- Michigan group seeks recognition as Indian tribe Updated: Apr-07-14 9:29 pm
- Interior conservation funds: La $21M, Miss $14M Updated: Mar-28-14 6:25 am
- US sends 16,000 offers to buy back tribal lands Updated: Mar-18-14 8:16 pm
- Alaska Editorials Updated: Mar-18-14 6:31 pm
ESCANABA, Michigan - An Indian group has asked the federal government for recognition as a tribe.
NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana is getting $21.3 million and Mississippi $14.4 million for wildlife and fisheries conservation projects from the federal Interior Department.
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The U.S. Department of the Interior on Tuesday announced that it has sent nearly 16,000 new offers to owners of parcels on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota as it tries to buy back land that was given to individual Oglala Sioux Tribe members more than a century ago and return it to the tribe as a whole.
Here is a sampling of editorial opinions from Alaska newspapers: