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Swinomish Tribe to Deliver Dental Care
Who You Callin’ a Savage?
Cecil the Lion and #Native Lives Matter
The Week That Was
Deputy Chief Crittenden Honored by DAV
Commerce Over Culture at NMAI
Ray Halbritter Recognizes Suzan Harjo
Thrill Killing Cecil the Lion
Oil Leaked for 2 Weeks in Alberta Canada
Are We On the Rez Yet?
Video: Mashing Beans, Eating Squirrel
The Politics of Cigarette Litter
50 Provocative #DearNonNatives Tweets
Stranded Motorist Kills Crow Helpers
Cellmate Is Suspect in Death of Man
Amanda Blackhorse: NAJA Keynote Speaker
Fat Cat News; Mayan Mystery
Moose Deaths Blamed on Moose-Death Study
Native Language: Pathway to Traditions
30-year-long Dispute Over Fishing Territ
Thing About Skins
Stillaguamish, state reclaim wetland habitat
Near where Pilchuck Creek flows into the Stillaguamish River, the Stillaguamish Indian Tribe and the state are finishing a project to restore an important wetland habitat...
Tribes receive funds to address domestic violence
FORT HALL, Idaho – The U.S...
Sycuan helps children get free dental exams
EL CAJON, Calif. – The Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation helped finance critically needed dental examinations for 600 children who come from low income families...
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...
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...
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...
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