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Dean Suagee
9/18/09
O n Sept. 8, Sen. Tom Udall, D-N.M., and Sen...
Rob Capriccioso
9/18/09
WASHINGTON – The nation’s top health official has told Indian country health leaders that the Obama administration believes American Indians deserve special consideration in any na...
Gale Courey Toensing
9/18/09
WASHINGTON – A new study found the birth rate among American Indian and Alaska Native teen girls increased more than twice the national amount between 2005 and 2007...
Tanya Lee, Today correspondent
9/18/09
F rom North Dakota to Arizona, strong, talented, accomplished Native American women are taking up the challenge of protecting themselves and their sisters, their mothers and aunts,...
Kathleen Edgecomb, The Day, New London, Conn.
9/17/09
MONTVILLE, Conn...
Staff reports
9/17/09
F ollowing a recent mission to Bolivia and Paraguay, the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues released two reports expressing grave concern over forced labor suffere...
Rob Capriccioso
9/17/09
WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency, long an ally on certain tribal issues, is stepping up its commitment to enhancing water services in Indian country by working with...
Rob Capriccioso
9/17/09
WASHINGTON – Members of the Tule River Tribe of California are growing increasingly frustrated with the Department of the Interior as it continues to stall the tribe’s ability to s...
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 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...

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