Vincent Schilling
3/9/14
On Tuesday Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget request of $11.9 billion dollars for the Department of the interior...
Mary Annette Pember
3/5/14
“If the land has so much cultural significance for the tribe, why would they have leased it in the first place?” Harry Funk wondered...
Mark Trahant
2/26/14
President Obama’s next budget, due to be released soon, will be good news for Indian country...
Rob Capriccioso
2/26/14
Soon after the White House confirmed last week that 2014 tribal contract support costs would be fully funded, administration officials are confirming this week that the president’s...
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 ...

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