9/17/09
Peru’s Indigenous Affairs Department, INDEPA, has discovered evidence of an uncontacted tribe in the remote Peruvian Amazon...
Gale Courey Toensing
9/18/09
WASHINGTON – A new study found the birth rate among American Indian and Alaska Native teen girls increased more than twice the national amount between 2005 and 2007...
Staff reports
9/17/09
F ollowing a recent mission to Bolivia and Paraguay, the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues released two reports expressing grave concern over forced labor suffere...
9/17/09
The Oneida Indian Nation, which sells $34 million of untaxed cigarettes a year, has expanded its tobacco operations into making its own cigarettes...
9/17/09
An opponent of the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname says the Spirit Lake Tribal Council has formally acknowledged the results of an April election on the reserv...
9/17/09
The Hualapai Tribe has renewed a ban on uranium mining on its land near the Grand Canyon, joining other American Indian tribes in opposing what they see as a threat to their enviro...
9/17/09
Federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq says she's ordered an investigation into "disturbing" reports of federal government shipments of body bags to First Nations communities hit h...
9/17/09
The Three Affiliated Tribes have long promoted a health care center on the reservation as fulfillment of promises made during the flooding of Garrison Dam...
Rob Capriccioso
9/17/09
WASHINGTON – The Environmental Protection Agency, long an ally on certain tribal issues, is stepping up its commitment to enhancing water services in Indian country by working with...
Tanya Lee, Today correspondent
9/18/09
F rom North Dakota to Arizona, strong, talented, accomplished Native American women are taking up the challenge of protecting themselves and their sisters, their mothers and aunts,...

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