Rob Capriccioso
2/19/14
The White House confirmed February 18 that it has backed off its request last year to Congress to cap contract support costs (CSC) owed to tribes for services provided to tribal ci...
Gale Courey Toensing
2/18/14
A small California tribe will be able to move forward with its plan to develop an Indian gaming Casino on its land in the Sacramento Valley...
Rob Capriccioso
2/17/14
The Obama administration has reportedly agreed to congressional demands for it to abide by Supreme Court decisions requiring reimbursement of full tribal contract support costs (CS...
Gale Courey Toensing
2/10/14
It’s called the Federally Recognized Indian Tribe List Act of 1994 and one of the things it does is mandate the Bureau of Indian Affairs to publish a list of federally acknowledged...
Rob Capriccioso
2/3/14
On January 21, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals launched the latest federal assault on tribal land, ruling 2 -1 in Big Lagoon Rancheria v...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/29/14
The Interior Department has published the latest report on the American Indian population and labor force, updating and improving on the previous report that was published in 2007 ...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/28/14
Owners of fractioned land interests at the Pine Ridge and Makah reservations have until January 29, 2014 – tomorrow – to participate in the first round of purchase offers in the De...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/27/14
A unique direct action took place on the first morning of a recent conference on federal recognition: The panel discussions stopped for almost two hours while everyone participated...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/23/14
The Shinnecock Indian Nation was petitioner number 4 on the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ list of tribes seeking federal recognition in 1978 soon after the agency established the seven...
Stephanie Woodard
1/17/14
“She’s someone’s daughter, mother, sister, auntie,” said Thomas Pearce, who is co-chair of the American Indian Movement of Indiana and Kentucky...

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