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Filed Under: Health | Law | National | Politics
Updates from National Congress of American Indians DC meeting (02/27)
The status of leadership at the Indian Health Service, updates from members of Congress and a tribal court jurisdiction case were some highlights from this week's session.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Updates from day 2 of National Congress of American Indians winter session (02/26)
Contract support costs, the Violence Against Women Act and Supreme Court litigation were some of highlights from the second day of the meeting in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Updates from National Congress of American Indians winter session in DC (02/25)
A divided government in Washington, legislative priorities for tribal programs and compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act were some of the key issues.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Washington tribes head to trial in dispute over fishing grounds (02/25)
The Makah Nation is accusing the Quileute Nation and the Quinault Nation of fishing beyond their usual and accustomed fishing grounds.

Filed Under: Law | National
Tlingit and Haida Tribes ensure equal treatment in marriage law (02/23)
The tribe's governing body voted unanimously to embrace marriage equality.

Filed Under: Law | National
Man from Omaha Tribe hopes for marriage equality in Nebraska (02/23)
Brandon Stabler grew up on the reservation feeling ostracized.

Filed Under: National | Politics
National Congress of American Indians set for winter conference (02/23)
Tribal leaders will hear from top Obama administration officials and key members of Congress.

Filed Under: Law
Bishop Paiute Tribe defends officer facing charges in county (02/17)
The tribe says the charges against officer Daniel Johnson are an affront to its sovereignty.

Filed Under: Health | Law
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe files suit over contract support costs (02/13)
The tribe is accusing the Indian Health Service of underfunding a self-determination contract.

Filed Under: Education | Law
Museum hosts play and panel on Jim Thorpe repatriation dispute (02/11)
An appeals court has refused to return the remains of the legendary athlete to his sons.

Filed Under: Business | Law | National
Pinoleville Pomo Nation puts marijuana farm on temporary hold (02/11)
Local authorities have questioned the legality of the operation but the tribe's partners are vowing to move forward.

Filed Under: Law | National | Sports
3rd Circuit won't reconsider decision in Jim Thorpe NAGPRA case (02/04)
The legendary athlete's sons can now petition the Supreme Court to review the dispute.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Indian Health Service tops $5B mark with new budget proposal (02/02)
The Obama administration is asking Congress to fund contract support costs on a permanent basis.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Obama requests big increase in Bureau of Indian Affairs budget (02/02)
The budget seeks $2.9 billion for the agency, or $323.5 million above the 2015 level.

Filed Under: Law | National
Supreme Court orders another decision in Indian inmates' case (01/26)
Indian inmates in Alabama are being prevented from growing long hair.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux man calls on US to honor its word (01/26)
Sitting in his house on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation, Gerald 'Jump' Big Crow looks out his window and sees the deplorable conditions that prevail on his reservation.

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Steven Newcomb: Supreme Court decision influenced by religion (01/26)
2015 marks the 60th year since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Tee-Hit-Ton Indians v. United States under the leadership of Chief Justice Earl Warren.

Filed Under: Law
NARF: Supreme Court decision impacts rights of Indian inmates (01/23)
An update on a religious rights case that affects Indian inmates.

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

Filed Under: Business | Law
Supreme Court won't take up Seminole Tribe's taxation case (01/13)
The tribe sought a refund for gasoline taxes paid to the state.

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