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Argus-Courier Editorial Petaluma casino threat lingers
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...
Tonkawa Tribe of Oklahoma embezzled by Indian tribe member
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 ...
Indian health bill gains steam, again
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...
Jefferson Keel elected NCAI president
Gale Courey Toensing
PALM SPRINGS, Calif. – Jefferson Keel, Lt. Governor of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, is the new president of the National Congress of American Indians...
Redskins litigants win support from psychologists, justice advocates
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...
2nd Circuit denies Schaghticoke political influence appeal
Gale Courey Toensing
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...
Pressure mounts for Obama to settle Indian farmer case
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...
Tribal leaders to Congress: End BIA homeownership bureaucracy
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...
Lumbee recognition bill meets Senate again
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...
Cole introduces House Carcieri fix
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...
NMAI to host Indian law meeting
T he National Museum of the American Indian will host an Indian law conference Friday, Nov. 13...
Gathering again to discuss climate crisis
Bob Gough, Guest editorial
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...
Urgent fix needed
Letter to the Editor
T he Supreme Court’s decision in the recent Carcieri v. Salazar case urgently needs to be corrected...
Columbus Day just another Monday
Letter to the Editor
H ow could Columbus discover America when Native peoples were already living here?...
Cristobal: Decolonizing is pueblos’ first step
Manuel R. Cristobal
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...
Experts: Justice grants not a long-term solution to ending violence
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...
Indigenous Hondurans face persecution and great risk after coup
Rick Kearns, Today correspondent
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...
EPA awards anti-pollution grants to tribes
The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $133,238 to the Peoria Tribe and $158,502 to the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes for anti-pollution projects...
Woman sentenced to 6 1/2 years for boyfriend's death...
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...
Alaska Federation of Natives To Debate Subsistence Resolution
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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