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The Week That Was: September 25, 2016
NMU Awarded Grant to Increase STEM
50 Faces of Indian Country 2016 Mag!
Obama’s Legacy On the Line:Dakota Access
DAPL: Climate Justice Meets Racism
Cherokee Elder Talks Doll-Making
Fighting to Protect ‘Living Forests’
What Does ‘Tribe’ Mean?
Federal Agencies Seek Input From Tribes
Sacred Ground Sold to Dakota Access
Rowling Take on N8V Culture is Dangerous
Atom Bombs, Rotting Pipe Lines
6 Upcoming Films With Native Star Power!
How Standing Rock Helped Boy Keep Braid
Felix Aripa, Coeur d’Alene, Walks On
Archaeologists Petition for DAPL Study
Plastic Soup in the Pacific
Osage Language Program Receives Grant
NPS Future Seeks Native Involvment
Lawsuit: School Failed in Boy’s Death
Thing About Skins
Laverdure Named Strategic Advisory With Akin Gump
Donald “Del” Laverdure has a new role in serving Indian country. The former Indian Affairs official and political appointee in the U.S...
Cobell Land Consolidation Plan to Cost $285 Million for Interior Department to Run
Officials with the U.S...
Study: Colorado River Water Supply Slowly Falling Short of Users
The Colorado River – which is the lifeblood to 40 million people and no less than 22 tribes – stands to fall at least 3.2 million acre-feet short of its users’ needs by 2060...
Navajos Working to Get Little Colorado River Deal Through Lame Duck. Outlook Unlikely
The Navajo Nation is still trying to eke out a deal on Little Colorado River water rights, although an ambitious goal of trying to get it through during Congress’ Lame Duck session...
Bureau of Indian Education Director Resigning
Keith Moore, Rosebud Sioux, is resigning as director of the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) to take a position in his home state of South Dakota...
Open Letter Asks Obama to Meet Tribal Leaders on Ocotillo Wind Project
Gale Courey Toensing
An anonymous blogger has posted an open letter to President Barack Obama on Indigenous Reflections , asking him to meet with tribal leaders in southern California to talk about a m...
Three Sites Important to Native History Named National Landmarks
Three sites significant to American Indians made it on the most recent round of National Historic Landmarks announced March 6 by U.S...
Interior Issues 20-Year Ban on New Mining Claims Near Grand Canyon
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar recently announced a 20-year ban on new hard rock mining claims on more than a million acres around the Grand Canyon, reported Bloomberg BusinessWeek...
U.S. Interior Pushes for Solar, Wind Projects on American Indian Lands
The United States Interior Department has revised the regulations addressing leasing of Indian land, according to a Federal Register memo released Monday...
Salazar Reaffirms Obama Administration Commitment to Indian Country
LOWER ELWHA KLALLAM, Wash.—Interior Secretary Ken Salazar reaffirmed the Obama administration’s commitment to Indian country September 17, saying one of the president’s “highest pr...
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