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Last updated: July 17, 2014
Next update is planned to be published by: July 25, 2014
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Environment & Energy
EPA blocks giant Alaska mine to protect Bristol Bay salmon (Environment News Service) 7/18/14
Wisconsin tribes want federal review of mining proposals (WSAU-AM) 7/18/14
Health & Welfare
Some SD Native Americans wary about health reform (Washington Times) 7/19/14
Alaska Supreme Court affirms full faith and credit to tribal court orders in Simmonds v. Parks decision (NARF News) 7/18/14
New Mexico governor to meet with tribal leaders (Silver City Sun News) 7/18/14
Land & Water
Keystone Pipeline foes fear worst for water supply (NBC News) 7/21/14
Recognition & Enrollment
CA tribe has new recognition hopes after costly, two-decade struggle (Indian Country Today) 7/21/14
Francis on Maine commission report: tribe's complaints are justified (Indian Country Today) 7/20/14
Tester hears concerns about voting in Indian Country (Jon Tester Press Release) 7/18/14