Northern Cheyenne Tribe offers public transit system (June 2, 2009)
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe of Montana is off the ground with its first public transit system. The tribe began running buses on the reservation last month. The system brings...
Indian candidates seek office in South Dakota city (June 2, 2009)
At least three Indian candidates are seeking office in Martin, South Dakota, today. The city got rid of its voting districts and came up with an at-large system after Indian...
Tribal ID cards still allowed for US border crossings (June 2, 2009)
The Department of Homeland Security will continue to accept tribal photo identification cards and Indian and Native Affairs Canada identity status cards at the U.S.-Canada border. Tribes and First Nations...
Muscogee Nation paramedics stopped by state trooper (June 2, 2009)
Two Muscogee (Creek) Nation paramedics could face charges over a scuffle with an Oklahoma state trooper. Paul Franks and Maurice White Jr. were transporting a woman to a hospital...
Ex-Indian charter school official charged with theft (June 2, 2009)
Joel Pourier, the former executive director of a shuttered Indian charter school in Minneapolis, Minnesota, was charged with embezzling more than $1.38 million. Authorities said Pourier, 39, wrote fraudulent...
Small Business director plans more tribal outreach (June 2, 2009)
The new director of the Office of Native American Affairs at the Small Business Administration is "excited" about her new job in Washington, D.C> Clara Pratte, a member of the...
Ramona Band recognized for renewable energy efforts (June 2, 2009)
The Ramona Band of Cahuilla Indians might only have nine members but the southern California tribe is taking big steps in the renewable energy arena. The tribe built an...
Editorial: Obama supports 'fix' to Clean Water Act (June 2, 2009)
"The Obama administration has rightly declared its support for Congressional efforts to restore the broad reach of the Clean Water Act. The law, passed in 1972, was intended to protect...
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