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Filed Under: National | Recognition
Recently recognized Tejon Tribe to close enrollment next month (08/22)
Membership is based on a roll from December 1915, according to a legal notice that was published in The Los Angeles Times.

Filed Under: Law
Court in California won't let Choctaw girl be placed with relatives (08/19)
The tribe wanted her to placed with blood relatives in Utah.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Opinion: Elder from Wukchumni Tribe works to keep language alive (08/19)
Film-maker Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee shares his film about Marie Wilcox, an elder from the Tule River Tribe of California who is the last fluent speaker of the Wukchumni language.

Filed Under: National
Agua Caliente Band enters agreement for housing development (08/15)
The project includes 126 houses on a mix of trust land and fee land.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation pays $9K fine for campaign donations (08/12)
The tribe acknowledged that its donations to an embattled state senator went over the legal limits.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Hoopa Valley man takes over as supervisor of national forest (08/11)
Merv George said he is the first American Indian to serve as supervisor in the U.S. Forest Service.

Filed Under: Recognition
California county opposes changes to federal recognition rules (08/11)
Officials in Napa County also oppose federal recognition for the Mishewal Wappo Tribe.

Filed Under: Politics
Chukchansi Tribe reportedly goes through leadership takeover (08/08)
Five council members, including the chairman, were suspended on ethics charges.

Filed Under: Law
Tule River Tribe almost done with work for $16M justice center (08/07)
The 43,600 square-foot facility will house tribal, local, state and federal authorities.

Filed Under: Law
Bridgeport Colony chairman confirms complaint against officer (08/07)
A young member of the Bridgeport Indian Colony was reportedly involved in an incident with a sheriff's deputy.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
San Manuel Band donates $60K to support symphony concerts (08/06)
The money will be used to sponsor two concerts during the symphony’s 2014-2015 season.

Filed Under: Education | Trust
Lytton Band confident of approval of land-into-trust application (08/06)
The application for 124 acres has been pending for more than six years.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | Politics
Tule River Tribe pushing for approval of water reservoir project (08/06)
Congress has failed to act on a bill to authorize a water reservoir for the tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion
Andre Cramblit: Dams pose threat to survival of the Karuk Tribe (08/06)
Andre Cramblit, a member of the Karuk Tribe, calls for the removal of dams on the Salmon and Klamath rivers.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Editorial: BIA fails to explain need for federal recognition reform (08/01)
California newspaper calls on the Bureau of Indian Affairs to withdraw its Part 83 federal recognition reforms.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Law Article: Tribal lenders fight federal agency investigation (07/30)
Attorney discusses efforts by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to investigate tribal online lending operations.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Yurok Tribe wraps up marijuana raids with nearly 13K plants (07/30)
More than 300 pounds of processed marijuana was also seized during multi-jurisdictional effort.

Filed Under: Environment | Politics | Trust
House Natural Resources Committee markup on four tribal bills (07/30)
Bills affect Alaska Native arts and crafts and land-into-trust for tribes in California, Nevada and Michigan.

Filed Under: Opinion
Jennie Stockle: Justice for victims of Cedarville mass shooting (07/25)
Jennie Stockle reflects on the mass shooting at the Cedarville Rancheria.

Filed Under: Business | Environment
Water bottling plant provides usage reports to Morongo Band (07/23)
But the tribe hasn't disclosed any data to the public since 2009.

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