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With just days left before an $8 billion coronavirus relief fund is supposed to go out to Indian Country, the Trump administration has yet to decide how to distribute the much-needed money.
An investigation by Indianz.Com shows the White House was one of the first recipients of sensitive information on nearly 700 tribes and Native entities.
The nation's highest court has once again sided with Indian Country in a treaty rights case.
An Indian Country radio station is getting closer to moving into a new home and becoming more financially independent.
Sage Douglas Remington, an elder from the Southern Ute Tribe known for his political and cultural activism, passed away on July 31, 2018.
The Southern Ute Tribe inaugurated three new leaders, all newcomers to politics on the reservation.
One of the first radio stations in Indian Country is raising funds to move to a new home.
In a victory for a handful of energy-producing tribes, the Trump administration is rescinding a rule that established hydraulic fracturing standards in Indian Country.
President Donald Trump blamed the federal government for hindering prosperity in Indian Country in his first official event with tribal leaders.
The Colorado-based tribe already shared 60 percent of the settlement on a per capita basis but some citizens want the rest of the funds.
A front-page story in The New York Times lumped the Southern Utes in with other tribes that engage in coal extraction.
The tribe already shared 60 percent of the settlement on a per capita basis but some citizens want the rest.
Raymond A. Baker started working for his tribe after a 30-year career in the U.S. Navy.
Two employees who blew the whistle on the BIA's handling of energy leases for the Southern Ute Tribe quickly found themselves forced off the reservation in Colorado.
The tribe will serve as the primary regulatory of hydraulic fracturing on its reservation in Colorado.
The Ute Tribe, a leader in energy development, is curiously absent from the witness list amid a dispute with a powerful Republican.
The Southern Ute Tribe will receive $126 million, on the higher end of a recent round of settlements.
A spill at an abandoned mine in Colorado polluted the waters on three reservations in August 2015.
Some energy producing tribes want to follow their own hydraulic fracturing standards.
A bill advancing in the Navajo Nation Council would not outlaw the practice but would put the the tribe's opposition on record.
Christopher Chavez, a member of the Navajo Nation, had a subcontract to work with the Southern Ute Growth Fund, the tribe's business arm.
The Navajo Nation will receive $157,000 and the Southern Ute Tribe will receive $116,000 fro costs associated with the Gold King Mine disaster.
The Energy Policy Modernization Act addresses red tape at the Bureau of Indian Affairs and includes Alaska Native corporations in more programs.
Some public schools -- like the Lamar Savages -- are known for particularly egregious representations of Indian people.
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is meeting to consider issuing a subpoena to Administrator Gina McCarthy of the Environmental Protection Agency.
Some tribes and tribal activists support a ban on the controversial energy-processing technique but others want to be able to regulate it.
The Southern Ute Tribe, the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe and the Navajo Nation are preparing for the spring and summer runoff, which could release contaminants from the Gold King mine disaster.
The spill at the abandoned mine in Colorado caused at least three million gallons of toxic waste to enter rivers that run through three reservations.
The agency is seeking $131.2 million to implement and maintain settlements for tribes in Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota and South Dakota.
The committee still plans to look into the Environmental Protection Agency and its 'unacceptable' dealings with tribes.
Leonard Burch served as chairman of the tribe from 1966 through 2002, a time of unprecedented growth on the reservation.
S.209, the Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments, aims to reduce red tape at the Bureau of Indian Affairs and give tribes greater control over their own resources.
Republicans are accusing the Interior Department of failing to conduct a thorough review of the incident that sent millions of gallons of mine waste into the water system.
The 800-kilowatt facility will power about 10 governmental buildings in Ignacio, Colorado.
The Navajo Nation, the Southern Ute Tribe and the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe have been affected by the release of an estimated 3 million gallons of toxic waste into the water system.
The proceeding didn't tread much new ground as lawmakers kept Environmental Protection Administrator Gina McCarthy at the witness table for nearly three hours.
The chairman of the Southern Ute Tribe didn't get a phone call from the Administrator Gina McCarthy until this Monday, the Senate Indian Affairs Committee was told.
The Obama administration will be under extreme scrutiny as lawmakers focus on the release of millions of gallons of mine waste into the water system.
Farmers and ranchers on the Navajo Nation will finally be able to supply water to their crops and livestock, three weeks after the incident at an abandoned mine.
The 23rd annual Four Corners Indian Country Conference is underway in Colorado.
Workers underestimated the water pressure at the site, according to the first government-led assessment of the incident.
The Navajo Nation and the Southern Ute Tribe are still dealing with the effects of the August 5 disaster.
Tribal government officials and grassroots organizers carried on their emergency response efforts from a 3-million-gallon 'blowout' of toxic mine waste that polluted the Animas River on the Southern Ute Reservation and the San Juan River in the Navajo Nation.
A top New Mexico official revealed that the Southern Ute Tribe and not the Environmental Protection Agency first notified the state about the environmental catastrophe.
The effort targets Chairman Clement Frost and five out of six council members.
The Republican-led Congress and President Barack Obama are headed to a showdown over the fiscal year 2016 Interior appropriations bill.
A federal judge denied a motion for a temporary restraining order but will proceed to the merits of the case.
The rule is set to go into effect on Wednesday but could be blocked by court action of Congress.
If there is one thing I could urge all motorists - drivers, passengers, front seat, back seat, all ages - to do every time you get in a vehicle, it's buckle up.
Indian students and parents testified in support of the bill but it was stopped by a party-line vote.
Fewer than 40 people still speak the Ute language on a regular basis.
The tribe's energy development arm won $59 million in leases in the Gulf of Mexico.
Since 2003, the Forest Service has participated in the Colorado Wickiup Project to document historic aboriginal wooden structures in the state.
Clement Frost has served on the council for 35 years, including seven as chair.
The Southern Ute Tribe of Colorado is expanding its energy production operations in the Gulf of Mexico.