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Articles are arranged from most recent (December) to least recent (January) for this particular year and topic.


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• • Traditional peacemakers (The Havre Daily News) 01/06/10

• • Navajo Nation vote to reduce size of tribal council (The Huffington Post) 12/16/09

• • Judge's ruling puts Navajo president back on job (Arizona Daily Sun) 12/14/09

• • Maine Tribes heartened by Obama outreach (Bangor Daily News) 12/11/09

• • Navajo politics could hurt tribe (Oklahoman) 12/6/09

• • Deputies may gain more authority on tribal lands (White Mountain Independent) 12/1/09

• • Tribal member seeks part-time council (Traverse City Record-Eagle) 11/20/09

• • Harrington’s character; tribal council’s pay up for discussion (Petoskey News-Review) 11/10/09

• • Hopi council protecting its tribe (Arizona Republic) 11/7/09

• • Mashpee tribe elders push for shakeup (Cape Cod Times) 11/4/09

• • Tribal governments: Democracies within a democracy (Merced Sun-Star) 11/3/09

• • Butler named chairman of Mashantucket Pequots (Norwich Bulletin) 11/1/09

• • Tribes’ finances back to functioning after temporary freeze on funds (Minot Daily News) 10/27/09

• • Navajo Council puts president on leave during investigation (Farmington Daily Times) 10/26/09

• • Airing allegations of tribal corruption (Indianz.com) 10/26/09

• • Chairman of Soboba Band of Luiseño Indians arrested in bribery case (Los Angeles Times) 10/24/09

• • San Manuel Indians celebrate opening of tribal court (San Bernardino County Sun) 10/23/09

• • Navajo Council seeks investigation of executive staff (Farmington Daily Times) 10/21/09

• • San Manuel tribal court to open doors Oct. 23 (Redlands Daily Facts) 10/13/09

• • For Mohegans, leader a first (Norwich Bulletin) 10/5/09

• • G-T Band has new chief judge (Leelanau Enterprise) 9/28/09

• • Cherokee tribal government is all about inclusion of voices (Asheville Citizen-Times) 9/25/09

• • GT Band authorizes 'extensive' budget cuts (Traverse City Record-Eagle) 9/25/09

• • Tribe members question finances (Cape Cod Times) 9/23/09

• • Tribal Council passes $535M budget for 2010 (Tahlequah Daily Press) 9/15/09

• • Tribal elders voice concern about new tribal chairman (Petoskey News-Review) 9/15/09

• • Navajo council asked to avoid layoffs (Casa Grande Valley Newspaper ) 8/11/09

• • Baker chides chief, council over unpaid bonus (Tahlequah Daily Press) 8/11/09

• • Four file for Lumbee council (The Robesonian) 8/11/09

• • Second vote to address eligibility (The Bismarck Tribune) 8/5/09

• • Woerz, Hammond win seats in tribal legislature (The Daily Ardmoreite) 8/2/09

• • Navajos to vote on council size (Abuquerque Journal) 7/31/09

• • Tribe announces election results (Pauls Valley Daily Democrat) 7/29/09

• • Cherokee court holds Freedmen citizenship case hearing (Cherokee Phoenix) 7/27/09

• • Appeals court to hear Turtle Mountain dispute (Minot Daily News) 7/24/09

• • Measure to repeal traditional Navajo laws tabled (Case Grande Valley Newspaper) 7/24/09

• • Maine Indian chief re-elected (Maine AP News) 7/22/09

• • Written judicial order clarifies Turtle Mountain tribal constitutional conflict (Grand Forks Herald) 7/21/09

• • Recount opens way to contested election for Standing Rock (Bismarck Tribune) 7/21/09

• • Grassroots group aims to sue Navajo Nation (Farmington Daily News) 7/21/09

• • Controversy in Navajo Nation Council (Mojave Daily News) 7/19/09

• • In a first, Navajos to vote on their power structure (New York Times) 7/4/09

• • Comanche Nation names Mike Burgess new leader (Indian Country Today) 7/1/09

• • NNABA strongly supports Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination ( Indian Country Today) 7/1/09

• • Member syas she should be chief [Aroostoock Band of Micmacs] (BangorDailyNews.com) 5/28/09

• • Cherokee Nation court makes term-limit ruling (Cherokee Phoenix) 5/22/09

• • Coquille same-sex marriage law takes effect (Oregonian) 5/21/09

• • Santa Ysabel tribe may oust chairman (North County Times) 5/14/09

• • Black Eagle takes chairman's oath, vows push for prosperity (Billings Gazette) 4/29/09

• • New Tribal Judge Ronnie McDaniel sworn in (Payson Roundup) 4/28/09

• • Tulalip tribal government's new home comes together (HeraldNet) 4/21/09

• • Former judge sues Ute Tribe (Deseret News) 4/20/09

• • Judge: 'Tribal courts getting the job done' (Rapid City Journal) 4/18/09

• • Change to Blackfeet constitution denied (Great Falls Tribune) 4/10/09

• • White Earth delegates ratify new constitution (DL-Online) 4/8/09

• • Oldest and largest tribal group has own government (BYU NewsNet) 3/30/09

• • Tribal Court calls for new election (Mille Lacs Messenger) 3/24/09

• • Miccosukee tribal court a contrast to Florida's system (Miami Herald) 3/23/09

• • Chairman Byron Dorgan releases draft of Tribal Law and Order Act of 2009 (United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs) 2/26/09

• • Venne's widow will seek his job (Billings Gazette) 2/26/09

• • Santa Ysabel chairman cannot dismiss vice chairwoman (North County Times) 2/12/09

• • Mohegans clamping down on the press (New London Day) 1/25/09

• • Penobscot Indian Nation installs tribal officials (Bangor Daily News) 1/17/09

• • Sovereignty, self-governance forum in California (Indianz.com) 1/5/09

 

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