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• • Rights declaration may mislead. (Indian Country Today) 12/31/10

• • Indian activists file lawsuit to block big solar farms. (SignOn San Diego) 12/28/10

•• Has President Obama kept his promises to Native Americans? (NYT) 12/16/10

• • President holds pre-meeting with select tribal leaders (Indian Country Today) 12/20/10

•• Official announcement for UN declaration on indigenous rights (Indianz.com) 12/17/10

•• Remarks by the President at the White House Tribal Nations Conference (The White House) 12/16/10

• • Court won't lift tax ban on Seneca cigarette sales (Courthouse News Service) 12/13/10

• • Government sues Oglala Sioux Tribe (The Rapid City Journal) 11/27/10

• • Obama hosts second Tribal Nations Conference on December 16 (Indianz.com) 11/15/10

• • Salazar outlines progress of empowerment agenda in speech to National Congress of American Indians (TTKN) 11/22/10

• •President Obama announces 2010 White House Tribal Nations conference (White House) 11/15/10

• •American Indian Congress president: Tribal leaders must build on recent successes in Congress (MyNativeBiz) 11/15/10

• •Tribal court could resolve Little Shell dispute, but details not set for landless Mont. tribe (The Republic) 11/15/10.

• • A year after summit, Indians report progress in governmental dealings (Great Falls Tribune) 10/31/10

• • Mohawk Tribe claims state is in violation of gaming compact (Empire State News) 11/02/10

• • Tribes return to court over NY cigarette tax (CNBC.com) 10/27/10

• • NY state legislators support Seneca's direct payment plan (Indian Country Today) 10/26/10

• • NY cigarette tax law stopped (Indian Country Today) 10/25/10

• • Mohawk tribal council stops casino revenue check to NY, saying state violated accord (The Los Angeles Times) 10/19/10

• • Navajo tribe blasts U.S. human rights track record (The Farmington Daily Times) 10/18/10

• • TRO's granted by judge (Indian Country Today) 10/18/10

• • U.S. weighs endorsing Indigenous Rights Declaration (IPS News) 10/15/10

• • Why does the Supreme Court grand cert petitions almost exclusively against tribal interests? (Turtle Talk) 10/14/10

• • Supreme Court sides with Cayugas in cigarette tax dispute with Cayuga and Seneca counties (Tobacco.org) 10/05/10

• New York appeals court allows state to collect Indian cigarette tax (Syracuse.com) 09/14/10

• • U.S. attorney gets tough on reservation crime (The Albuquerque Journal) 09/13/10

• • Court blocks N.Y. tax on tribal cigarette sales (The New York Times) 09/01/10

• • No 'teachable moment' after Obama meets with Bloomberg (Indian Country Today) 09/01/10

• • Oneida Nation suing state over cigarette tax collection (uticoad.com) 09/07/10

• • Justice Department to monitor elections in Apache and Navajo counties, Arizona (US Department of Justice) 08/23/10

• • Tribe, US near deal on financial records (The Miami Herald) 08/20/10

• • Cherokee Nation joins tribes in opposing Arizona immigrant law (Indianz.com) 08/18/10

• • Seeking resignation (Indian Country Today) 08/18/10

• • Osage Nation says it's appealing to Supreme Court (CNBC) 08/12/10

• • Cigarettes seized between NY Indian reservations (Examiner.com) 08/10/10

• • Statement by Ambassador Susan Rice, U.S. permanent representative to the United Nations, on the International Day of the worlds Indigenous peoples. (United States Mission to the United Nations) 08/09/10

• • Colorado reaches out in complex ways (Indian Country Today) 08/02/10

• • Tohono O'Odham Nation joins SB1070 lawsuit (TucsonCitizen.com) 08/01/10

• • Obama signs Tribal Law and Order Act (CBS News) 07/29/10

• • Heather Kendall-Miller under consideration for seat on 9th Circuit (Indianz.com) 07/26/10

• • Sherrill compact served as model (The Oneida Daily Dispatch) 07/13/10

• • Obama signs aid declaration for Rocky Boy's (Great Falls Tribune) 07/11/10

• • Echo Hawk on a weeklong tour of Alaska to meet tribal leaders (Indianz.com) 06/29/10

• • American Indians ask for voice in federal court (The Lake Wylie Pilot) 07/07/10

• • Justice Department sues Arizona over immigration law (The Washington Post) 07/07/10

• • Indian affairs official hears Native concerns (The Anchorage Daily News) 06/29/10

