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How to Protect Native Children—and ICWA
John Sayles Seeks Cast for Carlisle Film
SLU Removes Statue of Priest and Natives
Cops Arrest Native Americans Much More
UNDRIP Legislation Fails in Canada
Underground Wine CAVE Offers 480 Wines
Jewell Visits Riverside Indian School
Mashpee Nine: Fight for Tribal Justice
Connecting Youth and Sacred Places
School Says Native Can Keep Hair Long
Indian Wars Must End Now
Going 60 Without a Driver’s License
Tribes Cope With Floods in Oklahoma
Trauma May Be Woven Into DNA
First Native Astronaut Speaks at Hopi
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EPA Clean Water Rule Draws Fire
Farewell Party for Houser's Footprints
Riding Rodeo With MS
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EDITORIAL — County making best use of two percent funds yet
Arenac County government has received well over $200,000 in two-percent class three gaming revenue funds from the Saginaw-Chippewa Indian Tribe, but the $50,000 (out of roughly $81...
Ancient granite basins produced salt
Geologists say they've found more than 350 ancient granite basins used by California's Miwok tribe to produce salt for trade...
Anniversary of the Wounded Knee Massacre
December 29 marks the anniversary of the Battle of Wounded Knee. This 1890 conflict is what many people call the last battle of the Indian wars in the United States...
Despite barriers to justice, Native women persevere
She needs to call 911. She needs police to arrest the drunken boyfriend who assaulted her...
Census bureau aims to count every AI/AN
Gale Courey Toensing
WASHINGTON – Here’s a first for Indian country: The first person who will be officially counted in the 2010 Census will be an Alaska Native from the village of Noorvik. And Dr...
‘It’s a proud day for the Samish’
Richard Walker, Today correspondent
ANACORTES, Wash. – A ceremony celebrating the opening of the Samish Gallery of Native Arts Dec. 5 was a homecoming of sorts. It was here, at 708 Commercial Ave...
Me-Wuk tribe figure Wilson dies at 88
Ruth Thompson Wilson, the last surviving daughter of one of the Tuolumne Me-Wuk Rancheria’s founding families and a champion of Native American culture, died Saturday of cancer at ...
Laguna Beach Woman a Helping Hand to Montana Blackfeet Tribe
Listening to the Blackfeet tell stories around a campfire, sleeping in a teepee, horseback riding on the open plains and chatting with tribal elders while learning ancient customs ...
Shinnecock Indians See Prosperity Ahead
As Shinnecock Indians returned to their reservation on Long Island after World War II, elders warned that their tribe’s long struggle for survival was once again threatened...
Panther Trapped Between a Hard Rock and a Hard Place
Haven't politicians gambled enough with the possible extinction of the Florida Panther?...
Mashantucket financial meltdown resonates through Indian country
Gale Courey Toensing
d’Errico: Traditional knowledge is science
W e sometimes hear that science is different from traditional knowledge. Typically someone criticizing a traditional worldview says this...
No lightning-fast tribal energy progress
WASHINGTON – Entering 2009, energy development for Indian country, including green jobs and renewable efforts, seemed like they were bound to make headway...
Small-scale turbines get praise in Alaska villages
Alex Demarban, The Tundra Drums
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Two Western Alaska villages spinning power from small wind turbines say they’re saving thousands of dollars a year...
Eat better; live healthier
Charlotte Hofer, Special to Today
T he traditional Native American diet had a lot of things going for it...
Tulalip Tribes commit $334,000 to Community Smoking Cessation Campaign
TULALIP, Wash. – The Tulalip Tribes health clinic recently announced the launch of a $334,000 Smoking Cessation effort for tribal members and the surrounding community...
Play brings Christmas in Indian Country to life
Ebenezer Screech Owl is a mean and cranky character but those who have seen Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” know there is goodness in him–somewhere...
Police have phone used in bomb threat
A prepaid cellular phone allegedly used in a bomb threat at the Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort has been obtained by Tribal police. Nearly two weeks after the Dec...
National Park Services grants $150,000 to Cherokee Nation
More than 139 years after its construction, the Cherokee National Capitol still stands and operates as a symbolic landmark for the Cherokee people...
SMSC celebrates 40 years of federal recognition
On November 28, 1969, Community members of the Shakopee Mdewakanton were granted federal recognition by the United States government...
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