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Filed Under: Law | National
Oglala Sioux Tribe still working on plan for legal alcohol sales (07/24)
A court challenge kept the referendum in limbo for much of the past year.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Native Sun News: Candidate wants Obama to meet with tribes (07/23)
Senate candidate Larry Pressler wants tribes in South Dakota to help him host a presidential visit.

Filed Under: Canada
First Nations leader in Manitoba faces scrutiny on spending (07/22)
Grand Chief Stephen Harper used the organization's credit card for guitars, car repairs and flights for his girlfriend.

Filed Under: Politics | Trust
Lytton Band donates $1M to bolster land-into-trust application (07/21)
The tribe wants 124 acres placed in trust for a housing project, a cultural center and other purposes.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Senate candidate backs holocaust memorial at Wounded Knee (07/18)
Larry Pressler said the museum could be built with state and federal funds.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Unsettled Ch. 20: Passamaquoddy Tribe still lacks constitution (07/18)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about the lack of a joint constitution for the Passamaquoddy Tribe.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Unsettled Ch. 19: Passamaquoddy Tribe restricts right to vote (07/17)
The Portland Press Herald continues its Unsettled series with a story about the denial of voting rights within the Passamaquoddy Tribe.

Filed Under: Canada
Assembly of First Nations to elect national chief this December (07/17)
Former chief Shawn Atleo resigned unexpectedly in May.

Filed Under: Politics
Sherry Cordova wins re-election as Cocopah Tribe chairwoman (07/15)
Incumbent leader has held the post for 18 years.

Filed Under: Opinion
ICT interview with Rep. Daines on election and Indian issues (07/14)
Rep. Steve Daines (R-Montana) discusses his Senate campaign and Indian issues.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Women take four top council seats in Oneida Nation election (07/14)
Women now hold six out of 9 seats on the tribal council.

Filed Under: Politics
Colville Tribes choose Jim Boyd as leader for business council (07/11)
Jim Boyd rises to the top post after serving as vice chairman.

Filed Under: Politics
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes vote on recall matter (07/11)
The proposed constitutional amendment allows tribal members to petition for the recall of council members.

Filed Under: Politics
Blackfeet Nation elects new leadership but old wounds remain (07/11)
Rival factions accept results of election but the inauguration was far from peaceful.

Filed Under: Politics
Osage Nation holds inauguration for new chief and other leaders (07/03)
Geoffrey Standing Bear took the oath of office as principal chief and Raymond Red Corn was sworn in as assistant chief

Filed Under: National | Politics
Democrats hoping to capture Alaska Native vote in Senate race (06/30)
Democrats are putting 130 people to work in five field offices across the state.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Tea Party continues its cowardly path in US politics (06/30)
By assuming the name of a group of cowardly white men who tried to place the blame of their criminal actions on the Indian people the Tea Party has proven that they have a one-sided view of American history.

Filed Under: Politics
Disputed leader of Caddo Nation steps down as battle continues (06/26)
Anthony Cotter served as chair for a little over three months.

Filed Under: Politics
Senate candidates support federal recognition for Lumbee Tribe (06/25)
Republicans and Democrats alike have long supported the tribe.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Chickasaw candidate T.W. Shannon defeated in Senate campaign (06/25)
There won't be another tribal member in the halls of Congress anytime soon.

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