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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe to plant DC garden (April 21, 2009)

Joseph Brings Plenty, the chairman of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, is helping the Department of Agriculture celebrate Earth Day on Wednesday. Brings Plenty will plant the...

Tohono O'odham chair testifies on border violence (April 21, 2009)

Tohono O'odham Nation Chairman Ned Norris Jr testified at a Senate field hearing on border violence on Monday. The reservation straddles the U.S.-Mexico border. Norris said tribal members are being...

Indigenous people meet for climate change summit (April 21, 2009)

About 400 people representing indigenous groups around the world are in Anchorage, Alaska, for the Indigenous People's Global Summit on Climate Change. Despite their diverse backgrounds, attendees expressed similar concerns...

Arizona court to hear appeal in Havasupai blood case (April 21, 2009)

The Arizona Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear an appeal in the Havasupai Tribe misuse of blood lawsuit. Tribal members agreed to submit blood samples for diabetes research. But...

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe acquires 1851 petition (April 21, 2009)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York acquired a historic petition from 1851. Subchief Pamela Brown bid on the item at a recent auction but lost to another...

House Resources markup on recognition bills (April 21, 2009)

The House Natural Resources Committee will hold a markup session tomorrow on two federal recognition bills H.R.31 extends recognition to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. The Bureau of Indian...

Venue change opposed for DUI death of Pueblo man (April 21, 2009)

County prosecutors in New Mexico are opposing a venue change for a man accused in the DUI death of William Tenorio of San Felipe Pueblo. Tenorio died on November 26,...

Indian business subject to federal employment act (April 21, 2009)

The Fair Labor Standards Act applies to an on-reservation business owned by a member of the Puyallup Tribe of Washington, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Monday. The...

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes welcome EchoHawk nod (April 21, 2009)

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho say Larry EchoHawk will be a great leader for the Bureau of Indian Affairs. EchoHawk, a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, used to...

Jodi Rave: Montana Indian Business Alliance meets (April 21, 2009)

"Two business experts delivered powerful and poignant messages to Indian Country economic development advocates on Monday during the Montana Indian Business Alliance conference. Manley Begay Jr., faculty chair of the...

Tribes control site of Four Corners monument (April 21, 2009)

The Four Corners monument, the only place in the U.S. where four states meet, is in the wrong place. The monument is located on the Navajo Nation. But it should...

Ute Tribe fires chief judge after a year on the job (April 21, 2009)

The Northern Ute Tribe of Utah fired its chief judge in January after he was on the job for a little over a year. Larry Kee Yazzie said he was...

Oglala Sioux Tribe hit with levy in immunity case (April 21, 2009)

The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota has been hit with a $2.4 million levy after losing a sovereign immunity dispute with an Indian-owned company. The tribe failed to pay...

Prosecutor pulled from case of Abramoff associate (April 21, 2009)

A federal prosecutor has been removed from the case of a Jack Abramoff associate due to ties to the botched trial of former Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska), Roll Call...

PBS: Success comes to the Winnebago Tribe (April 21, 2009)

"JEFF YASTINE, NIGHTLY BUSINESS REPORT CORRESPONDENT: The rolling hills of Nebraska's northeastern plains, since the 1860s, the home of the Winnebago tribe of Nebraska. The main community here, the village...

Timothy Wapato, tribal advocate, dies at 73 (April 21, 2009)

S. Timothy Wapato, a nationally-respected tribal advocate, died on Sunday. He was 73. Wapato was a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation in Washington. He served...

Column: Agua Caliente chair a top player in California (April 21, 2009)

"We always knew Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians Chairman Richard Milanovich was a force to be reckoned with. Now others are recognizing that his influence spans far beyond the...

Winnemem Wintu Tribe files suit over lost land (April 21, 2009)

The Winnemem Wintu Tribe filed suit against several federal agencies for losses to its traditional land in northern California. The tribe was promised a reservation after the creation of...