Opinion: California bill gives tribes too much power (April 23, 2009)
"Perhaps you were wondering why there was a letter printed in its entirety addressed to the Director of the California Department of Conservation, Ms. Bridgett Luther from the “Santa Ynez...
New art foundation expects to award grants this year (April 23, 2009)
A new foundation hopes to start awarding grants to American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian artists by the end of the year. The Native Arts and Cultures Foundation is...
'Fighting Sioux' supporters eye Standing Rock vote (April 23, 2009)
Supporters of the "Fighting Sioux" nickname and logo of the University of North Dakota are hoping the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe will schedule a vote on the issue now...
Traditional justice at issue in Mexico assault case (April 23, 2009)
Authorities in Mexico are looking into traditional justice systems after a young woman said she was sexually assaulted by volunteer police in an Indian community. The woman said she was...
New England tribes upset with PBS 'We Shall Remain' (April 23, 2009)
Three New England tribes say PBS failed to consult them about the acclaimed "We Shall Remain" miniseries that debuted this month. PBS pitched the series as being told from the...
ACLU files complaint for Indian inmates in Montana (April 23, 2009)
A private prison in Montana is being accused of discriminating against Indian inmates. The American Civil Liberties Union said the Crossroads Correctional Center forced Indian inmates to undergo strip searches...
Lawsuit seeks distribution of Black Hills trust fund (April 23, 2009)
A lawsuit in federal court seeks to force the distribution of the Black Hills trust fund to members of the Sioux Nation. The Indian Claims Commission awarded money to the...
Navajo Nation Council bans cell phones while driving (April 23, 2009)
The Navajo Nation Council passed a bill to bar the use of cell phones while driving. Drivers will have to use a headset with their cell phone or face a...
Lumbee Tribe hopeful for House vote on recognition (April 23, 2009)
A bill to recognize the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina was approved by the House Natural Resources Committee on Wednesday. Chairman Jimmy Goins thanked Rep. Mike McIntyre (D-North Carolina) for...
Confirmation hearing for Roubideaux at IHS (April 23, 2009)
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