- Tribal leader blasts Gov. Malloy over US rules Updated: Mar-04-14 3:54 pm
- Former tribal leader pleads not guilty in killings Updated: Mar-03-14 6:50 pm
- Native American cabinet position proposed in Okla. Updated: Mar-03-14 2:10 pm
- Heitkamp, tribal leaders discuss housing concerns Updated: Mar-01-14 4:16 pm
- Ex-Navajo president to make another run at office Updated: Feb-26-14 8:23 pm
- Spokane council drops opposition to tribal casino Updated: Feb-25-14 8:02 am
- Tribe, Grand Forks discuss off-reservation casino Updated: Feb-20-14 9:07 am
- Indian Affairs chairman: Education key for tribes Updated: Feb-19-14 7:12 pm
- Menominee leader criticizes Wis. school mascot law Updated: Feb-13-14 8:04 pm
- Obama officials meet in LA to talk climate change Updated: Feb-13-14 5:35 pm
- Iraq turns to Sunni tribes, but distrust remains Updated: Feb-13-14 1:05 pm
- Navajo Nation president blocks tax on junk food Updated: Feb-12-14 4:17 pm
- Menominee tribal leader elected Updated: Feb-11-14 5:05 am
HARTFORD, Connecticut - A review that is expected to produce new U.S. rules for recognizing American Indian tribes as early as this summer is stirring up heat in Connecticut, where the governor is leading efforts to block changes that could open the door to more tribal casinos.
The lawyer for the former leader of a small Northern California Indian tribe has asked the community not to prejudge the woman as she faces trial on allegations that she fatally shot four people and tried to kill two others at a tribal meeting considering her eviction.
OKLAHOMA CITY - A proposal to create a cabinet-level position focusing on Native American affairs within the Governor's Office would be a positive step in improving the relationships between Oklahoma and its 39 tribes, tribal leaders say.
BELCOURT, North Dakota - U.S. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp has met with leaders of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa to identify strategies to improve the housing conditions in the reservation.
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - A former two-term Navajo Nation president is making another run at the office, while a bill in the Tribal Council threatens to cut his aspirations short.
SPOKANE, Washington - The Spokane City Council has dropped its opposition to a casino planned by the Spokane Tribe near Fairchild Air Force Base.
GRAND FORKS, North Dakota - Officials with the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa and the city of Grand Forks are talking again about a casino near the city.
CROW AGENCY, Montana - The new chairman of the U.S. Senate Indian Affairs Committee said Wednesday he plans to use the post to target wasteful spending, improve educational opportunities for Native Americans and promote job development on reservations.
MADISON, Wisconsin - The Menominee Nation's new chairwoman gently criticized Wisconsin's new school mascot law in an address before legislators Thursday, saying the changes will damage native children.
LOS ANGELES - The Obama administration on Thursday listened to how communities are coping with climate change as part of an effort to determine how best to support them.
BAGHDAD - Iraqi officials have begun recruiting thousands of Sunni fighters on the government payroll, supplying weapons to other volunteer tribal fighters and pledging millions of dollars in aid to restive Anbar province as they try to beat back extremist Sunni jihadi militants.
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - Consumers will not be paying extra for junk food on the Navajo Nation.
KESHENA, Wisconsin - The Menominee Indian Tribe has a new leader.