Massachusetts tribes to continue fight against wind farm (April 29, 2010)
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe vowed to continue their fight against a controversial wind farm in Massachusetts that won approval from the Obama administration on Wednesday....
Sen. Merkley opposes land purchase for Klamath Tribes (April 29, 2010)
Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) is opposing a land deal involving the Klamath Tribes. Merkley says the tribe will be able to ignore local laws if it buys the land near...
United Keetoowah Band to enter self-governance pact (April 29, 2010)
The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma has been selected to join the self-governance program at the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The tribe will enter into a self-governance...
Erich Longie: Such an outpouring of support for Indians (April 29, 2010)
"We tribal members who attend or attended UND and are against the Fighting Sioux nickname have very good reasons for wanting that nickname to go. Our first-hand accounts about the...
Air Force base to return last of land to Oglala Sioux Tribe (April 29, 2010)
Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota is preparing to return land to the Oglala Sioux Tribe. The federal government took land from the tribe for military activities during World...
BIA cites $33M in savings for Indian school construction (April 29, 2010)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs will be able to fund new Indian school construction projects with $33 million in savings. The BIA received $134.6 million in construction funds under the...
South Dakota students show up with 'White Pride' shirts (April 29, 2010)
Students at a public school in South Dakota were sent home for wearing homemade “White Pride World Wide" t-shirts. Six students at Chamberlain School wore the shirts on Wednesday. Two...
Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe readies for new health clinic (April 29, 2010)
The Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe of Washington is preparing to open a new health clinic in June. The 34,000 square-foot Jamestown Medical Clinic replaces a much smaller facility. The $7 million...
Indian school in New Mexico reels from string of suicides (April 29, 2010)
An Indian school in New Mexico has lost four teens to suicide in the past six weeks. The St. Bonaventure Indian Mission and School in Thoreau is concerned about the...
White House anti-meth campaign targets Indian Country (April 29, 2010)
The White House Office of National Drug Control Policy launched a media campaign aimed at methamphetamine use in Indian Country. The television, print and billboard ads target American Indian...
Reliable Source: Jimi Hendrix items set for NMAI exhibit (April 29, 2010)
"Say the name Jimi Hendrix and you think: Rock star. Woodstock. Crazy costumes. Greatest electric guitar player ever. But his sister Janie and the National Museum of the American...
Navajo man joins New Mexico Indian Affairs Commission (April 29, 2010)
Leonard Anthony, a member of the Navajo Nation, has joined the New Mexico Indian Affairs Commission. Anthony, a delegate to the ,Navajo Nation Council, hopes to infrastructure and education issues....
Groups question BIA review of Chumash land-into-trust (April 29, 2010)
Two groups say the Bureau of Indian Affairs is trying to delay action in a land-into-trust dispute involving the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians of California Preservation of Los...
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation launches a new website (April 29, 2010)
The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation of Kansas launched a new website to inform people in Illinois about its efforts there. ShabehnayReservation.com will contain information about the tribe's plans for its...
Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing (April 29, 2010)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds a hearing this afternoon on three bills: S. 2802, the Blackfoot River Land Settlement Act; S. 1264, the Pine River Indian Irrigation Project Act;...
Soboba Band elects new chair to replace indicted leader (April 29, 2010)
The Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians of California has a new chairman. Scott Cozart was elected on Friday. He served as chairman from 1986 to 1988 and, more recently, as...
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