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Judge upholds BIA decision on Oneida Nation land-into-trust bid (03/26)
An anti-Indian group cited the Supreme Court ruling in Carcieri v. Salazar in hopes of preventing the tribe reacquiring its ancestral lands.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Senate Indian Affairs Committee ready for discussion on Carcieri (03/24)
Congress has failed to enact a land-into-trust fix in the past six years.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Agua Caliente Band wins first round in water rights litigation (03/23)
A trial will determine the extent of the rights that were set aside with the creation of the reservation in 1877.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Jay Daniels: States still trying to take Indian land and money (03/23)
It would probably be in our best interest to not close our eyes when negotiating with lawyers and politicians.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Pinoleville Pomo Nation marijuana farm appears to be on hold (03/20)
The tribe's developers optimistically predicted the operation would be up and running by February.

Filed Under: Law | National
LTBB News: Little Traverse Bay Bands to exercise VAWA power (03/19)
The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians is the first in Michigan to adopt the Violence Against Women Act of 2013.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: American racism began with first landing at Plymouth (03/19)
Linguist and philosopher Noam Chomsky discusses the roots of American racism with professor George Yancy.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: The origins of federal Indian law and policy (03/19)
As a result of the United States’ successful construction of a world of domination, our nations are deemed in that world to exist in subjection to 'U.S. sovereignty and independence.'

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Alaska requests more time to consider position in ICWA dispute (03/18)
The state's new leaders are still studying the case, which is being closely watched by tribes and the Department of Justice.

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Steven Newcomb: Indian Claims Commission wasn't legitimate (03/16)
When the Europeans ‘discovered’ the North American continent they found it inhabited by the Indians and the question of their rights aroused a great moral debate.

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Senate Indian Affairs Committee to host roundtable on Carcieri (03/13)
Congress has been unable to enact a fix to the decision to ensure that all tribes can follow the land-into-trust process.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
State laws remain an issue as tribes consider growing marijuana (03/13)
Public Law 280 could pose a problem for tribes in certain states, an attorney said.

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Judge dismisses suit seeking return of Dakota land in Minnesota (03/11)
The ruling is another blow to a group of Dakota descendants who want the land promised to their ancestors more than 100 years ago.

Filed Under: Law | National
Bishop Paiute Tribe sues county for interfering with sovereignty (03/11)
The tribe and the county, who clashed before the U.S. Supreme Court over a decade ago, are back at it again.

Filed Under: Business | Law
Supreme Court won't hear Yakama Nation treaty tobacco case (03/10)
The tribe argued that its treaty was interpreted without considering all of the evidence of the facts.

Filed Under: Law | National
Alaska tribes want state to join rehearing request in ICWA case (03/09)
Barring a rehearing, the next step would be the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Steven Newcomb: Domination deprived California tribes of land (03/09)
It would appear that to this day no Indian nation in California has ever argued in a U.S. court that it is a nation, with an existence which predates the Spanish invasion, and on that basis, advocated on behalf of its full nationhood and the full extent of its original territory.

Filed Under: Law | National
Man from Omaha Tribe sentenced as habitual domestic offender (03/03)
Terry Harlan has prior domestic violence convictions that were used against him in the latest case.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Just Joking: Humor from National Congress of American Indians (03/02)
Deflategate, hot flashes and Grandpa Senator drew laughs at NCAI's winter session in Washington, D.C., last week.

Filed Under: Law | National
Omaha Tribe welcomes denial of rehearing in boundary lawsuit (03/02)
The non-Indian plaintiffs can now pursue an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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