No Indian health and safety fund in Obama's budget (May 8, 2009)
President Barack Obama released details of his fiscal year 2010 budget on Thursday but it didn't include any money for the Emergency Fund for Indian Health and Safety. Congress created...
Otoe-Missouria man first in family to finish college (May 8, 2009)
Elwood Ott, a member of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Oklahoma, will realize his dream today when he graduates from Haskell Indian Nations University in Kansas. Ott started Haskell in 1999...
Minnesota tribes bank on millions in stimulus funds (May 8, 2009)
Three Minnesota tribes are welcoming an influx of money from theAmerican Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The Red Lake Nation will receive over $5 million for road, water, housing and...
Montana tribes recognized for sex offender tracking (May 8, 2009)
The U.S. Marshals Service honored three tribes in Montana for their efforts to track sex offenders on their reservations. The Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act requires tribes to...
Senate committee plans vote on EchoHawk nomination (May 8, 2009)
This text will be replaced var so = new SWFObject('http://www.senate.gov/fplayers/I2009/player.swf','mpl','320','240','9'); so.addParam('allowscriptaccess','always'); so.addParam('allowfullscreen','true'); so.addParam('flashvars','&duration=5650&file=/vCommFiles/indian050709&type=video&streamer=rtmp://fms.senate.gov/Committee/&autostart=true&start=1180&stretching=fill'); so.write('player'); The Senate Indian Affairs Committee plans a vote next Thursday on the nomination of Larry...
Oneida Nation and county near land-into-trust deal (May 8, 2009)
The Oneida Nation and Oneida County are near a deal over the New York tribe's land-into-trust application, The Syracuse Post-Standard reports. The tribe asked the Bureau of Indian Affairs to...
Five-year-old boy killed in fire on Manitoba reserve (May 8, 2009)
A five-year-old boy died in house fire on the Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation in Manitoba, the second incident of its kind this year. The fire began early Thursday morning...
Lynne Harlan: Cherokee children reach for the stars (May 8, 2009)
"This week, the Tribal Council of the Eastern Band of Cherokee presented awards to Cherokee schoolchildren throughout the region. As I listened to the stories written by the children and...
Richard Williams: Indian trust and future generations (May 8, 2009)
"The resolution of the Cobell v. Salazar case is far from complete. In August 2008 the federal district court awarded $455.6 million in restitution to the class of American Indians...
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