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The Week That Was: July 24, 2016
9 Laws Passed After Alcatraz
Police and Race: The Research Is Done
Veterans Share Concerns on NMAI Memorial
Justice League Trailer: Momoa as Aquaman
Penny Candy and Homemade Games
Sonny Says Tip Your Cleaning Lady
Indigenous Evicted, Displaced
AMERIND Risk Golf Event Raises Thousands
Breaking News: 13-year-old Gunned Down
Native Humor: 8 Types of Native Moms
Dedicating Billy Frank Jr.’s Namesake
Therapist Shot; Brain-Eating Amoebas
A Big Win for a Small California Tribe
2016 Hotlist: Recordings Native Strength
Minnesota Tribes Fight for 1855 Treaty
Just Move It: Exercise Is Fun
Death, Law Enforcement & POC
Violent Standoff With Settlers & Police
Lost Incan City Found at Last?
Thing About Skins
Home Detention for Park Service Grave Robber
When NAGPRA, the Native American Graves Protection and...
‘Keep It in the Ground’ Movement Puts BLM Leasing in Its Sights
The fracking battle that is developing near ancient, sacred...
Fracking Versus Ancient Astronomy in Chaco Canyon
In what could be a win for consultation, the Bureau of Land...
SD Rep. Paula Hawks Stresses Partnerships in Run for Congress
Paula Hawks is a Democratic representative in the South...
Woodrow Wilson: ‘The Great White Father Now Calls You His Brothers’
Editor’s note: Voters this year will elect the 45th...
Could You Be the New BIE Director? Applications Now Being Accepted
Committed to tribal communities. Energetic. Skilled in...
The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, July 24, 2016
World events reverberated strongly in Indian country, given that we were well represented at the Olympics, plus had ears to the ground at the Republican and Democratic national con...
9 Laws and Programs Passed for Indians After the Occupation of Alcatraz
Dr. Dean Chavers
As of 1969, Congress had passed 5,000 laws for Indians...
Treaty Rights Battle Links Hunting and Oil Pipelines in Minnesota
Members of several northern Minnesota Ojibwe Bands are preparing a legal challenge to reaffirm hunting, fishing and gathering rights guaranteed by their 1855 Treaty with the United...
Flag Burning Results in Arrests on Day 3 of RNC
Day three outside the Republican National Convention began with local authorities addressing an altercation with radio personality Alex Jones the day before and ended with a flag b...
Indigenous People Must Lead World to Sustainability
Tanya H. Lee
Rebecca Adamson’s decision to close First Peoples Worldwide by year’s end is an opportunity for other organizations to take over innovative and compelling projects intended to rest...
Enbridge Reaches $177 Million Settlement for 2010 Oil Spills
Enbridge Inc., the company that was recently thwarted in its attempt to build an oil pipeline across British Columbia, has reached a $177 million settlement with the U.S...
Is Shoddy Cancer Care for Natives a Treaty Violation?
A recent Newsweek feature begins with a well-known Indian country adage, “Don’t get sick after June.” This is because by then the under-funded Indian Health Service has run out of ...
From Demonstrations to Dancers: Day 2 at the RNC
The second day of the Republican National Convention saw its fair share of demonstrators voicing a wide variety of views in and around Public Square on Tuesday in Cleveland, Ohio...
Quinault Nation Joins Lawsuit Against FDA for Genetically Modified Salmon Approval
The Quinault Nation has joined a joint lawsuit filed in March by nearly a dozen environmental groups against the U.S...
Yurok, Karuk to Sue U.S. Government Over Klamath Salmon Parasite
Salmon in the Klamath River could be on the verge of extinction, and the Yurok and Karuk tribes have announced plans to sue the federal government for its management of water flows...
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