Christine Dupres

On March 9, the Bureau of Indian Affairs Regional Director Stanley Speaks signed the final documents to establish the Cowlitz Indian Tribe’s Reservation, to an audience of Cowlitz elders and tribal leaders....

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Suzette Brewer
On Monday, March 30 a federal judge issued a landmark decision affirming that officials in South Dakota violated numerous provisions in the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and deni...
Richard Walker
Quinault Nation President Fawn Sharp appeared before the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee in Washington, D.C...
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Suzette Brewer
Last month, Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn announced the release of new guidelines in the Federal Register to ensure that state and federal cou...
Dennis Jenkins
A proposal for one to two new casinos within the state of Connecticut has raised multiple questions for one tribal chairman...
Kristi Eaton
Joe Sayerwinnie can still recall vividly the first time he tried methamphetamine...
Mark Trahant
The House Budget Committee unveiled its budget Tuesday — and the details are not good news for Indian country...
Richard Walker
Before the ink was dry on the documents placing 152 acres of Cowlitz Tribe land into trust, Cowlitz Tribe Chairman William B...
BIE Boilers 1959
Tanya H. Lee
Thousands of American Indian children went to school today in buildings that are an immediate and serious threat to their health and safety...