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The Week That Was: September 25, 2016
NMU Awarded Grant to Increase STEM
50 Faces of Indian Country 2016 Mag!
Obama’s Legacy On the Line:Dakota Access
DAPL: Climate Justice Meets Racism
Cherokee Elder Talks Doll-Making
Fighting to Protect ‘Living Forests’
What Does ‘Tribe’ Mean?
Federal Agencies Seek Input From Tribes
Sacred Ground Sold to Dakota Access
Rowling Take on N8V Culture is Dangerous
Atom Bombs, Rotting Pipe Lines
6 Upcoming Films With Native Star Power!
How Standing Rock Helped Boy Keep Braid
Felix Aripa, Coeur d’Alene, Walks On
Archaeologists Petition for DAPL Study
Plastic Soup in the Pacific
Osage Language Program Receives Grant
NPS Future Seeks Native Involvment
Lawsuit: School Failed in Boy’s Death
Thing About Skins
Hillary Clinton’s Run: Seneca Women, Modocs Facing Gallows and One Tough Quaker
When Hillary Clinton broke the longest-lasting glass...
Red Warrior Camp Spokesman Freed on Bond
MANDAN, North Dakota—Dakota Access Pipeline water protector...
Disappointment and Elation Follow DAPL Court Ruling and Federal Intervention
From the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) to...
Richard M. Nixon: ‘Self-Determination Without Termination’
Editor’s note: Voters this year will elect the 45th...
Overdue National Debate About Pipelines and ‘Sound Silence’
TRAHANT REPORTS—On Friday I tweeted: “What an extraordinary...
EPA Announces Plans to Begin Next Phase of Navajo Uranium Mine Cleanup
Federal officials took the first step this week toward a...
US Legal System A Weapon Against Native Peoples
Tanya H. Lee
Harvard Law School left him ill-equipped to serve his tribe effectively in any legal capacity, said Robert Odawi Porter, keynote speaker at the April 29 “Native Peoples, Native Pol...
Sacred Site Endangered by Development in Southern California to Be Considered at Public Hearing
A group of Native Americans and environmentalists are fighting to protect a 400-acre property from development in Newport Beach, California...
Small Biz Boom: Commercial Lending to Indians on Rise
There is an expanding appetite for commercial lending on tribal trust lands, though potent barriers remain, according to the federal Office of the Comptroller of the Currency...
It’s Official: President Obama Designates Bison as National Mammal
The bison, once nearly extinct, has officially joined the bald eagle as a national symbol: The National Bison Legacy Act, designating the iconic animal as the U.S.’s national mamma...
Rutherford B. Hayes: Introduces Allotment and Dreaded Boarding Schools
Editor’s note: Voters this year will elect the 45th president of the United States...
Will It Be Enough? UN Proposed Changes Could Give Indigenous Peoples a Voice
For several weeks now Native American leaders have been talking about proposed changes for Indigenous Peoples in the United Nations system...
‘Historic Victory for Treaty Rights’: Northwest Tribes Rejoice as Army Corps Rejects Coal Terminal
Northwest tribes were elated after the U.S...
Canada Announces U.N. Declaration to Become Federal Law
The United Nations Permanent Forum’s 15th session opened on May 9 with Canada’s announcement that it will begin incorporating the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in...
Glenna J. Wallace: 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...
A Symbol for What’s Right: Máxima Acuña Speaks on Award and Continued Struggle
More than half a decade after she refused to sell her farm to a mining company, Maxima Acuña de Chaupe , whose family grows potatoes and tends dairy cows on a small farm high in th...
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