9th Circuit rebuffs Samish Nation on treaty rights (December 14, 2009)
The Samish Nation of Washington can't reopen the landmark Boldt treaty rights case, an en banc panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said on Friday. In 1974, Judge...
Indian inmate group files lawsuit over tobacco ban (December 14, 2009)
The Native American Council of Tribes says the South Dakota Department of Corrections is violating the religious rights of Indian inmates. The group says Indian inmates aren't being allowed to...
Editorial: Vote on Navajo Nation reform initiatives (December 14, 2009)
"The Navajo people Tuesday have three choices they can make about their own government. The first one, and perhaps most important, is whether to vote. The second one, for those...
North Dakota tribes back settlement in Cobell case (December 14, 2009)
The United Tribes of North Dakota passed a resolution to urge Congress to approve the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement. The settlement will benefit members of the Mandan, Hidatsa,...
Opinion: Indian plaintiff won't see trust settlement (December 14, 2009)
"Over the course of a long and proud life, Oklahoma native daughter Mildred Imoch Cleghorn, a Fort Sill Apache, understood firsthand that two wrongs do not make a right. But...
Editorial: Approve settlement to Cobell trust case (December 14, 2009)
"If members of Congress take the time to examine the history of the Native trust system, they won't have to think twice about approving the proposed $3 billion settlement in...
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2 Leader of National Congress of American Indians slams 'fugitives' bill
3 Ex-Indian education official pleaded guilty to attempted voyeurism
4 Trump budget includes funds to assist six newly-recognized tribes
5 Trump administration continues to back Indian Health Service pick
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