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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
SCIA Passes Six Bills at Recent Committee Meeting
In late October Senate Committee on Indian Affairs chairman Sen...
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...
Big Dollars for Housing From HUD Title VI Program
The Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Section 184 Indian mortgage program has far outstripped HUD’s second Indian loan program, Title VI, loaning more than $4.5 billion...
Lummi Chairman: We Will Fight Coal Terminal ‘By All Means Necessary’
August 17 was just another summer day, with the sun setting late, and Tim Ballew prepared his gear and set out for Cherry Point, Washington to exercise his treaty-reserved right to...
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...
Too Many Hearings, Too Little Funding
Tanya H. Lee
Members of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs expressed frustration during its June 24 oversight hearing “ Demanding Results to End Native Youth Suicide .” Committee Chairman J...
GAO Gives BIA ‘F’ for Hindering Sovereignty and Energy
Congress has taken a look at the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ stewardship of American Indian energy developments — and has given the agency failing grades for both bad management and ...
Protecting Native Children: Heitkamp Gets Big Bill Through Senate
A bill sponsored by U.S...
Congress Quizzes Bureau of Indian Education: BIE Says Tribes Now at the Table
Tanya H. Lee
Congress asked the Bureau of Indian Education what it intends to do about the “deplorable conditions” in its facilities as some members suggested disbanding BIE altogether or putti...
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