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Judge rules against Cayuga Nation tobacco sales (February 19, 2009)

A judge in New York ordered the Cayuga Nation to stop selling tax-free cigarettes at its smokeshops. The judge also said county authorities can hold onto 17,600 cartons of cigarettes...

Spirit Lake Nation weighs 'Fighting Sioux' vote (February 19, 2009)

Members of the Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation might vote on a referendum on the "Fighting Sioux" nickname and logo of the University of North Dakota. A tribal member who supports...

Fort Sill Apache Tribe opposes Geronimo move (February 19, 2009)

The Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma opposes the move of Geronimo's remains to New Mexico, Chairman Jeff Houser said. Geronimo was buried at Fort Sill, a military installation, after...

Editorial: Carl Venne a leader in education (February 19, 2009)

"Before Carl Venne was elected chairman of the Crow Tribe in 2002, he was a student retention counselor at Little Big Horn Community College. As leader of the tribe, Chairman...

Turtle Talk: Non-Indians and religious freedoms (February 19, 2009)

"Tomorrow the Supreme Court likely will deny cert in the Friday v. United States petition. SCOTUSblog does not pick it as a “petition to watch”, which means something. There was...

Jodi Rave: Bond provision will help Indian Country (February 19, 2009)

"The national stimulus bill includes a $2 billion provision for tax-exempt bonds, a first-ever economic development tool for tribal nations, in addition to $2.5 billion for tribal economic recovery projects....

Pala Band wins FCC approval for radio station (February 19, 2009)

The Pala Band of Mission Indians plans to set up a radio station on its reservation in southern California. The tribe won a license from the Federal Communications Commission to...

Blog: No racism in complaint about Indian news (February 19, 2009)

"This is probably too radioactive to handle, but I’m part Indian (only a small part, unfortunately), so I’ll tackle it. The Missoulian’s Native reporter, Jodi Rave, had a column yesterday...