Monthly Archives: April 2008

Umatilla Tribes open technology park

The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation opened a new technology business aimed at diversifying the tribal economy. Cayuse Technologies has partnered with Accenture, a management consulting and technology services company. The company will employ about 450 people to … Continue reading

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Turtle Mt. Indians allege feds mismanage their lands

Citizens of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians are trying to figure out what happened to their lands. The federal government allotted land to Chippewa Indians in North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana, but landowners say no one kept … Continue reading

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Cobell judge says money awards likely

In the Cobell case that was filed in 1996, the federal judge handling the trust fund case said he plans to award money to hundreds of thousands of Indian landowners. The exact amount will be determined later this summer in … Continue reading

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Federal court upholds land-into-trust process

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a challenge to the land-into-trust application for the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians of Michigan. The court said the BIA did not violate the National Environmental Protection Act in agreeing to take 147 … Continue reading

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Interior Asst. Sec. for Indian Affairs resigns

After a little more than a year on the job, assistant secretary Carl Artman announced his resignation as head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Artman, a citizen of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, did not give a reason. His … Continue reading

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Support Barack Obama!

If you want to show your support for Barack Obama, please email or fax Eugene Kang, 312.819.2089, and you will be sent a form to fill out and send back, thanks.

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Obama's plan to address American Indian issues

Here is a specific, point-by-point statement of what Barrack Obama intends to do about issues facing Indian Country. “BARACK OBAMA’S PRINCIPLES FOR STRONGER TRIBAL COMMUNITIES “Perhaps more than anyone else, the Native American community faces huge challenges that have been … Continue reading

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