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The Week That Was
'The Guardian' Is a Symbol for All
Jude Schimmel Honored With 'Jude Song'
SCIA Hearing Highlights Responsibilities
Video Flyover: The Land That Gives Life
Natives Still Here and Caring for Land
Self-Regulation of Class II Gaming
Comanche Boy in Denmark for Next Bout
Leonard Nimoy, My Vulcan Savior
World Out of Balance
Investing in the Future of Tribes
Moon and Jupiter Dance Again
Eating Paleo Starting With Sweet Potatoe
1st Marijuana Conference Creates a Buzz
The Myth of the Post-Racial Society
Arvel Bird: Still Sharing the Love
Tatanka Means' Standup Comedy
Calif. Gaming Conference on Drought
Changing Currents Increased NE Sea Level
3 Alliances Between Africans and Natives
Thing About Skins
Tribal Sovereignty Remains Alaska’s Unfinished Business
Do Alaska Native tribes possess sovereignty? A simple...
6 Virginia Tribes Reattempt Federal Recognition through Act of Congress
Last Wednesday, several Virginia Congressmen reintroduced...
Man Who Threw Beer on Native American Kids Charged With Disorderly Conduct
A man who hurled beer and racial slurs at a group of Native...
Tribal Leaders to Discuss Formation of Tribal Cannabis Association
The first national Tribal Marijuana Conference will take...
Two Toddlers Die in Blaze; Firefighters Not Called Because of Contract Dispute
Two toddlers died in a First Nation reserve fire in the wee...
ASU Officer Who Body-Slammed Professor Resigns
An Arizona State University police officer who was caught...
Indian Country Headline News
Biodiversity Decline in Tropical Wildlife Reserves More Destructive Than Climate Change: Study
Scientists in the journal Nature have released yet another study full of dire predictions...
The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country
Here are some of the big stories that we covered this past week: -Rob Capriccioso covered how President Obama collected another $1.5 million from Tribal leaders on July 18 at an ev...
Human Rights Court Rules in Favor of Kichwa Community Against Ecuadorian Government
In a case that could have broad implications, the Kichwa community of Sarayaku, Ecuador, won a major battle on July 25, when the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled that the...
White Buffalo Gets Sacred Name Today
Hundreds of American Indians will visit a former dairy farm in Goshen, Connecticut today for a sacred naming ceremony for what is believed to be a rare white buffalo ...
Massachusetts Governor To Sign Mashpee Wampanoag Casino Compact Monday
Governor Deval Patrick plans to sign a casino compact with the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe at the Massachusetts State House on Monday, July 30, according to a media release today from ...
Climate Change, Thunderstorms and Ozone Could Be Potent Combination, Scientists Say
What do climate change, ultraviolet radiation and ozone have in common? Thunderstorms. Maybe. Scientists are positing a possible link between the three based on a new study...
Tribes Define Needs for Internet Gaming Legislation
Gale Courey Toensing
Tribal leaders sent three clear messages to the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs at a hearing on Internet gaming: They want Congress to enact federal legislation that will provid...
Indian Health Care Choices Widen Through State 'Exchanges'
For too many Native Americans, the adage “Don’t get sick after June" once applied—because Indian Health Service (IHS) funds sometimes dwindled then—but soon it may be a different s...
Laverdure Names Thomas Thompson Director of Budget Management for Indian Affairs
On July 13, Donald “Del” Laverdure, acting assistant secretary-Indian Affairs, announced the appointment of Thomas D...
Murder Charges in Native Mob Case
Mary Annette Pember
Native Mob gang member Shawn Michael Martinez, also known as “Tinez” has been charged in the murder of fellow Mob gang member Jeremee Jon Kraskey according to a new federal indictm...
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