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Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI signs land buy-back cooperative agreements with two tribes (01/30)
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota and the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation in Kansas are the latest to join the land consolidation program.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Obama administration steps up for environment (01/28)
This is the Climate Moment. A possible turning point.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Tribes ask Obama to deny Keystone XL permit (01/28)
The Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Association urged President Barack Obama to veto any legislation in favor of TransCanada Corp.’s proposed Keystone XL Pipeline and to reject the Canadian company’s application for a Presidential Permit.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Osage Nation expects to see $7.4M in Cobell consolidation offers (01/27)
The offers will go out to nearly 700 landowners, The Osage News reported.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Editorial: Wildlife refuge in Alaska deserves stronger protections (01/27)
Wilderness designation is the highest level of protection the government can confer on public land. It would bar commercial development of any kind.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Obama to seek stronger protections for wildlife refuge in Alaska (01/26)
The proposal drew immediate condemnation from the state's Congressional delegation.

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: Cobell | National
DOI sends $20M in land-buy back offers on Salt River Reservation (01/16)
Landowners have until March 6 to determine whether they want to sell their fractionated interests.

Filed Under: Law | National
Non-Indians refuse to pay rent to Colorado River Indian Tribes (01/15)
One holdout grosses about $150,000 a year from a mobile home park but won't pay any money due to the tribe under a lease.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI signs land buy-back agreements with Washington tribes (01/13)
The Squaxin Island Tribe and the Swinomish Tribe will facilitate outreach and education.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
White House responds to petition against mine at sacred site (01/13)
More than 104,000 people signed the petition in opposition to the Resolution Copper mine in Arizona.

Filed Under: Law | National
Colorado River Indian Tribes don't plan to remove 'illegal aliens' (01/12)
Chairman Dennis Patch said the tribe has no intention of going after all non-Indians -- only those who are in trespass.

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: Cobell | Education | National
DOI puts nearly $1M from land sales into Cobell scholarship fund (01/06)
The found now boasts a balance of more than $5 million.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
Umatilla Tribes acquire 4K acres with Cobell buy-back program (12/23)
Individual Indians have accepted $4.16 million for their fractionated interests on the reservation.

Filed Under: Opinion
Etta Kuzakin: Alaska Native community needs a life-saving road (12/23)
The president of the Agdaagux Tribe calls on the Interior Department to approve a road for the village of King Cove.

Filed Under: Law | Politics
DOI orders leaders of Chippewa Cree Tribe to reinstate chairman (12/22)
Ken St. Marks has been cooperating with federal investigators in a wide-ranging corruption probe on the reservation.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI makes $9M in buy-back offers on Coeur d'Alene Reservation (12/17)
Offers were sent to more than 400 landowners. The deadline to accept is February 2, 2015.

Filed Under: Law
California supports non-Indian man in reservation boundary case (12/16)
A lawsuit in federal court seeks to exclude the tribe's lands in California from the reservation.

Filed Under: Cobell | National
DOI sends $1.5M in buy-back offers on Squaxin Island Reservation (12/10)
Offers were made to more than 600 landowners as part of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

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