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SMH @Adam Sandler
Trafficking in Native Communities
States Sue Interior Over Fracking Regs
Group of Pueblo Indians Get Their PhDs
How Far Can a Dandelion Seed Fly?
Wallace Newman's Influence on Nixon
Martin Sensmeier Gets Magnificent 7 Role
Family, Not Fractions, Make Us Indians
NAJA Crowdfunding for Student Journos
Video: Wildfires and Climate Change
Political Autonomy and Econo
Oglala Water Director Honored
Galileo's Lesson for Canada
5 Native Track Teams in Indian Country
Native Humor! 10 LOL-Worthy Pictures
Well For Culture: Stretch!
Cris Derksen on the Red Ride Tour
Triple Crown Watch; Depp Dogs Deported
Lummi Youth Learn the Bigger Picture
Thing About Skins
Redskins litigants win support from psychologists, justice advocates
WASHINGTON – Native American plaintiffs suing to end the trademark of the controversial Redskins National Football League team have gained new support from legal experts, social ju...
2nd Circuit denies Schaghticoke political influence appeal
Gale Courey Toensing
NEW YORK – Despite the latest setback in the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation’s long quest for federal acknowledgment, Chief Richard Velky said he will continue to pursue justice and fed...
Pressure mounts for Obama to settle Indian farmer case
WASHINGTON – A group of tribal governments and some of the top Indian affairs lawmakers in the nation have added their voices to a growing chorus asking the Obama administration to...
Tribal leaders to Congress: End BIA homeownership bureaucracy
WASHINGTON – Tribal leaders testified before Congress that government bureaucracy involving the leasing of Indian lands must cease, or increasing numbers of Native American young p...
Lumbee recognition bill meets Senate again
S en. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., and Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., have introduced a bill to extend federal recognition to the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina...
Cole introduces House Carcieri fix
R ep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., a member of the Chickasaw Nation and only Native American currently serving in Congress, has introduced legislation aimed at fixing the Carcieri v...
NMAI to host Indian law meeting
T he National Museum of the American Indian will host an Indian law conference Friday, Nov. 13...
Gathering again to discuss climate crisis
Bob Gough, Guest editorial
N ative peoples have enjoyed a great many millennia of flourishing cultures and “green” economies in the rich and diverse environments that comprise these native homelands in the A...
Urgent fix needed
Letter to the Editor
T he Supreme Court’s decision in the recent Carcieri v. Salazar case urgently needs to be corrected...
Columbus Day just another Monday
Letter to the Editor
H ow could Columbus discover America when Native peoples were already living here?...
Cristobal: Decolonizing is pueblos’ first step
Manuel R. Cristobal
O n Aug. 10, 2008, we honored the Ohkay Owingeh (formerly San Juan Pueblo) leader Pope who led the Pueblo Indian Revolt, which took place Aug. 10, 1680...
Experts: Justice grants not a long-term solution to ending violence
WASHINGTON – Tribal justice advocates are hailing awards from the Department of Justice to aid and improve three reservation-based domestic violence programs, but many say the mone...
Indigenous Hondurans face persecution and great risk after coup
Rick Kearns, Today correspondent
T he coup government of Honduras is severely repressing opposition, curtailing constitutional rights, allowing excessive police violence which could be linked to several deaths, be...
EPA awards anti-pollution grants to tribes
The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $133,238 to the Peoria Tribe and $158,502 to the Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes for anti-pollution projects...
Woman sentenced to 6 1/2 years for boyfriend's death...
A woman has been sentenced to 6 1/2 years in prison for stabbing her boyfriend to death. Rebecca Brown of Fort Totten was sentenced Thursday on a voluntary manslaughter charge...
Alaska Federation of Natives To Debate Subsistence Resolution
The Alaska Federation of Natives will debate a subsistence resolution October 24, organizers said. But thick tension appears to surround the issue. AFN Co-Chair Sen...
Sycuan Resort Announces Room Renovation Project
Officials of Sycuan Resort, an award-winning golf resort just 24 miles inland from downtown San Diego, today announced its plans for a comprehensive $2.7 million renovation project...
17th annual tribal conference brings environmental leaders to Tucson
Today, more than 400 tribal environmental leaders representing more than 100 tribal governments from Arizona, California and Nevada are meeting with the Environmental Protection Ag...
Omaha contractor sues tribe for unpaid bills
An Omaha contractor is suing the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska for failing to pay for work the contractor did on the tribe's Iowa casino and other facilities...
Mohawk tribe promises no questions asked at gun buyback
The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe is offering, for the first time, a no-questions-asked gun amnesty aimed at promoting public safety and discouraging violent crime in Akwesasne...
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