Saturday, December 4, 2010

This Week from Indian Country Today


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Cobell settlement clears House; on to president
WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives passed the $3.4 billion Cobell settlement Nov. 30. The deal now must be signed into law by President Barack Obama to enter a judicial phase of oversight.

Headlines

•California housing organization receives $800,000 for first project
•Sacred run and sacred paddle provide solemn memorial for Massachusetts Natives
•Cobell settlement clears House; on to president
•Native women caucus focused on increasing awareness
•Onondaga Nation faces new environmental threat: Fracking
•Seneca Nation files FERC notice for Kinzua Dam license
•High court declines uranium review
•Carcieri ‘wrongly framed’ as a gambling issue, say critics
•Election reflections
•Navajo Nation urges US to adopt UN Declaration
•Report questions congressional commitment to self-determination
•Yocha Dehe Fire Department earns international certification
•Salgado admits to bribes
•White house confirms support of ‘clean Carcieri fix’
•Domestic crimes yield hefty penalties
•Senate, tribes achieve water rights settlements
•Kona Hula Halau pays tribute to the goddesses Pele and Hi’iakaikapoliopele
•Bay Mills’ off reservation casino sparks tribal, state opposition
•Navajo Marine home for Thanksgiving
•Stockbridge-Munsee Community closer to land in trust
•Special Diabetes Program for Indians shows successful results
•Honored for commitment to help Native communities
•Senate passes Cobell; all eyes on House
•Public apology to Natives overdue
•Dr. Deanna Francis, Passamaquoddy, has died

Opinion

Desmurger: Tribal energy an opportunity not to be missed

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