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Repeal the Iron Mining Law
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Tribal College Honoree of the Year Named
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Ahyakak Wins 'Ultimate Survival Alaska'
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Hoopa Valley Tribe Declares Drought Emergency as California Dries Out
The Hoopa Valley Tribe has declared a drought emergency as thousands of Californians face threatened drinking water supplies from the worst dry spell in decades, if not centuries...
Missionary Convicted of Child Pornography Involving Indigenous
A former New Tribes Mission missionary, Warren Scott Kennell was sentenced to 58 years in prison January 28, for taking pornographic photographs of tribal children in the Brazilian...
'August: Osage County' Actress Misty Upham: 'Acting Saved my Life'
Blackfeet actress Misty Upham had a big year in 2013 with important roles in two major movies: Jimmy P. and August: Osage County ...
Native History: ‘The Last of the Mohicans’ Is Published
This Date in Native History: On February 4, 1826, The Last of the Mohican s by James Fenimore Cooper was published, solidifying the author’s career as an American novelist...
U.S. Reps Recognized for Support of Change the Mascot Campaign during USET Conference
From a Press Release Oneida Indian Nation Representative Ray Halbritter Monday recognized U.S...
Slammin’ Judges, Gunslingers—and Stunning Native Voting-Rights Wins
Native voting-rights advocates scored three successes in three cities on one day—January 22, 2014...
Native Language Spotlighted During Coca-Cola Super Bowl Ad
One of the seven languages used in the Coca-Cola commercial called “It’s Beautiful” was Keres, a language spoken by Pueblo people...
Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions Guides Native Businesses in Joining SBA
Whether through free, onsite training sessions or via web-based seminars, Native-owned businesses can get a tutorial on joining the U.S...
Propane Shortage + Arctic Cold = State of Emergency on Standing Rock Sioux Reservation
The Standing Rock Sioux have declared a state of emergency over a lack of propane gas for heating during the coldest of winter weather...
Coca-Cola’s ‘America the Beautiful’ Super Bowl Ad Causes Stir
Toward the end of the first half of yesterday’s Super Bowl, Coca-Cola premiered an ad called “It’s Beautiful” featuring “America the Beautiful” sung in seven different languages...
Native American Fans Celebrate Seattle's Super Bowl Win, Shocked by Denver Loss
You could almost hear the collective moan coming from Denver late Sunday as the Seattle Seahawks brought to Super Bowl XLVIII what Peyton Manning and the Broncos left at home in th...
A World Conference on Indigenous Peoples With No Indigenous?
Gale Courey Toensing
With no assurance from the United Nations General Assembly’s top official that Indigenous Peoples will participate on a full and equal basis with states at the World Conference on ...
Native History: ‘The World’s Fastest Indian’ Opens in Theaters
This Date in Native History: On February 3, 2006, “The World’s Fastest Indian” opened in movie theaters throughout the United States...
Big Lagoon Rancheria v. California: The Latest Threat to Tribal Land
On January 21, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals launched the latest federal assault on tribal land, ruling 2 -1 in Big Lagoon Rancheria v...
New Mexico-Arizona Tribal Ski Programs Help to Heal America
Suzy 'Chapstick' Chaffee
On January 4, Pajarito Mountain Ski Area, nestled near New Mexico’s Bandelier Canyon Cliff Dwellings, launched an unprecedented snowsports outreach for the tribal youth of New Mexi...
Native History: Oklahoma Territory’s ‘Bandit Queen’ Killed
This Date in Native History: On February 3, 1889, the outlaw Belle Star was killed by two shots from behind, ending the reign of the famous “Bandit Queen” in the Oklahoma Territory...
Peru’s Amazon Jungle: Rich, Lush and Worth Saving
The small airplane bumps down on a grass airstrip hacked out of a dense jungle far from civilization...
Inside the Latest Stalled Carcieri Fix
Last year, before anyone knew that Sen. Max Baucus (D-Montana) would decide to retire early from Congress, paving the way for a leadership shuffle that would lead to Sen...
Troy Eid: Violence, PTSD Are Killing Native Youth
Violent crime occurs so pervasively around Native youth that they suffer from post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at the same rate as U.S...
The Week That Was: The Big Stories in Indian Country, February 2, 2014
It's our weekly roundup of the stories that mattered most in Indian country: JOBS NUMBERS: The Interior Department has published the latest report on the American Indian population...
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