2012 Intergovernmental News Stories

• • Rep. Young lays out House Indian Country agenda for 113th Congress (Indian Country Today) 12/26/12

• • Bill C-45 passes through Senate; to become law(APTN National News) 12/14/12

• • Treasury Department spells out proposed rules for taxing Native Americans (The Ledger) 12/14/12

• • Michigan asks Supreme Court to hear Bay Mills gaming lawsuit (Indianz.com) 12/3/12

• • Tribes, DNR clash over night hunting (Northland News Center) 11/29/12

• • Dakotas tribes settle claims with fed government (Rapid City Journal) 11/24/12

• • GOP not budging on Violence Against Women Act (Talking Points Memo) 11/15/12

• • Army strengthens ties with Native American tribes (Army.mil) 11/15/12

• • Washington steps back from policing Indian lands, even as crime rises (The New York Times) 11/12/12

• • Akaka to push passage of Carcieri and more in lame duck session (Indian Country Today) 11/12/12

• • Hospital changes policy regarding prisoners (Rapid City Journal) 11/10/12

• • Making progress for Native American communities (Indian Country Today) 11/2/12

• • Wash. pollution case tests international law (Vida en el Valle) 10/22/12

• • Tribal members sue over 1950s dams (Argus Leader) 10/21/12

• • IRS wins fight with Native American tribe (Forbes) 10/19/12

• • KU professor to advise on project to reform American Indian law (University of Kansas News) 10/17/12

• • Feds reject Mashpee Wampanoag casino deal (Boston.com) 10/12/2012

• • Viejas band of Kumeyaay Indians enters Joint Powers Agreement with Heartland Fire Training Authority (CNBC) 10/12/12

• • Rights without reservation (Aljazeera) 10/9/2012

• • Kialegee casino appeal hangs in circuit court (Tulsa World) 10/10/12

• • Anishinaabe men blocked from renouncing status under 'apartheid' Indian Act (Indian Country Today) 10/8/12

• • Turkey infiltrating Native American tribes (World Net Weekly) 10/6/12

• • Justice denied: A tangled bureaucracy has left tribal communities facing an epidemic of violent crime (San Francisco Reporter) 10/2/12

• • Tribal court offers no hope of appeal (The Dickinson Press) 9/30/12

• • Department of Justice award $101 million for tribal justice and safety (The Eunumclaw Courier-Herald) 9/30/12

• • U.N. report chastises U.S. for status of Native population (Inter Press Service) 9/20/12

• • Cherokee chief calls tactics in U.S. Senate campaign 'racist, offensive' (Tulsa World) 9/27/12

• • Senate passes three Indian measures during late night session (Indianz.com) 9/24/12

• • President Obama nominates Norman native as Indians Special Trustee (Oklahoma's Own) 9/22/12

• • Senate committee on Indian affairs favorably reports Kevin K. Washburn nomination (Indian Affairs) 9/20/12

• • Panel appointed to examine Seneca casino issue (Buffalo News) 9/20/12

• • Tribes say IRS moves to tax tribal per capita payments; Congress investigates (Indian Country Today) 9/19/12

• • A tribe?s epidemic of child sex abuse, minimized for years (New York Times) 9/19/12

• • UNM law school dean has nomination hearing (AP Alert) 9/14/12

• • IRS affirms per capita payouts from trust settlements not taxable (Indianz.com) 9/06/12

• • Tribal gas stations get a sweetheart deal in Washington (Seattle Weekly News) 9/05/12

• • Inter-American Court rules for Amazon people in Ecuador case (WW4 Report) 8/17/12

• • Chippewa tribes can take 85 of grey wolves earmarked for hunting season (WSAU.com) 8/16/12

• • Y-A Nation wants its money back from Iipay Nation of Santa Ysabel (Journalaz.com) 8/16/12

• • Americas: Governments prioritize profit over Indigenous peoples? rights (Amnesty International) 8/08/12

• • International Day of the World?s Indigenous Peoples observes media-makers; explores next steps for media empowerment (Indian Country Today) 8/11/12

• • Tobacco tax case against tribes running on fumes (Courthouse News Service) 8/10/12

• • St. Lawrence County plans to sue Mohawk Tribe and New York State (YNN) 8/09/12

• • Senecas, NY reach agreement on highway work (PostStar.com) 8/06/12

• • Supreme Court vindicates tribal contract rights (Indian Country Today) 8/05/12

• • Obama taps UNM law school dean for Indian Affairs secretary post (ABQJournal) 8/02/12

• • City of Seattle hires new tribal liason (Seattle.gov) 7/30/12

• • Wampanoag casino deal most lucrative in U.S. (PBN.com) 7/12/12

• • Unbalanced constitutional federalism: IRS taxation of American Indian tribal government assistance benefits and bonds (Indian Country Today) 7/17/12

• • Justice Department supporting inmates' position in ceremonial tobacco lawsuit in South Dakota (The Republic) 7/16/12

• • Courts and Indian country legal progress in an era of self-determination (Durango Herald) 6/30/12

• • Department of Interior makes counterclaim in lawsuit over Cherokee Nation freedmen descendants (Tulsa World) July 1, 2012

• • W. Wash. tribes say tribal fishing rights at risk (CNBC) 7/02/12

• • American Indian and Alaska Native veterans to benefit following the VA?s first tribal consultation sessions (PRWeb) 06/27/12

• • First Nations plan to evict mining 'intruders' (CBCNews) 06/22/12

• • Lujan named ranking member of Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs (KOB.com) 6/26/12

• • Suits traded between county, Ute Tribe (Uintah Basin Standard) 6/26/12

• • Oklahoma tribes' millions to be controlled by district judge (TulsaWorld) 6/26/12

• • Supreme Court strikes down parts of Arizona anti-immigration law (Indian Country Today) 6/25/12

• • Statement by Senator Akaka on the inclusion of tribal amendments in the farm bill (Sangoma) 6/22/12

• • U.S. House agrees on tribal settlement funds (NYDailyNews.com) 6/19/12

• • Tulsa councilors begin meetings with area tribal leaders (Tulsa World) 6/20/12

• • Supreme Court says tribes must be fully reimbursed. (SFGate) 6/18/12.

