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Column: Gathering honors Indian elders in Denver (December 17, 2009)

"The party is scheduled to start promptly at 5 p.m., which, given past history and cultural cliches, I figure means sometime after 5:30. But by the time I arrive, the...

Two dead and four injured in accident near reserve (December 17, 2009)

Two people died and four were injured in a one-car accident near the Waterhen Lake First Nation in Saskatchewan. The accident occurred late Wednesday afternoon. Details were scarce, CBC...

Skokomish Tribe to acquire campground under deal (December 17, 2009)

The Skokomish Tribe of Washington will acquire a campground as part of an agreement with Tacoma Power. The tribe settled a long-running fishing rights dispute with Tacoma Power earlier this...

Indian lawmaker denies striking colleague in arm (December 17, 2009)

  New Mexico State Rep. Sandra Jeff (D), a member of the Navajo Nation, did not hit a colleague "in any way, shape or form," her attorney told The...

Tournament organizers tackle Indian youth suicide (December 17, 2009)

Organizers of the annual Lakota Nation Invitational required all players to attend a suicide prevention program. The Bear Characters, a student drama group from the Pine Ridge Reservation, and the...

Yurok elder Ada Charles celebrates 100th birthday (December 17, 2009)

Ada Charles, a member of the Yurok Tribe of California, celebrates her 100th birthday today. Charles has dedicated her life to preserving tribal traditions. She helped revive the annual...

Aquash murder trial scheduled for February 2010 (December 17, 2009)

A federal judge set a February 16, 2010, trial date for two men charged with murdering American Indian Movement activist Anna Mae Pictou Aquash. John Graham, a Native man from...

Victim shot outside Lakota basketball tournament (December 17, 2009)

A 20-year-old South Dakota man is in critical condition after being shot three times outside the arena where the Lakota Nation Invitational is taking place. The man was shot...

Column: Navajo soldiers created unbreakable code (December 17, 2009)

"From watching the History Channel or from school, some of you may have heard about the “code talkers” of World War II. Sometimes they were called “wind talkers.” The U.S....

Tim Giago: Brown's classic 'Bury My Heart' turns 40 (December 17, 2009)

"When Dee Brown wrote his book “Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee,” he could not have known that it would become a classic. This year, an illustrated 40th anniversary edition...

House panel approves Native Hawaiian recognition (December 17, 2009)

After considerable debate, the House Natural Resources Committee approved H.R.2314, the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act of 2009. The bill extends the policy of self-determination to Native Hawaiians. It creates...

Editorial: Racial segregation and Native Hawaiians (December 17, 2009)

"President Obama speaks proudly of his childhood in Hawaii, so we wonder what the state's voters think of his support for a bill that would redistribute its wealth based on...

Senate panel passes land swap opposed by tribes (December 17, 2009)

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved a compromise to S.409, the Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act of 2009. The bill requires the Department of Agriculture...

DOI updates schedule for tribal consultation meets (December 17, 2009)

The Interior Department updated the schedule for its tribal consultation meetings in January 2010. Tribes are being asked about the Interior's existing consultation policy and how it should be changed....

Karuk activists block road over sacred site dispute (December 17, 2009)

Members and supporters of the Karuk Tribe of California erected a blockade on Wednesday in protest of a logging project that they say is harming sacred sites. The U.S....