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Blackfeet actress Misty Upham found dead after going missing (10/17)
The 32-year-old actress had gone missing from a relative's home on the Muckleshoot Reservation earlier this month.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe buckles to pressure on park (10/17)
The Oglala Sioux Tribal council has now reversed itself and has voted to send a decision to build a first of its kind Tribal National park to a referendum vote.

Crosscut to present special award to late activist Billy Frank Jr. (10/16)
Billy Frank died in May 2014 after dedicating his life to protecting the treaty rights of tribes in the Pacific Northwest.

Native Sun News: Native vote plays key role in Senate matchup (10/16)
South Dakota is up for grabs and its Native American population may play a huge part in deciding who represents the Mt. Rushmore State and tribes in the Senate.

Native Sun News: Governor's race in South Dakota is heating up (10/15)
It may seem that the Senate race in the state is the only game in town, but that may be changing as the South Dakota gubernatorial race heats up.

Mary Pember: Mental health system fails young Indian woman (10/15)
The struggles of Amelia Kay Looking Sabinsky, a member of the Fort Peck Tribes who died on August 19 at the age of 36.

Native voters in two states could determine control of Senate (10/14)
Hotly-contested races in Alaska and South Dakota could come down to the Native vote.

Navajo presidential candidate Chris Deschene remains on ballot (10/14)
The board of elections will continue with the election as planned on November 4.

South Dakota tribes seek $2M to acquire sacred Black Hills site (10/13)
The deadline to close on the 438 aces at Pe' Sla is November 30.

Native Sun News: Foes of uranium mine make case at hearing (10/13)
Five people testified against proposed northern Black Hills uranium mining in view of sacred Mato Tipila.

Apache Messenger: Younger generation returns to sacred site (10/10)
Living a life within boundaries, limiting religious ceremonies to places within the reservation have become a norm for Apache people today.

DOI makes $63.5M in land offers on Lake Traverse Reservation (10/10)
Nearly 2,800 landowners have received offers to sell their fractionated interests.

Navajo presidential candidate to dispute removal from ballot (10/10)
Chris Deschene disputed a Navajo language test that was given to a candidate for the first time in tribal history.

Landowners on Crow Reservation learn more about buy-back (10/10)
The Crow Tribe hosted an outreach event to help people decide whether to accept offers.

Native Sun News: Powwow in Black Hills brings history to life (10/10)
The He Sapa Wacipi na Oskate begins this week in the foothills of the sacred Black Hills

Indian inmates being sent to new detention center in Montana (10/09)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is paying a private company $70 per inmate per day.

Tribe and city in Michigan to observe Indigenous Peoples Day (10/09)
The designation is not meant as a replacement for Columbus Day.

Pokagon Band donates money and labor for church's new roof (10/09)
The estimated $75,000 donation includes all of the materials for the project plus the labor.

Navajo presidential candidate loses ruling over language ability (10/09)
Chris Deschene refused to answer questions in the Navajo language during a videotaped deposition.

Answer Sheet: How is Columbus Day still a thing in US today? (10/09)
Searching for some answers to the question -- why do some Americans still celebrate Columbus Day?

Winona LaDuke: Fracking bans needed across Indian Country (10/09)
It is time for a fracked oil and gas moratorium on Ft. Berthold and Standing Rock reservations.

Town in Maine approves new name for road after controversy (10/08)
The road will be known as Micmac Drive, a name supported by the Aroostook Band of Micmacs.

Native Sun News: Senate debate focuses on Keystone XL plan (10/08)
As November approaches the South Dakota senatorial race is tightening and one particular important issue to Native American voters was addressed last week at political forum hosted by Oglala Lakota College.

Charles Trimble: Indians shouldn't waste votes on wild-cards (10/08)
Indian Country can have a say in the matter, but only if each and every eligible voter in the reservation and off-reservation communities takes the time to register and vote.

HUD awards $60M in community development grants to tribes (10/08)
The grants were awarded to 90 tribes in nearly two dozen states, including Alaska.

NPR: Oglala chef Sean Sherman looks back to pre-colonial diet (10/07)
Sean Sherman, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe also known as The Sioux Chef, is making waves for his focus on Native foods.

Largest city in Washington welcomes Indigenous Peoples' Day (10/07)
Tribal leaders and members from across the state pushed for the resolution.

Adrian Jawort: Oral history of a Cheyenne descendant of Custer (10/07)
A book looks into oral traditions of a relationship between George Armstrong Custer and Monahseetah from the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.

Mary Pember: Shelter on Rosebud Reservation shares in grant (10/06)
The White Buffalo Calf Woman Society is receiving $400,000 from the Department of Justice.

DOI sends $298M in offers to landowners on Crow Reservation (10/06)
Responses to the offers are due by November 21.

Cherokee Nation director didn't notice pigeon shoot at fundraiser (10/03)
The director said she wouldn't have recommended Chief Bill John Baker attend the event.

Oglala Sioux chef plans to open unique restaurant in Minnesota (10/03)
Sean Sherman plans to call his Twin Cities-area restaurant The Sioux Chef.

Native Sun News: Montana schools observe Native American Day (10/03)
Friday, September 26 is recognized across Montana as Native American Heritage Day, a Day to recognize and celebrate Montana Native cultures, history and diversity.

NAFSA puts a positive spin on decision in tribal lending lawsuit (10/02)
The law firm that represents the tribes in the case also called it a victory.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe declares war against substance abuse (10/02)
Chief Steve Pego signed a birch bark document outlining the declaration last week.

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