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Smallest Full Moon of Year March 5
Native Rockers in Spotlight at SXSW
Keystone XL Override Fails
Tribes Bringing Internet to Remote Homes
Partnering for Conservation Benefits
AMERIND to Host Golf Fundraiser
Whales of Noepe Remain Important
Teaching Tribes How to Govern
Nuu-chah-nulth Lose Herring Court Battle
Why Feminism Matters in Indian Country
Leading the People Away From Abuse
Permanent Housing Key for DV Survivors
Quinault & Claimed Right of Domination
Comcast Makes PSAs About Real Natives
Syrian Civil War Linked to Climate
Mother Earth vs. Father Greed
Native Student Introduces Jill Biden
Lakota Youth Reject Keystone XL Pipeline
Cherokee Nation Applauds ICWA Revisions
Champions for Change Honors Native Youth
Thing About Skins
Tribal Marijuana Conference: ‘A 10-Year Window for Tribes to Capitalize’
On Saturday, February 28 some 75 tribal leaders from across...
Secretary Jewell’s $60 Million Dollar Signature Fulfills Shoshone-Paiute Water Rights
Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell signed a historic...
SCIA Hearing on Federal Budget Highlights Government’s Responsibilities
Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate...
Investing in the Future of Tribal Nations
As part of his commitment to strengthening nation-to-nation...
The Case Against Coal Terminals: Lummi Cite Health, Environmental Factors
Coal trains are not the only threats to sacred sites and...
BIA Releases New ICWA Guidelines to Protect Native Families and Children
On Tuesday, Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K....
Native Voting Plaintiffs Got It Right, Says DOJ
The U.S. Department of Justice has submitted a Statement of Interest in the federal voting-rights lawsuit, Poor Bear v. Jackson County (South Dakota)...
Quinault Flooding: Before Clear-Cutting, Watershed Prevented Overflow
In its natural state, before the logging and development and riprap, the Quinault River watershed worked like a finely tuned machine...
Keystone OK’d by Senate Committee, House & Nebraska
Gale Courey Toensing
The Keystone XL tar sands oil pipeline moved forward last week when a Senate committee and the House voted to approve the project despite President Obama’s promise to veto the bill...
Energy Committee Meeting Sees Indigenous Representation – A ‘Gavel’
Senator Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, concluded her first day as the new chair of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources’ Committee on January 8 with a Tsimshian “gavel.” The Committe...
Lynn Burris Sworn In As Cherokee Nation Supreme Court Justice
Cherokee Nation Release
Lynn Burris was sworn in as a Cherokee Nation Supreme Court justice at a ceremony on January 2 inside the Cherokee Nation Courthouse in Tahlequah, Oklahoma...
Cristina Danforth: NMAI’s Meet Native America Series
In the interview series Meet Native America , the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian invites tribal leaders, cultural figures, and other interesting and accomplishe...
South Dakota Keeps Keystone XL Permit Process Intact for May Hearings
The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission has turned down a request by four tribes and a host of opponents to send TransCanada back to the drawing board on its proposal to route...
Wind Power Co. to Pay $2.5 Million for Killing Golden Eagles, Other Protected Birds
A Portland, Oregon–based wind-farm company, the second to be sentenced to fines for killing hundreds of protected birds in Wyoming with its turbines, will pay $2.5 million in fines...
Seminoles Become First Nation of 2015 to Receive HEARTH Act Approval
Since 2012, the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act ( HEARTH Act ) has been helping tribes improve and develop their own laws governing leasing of fed...
Industries Suffer If They Do Not Respect Indigenous Rights, Report Says
The disrespect of indigenous rights by companies and governments is both unjust and bad for business according to a special report issued by indigenous scholars at First Peoples Wo...
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