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Family of Fort Peck teen suspects foul play (April 24, 2009)

The Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of Montana continue to investigate the death of a 17-year-old high school student but family and friends say there are too many...

New Republic: Tribes in Peru battle for forest (April 24, 2009)

"Satipo, Amazon Basin, Peru--On the fourth floor of the National Museum in Lima, there's a photo exhibit of Peru's long "dirty war" against the leftist Shining Path guerrillas during...

Public Radio: Michigan tribes and repatriation (April 24, 2009)

"For the more than a decade now Indian tribes in Michigan and elsewhere have been reclaiming objects lost over the centuries. In many cases they are also able to return...

First Nations hit hard by flooding in Manitoba (April 24, 2009)

First Nations in Manitoba have been devastated by recent flooding in the province. More than 1,000 people were forced to leave their reserves, or nearly half of all the...

Interior nominee talks of finding Navajo roots (April 24, 2009)

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Dorgan expects vote on IHS nominee on April 30 (April 24, 2009)

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Editorial: Don't cut Native American studies (April 24, 2009)

"Four hundred years ago, Algonquin North American Indians fished, farmed and ruled on the lands where we now study. The English settled the state in the 17th century, and through...

Editorial: Political correctness and Columbus Day (April 24, 2009)

"Meanwhile closer to home, at Brown University, it’s goodbye Columbus. This time it’s not the covering of religious symbols but the dropping of Columbus Day in favor of “Fall...

Oglala Sioux Tribe pays off $1.5M in immunity case (April 24, 2009)

The Oglala Sioux Tribeof South Dakota took out a $1.1 million loan to pay off a $1.5 million debt in a sovereign immunity dispute. The tribe failed to pay C&W...

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe looking for escaped wolf-dog (April 24, 2009)

The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York suspects foul play in the release of a wolf-dog hybrid that was captured on the reservation. Tribal authorities captured the animal last...

Column: A perspective on 'Fighting Sioux' vote (April 24, 2009)

"As fair-minded people on both sides of UND’s logo controversy discuss the surprising result of the recent Spirit Lake Nation citizen referendum, we would do well to keep in...

California tribes the only donors to official's fund (April 24, 2009)

California's top insurance official reported only two donations to his inaugural fund in the past years and both of them came from tribes. Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner racked up...

Judge to rule in reservation trailer park case (April 24, 2009)

A federal judge said he will rule next Friday in the case of a trailer park on the Torres Martinez Desert Cahuilla Reservation in southern California. Judge Stephen G. Larson...

Indian leaders recall work of S. Timothy Wapato (April 24, 2009)

National Indian leaders called the late S. Timothy Wapato a committed servant for tribal communities. Wapato was a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation of Washington. His...

Charles Trimble: Taking pride in traditional names (April 24, 2009)

Back in the early 1970s when we were setting up the American Indian Press Association, we held several regional gatherings to meet with editors of tribal newspapers and other Native...