NCAI's Garcia hopeful with final State of Indian Nations (February 11, 2009)
National Congress of American Indians President Joe Garcia delivered his last State of Indian Nations speech on Tuesday and said he was hopeful with President Barack Obama in the...
New Mexico veto kills tribal projects, saves others (February 11, 2009)
A veto by New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson (D) killed some tribal projects but saved others. Richardson spared eight Navajo Nation projects for a total of $536,000. But the tribe...
Mark Charles: The next steps for a 51st Native state (February 11, 2009)
“This is a good idea, but… …it will never happen.” My article on the creation of a virtual Native American State has been out in the public realm for a...
Man guilty for murder over fight about Columbus, AIM (February 11, 2009)
A man from the Fort Belknap Indian Community in Montana was convicted of deliberate homicide for a murder that stemmed from a fight about Christopher Columbus and the American...
First Nations in Alberta launch telehealth project (February 11, 2009)
First Nations leaders in Alberta say a telemedicine project will bring health care to more than 40 Native communities. The Alberta First Nations Telehealth Change Management Project will link remove...
Alleged incident of cannibalism on reservation in Brazil (February 11, 2009)
Local authorities in Brazil are investigating an alleged incident of cannibalism on a reservation in the Amazon. A 21-year-old man was killed earlier this month on the reservation, which is...
Ex-pharmacist accused of theft from Chickasaw Nation (February 11, 2009)
A former pharmacist for the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma will stand trial in federal court for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars in medication from the tribe. Hugh Edward Work, 34,...
E-mails disclose stream of gifts to ex-Senate staffer (February 11, 2009)
E-mails filed in court as part of the Jack Abramoff probe detail a steam of gifts to a former staffer for Sen. Thad Cochran(R-Mississippi). Ann Copland worked for Cochran...
9th Circuit reverses conviction in Indian status case (February 11, 2009)
A man with 22 percent Indian blood cannot be prosecuted in federal court because he is not a recognized tribal member, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Tuesday....
Jodi Rave: NCAI president calls for economic stimulus (February 11, 2009)
"Joe Garcia, president of the National Congress of American Indians, delivered a State of the Indian Nations address on Tuesday at the nation's capital, a speech that called for...
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