California lawmaker pulls controversial tribal bill (April 30, 2009)
A California lawmaker has pulled a controversial bill that critics said would have given tribes too much power. State Sen. Dean Florez (D) said there weren't enough votes to advance...
School districts dispute Navajo court jurisdiction (April 30, 2009)
Two public school districts on the Navajo Nation say they aren't subject to tribal court jurisdiction. The Red Mesa School District and the Cedar Unified School District filed a lawsuit...
Pope Benedict discusses Native residential schools (April 30, 2009)
Pope Benedict XVI at expressed "sorrow" for the Catholic Church's role in the Native residential school system in Canada. Benedict met privately with First Nations leaders and residential school survivors...
Editorial: Secretary Salazar undoes the damages (April 30, 2009)
"The Obama administration is reversing many of the potentially damaging anti-environmental regulations rushed through in the Bush administration’s final months. This week, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar withdrew a rule that...
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes host ceremonial bison hunt (April 30, 2009)
The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of Idaho are hosting a ceremonial bison hunt on the National Elk Refuge in Wyoming. The hunt is the second for the tribe. The bison are used...
Muscogee Nation passes bill to buy land for bridge (April 30, 2009)
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoman plans to spend $2.5 million to buy land for a proposed bridge. But details won't be released until Chief A.D. Ellis signs a bill...
Pine Ridge woman wins lawsuit based on 1868 treaty (April 30, 2009)
The federal government must pay a woman from the Pine Ridge Reservation nearly $600,000 after she was sexually assaulted by a military recruiter, a judge from the U.S. Court of...
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