon since 1985. The tribe hasn't celebrated with a formal salmon ceremony since some time before that...
6/16/09
On Monday, the Wood County Sheriff's Department took a step toward becoming a more diverse organization...
6/16/09
Leaders of the Seneca Nation want to take a more direct and active role in the federal court slugfest over the legality of the tribe’s efforts to build a major downtown Buffalo cas...
6/16/09
An Oklahoma tribe lost its federal lawsuit here over the distribution of federal aid. The Citizen Potawatomie Nation sued the U.S...
Staff reports
6/16/09
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Steve Russell
6/16/09
L egal arguments often revolve around competing analogies...
Carol Berry, Today correspondent
6/16/09
M any, if not most, Native people insist that their ancestors have lived on this continent since time immemorial, and some mainstream scientists are beginning to weigh in on their ...
Gale Courey Toensing
6/16/09
MONTPELIER, Vt. – For the second time in less than a year, the chairman and a member of the Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs has quit...
Staff reports
6/15/09
WASHINGTON – In taped remarks to the 2009 National Congress of American Indians Mid-Year Conference June 15, President Barack Obama announced the appointment of Kimberly Teehee as ...
6/15/09
O n the Blackfeet reservation, they call it “acting good.” Folks who act good – the fancy Skins – are on every rez and every city with a large Indian population...

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