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Tribal Law and Order Act ready for Senate floor (September 11, 2009)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee approved S.797, the Tribal Law and Order Act, at a business meeting on Thursday. The bill seeks to strengthen law and order on reservations and...

Juvenile offender sex registry declared illegal (September 11, 2009)

A provision of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act that requires former juvenile offenders to register with states and tribal governments violates the U.S. Constitution, the 9th Circuit...

Dutch Letter: Lenape 'sold' Manhattan for $24 (September 11, 2009)

A 1626 letter that said the historic Lenape Nation sold the island of present-day Manhattan to the Dutch is on display at the South Street Seaport Museum in New York...

Indian farmers set for USDA discrimination trial (September 11, 2009)

A lawsuit that alleges systemic discrimination against Indian farmers and ranchers plan to ask for a trial next month. The Keepseagle case was filed in 1997. The plaintiffs would...

Seneca Nation to develop enhanced tribal card (September 11, 2009)

The Seneca Nation of New York signed an agreement with the Department of Homeland Security to develop travel identification cards for its members. The tribe is the third in...

Crow Tribe's water rights settlement advances (September 11, 2009)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee on Thursday voted to send S.375, the Crow Tribe Water Rights Settlement Act, to the Senate floor. The bill settles the water rights of the...

Leech Lake driver loses state jurisdiction case (September 11, 2009)

A member of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe who was stopped for a traffic violation on the Mille Lacs Ojibwe Reservation can face charges in state court, the Minnesota...

Deadline on 'Fighting Sioux' might be extended (September 11, 2009)

North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said hopes the state Board of Higher Education extends a deadline on the "Fighting Sioux" nickname and logo of the University of North...

Mashantucket chairman 'in limbo' after meeting (September 11, 2009)

The embattled leader of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut remains in office after telling council members he wouldn't resign, The New London Day reports. Chairman Michael Thomas could...

Two indicted in state court for Aquash murder (September 11, 2009)

Two people have been indicted in South Dakota for the December 1975 murder of American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash. John Graham, 53, and Thelma Rios, 64, are...

Blog: Another tribal fish dispute in Washington (September 11, 2009)

"State Fish and Wildlife has decided to close the sport fishery for two days a week in the Lower Puyallup River over safety concerns about gear conflicts and other disputes...

Saginaw Chippewa man indicted on 11 charges (September 11, 2009)

Casey Amos Floyd, a member of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan, was indicted on 11 counts in connection with a car accident that occurred off the reservation. Floyd, 23,...

Senate Indian Affairs Committee approves bills (September 11, 2009)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee approved six bills at a business meeting on Thursday. S.797, the Tribal Law and Order Act, was amended to reflect concerns raised by the Department...

Public Radio: Repatriation process moves slow (September 11, 2009)

"The Milwaukee Public Museum has taken quite a few Native American artifacts off display, since NAGPRA took effect. Those items and others that were in storage are now in a...

Cherokee chief defends exclusion of Freedmen (September 11, 2009)

The status of the Freedmen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma was debated at the Federal Bar Association meeting on Thursday. The Freedmen are the descendants of former slaves whose...

City supports Shakopee Tribe's land-into-trust (September 11, 2009)

The city council in Prior Lake, Minnesota, voted to support the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community's land-into-trust application. The tribe wants 78 acres placed in trust. Some of the land will...

Storage facility opens on Gila River Reservation (September 11, 2009)

A new storage facility on the Gila River Indian Community in Arizona was the result of five years of negotiations with individual Indian landowners, tribal government and local government. Rande...