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Judge dismisses Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe election suit (04/18)
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit over alleged election irregularities within the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts.

JPR: Klamath Tribes ask Congress to approve water deal (04/18)
The Klamath Tribes of Oregon have signed off on the Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement and now Congressional approval is needed.

BIA asked to invalidate Shinnecock Nation's new constitution (04/17)
Two former leaders of the Shinnecock Nation of New York are asking the Bureau of Indian Affairs to invalidate the tribe's new constitution.

Navajo Nation Council speaker still on leave amid court fight (04/17)
Navajo Nation Council Speaker Johnny Naize remains on paid leave as his lawsuit in tribal court proceeds.

Lynn Valbuena returns to chairman post at San Manuel Band (04/17)
Lynn Valbuena has returned to the top leadership post at the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians in California.

Sen. Warren addresses Native American controversy in book (04/17)
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) is speaking about her Native American identity controversy for the first time since the 2012 campaign.

Colorado House passes bill to expand Indian tuition program (04/16)
The Colorado House passed HB1124, a bill that offers in-state tuition for members of federally recognized tribes with ties to the state.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee listening session in Montana (04/15)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a listening session in Montana this Thursday.

Blackfeet Nation heads into election season amid ongoing feud (04/15)
The Blackfeet Nation of Montana will hold a council election this year amid an ongoing leadership dispute.

School district on Fort Peck Reservation to redraw voting areas (04/15)
A public school district on the Fort Peck Reservation has agreed to redraw its voting areas in response to a lawsuit from Indian voters.

Fort Sill Apache Tribe wins recognition in New Mexico homeland (04/15)
The New Mexico Supreme Court ordered Gov. Susana Martinez (R) to recognize the Fort Sill Apache Tribe.

Alaska Supreme Court won't intervene in tribal leadership fight (04/14)
The Alaska Supreme Court won't be getting involved in a leadership dispute within the Mendas Cha-Ag Tribe of Healy Lake.

Mescalero Apache Tribe seeks Congressional bill for land swap (04/11)
The Mescalero Apache Tribe of New Mexico is pursuing a land swap through an act of Congress.

Leader of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe addresses Keystone XL letter (04/11)
A letter that ties the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of South Dakota to the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline is only a contingency, Vice Chairman Boyd Gourneau said.

Navajo Nation Council opposes 'disparaging' mascots in sports (04/11)
The Navajo Nation Council advanced a resolution that opposes the use of racist mascots in professional sports.

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius resigns (04/11)
Kathleen Sebelius, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, is leaving the Obama administration.

Audio: House Natural Resources Committee hearing on forestry (04/10)
The House Natural Resources Committee held a hearing this morning to discuss tribal forestry issues.

Lawmakers move quickly on bill to diminish reservation borders (04/10)
Wyoming's all-Republican Congressional delegation is moving quickly on a bill that would diminish the boundaries of the Wind River Reservation.

Removed Eastern Shoshone Tribe leaders accused of disloyalty (04/10)
Two leaders of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe of Wyoming were removed for being disloyal, according to the man who led the charge against them.

Navajo Nation president hopes for speedy resolution of dispute (04/10)
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly said he hopes the tribal courts will act swiftly to resolve a Navajo Nation Council dispute.

House Natural Resources Committee approves Miami Nation bill (04/10)
The House Natural Resources Committee held a markup session on Wednesday.

Native Sun News: Lower Brule Sioux Tribe linked to Keystone XL (04/10)
Critics of TransCanada Corp.’s proposal to cross Lakota Territory with the Keystone XL Pipeline revealed a paper trail April 3, which exposed the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe’s disposition to cooperate with the project.

Speaker of Navajo Nation Council fights paid leave in tribal court (04/09)
Navajo Nation Council Speaker Johnny Naize remains on paid leave as a tribal court judge weighs whether his removal was legal.

Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee's education hearing (04/09)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing this afternoon on education.

House Natural Resources Committee sets tribal forestry hearing (04/09)
The House Natural Resources Committee holds an oversight hearing tomorrow on tribal forestry management.

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