Dem Livid Over Email With Indian Casino Donations To DNC

Dem Livid Over Email With Indian Casino Donations To DNC

An email chain leaked by Wikileaks shows that the finance director for thmocwas angry with a Clinton campaign staffer for sending over an email detailing more than $440,000 from Indian reservations. Justin Klein, a staffer for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s campaign, told DNC finance director Jordan Kaplan in a May 19, 2016 email […]

Tribal official goes to trial over contaminated water probe 

Tribal official goes to trial over contaminated water probe 

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The former head of the Chippewa Cree Tribe’s water resource department went on trial Monday on charges that he lied to federal authorities investigating a contaminated drinking water tank used by dozens of homes on the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation. Jonathan Jay Eagleman has pleaded not guilty to making false statements […]

Tribal leaders call on next president to include Native voices

Tribal leaders call on next president to include Native voices

Edward Manuel, Arizona resident and chairman of the Tohono O’odham Nation, attended the Native American Council caucus at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. (Photo by Kelsey DeGideo/Cronkite News) By Kelsey DeGideo | Cronkite News Monday, July 25, 2016 PHILADELPHIA – Edward Manuel ticks off the issues – water shortages, federal approval of mining projects, […]

Fire Mountain Casino work halts as federal decisions loom

Fire Mountain Casino work halts as federal decisions loom

Work isPosted: Monday, July 25, 2016 6:20 pm By Kirk Barron kbarron@appealdemocrat.com Work is suspended at the site of Fire Mountain Casino while Enterprise Rancheria waits on two federal decisions that will determine the type of gaming that will be allowed. A casino will be built at the site on Forty Mile Road, but the […]

New Economies for Native Nations

New Economies for Native Nations

Posted: July 25, 2016, Mark Anthony Rolo During President Reagan’s budget-slashing years in the 1980s, American Indian governments were especially hard hit, facing even greater cutbacks than the rest of the country in federal dollars for health, education, and business development. Tribes were forced into finding economic alternatives to address the deepening poverty brought on by […]

Documents from Tohono O’odham lawsuit vs. state find way from one attorney to another, then to PR firm, then to reporter

Documents from Tohono O’odham lawsuit vs. state find way from one attorney to another, then to PR firm, then to reporter

Posted: Friday, July 22, 2016 BY CAROLYN DRYER, Editor Minutes from the San Lucy Council District of the Tohono O’odham Nation were made public in an interesting fashion last week. A freelance reporter, Howard Fisher, was given information by a PR firm retained by the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community. The PR firm, according to the […]

Cigarette tax appeal involves tens of millions of dollars – City & Region – The Buffalo News

Cigarette tax appeal involves tens of millions of dollars – City & Region – The Buffalo News

By Phil Fairbanks | News Staff Reporter  on July 24, 2016 – 4:39 PM, updated July 24, 2016 Arthur Montour owes the State of Oklahoma $47 million, and, so far, three different courts have told the Gowanda businessman and former Seneca Tribal Council member to pay up. Just three weeks after losing his latest legal […]

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