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10 Domestic Violence Warning Signs
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Outrage: Human Rights Violations
NMAI Profile: Ponka-We Victors
Environmentalists: Congress' Enemy #1
National Center, DOE Sign MOU
Gaming Vendors Target Social Media
Who Discovered Whom?
5 Pow Wows Before Thanksgiving
Pokagon Launches New Health Center
Video: Elder Talks of ‘Old-Time Indians’
Rosebud Leader Speaks on Keystone
Ho-Chunk Gaming Enters Sponsorship
Grey Cloud: Native Who Sang for Senate
Navajo Presidential Election In 2015 Now
10 Ways I'm Nativer Than You
San Manuel Joins Morongo, Card Clubs and
Declaring War on the Keystone Pipeline
Thing About Skins
Get a mammogram or don’t get a mammogram?
Charlotte Hofer, Special to Today
T he only words more devastating than, “You have cancer,” are hearing the words, “You have cancer, and we didn’t find it early enough.” There’s been a lot of talk about cancer scre...
$10 million in grants available to enroll AI/AN kids in health care
WASHINGTON – Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius recently announced the availability of up to $10 million in grants to help reach American Indian an...
Healing Generations receives ANA grant
MINNEAPOLIS – The Minneapolis American Indian Center received a $149,770 planning grant from the Administration for Native Americans for the Healing Generations project...
Study says Alaska’s obesity rate among worst in US
The Associated Press
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Alaskans are losing the battle of the bulge. A Centers for Disease Control study says Alaska is the most overweight state this side of Texas...
Trahant: A political system where it’s easier to spend than to save or to borrow than tax
T he month of December promises to be full of drama: Will the Senate pass health care reform? Is there enough time to debate the hundreds of expected amendments before Christmas?...
25.0-Resolution: Fear of loved ones flying away
PROBLEM I’m a mama’s boy through and through. Nothing wrong with that, right?...
Editorial: Politicians cave in to interests for a San Francisco Bay shore casino`
THE POLITICAL BATTLE over plans for a Nevada-style casino on the shores of San Francisco Bay demonstrates that our elected leaders cannot be counted on to maintain a consistent pri...
Forcibly adopted American Indians torn between cultures
Even in third grade, Susan Devan Harness knew she didn't belong in the white world. She already was being called "squaw girl" by classmates...
Comanche agency saves sacred birds, way of life
Bill Voelker has spent his life working with eagles and other birds important to his people...
Lawmaker seeks to abolish American Indians as sports mascots
The federal government would pay schools to stop using nicknames, mascots or logos it considers derogatory, if a New Jersey congressman's bill becomes law. The proposal from U.S...
Editorial: Casino gambling ... pending rules on distance may hurt gaming compact
Florida still hasn’t complied with a federal mandate to sign a “gaming compact” with the Seminole Tribe of Florida because of the many competing interests that have stepped forward...
R.I. governor to speak about offshore wind power plans
Church Apologizes to Native Tribe, Four Centuries Later
It took 400 years, but an apology was made on Friday by the Collegiate Church community to the Lenape tribe for their suffering and dehumanization...
Mashpee tribe banks on new deal
The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe is putting its future gambling interests in the hands of the company responsible for bankrolling Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Connecticut...
Suicide prevention funds running out in North Dakota
A three-year federal grant used to fund youth suicide prevention programs in North Dakota is expiring, and the state’s application for another grant was denied, raising uncertainty...
Supreme Court ruling affects land-into-trust process
The Supreme Court has ruled in Carcieri v. Salazar that tribes not under federal jurisdiction as of 1934 cannot follow a longstanding land-into-trust process...
Tribes need HOPE
Marty Two Bulls Sr.
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Appeals court: Indian trust accounting needed
Letter to the Editor
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Interior must account for billions of dollars in mismanaged Indian trust funds...
National Indian Gaming Association calls for Hogen resignation
Gale Courey Toensing
PHOENIX – The National Indian Gaming Association has called for the immediate resignation of National Indian Gaming Commission Chairman Philip Hogen and asked the Obama administrat...
Thousands celebrate 40th anniversary of Alcatraz occupation
SAN FRANCISCO – It began and ended like any other prayerful sunrise ceremony on Alcatraz Island. Crowds bundled in layers of clothing huddled onto ferries...
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