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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...
Métis Chief Snags Third Term
Two-time Métis National Council (MNC) president Clément Chartier promised to “continue to push for recognition and rights of our Métis citizens across the homeland” as he garnered ...
Lessons to be Learned from Carcieri Fix Defeat
Gale Courey Toensing
WASHINGTON – The BIA announced its decision to take land into trust for an initial reservation for the Cowlitz Indian Tribe on the same day that the 111th Congress adjourned withou...
Incoming Navajo Lawmakers Hear Restructuring Plans
Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.—Incoming Navajo lawmakers are considering how to restructure the tribal council that was downsized from 88 members to 24 members...
Aloha Means Goodbye
WASHINGTON – As 2010 wound to a close, a bleak reality set in for many Hawaii Natives: Legislation that was their closest chance yet to getting recognized by the federal government...
New EPA Committee to Foster Toxics Communication with N.A. Community
Native American tribes will soon have more of a say when it comes to developing chemical-management and pollution-prevention programs, the news site Newsreview.com reported in its ...
GOP House Creates New Indian Subcommittee
WASHINGTON – With Republican U.S. House of Representatives settling in to their leadership, Rep...
Next Step: ?Implementation
Gale Courey Toensing
When President Obama announced that the United States is “lending its support” to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples during the White House Tribal N...
A Long-Serving Tribal Leader Retires
It was heady days back in the 1980s when Indian gaming began to look like a real possibility, a Ute Mountain Ute leader recalls...
$850K for Species Recovery Projects in Pacific Northwest
SEATTLE – About $850,000 in grants from the National Marine Fisheries Service will boost four Native governments’ efforts to help endangered and threatened species recover in the P...
Canadian MPs to Study Violence Against Aboriginal Women
Members of Canada’s parliamentary Committee on the Status of Women will fan out across the nation over the next two weeks to investigate the scope of violence against aboriginal wo...
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