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Senate Indian Affairs Committee delays action on land-into-trust Senate Indian Affairs Committee delays action on land-into-trust (07/30)
Indian Country is being urged to look at a new bill that would fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.
Suit alleges tribal leaders received kickbacks from lobbying firm Suit alleges tribal leaders received kickbacks from lobbying firm (07/29)
A former employee claims Ernie Stevens, Brian Cladoosby and Brian Patterson were paid to help the business land more contracts.
Sen. Barrasso introduces another version of land-into-trust fix Sen. Barrasso introduces another version of land-into-trust fix (07/29)
S.1879, the Interior Improvement Act, includes some incentives for tribes that work with local and state governments.
Hillary Clinton refuses to answer questions about Keystone XL Hillary Clinton refuses to answer questions about Keystone XL (07/29)
The former Secretary of State and former U.S. Senator won't give a position on the controversial project.
Congress fails to provide funds to help tribes comply with VAWA Congress fails to provide funds to help tribes comply with VAWA (07/29)
The Violence Against Women Act of 2013 authorized $25 million over five years but none of the money has been made available to Indian Country.
Cherokee Nation candidate emerges victorious in new election Cherokee Nation candidate emerges victorious in new election (07/28)
Keith Austin lost his council race by one vote in the general election but came out on top after the tribe's Supreme Court called for a new round of ballots.
Ponca Tribe reclaims small part of ancestral territory in Nebraska Ponca Tribe reclaims small part of ancestral territory in Nebraska (07/28)
The 230-acre property will be used for the proposed Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, the route that traces the forced removal of the tribe.
Erica Pinto makes history as first woman leader of Jamul Village Erica Pinto makes history as first woman leader of Jamul Village (07/28)
The new chairwoman joined the council back in 1994 at the young age of 22.
War of words escalates on mine at sacred Apache site in Arizona War of words escalates on mine at sacred Apache site in Arizona (07/27)
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona), the sponsor of the Save Oak Flat Act, is striking back at Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona).
Dear Colleague: Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) on Save Oak Flat Act Dear Colleague: Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) on Save Oak Flat Act (07/27)
The following are the text of two Dear Colleague letters written by Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) regarding H.R.2811, the Save Oak Flat Act.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee to take up land-into-trust fix Senate Indian Affairs Committee to take up land-into-trust fix (07/27)
The 114th Congress is finally seeing some movementon a long-pressing issue in Indian Country.
Mark Trahant: Press the Republican candidates on Indian issues Mark Trahant: Press the Republican candidates on Indian issues (07/27)
What do you do with sixteen candidates? It’s a thorny problem for Republicans.
Lakota Country Times: Lawmakers hear about tribal economies Lakota Country Times: Lawmakers hear about tribal economies (07/27)
A task force created by the South Dakota House of Representatives met to hear presentations by the Rosebud and Oglala Sioux Tribes.
Dear Colleague: Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) on Save Oak Flat Act Dear Colleague: Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) on Save Oak Flat Act (07/27)
Text of a Dear Colleague letter written by Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) regarding H.R.2811, the Save Oak Flat Act.
Chumash Tribe buys 350 acres next to land-into-trust site Chumash Tribe buys 350 acres next to land-into-trust site (07/24)
Chairman Vincent Armenta said the trbe has been trying to acquire the property for more than 10 years.
Rapid City mayor questions charge in beer-spilling incident Rapid City mayor questions charge in beer-spilling incident (07/24)
Mayor Steve Allender blames 'social media' for stirring the pot in a closely-watched trial involving the mistreatment of Indian children.
E.J. Montini: Money wins in war to protect sacred Apache site E.J. Montini: Money wins in war to protect sacred Apache site (07/24)
This is more or less what representatives of the United States government say every time they are doing something to land that native people believe to be holy.
House lawmakers introduce new version of land-into-trust fix House lawmakers introduce new version of land-into-trust fix (07/24)
Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) and Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minnesota) are sponsoring H.R.3137.
Special Trustee Vince Logan reaches out to Indian Country Special Trustee Vince Logan reaches out to Indian Country (07/24)
Tribes have been calling for a 'sunset' to the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians at the Interior Department.
Sen. Barrasso defends quick movement on transportation bill Sen. Barrasso defends quick movement on transportation bill (07/24)
The chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee is pushing for more funding for tribal transportation programs.
House subcommittee takes up Pueblo and Alaska Native bills House subcommittee takes up Pueblo and Alaska Native bills (07/23)
Lawmakers weigh land-into-trust and subsistence issues at sparsely-attended hearing.
San Carlos Apache Tribe clashes with Rep. Gosar after rally San Carlos Apache Tribe clashes with Rep. Gosar after rally (07/23)
Republican Congressman threatens Apache Stronghold with arrest after members attempt to discuss sacred site in Arizona.
Senate panel backs victim services and transportation bills Senate panel backs victim services and transportation bills (07/23)
Democrats raised concerns about the lack of tribal consultation and funding commitments at a business meeting on Capitol Hill.
Vi Waln: Rosebud Sioux Tribe deserves leaders with integrity Vi Waln: Rosebud Sioux Tribe deserves leaders with integrity (07/23)
Our children deserve to have people of integrity elected to the governing body of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. Let’s not disappoint them.
Native Sun News: Rapid City mayor retaliates against paper Native Sun News: Rapid City mayor retaliates against paper (07/23)
It appears that the Native Sun News endorsement of former mayor Sam Kooiker proved to be costly.
Raul Grijalva: Congress must rebuild relationship with tribes Raul Grijalva: Congress must rebuild relationship with tribes (07/23)
Ask any Native American tribe for a story about working with Congress and you’ll probably hear a story of frustration.
Virginia governor seems less interested in hosting NFL team Virginia governor seems less interested in hosting NFL team (07/22)
Officials in Virginia and Washington, D.C., are trying to lure the team with the racist mascot away from its current home in Maryland.
Navajo Nation voters ease language standard for candidates Navajo Nation voters ease language standard for candidates (07/22)
Turnout wasn't as strong as the recent presidential election but tribal members confirmed that they have a right to determine their own leaders.
San Carlos Apache Tribe lands in DC to rally for sacred site San Carlos Apache Tribe lands in DC to rally for sacred site (07/22)
After traveling 2,000 miles across the country, the Apache Stronghold is rally at the U.S. Capitol to save sacred Oak Flat from a mining development.
Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on tribal bills Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on tribal bills (07/22)
Lawmakers will take testimony on a Pueblo land-into-trust bill and an Alaska Native subsistence measure.
Tribes donate nearly $30K to Republican Sen. Jerry Moran Tribes donate nearly $30K to Republican Sen. Jerry Moran (07/21)
The lawmaker was responsible for the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act and is pushing the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act.
Oneida Nation hosts fundraiser for key Republican leader Oneida Nation hosts fundraiser for key Republican leader (07/21)
Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio) will visit the tribe's Atunyote Golf Course for the August 6 event.
Judge delays BLM's fracking regulation for another month Judge delays BLM's fracking regulation for another month (07/21)
The Obama administration sought the delay in order to respond to a lawsuit from the energy industry and four states.
Mark Trahant: Alaska makes a big decision for Indian health Mark Trahant: Alaska makes a big decision for Indian health (07/21)
Alaska’s new governor announced the expansion of Medicaid and this will significantly boost money for the Alaska Native medical system.
Delaware Tribe won't pay contracts signed by former chief Delaware Tribe won't pay contracts signed by former chief (07/20)
A new set of tribal leaders dismantled one of the tribe's businesses and fired all of its employees after winning an election last November.

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