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House panel asked to approve ‘meaningful bill’ for Arizona’s Bill Williams River

House panel asked to approve ‘meaningful bill’ for Arizona’s Bill Williams River

WASHINGTON – Arizona, tribal and private-sector officials urged a House panel Friday to support an agreement that would settle a years-long dispute over water rights in the Bill Williams River watershed. The Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act of 2014 would guarantee some water rights for the Hualapai Tribe, allow Freeport Minerals Corp. to […]

Tribe’s attorney says arrests needed in takeovers

Tribe’s attorney says arrests needed in takeovers

UNION SPRINGS — Daniel French, a lawyer for the Cayuga Indian Nation and its six-member governing body, says the takeover of two tribal businesses by a group of six to 12 Native Americans is enough to justify their arrests. Otherwise, he said, they “can keep doing this over and over.’’ The group remained locked inside […]

Shinnecock tribe votes to tighten tobacco rules

Shinnecock tribe votes to tighten tobacco rules

Members of the Shinnecock Indian Nation voted recently to tighten rules on the sale and manufacture of tobacco products and to codify legal residency and guest status on the Southampton reservation, while disbanding the tribe’s gaming authority and commission, tribal members said. Tribal spokeswoman Beverly Jensen declined to comment on the vote, saying the referendums […]

Potawatomi tribe still won’t pay state while Kenosha casino plan

Potawatomi tribe still won’t pay state while Kenosha casino plan

The Forest County Potawatomi tribe plans to continue withholding millions of dollars in payments to the state until a decision is made on a proposed casino in Kenosha. An attorney for the tribe appeared on UpFront with Mike Gousha this weekend to discuss the issue. The Menominee tribe wants to build an $800 million off-reservation […]

Bakken Well Speculator Charged With Murder – Bloomberg

Bakken Well Speculator Charged With Murder – Bloomberg

James Henrikson and Doug Carlile dreamed of getting rich off the North Dakota oil boom. Now federal prosecutors have accused Henrikson of hiring a masked gunman to kill Carlile in his kitchen in Spokane, Washington, last December. Henrikson, 35, orchestrated the murder of Carlile, his partner in a hydraulic fracturing or fracking venture, according to […]

North Dakota tribal candidate: Oil industry could be slowed due to environmental concerns

North Dakota tribal candidate: Oil industry could be slowed due to environmental concerns

WILLISTON, North Dakota — One of two remaining candidates for leader of North Dakota’s oil-rich Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation said he would work to slow the pace of oil development if environmental protections are not guaranteed. “I’m not a great advocate of the oil industry and rapid development,” candidate and tribal tax director Mark […]

California’s epic drought affecting Yurok Tribe

California’s epic drought affecting Yurok Tribe

How bad is the drought? By many measures, it’s the worst in California since record keeping began in 1895. As California’s lakes and streams have shriveled up and wildfires have raged across the state, some towns have been left entirely without water: In August, officials in East Porterville gave out 15,000 gallons of bottled water […]

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