Tribal Affairs Coordinator The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) a federal regulatory agency seeks to a Tribal Affairs Coordinator for the Headquarters offices. Closing 06/06/10. GS12/13 equivalent: For more info...
Field Investigator The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) a federal regulatory agency seeks to hire 6 Field Investigators, 1 for offices in Portland, OR; Sacramento, CA; Phoenix, AZ; St. Paul,...
This story was written by Randall Howell and is copyright Native Sun News. Grief was palpable. The tears, pervasive. Hurt, there was. Anger, too. It wracked their hearts – young...
Opinion: Chumash Tribe works to preserve Native languages (May 13, 2010)
"Last week the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians hosted a special symposium focused on discussing ways to implement AB 544, the American Indian Language Credentialing law. Meeting at our...
Indian candidates seek Democratic nod for Montana Senate (May 13, 2010)
Two Indian candidates are seeking the Democratic nomination for Montana Senate District 8. Shannon James Augare is a member of the Blackfeet Nation. He will face Joey Jayne, a member...
Video: Senate Indian Affairs hearing on Indian school safety (May 13, 2010)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing this morning on Indian school safety.
Manslaughter charge for Native woman's death after attack (May 13, 2010)
The owner of a convenience store has been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of Geraldine Beardy, who was from the Garden Hill First Nation in Manitoba....
Lena Landry, oldest member of Puyallup Tribe, passes at 91 (May 13, 2010)
Lena Landry, who was the oldest member of the Puyuallup Tribe of Washington, died on May 4. She was 91. Landry outlived all 13 of her siblings, survived a...
San Manuel Band to donate $2.5M for Sherman Indian School (May 13, 2010)
The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians will make a $2.5 million donation to help students at Sherman Indian High School in California. The tribe is donating the money to...
Montana tribe announces policy on state medical marijuana (May 13, 2010)
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana won't be adopting the state's new medical marijuana law. Initiative 148 allows state registered caregivers and patients to grow and possess a...
Mary Lembcke, elder of Peoria Tribe, passes on at age of 95 (May 13, 2010)
Mary Lembcke, an elder of the Peoria Tribe of Oklahoma, died on April 30. She was 95. Lembcke, whose father was Peoria Chief Willis McNaughton, was born on her...
Letter: Put tribal governments in charge of immigration laws (May 13, 2010)
"Once upon a time, the white people from Europe sailed to the shores of America with the stated purpose of practicing freedom of their several different interpretations of the Christian...
Gas terminal company plans appeal over BIA lease decision (May 13, 2010)
Quoddy Bay LNG plans to appeal a Bureau of Indian Affairs decision to cancel a lease for a liquefied natural gas terminal with the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point. The...
Muscogee Nation weighs stance on Arizona immigration law (May 13, 2010)
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation council is considering a resolution that condemns Arizona's new anti-immigration law. The resolution states that the tribe "opposes laws and policies that unfairly target minorities and...
MPR: Breaking the cycle of domestic violence at White Earth (May 13, 2010)
"Police and advocates for women on the White Earth Indian Reservation are trying to break the cycle of domestic violence. A $700,000 federal grant will pay for a domestic violence...
The Bureau of Indian Affairs will take 360 acres in trust for the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Minnesota, according to a notice published in The...
Paul Moorehead: Indian Country an untapped energy source (May 13, 2010)
"Sen. Byron Dorgan, Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, has been waging a lonely battle to enable Indian tribes across the country to develop what could be...
Kimberly Craven: Transparency needed for trust settlement (May 13, 2010)
"Like many of the 384,000 federally recognized tribal members who are certified members of the class-action lawsuit Cobell v. Salazar, I was pleased when I learned the Obama administration and...
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