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Articles from the June 15, 2012 edition

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North Dakota is hoping to get oil into pipes, out of trucks

Now that oil is gushing in North Dakota, state officials are hoping for another boom -- in pipelines....

 

AFN race could make history as four women aim to be national chief

The names are in and the race for national chief of the Assembly of First Nations is on....

 

Quebec $60 Billion Lawsuit Targets Big Tobacco

The Quebec government has sued four giant tobacco companies for $60 billion to recoup healthcare costs related to smoking. Read more:http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/06/14/quebec-60-billion-lawsuit-targets-big-tobacco-118439 http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2012/06/14/quebec-60-billion-lawsuit-targets-big-tobacco-118439#ixzz1xrFPFtyP...

 

American Indian tribes alarmed by IRS tax audits

WASHINGTON (AP) - John Yellowbird Steele, chief of the Ogalala Sioux Tribe, said the Internal Revenue Service is failing to recognize tribal sovereignty by trying to tax government-funded assistance such as housing, school clothes and burial aid that tribes give their members....

 

US Attorney meets with Oglala Sioux about deaths

U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson has met with members of the Oglala Sioux tribal council and family members of tribal members on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation to discuss close to 40 deaths that tribal members say have gone unsolved or been insufficiently prosecuted....

 

Crime Data Misrepresented to Serve Hidden Tribal Agenda

On July 23, 2008, Senator Byron Dorgan (D-NE), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (SCIA), introduced a bill titled Tribal Law and Order Act of 2008 (S.3320). Dorgan said the purpose of the bill to address needed reforms in Indian country law enforcement. According to Dorgan, S.3320 intends to address a wide range of issues. Several issues addressed by the bill...

 

More First Nations children learning Indigenous languages, living in poverty

A new report shows the number of children living in poverty in First Nations is on the rise....

 

Fueling retaliation

MARQUETTE - Visitors to some area gas stations may notice something missing from the newspaper stands in the coming days, as several stations have decided to pull The Mining Journal from their stores....

 

The Great Eight: The Native Players Whose Names Are Etched on the Stanley Cup

After the Los Angeles Kings’ rout of the New Jersey Devils to win the Stanley Cup Monday night, two more players from Indian country had their names inscribed on the trophy. Lord Stanley’s Cup, the Holy Grail for hockey players, has been awarded to the NHL playoffs champion since 1926. Each season the names of the members of the championship club have their names etched...

 

Coroner's inquest scheduled for deputy involved shooting

A coroner's inquest is scheduled in the case of a Yellowstone County deputy who shot and killed a suspect in January. Read more: http://billingsgazette.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/article_6dc25e02-92ac-5fa8-a714-d889fcf6baa6.html#ixzz1xrKUHTno...

 

Ho-Chunk Madison no longer able to offer electronic poker

An independent arbitrator ruled Wednesday that Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison will no longer be able to offer electronic poker, bringing to an end a dispute between the tribe and the state that started more than 18 months ago....

 

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