Rob Capriccioso
9/9/13
In June 2012 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Salazar v...
Rob Capriccioso
8/30/13
When Kevin Washburn, Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs at the Department of the Interior, last fall rejected a negotiated compact between the state of Massachusetts and the Ma...
Jay Daniels

The Cobell settlement, approved on November 24, 2012, provides for a $1.9 billion Trust Land Consolidation Fund (Fund). The settlement charges the U.S....

8/29/13
Tanya Lee
8/12/13
Opponents of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe's proposed resort casino in Taunton, Massachusetts, have latched onto the Supreme Court's 2009 Carcieri decision as a means of derailing th...
Cedric Sunray

It’s been a long… long time a coming… but I know….change going come. On June 3, I walked into the Department of the Interior along with one of the chiefs from the Virginia tribes....

8/11/13
Marty Two Bulls
8/10/13
If you missed Part 1, click here . The sharpened sticks were carved from the shinbone of a buffalo to ensure that they will not break during the piercing ceremony...
Johnny Rustywire

Hoskie woke up and could hear nothing and so he sat up. It was early, before light, still dark outside. He walked slowly to not make a lot of noise and could see that his wife was still sleeping and he decided to let her sleep....

7/31/13
Adrian Jawort
7/29/13
The program manager for the Department Of Interior Land Buy-Back Program (LBBP) for Tribal Nations, John McClanahan, felt the heat as the frustration of Natives boiled over Friday,...
Cedric Sunray

A month or so ago my inbox was flooded with emails letting me know that the federal recognition process was getting a giant overhaul. Accompanying the e-mails were attachments of letters, revised drafts, etc. Most seemed optimistic. My response was simple....

7/29/13

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