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Filed Under: Environment | Law
Fracking trucks take water from North Dakota reservation (04/21)
Energy companies have been seen taking water from the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation but it's not clear whether the tribe has authority.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Agua Caliente Band leaseholders seek $7M in tax refunds (04/18)
Individuals and entities that lease land from the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians in southern California are seeking refunds for an illegal tax.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
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.

Filed Under: Law | National
Clara Caufield: BIA audits Northern Cheyenne police force (04/18)
A law enforcement team came to Lame Deer to audit the police officers of the Northern Cheyenne.

Filed Under: Cobell | Opinion
Jay Daniels: Cobell settlement was flawed from beginning (04/18)
Jay Daniels discusses problems with the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement.

Filed Under: Politics
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.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI extends $1.2M in offers to Makah Reservation landowners (04/15)
The Interior Department has extended another $1.2 million in offers to landowners on the Makah Nation in Washington.

Filed Under: National | Politics
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.

Filed Under: Law | National
BIA holds listening sessions on Indian Child Welfare Act guidance (04/14)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs will hold two more listening sessions on the Indian Child Welfare Act.

Filed Under: Law | National
Protesters dispute lineage of San Pasqual Band's longtime chair (04/14)
More than 100 people participated in a protest against the San Pasqual Band of Mission Indians of California.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics
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.

Filed Under: National
BIA announces approval of four tribal HEARTH Act applications (04/10)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs announced approvals of four more applications under the HEARTH Act.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
Pamunkey Tribe observes anniversary of Pocahontas wedding (04/08)
The Pamunkey Tribe of Virginia participated in a re-enactment of the 1614 wedding between Pocahontas and English settler John Rolfe.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
BIA and IHS hold another consultation on contract support costs (04/08)
The Obama administration has scheduled another tribal consultation session to talk about contract support costs and has extended a deadline for comments on the matter.

Filed Under: Law | Recognition
Mackinac Tribe files suit against DOI to gain federal recognition (04/07)
The Mackinac Tribe of Michigan is suing the Obama administration in hopes of gaining federal recognition.

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