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Filed Under: Law
Former Pueblo leader ready to change plea in $3.6M theft case (01/28)
Federal prosecutors said Bruce Sanchez stole money from a corporation set up by the 19 Pueblo tribes.

Filed Under: Politics
House Natural Resources Committee set to hold first meeting (01/27)
The committee is seeing some major changes under the leadership of Rep. Rob Bishop, Republican of Utah.

Filed Under: Trust
City leaders to work closely with Shakopee Tribe on road project (01/27)
The project will impact tribal property and will connect to another road that leads directly to the reservation.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
County files appeal over Chumash Tribe land-into-trust decision (01/27)
The tribe plans to use a 1,400-acre site for housing and other purposes.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
GOP leader outlines agenda for Senate Indian Affairs Committee (01/26)
Indian Country can expect hearings on energy development, government waste, irrigation projects and juvenile justice.

Filed Under: Law | Trust
Deadline passes to appeal Fond du Lac Band land-into-trust case (01/22)
It looks like one legal battle between the tribe and the city is coming to an end.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Opinion: Work with Shakopee Tribe on land-into-trust agreement (01/20)
Mayor Ken Hedberg of Prior Lake discloses ongoing negotiations for a land use agreement with the tribe.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Lawmakers concerned about Lower Brule Sioux Tribe allegations (01/19)
A report from Human Rights Watch accused tribal leaders of failing to account for about $25 million in federal funds.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Christine Dupres: Cowlitz Tribe on long journey to reclaim land (01/19)
In late December of last year, I braved slogging rain, soggy ground, and dropping temperatures to join a sizable crowd of my fellow Cowlitz people as we gathered to celebrate a future reservation.

Filed Under: Law | National
Turtle Talk announces winner of big Indian law and policy contest (01/16)
The answer may surprise you!

Filed Under: Trust
Lytton Band asks voters to approve utility service to housing site (01/16)
The issue could be on the ballot in June of November.

Filed Under: Opinion | Trust
Opinion: No to land-into-trust for Shakopee Sioux Community (01/15)
My position has always been, and continues to be, that I'm opposed politically and philosophically to placing more land with fee title into trust status.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Ivan Star: Successes and failures in Indian education system (01/15)
I have been admonished for trying to bring our history into the classroom here on the Pine Ridge.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
BIA publishes list of federally recognized tribes on time again (01/14)
The list has been published on schedule for the last two years.

Filed Under: Business
Muscogee Nation plans $22M entertainment riverfront venue (01/14)
The tribe plans to open the development in 18 months.

Filed Under: Law
Assistant Secretary Washburn receives bar association honor (01/13)
The leader of the Bureau of Indian Affairs will receive the American Bar Association's Spirit of Excellence Award.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Group accuses Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of widespread corruption (01/12)
Critics are taking aim at Chairman Michael Jandreau, who has led the tribe for 36 years.

Filed Under: National | Trust
Seminole Tribe is latest with approved HEARTH Act regulations (01/08)
The HEARTH Act gives tribes greater control to develop their own lands.

Filed Under: Trust
Chumash Tribe welcomes approval of land-into-trust application (01/08)
The tribe plans to use the 1,400-acre site for housing and other purposes.

Filed Under: Recognition
Bill introduced to extend recognition to Little Shell Chippewa Tribe (01/07)
Sen. Jon Tester (D) and Sen. Steve Daines (R) will use their positions on the Senate Indian Affairs Committee to push for the bill.

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