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Last updated: September 26, 2014
Next update is planned to be published by: October 3, 2014
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Tribal family's quest to build casino in Bremerton faces hurdles, foes (Seattle Times) 9/15/14
Environment & Energy
First-ever indigenous peoples' world conference concludes with focus on climate (UN News Centre) 9/23/14
Tribes from US, Canada sign bison treaty (Seattle Times) 9/23/14
Biggest climate march in history a watershed moment for Indigenous Peoples (Indian Country Today) 9/22/14
Tribes united against Keystone XL Pipeline (Indianz) 9/19/14
Navajo Nation to sign $554 million settlement from U.S. government (CNN) 9/25/14
Health & Welfare
Longtime Native voice for women's rights, Deer, speechless with recent honor (Indian Country Today) 9/25/14
Hatch's proposals to fight child trafficking, strengthen child welfare passes Senate (St. George's News) 9/21/14
Native Leaders Applaud Passage of Tribal General Welfare Exclusion (Indian Country Today (9/19/14)
What did Indigenous Peoples get out of the World Conference? (Indian Country Today) 9/25/14
Three Kansas tribes receive U.S. public safety grants (CJ Online) 9/23/14
Alaska Natives, state wrestle with tribal ID card issues (News Miner) 9/21/14
Native farmers band together to distribute remaining $380M of Keepseagle (Indian Country Today) 9/19/14
Land & Water
Legislation ending Northern Nevada water rights dispute awaits Obama's signature (News 3) 9/19/14
US, Canada urged to 'right historic wrongs' in Columbia River Treaty (Anglican Journal) 9/15/14
Supreme Court upholds tribal immunity against state in casino lawsuit (Lexology) 9/22/14
Judge orders state to add language help for voters in Alaska villages (Alaska Dispatch News) 9/22/14
Oglala Sioux want to vote on the rez (Courthouse News Service) 9/22/14
Jackson County sued over Indian voting issue (Keloland) 9/18/14