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Court reverses Navajo man's murder convictions (June 2, 2009)

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday reversed the murder convictions of Navajo Nation man but said he will remain in prison on other charges. Kenderick Begay was sentenced...

Firm seeks reconsideration of Indian Country case (June 2, 2009)

A uranium company is asking the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to rehear an Indian Country case. Hydro Resources Inc., a subsidiary of Uranium Resources Inc, wants to develop a...

Utah Supreme Court hears Navajo adoption case (June 2, 2009)

The Utah Supreme Court on Monday heard arguments in an Indian Child Welfare Act case. The Navajo Nation says the state failed to comply with the law. The tribe says...

Northern Cheyenne Tribe offers public transit system (June 2, 2009)

The Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana is off the ground with its first public transit system. The tribe began running buses on the reservation last month. The system brings...

Indian candidates seek office in South Dakota city (June 2, 2009)

At least three Indian candidates are seeking office in Martin, South Dakota, today. The city got rid of its voting districts and came up with an at-large system after Indian...

Tribal ID cards still allowed for US border crossings (June 2, 2009)

The Department of Homeland Security will continue to accept tribal photo identification cards and Indian and Native Affairs Canada identity status cards at the U.S.-Canada border. Tribes and First Nations...

Judge dismisses suit over Cherokee IHS takeover (June 2, 2009)

A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit that aimed to stop the Indian Health Service from transferring control of the W.W. Hastings Indian Hospital to the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma....

Muscogee Nation paramedics stopped by state trooper (June 2, 2009)

Two Muscogee (Creek) Nation paramedics could face charges over a scuffle with an Oklahoma state trooper. Paul Franks and Maurice White Jr. were transporting a woman to a hospital...

Ex-Indian charter school official charged with theft (June 2, 2009)

Joel Pourier, the former executive director of a shuttered Indian charter school in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was charged with embezzling more than $1.38 million. Authorities said Pourier, 39, wrote fraudulent...

Mohawks protest arming of guards at border (June 2, 2009)

Mohawks from the U.S. and Canada say they won't back down from protests against the arming of guards at the U.S.-Canada border. But authorities in Canada said they won't...

Small Business director plans more tribal outreach (June 2, 2009)

The new director of the Office of Native American Affairs at the Small Business Administration is "excited" about her new job in Washington, D.C> Clara Pratte, a member of the...

Ramona Band recognized for renewable energy efforts (June 2, 2009)

The Ramona Band of Cahuilla Indians might only have nine members but the southern California tribe is taking big steps in the renewable energy arena. The tribe built an...

Officer won't apologize for shooting Navajo man (June 2, 2009)

A trial into the shooting death of a Navajo Nation man by a police officer in Farmington, New Mexico, began on Monday. Clint John, 21, was killed in June 2006....

Editorial: Obama supports 'fix' to Clean Water Act (June 2, 2009)

"The Obama administration has rightly declared its support for Congressional efforts to restore the broad reach of the Clean Water Act. The law, passed in 1972, was intended to protect...

Chamberlain pitches error-free game for Yankees (June 2, 2009)

Joba Chamberlain, a member of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, led the New York Yankees to another error-free game on Monday. Chamberlain pitched a career-high eight innings in the...