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Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Editorial: BIA fails to resolve Cayuga Nation leadership dispute (11/24)
Newspaper calls on members of Congress to step in and help end a long-running fight.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
House Natural Resources Committee passes three tribal bills (11/21)
The bills affect an Alaska Native corporation, the Hualapai Tribe and the Ponca Tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Editorial: Work with Burns Paiute Tribe on land-into-trust bid (11/21)
The tribe wants 29,000 acres placed in trust as part of its wildlife mitigation efforts.

Filed Under: Law | National
GAO report looks at tribal implementation of Adam Walsh Act (11/20)
Tribes are doing better at implementing sex offender registries than state governments, eight years after the bill became law.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI issues status report on Cobell land consolidation program (11/20)
After a year, the program is seeing an improvement in acceptance rates and will be expanding to more reservations.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne activists push for change (11/19)
Local tribal activists were disappointed, but not surprised when the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council took no action on their request to schedule a tribal vote on proposed amendments to the constitution.

Filed Under: Law
Seneca-Cayuga Tribe suspends committee members for fraud (11/18)
A police chief for the Bureau of Indian Affairs said he hasn't opened an investigation into the allegations.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
ICT interview with Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn at BIA (11/17)
Indian Country Today publishes part three of an interview with the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: Education | National
GAO report questions spending at Bureau of Indian Education (11/14)
One school lost $1.2 million in federal funds in an apparent hacking incident.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Judge dismisses lawsuit against chairman of Chumash Tribe (11/13)
Chairman Vincent Armenta said he's tired of being sued by opposition groups.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Fort Sill Apache Tribe welcomes lawmakers to reservation (11/12)
The tribe had to go to court to win recognition of its rights in New Mexico.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne man remains missing (11/12)
Douglas 'Snazz' Limberhand, father of James D. Limberhand, age 33 of Busby, reports that his son has been missing since August 7.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Prepare for more budget cuts with Republicans (11/12)
The amount of money spent on the Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Health Service and other programs, amounts to a tiny slice of federal spending.

Filed Under: Trust
BIA still working on Lytton Band's land-into-trust application (11/07)
A finding of no significant impact was made over two years ago, in June 2012.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
County to dispute Chumash Tribe's land-into-trust application (11/06)
The board of supervisors voted 3-2 to pursue litigation.

Filed Under: Trust
Lytton Band offers more to community for land-into-trust bid (11/04)
The tribe will build a pool for the town of Windsor at an estimated cost of between $7 million and $10 million.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Aurelius Piper: Connecticut still fighting against Indian people (11/03)
Chief Quiet Hawk of the Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe blasts opposition to federal recognition reforms at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Filed Under: Law | National
Eastern Shawnee Tribe lays claim to former reservation in Ohio (10/28)
A local attorney has uncovered a document that he says shows the tribe's rightful claim to the site.

Filed Under: National | Opinion | Politics
National Congress of American Indians set to open convention (10/27)
Several Cabinet secretaries will be making appearances at this year's meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Indian lawmaker Kevin Killer makes big plans (10/27)
One would be hard pressed to find a lawmaker with the ability to walk on to any playground on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and get a game hoops one day, then turn around the next, and display the political aptitude needed to introduce an idea worthy of being imitated nationally.

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