Stephanie Woodard
12/29/11
The holiday season has been grim for many at the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians in North Dakota, said a tribal member whose general assistance funds have been cut off for...
Carol Berry
12/26/11
Even if Uncle Sam is short on cash, the government may have to pay—or not—contract support costs (CSC) under a law designed to increase Native participation in federal services to ...
Rob Capriccioso
11/30/11
WASHINGTON – In a move requested by tribes for decades, the federal government is easing its rules for the approval of leases on lands that the federal government holds in trust fo...
Raymond Foxworth
9/1/12

In July 2012, national press thrust the status of Dakota children in the social service program of the Spirit Lake Dakota Nation into national headlines. The sad and untimely death of two Dakota children, discovered by their mother, has been played out like a mad melodrama....

Rob Capriccioso
11/21/11
WASHINGTON – A bill meant to make home ownership easier for Indians cleared another hurdle on November 17 when the U.S...
Gale Courey Toensing
11/14/11
Here’s something to ponder: The congressional and presidential election campaigns next year are likely to spend around $8 billion – more than the federal government’s budgeted amou...
ICTMN Staff
10/23/11
On October 19, Michael S...
Laura Waterman Wittstock
8/31/12

Indian viewers who tuned in and listened to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie give his keynote speech on August 28 at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, would have heard him tell stories of his immigrant family....

S.E. Ruckman
6/21/11
Today, there are roughly 1,900 land-into-trust applications pending from among the 565 federally recognized Indian tribes, and the U.S...

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