• • Native Americans: IRS may tax tribal members social, cultural benefits, per capita payments (StarTribune) 6/14/12

• • HR 1505: The latest tribal border war (Indian Country Today) 6/19/12

• • Dispute over Tahlequah casino settled by tribe, state of Oklahoma (Tulsa World) 6/9/12

• • Pueblo of Laguna to cross-train prosecutors (Individual.com) 6/9/12

• • Tribes name Okla. judge in suit over frozen funds (News From Indian Country) 06/02/12

• • Native American rez is ground zero for ever-expanding meth economy (Care2.com) 05/30/12

• • Governor signs changes to tribal liaison qualifications into law (Ardmoreite.com) 05/29/12

• • Oglala Sioux Tribe asks feds to reopen 39 cases (Rapid City Journal) 05/24/12

• • US Senate mulls tax reform for tribes and territories (Tax News) 05/18/12

• • Interior Department calls Duluth's casino contract invalid (Duluth News Tribune) 05/16/12

• • Wind River Reservation taxation case raises other issues (Indian Country Today) 05/15/12

• • Great Wolf Lodge tax exemption stands despite internal doubts, court ruling (NPR.org) 05/15/12

• • Senate considers tax reform for Indian tribes and U.S. territories (Accounting Today) 05/15/12

• • Tribal donations increase to President Obama's campaign (USA Today) 05/15/12

• • Tribal coalition says feds not consulting with tribes (The Minot Daily News) 05/10/12

• • Searching for a VAWA floor amendment to save native protections (Indian Country Today) 05/09/12

• • James Anaya: a sit down with the UN's man in Indian country (Indian Country Today) 05/09/12

• • BIA role in Apache feud questioned (AzCentral.com) 02/04/12

• • Navajo President Ben Shelly meets with U.S Dept. of Homeland Security Assistant Secretaries (Navajo Nation) 05/02/12

• • S.D. gains voice on tribal issues (The Argus Leader) 04/29/12

• • Department of Interior upholds Coyote Valley Council in tribal governance dispute (Pechanga.net) 04/27/12

• • Resources secretary announces tribal consultation policy (Indybay.org) 04/18/12

• • Hopis protest Grand Canyon plans (Navajo Times) 04/16/12

• • Pit River Tribe endorses UNDRIP (Indian Country Today) 04/10/12

• • Former Crow attorney to fill in at top BIA post (Helenair.com) 04/10/12

• • The stop act is an encroachment on tribal sovereignty (Indian Country Today) 04/10/12

• • Flagstaff becomes first Arizona community to sign MOU with Navajo Nation (Indian Country Today) 04/08/12

• • Top BIA official resigns to take Mormon church post (The Missoulian) 04/01/12

• • Judge gives nod to tribe in suit over slots taxes (TheDay.com) 03/30/12
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• • Feds threaten to cancel casino deal between Fond du Lac Band, city of Duluth (Duluth News Tribune) 03/29/12

• • United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous peoples to hold consultation (University of Tulsa College of Law) 03/21/12

• • House approves Native American liaison bill (Cherokee Phoenix) 03/20/12•

• Tribes may ask state to cede jurisdiction to feds (North Kitsap Herald) 03/09/12

• • State versus tribe tobacco issues resurface (Indian Country Today) 03/09/12

• • Jack Abramoff confronted by Native American tribes (The Huffington Post) 03/08/12

• • Tribes make push for Violence Against Women Act (The Huffington Post) 03/07/12

• • Canada blasted at U.N. For treatment of Indigenous peoples (Indian Country Today) 02/23/12

• • 2013 Indian Affairs budget request maintains prior levels (Cherokee Phoeniz) 02/22/12

? ? Indians seek less hassle, more respect at U.S.-Canada border (The Missoulian) 02/12/12

? ? IRS examines Oglala Sioux Tribe payments to the poor (Rapid City Journal) 02/12/08

• • Supreme Court to hear arguments in Indian law cases in April (Indianz.com) 02/06/12

• • Everything you need to know about how to write a shadow report?Indigenous reports to the UN on human rights, racism in US (Indian Country Today) 02/05/12

• • Tribal gaming dollars go bipartisan (Politics in Minnesota) 02/03/12

• • Guest column: 'State of Indian Nations' is consistent, straightforward (Greenbay Press Gazette) 02/02/12

• • CBP designates first Native American tribe's Enhanced Tribal Card as acceptable travel document (Government Security News) 02/02/12

• • First Maliseet legislator focusing on new role at State House (Bangor Daily News) 01/31/12

• • Ledyard tax case could set far-reaching precedent (TheDay.com) 01/24/12

• • Hearing delayed for two former Creek Nation workers (Tulsa World) 01/24/12

• • Bill in Arizona to elevate Indian Affairs post to Cabinet level (Indianz.com) 01/18/12

 

 

 

 

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