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California doctor admits stealing 20K Native artifacts from federal lands
California doctor admits stealing 20K Native artifacts from federal lands (August 17, 2016)

Jonathan Bourne took the items -- including some from burial sites -- and kept them in his home.


Timbisha Shoshone Tribe disenrollment fight appears to be over
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe disenrollment fight appears to be over (June 1, 2016)

An attempt to remove 74 people from the rolls left one faction of the tribe on the losing end of a federal court decision.


Timbisha Shoshone Tribe protests Yucca Mountain nuclear report
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe protests Yucca Mountain nuclear report (May 11, 2016)

Chairman George Gholson said the Nuclear Regulatory Commission failed to adequately consider the impacts to his people.


9th Circuit hears arguments in Timbisha Shoshone Tribe dispute
9th Circuit hears arguments in Timbisha Shoshone Tribe dispute (January 5, 2016)

Several former leaders of the tribe have accused the Bureau of Indian Affairs of repeatedly interfering with their self-governance.


BIA federal recognition process not favorable for California tribes
BIA federal recognition process not favorable for California tribes (July 16, 2012)

Only one California tribe has gained federal recognition through the Bureau of Indian Affairs process since 1978. The Timbisha Shoshone Tribe won recognition in 1983. Since then, the BIA has...


Timbisha Shoshone Tribe vows to continue battle for trust fund
Timbisha Shoshone Tribe vows to continue battle for trust fund (May 18, 2012)

The Timbisha Shoshone Tribe of Nevada will continue to fight a law that requires the distribution of a $185 million trust fund, a leader said. Chairman Joe Kennedy and his...


DC Circuit dismisses challenge to Western Shoshone trust bill
DC Circuit dismisses challenge to Western Shoshone trust bill (May 16, 2012)

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday ordered the dismissal of a lawsuit that challenges the distribution of a $185 million trust fund. Congress passed a law in 2004...