Native Americans News

Dollar General Claim Challenges Tribal Sovereignty Before Supreme Court

The idea that American Indian tribes are sovereign has a checkered history, in which it’s been both a sword for taking away Indians’ land and a shield for protecting some vestige of self-determination. Tribal sovereignty was before the U.S. Supreme …

Coal Plant Owners in Las Vegas Area to Settle Lawsuit for $4.3M

Owners of a soon-to-close coal-fired power plant outside Las Vegas, Nev. have agreed to pay $4.3 million to settle a lawsuit and clean up contamination that neighboring Native Americans blame for health problems and water pollution. Some $1.5 million of …