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Appeals court dismisses charge in Aquash case (July 28, 2009)

A Canadian man can't be charged for a crime in Indian Country because federal prosecutors didn't show he was "Indian," the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today. John Graham...

Pueblo women host benefit concert in Santa Fe (July 28, 2009)

Tewa Women United, an organization of Pueblo women in New Mexico, is putting on a benefit concert this Friday in Santa Fe. Joy Harjo, Shelley Morningsong, Indigie Femme and Larry...

NNALSA hosts 6th annual job fair in Washington (July 28, 2009)

The sixth annual National Native American Law Students Association job fair takes place Friday, August 28, in Washington, D.C. Law students who are members of NNALSA are invited to the...

Program helps Navajo workers enter energy field (July 28, 2009)

A group of Navajo Nation men and women are starting a 10-week pre-apprenticeship program in hopes of landing jobs in the energy industry. The program will prepare the 20 participants...

Harvey Wasserman: Obama can set Peltier free (July 28, 2009)

"Native American activist Leonard Peltier has been in prison for more than 12,226 days, more than 33 years. His is one of the longest ordeals of any political prisoner in...

Bob Barker to meet with Eastern Cherokee chief (July 28, 2009)

Famed television game show host and animal-rights activist Bob Barker will meet with Chief Michell Hicks of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians today. Barker is concerned about the tribe's...

Law firm backs Oklahoma-Cherokee poultry case (July 28, 2009)

A lawyer with ties to Oklahoma attorney general Drew Edmondson says he will continue to pursue the state lawsuit against the poultry industry. David Riggs of Riggs, Abney, Neal, Orbison...

Grant supports Ojibwe language teacher program (July 28, 2009)

The Department of Education awarded a $1.28 million grant to the College of St. Scholastica in Minnesota for an Ojibwe language program. The Ojibwe Language and Culture Education program will...

Column: Flandreau Tribe builds bridges with city (July 28, 2009)

"Police Chief Ken James views the city he serves as a mosaic. Its residents, he says, are the mosaic tiles, and the variety they bring to the community makes life...

Quileute Tribe reaches deal for park land transfer (July 28, 2009)

The Quileute Tribe of Washington has reached an agreement to swap land with the National Park Service. The tribe has been a dispute over the boundaries of the Olympic National...

Jury rules against Mayan man in deportation case (July 28, 2009)

A jury in Florida cleared a hospital of wrongdoing for deporting a disabled Mayan man to Guatemala. Luis Alberto Jiménez, 37, suffered a severe brain injury in 2000 when...

Osage Nation files brief in reservation status case (July 28, 2009)

The Osage Nation is asking the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals to recognize Osage County, Oklahoma, as its reservation. Congress created the reservation in 1872 and has never diminished it,...

Melvin Martin: The Kansas City Roll in Rapid City (July 28, 2009)

I have again received numerous emails from concerned individuals across the United States inquiring about the severity of Indian-white race relations in Rapid City, South Dakota. Because of the sheer...

Socialist Worker: Interview with Robert Robideau (July 28, 2009)

Socialist Worker publishes a 2006 interview with the late Robert Robideau, an American Indian Movement activist who died on February 16. He was acquitted of the murders of two...

BIA sets new Little Shell Chippewa Tribe deadline (July 28, 2009)

After telling Congress to wait, the Bureau of Indian Affairs says it won't make a decision on the federal recognition petition of the Little Shell Chippewa Tribe of Montana until...

Editorial: Indian trust case demands settlement (July 28, 2009)

"Cobell v. Babbitt is now Cobell v. Salazar and running through its third presidential administration. Last week's ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit will delay...

Peter d’Errico: Stealing and stalling from Indians (July 28, 2009)

"The acquisition and holding of human remains by a museum or academic institution is said to be different from grave robbing. Institutional grave robbing is described as scientific research. This...

Gyasi Ross: Favorites of the corny Indian family (July 28, 2009)

"I mentioned, previously, that my family is shamelessly corny. As such, my family has a tendency to sing along together, in the car, to Journey, Billy Ocean and Chicago’s “You’re...

Mark Trahant: Indian businesses and health care (July 28, 2009)

"My family and I walked around the flea market here Saturday. I’ve always thought this is the ideal representation of unabashed capitalism. It was hot, dusty and there were hundreds...