• • Summit yields human rights violations report (Indian Country Today) 06/30/10

• • Cherokee Nation council backs Keith Harper for 10th Circuit (Indianz.com) 06/16/10

• • Tohono O'odham and Inter Tribal Council pass resolutions opposing S.B. 1070 (Indian Country Today) 06/15/10

• • Cayuga, Seneca counties to ask U.S. Supreme Court to rule on cigarette tax dispute (NACS Online) 06/11/10

• • Native contingent leads anti-S.B 1070 march (Indian Country Today) 06/09/10

• • New BIA director named (Indian Country Today) 06/04/10

• • Council overrides President's Shirley's veto, passes measures opposing the state of Arizona's immigration, ethnic studies bills (Navajo Nation Council) 06/08/10

• • US State Dept seeks input on UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (International Law Prof Blog) 06/07/10

• • State Department plans consultation over indigenous rights (Indianz.com) 06/04/10

• • Chief Justice appoints tribal/state coalition (YubaNet.com) 05/20/10

• • Indian law group wants to brief Supreme Court pick on tribes (Indianz.com) 05/17/10

• • Muscogee Nation weighs stance on Arizona immigration law (Indianz.com) 05/13/10

• • What does Justice Kagan mean for Indian Country? (Turtle Talk) 05/10/10

• • 2010 Supreme Court Candidates - Part III - Sidney Thomas (Turtle Talk) 05/05/10

• • Oglala Sioux member named head of BIA (The Argus Leader) 04/27/10

• • American Indian Supreme Court push (Indian Country Today) 04/21/10

• • NARF to discuss Supreme Court nominee at White House (Indianz.com) 04/21/10

• • U.S. to review stance on U.N indigenous rights text (The Washington Post) 04/20/10

• • Tribal-State relations (Indian Country Today) 04/16/10

• • Seneca: Obama 'deliberately detrayed Native Americans' with PACT Act (Indian Country Today) 04/05/10

• • Obama signs bill restricting mail order cigarette sales (The Buffalo News) 04/01/10

• • Seneca Nation asks Obama to veto anti-sovereignty PACT Act (Indian Country Today) 03/30/10

• • Indians try to keep cases away from high court (Law.com) 03/30/10

• • US human rights record challenged (Indian Country Today) 03/24/10

• • Senate passes 'termination era' PACT Act; tribal leaders will continue fight (Indian Country Today) 03/16/10

• • Alaska presses Supreme Court in tribal adoption case (Indianz.com) 03/11/10

• • Indian leaders address Obama's budget (Indian Country Today) 03/08/10

• • Court rules that tribal member must pay taxes (MyDesert.com) 03/09/10

• • Seneca Nation lobbies against cigarette trafficking bill (Indianz.com) 03/08/10

• • Senate confirms Rosebud Sioux woman to HHS position (Indianz.com) 03/04/10

• • American Diabetes Association applauds Senate's efforts to reauthorize special diabetes program (Interest Alert) 03/03/10

• • Natives praise Throne Speech's attention to slain, missing aboriginal women (The Globe and Mail) 03/03/10

• • Indian housing money cut (Indian Country Today) 03/02/10

• • Another try at taxing Indian cigarettes (The Buffalo News) 02/24/10

• • Governer directs state agencies to work directly with collaboratively with Native American Tribes (Maine.gov) 02/24/10

• • Seneca Nation vows to fight cigarette tax (YNN Rochester) 02/23/10

• • US government's human rights record under UN review (Indian Country Today) 02/19/10

• • Former agent wins judgement against BIA (The Spokesman-Review) 02/19/10

• • 10 tribes take initiative to control health destiny (Indian Country Today) 02/15/10

• • Standing with Native American communities (The Native American Times) 02/08/10

• • Mashantucket and union seal first labor contract under tribal law (Indian Country Today) 02/02/10

• • Bill would require states to consult tribes first (Bangor Daily News) 01/28/10

• • Supreme Court colloquy on Indian tribes as intervenors on original jurisdiction (Turtle Talk ) 01/20/10

• • Plan to add Indian panel rejected (Press and Dakotan) 01/15/10

• • Supreme Court accepts Apache man's restitution case (Indianz.com) 01/13/10

• • 'Enemy of sovereignty' to seek U.S. Senate seat (Indian Country Today) 01/12/10

• • Landmark lawsuit against United States for sexual assault of Native American teen settled (PR-USA.net) 01/10/10

 

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