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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?...
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...

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