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Last updated: October 23, 2014
Next update is planned to be published by: October 31, 2014
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Culture & Tradition
Native Americans file petition asking FCC to revoke license of Dan Snyder-owned radio station (DCist) 10/14/14
In rejecting Columbus, cities forge path toward system alternative (Common Dreams) 10/13/14
SD hearing to address changes to gaming compact (CDC Gaming Reports) 10/12/14
Chukchansi casino remains closed, tribal factions chafe over lost revenues (Fresno Bee) 10/11/14
Environment & Energy
EPA to spend $4.8 million on Nevadan Native American environmental projects (Review Journal) 10/15/14
Five Pacific Northwest tribes back habitat restoration plan for Portland harbor superfund site (Indian Country Today) 10/14/14
Second federal circuit court refuses to enforce arbitration by South Dakota tribe (Arbitration Nation) 10/15/14
Bill exempting tribal benefits taxation is hailed (Springville Journal) 10/12/14
World Bank Group: Proposed policy a setback for [Indigenous Peoples'] rights (Human Rights Watch) 10/10/14
Tribes in Wisconsin win big decision in treaty hunting dispute (Indianz) 10/10/14
Land & Water
Water compact talks to continue (Daily Inter Lake) 10/11/14
South Dakota tribes seek $2M to acquire sacred Black Hills site (Indianz) 10/13/14
New law lets Pascua Yaqui charge non-Indians with domestic violence (Cronkite News) 10/15/14
Tribal fishing rights cases hit the 9th circuit (Courthouse News) 10/13/14
Residents of Pine Ridge reservation file lawsuit claiming voting rights violations (Greenfield Reporter) 10/12/14