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The Week That Was: July 24, 2016
9 Laws Passed After Alcatraz
Police and Race: The Research Is Done
Veterans Share Concerns on NMAI Memorial
Justice League Trailer: Momoa as Aquaman
Penny Candy and Homemade Games
Sonny Says Tip Your Cleaning Lady
Indigenous Evicted, Displaced
AMERIND Risk Golf Event Raises Thousands
Breaking News: 13-year-old Gunned Down
Native Humor: 8 Types of Native Moms
Dedicating Billy Frank Jr.’s Namesake
Therapist Shot; Brain-Eating Amoebas
A Big Win for a Small California Tribe
2016 Hotlist: Recordings Native Strength
Minnesota Tribes Fight for 1855 Treaty
Just Move It: Exercise Is Fun
Death, Law Enforcement & POC
Violent Standoff With Settlers & Police
Thing About Skins
SCIA Passes Six Bills at Recent Committee Meeting
In late October Senate Committee on Indian Affairs chairman Sen...
The Miracle That Saved Heart Butte From Burning
Mary Annette Pember
“If the wind stopped blowing, we’d all fall down,” joked Pat Armstrong of the Blackfeet reservation in Montana...
Omnibus: Budgets, A Native Voice in Seattle, and Eyes on Montana
Omnibus is a Latin word that means “for all.” In legislation it means cramming everything into a bill that you think can pass...
Senators Tester & Franken Push Tribal Healing with Criminal Justice Reform Bill
The prosecution of alcohol and drug offenses, also known as non-violent crimes, have contributed mightily to the overcrowding of U.S. prisons...
USET Gives a Tentative Thumbs Up to Barrasso’s Carcieri Fix
Gale Courey Toensing
There’s a new “ Carcieri fix” in town and a leading tribal organization has provisionally approved it...
No Jail Time for Troubled Kids: Radical Fixes for Juvenile Justice
Tanya H. Lee
The abysmal state of juvenile justice in much of Indian country took up an entire chapter of the Indian Law and Order Commission’s 2013 report, “ A Roadmap For Making Native Americ...
Native American Education Goes to Congress: 7 Bills to Watch
Tanya H. Lee
Congress has before it several pieces of legislation that could have major impacts on the education of American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian children...
‘Can-Do’ Attitude of New SCIA Chair Raises Hopes in Indian Country
Thursday marked the first 100 days of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs being led by Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) in a Republican-led Senate...
Tester Fights to Strengthen Funding for Tribal Colleges and Universities
Sen. Jon Tester, D-MT, is aware of the struggle in Indian country when it refers to obtaining a college degree and landing a good-paying job...
NAHASDA Passes House; All Eyes on Senate Now
“NAHASDA is a pillar in the federal government’s trust relationship with our Native peoples and continues to support overwhelmingly successful housing initiatives,” Congressman Don...
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