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Last updated: October 10, 2014
Next update is planned to be published by: October 24, 2014
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Culture & Tradition
Alaska Supreme Court uses Baby Veronica ruling to thwart ICWA (Indian Country Today) 10/10/14
Court grants inmate class action in Native Hawaiian religion case (The Garden Island) 10/7/14
Native Americans cheer city's new Indigenous Peoples' Day (Seattle Times) 10/6/14
Salmon people pray for sacred fish to return to historic home (Al-Jazeera) 10/5/14
Sacred Hopi objects returned to tribe at urging of feds (SF Reporter) 10/3/14
Tribes gain more flexibility under new taxation law (Indianz) 10/7/14
Law school is recognized for 'unique' Native Hawaiian program (Kaleo) 10/7/14
Health & Welfare
In a historic moment, two Sioux tribes receive federal funds to build tribal foster care (SF Gate) 10/6/14
Wisconsin: Judge told to reconsider ban on tribes' night deer hunt (Twin Cities) 10/9/14
'Modernize the Columbia River Treaty,' religious leaders urge U.S. and Canada (Indian Country Today) 10/9/14
Land & Water
Tribe gets remaining Truckee River resources (Courthouse News) 10/1/14
Recognition & Enrollment
A voice of reason in Connecticut's anti-fed recognition wilderness (Indian Country Today) 10/9/14
Kaine calls for flexibility in recognition process for Indian Tribes (Augusta Free Press) 10/1/14
Hawaiian activists block illegal construction on sacred mountain (Indian Country Today) 10/9/14
Native American sacred site bill passes (Monterey Herald) 10/3/14
Arizona: Tribe disqualifies candidate for insufficient language skills (New York Times) 10/9/14
Supreme Court asks DOJ for views in Mississippi Choctaw case (Indianz) 10/6/14
Early voting for Crow, Blackfeet (and a future Oglala Lakota County?) (Indian Country Today) 10/10/14
The deep south up north: The struggle for American Indian voting rights in South Dakota (Daily Kos) 10/9/14