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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...
Letter to the Editor
10/23/09
H ow could Columbus discover America when Native peoples were already living here?...

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