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Yurok Tribe focuses on removal of dams for annual salmon festival Yurok Tribe focuses on removal of dams for annual salmon festival (08/19)
There won't be a salmon lunch this year but the California tribe is still expecting thousands for the cultural celebration.
97-year-old Indian boarding school survivor still sharing his story 97-year-old Indian boarding school survivor still sharing his story (08/19)
Sid Byrd was sent to the Genoa Indian Industrial School in Nebraska when he was just six years old.
Ktunaxa Nation works to keep language alive for new generations Ktunaxa Nation works to keep language alive for new generations (08/19)
A school on the Lower Kootenay Reserve in British Columbia is drawing interest thanks to its focus on language and culture.
Indian Country business group announces departure of top executive Indian Country business group announces departure of top executive (08/19)
Gary Davis, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, spent four years at the helm of Indian Country's premiere economic development organization.
White House official hires attorney as powwow fight story heats up White House official hires attorney as powwow fight story heats up (08/19)
A nearly year-old incident is causing headaches for William Mendoza, the executive director of the White House Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education.
Native village of Kwinhagak reels from fatal overdose of 19-year-old girl Native village of Kwinhagak reels from fatal overdose of 19-year-old girl (08/19)
Jamie Roberts was pronounced dead after health aides tried to resuscitate her for more than two hours.
Blackfeet Nation membership criteria still a matter of huge debate Blackfeet Nation membership criteria still a matter of huge debate (08/19)
The proposed constitution does not address enrollment at all but critics are worried about potential changes down the line.
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe faces fire over plans for Bear Butte campground Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe faces fire over plans for Bear Butte campground (08/19)
The Bingo Hall at the Charging Horse Casino was filled to near capacity as Northern Cheyenne citizens gathered in unanimous opposition to a plan to commercialize tribally owned property at Bear Butte.
Ponca Tribe landowners see $7M in offers through Cobell program Ponca Tribe landowners see $7M in offers through Cobell program (08/18)
More than 1,500 landowners received offers from the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations and they have until October 6 to accept.
Park employees 'get away' with breaking laws at sacred monument Park employees 'get away' with breaking laws at sacred monument (08/18)
One superintendent stole tribal remains from Effigy Mounds National Monument and another oversaw construction that harmed tribal burial mounds.
Mille Lacs Band welcomes public to 50th annual traditional powwow Mille Lacs Band welcomes public to 50th annual traditional powwow (08/18)
The August 19-21 event takes place at the Iskigamizigan Powwow Grounds in Onamia, Minnesota.
Artist David Bernie offers 'Indigemojis' for your Native emoji needs Artist David Bernie offers 'Indigemojis' for your Native emoji needs (08/18)
A new app aims to bring indigenous flair to digital conversations across Indian Country.
Klamath Tribes celebrate 30th anniversary of federal restoration Klamath Tribes celebrate 30th anniversary of federal restoration (08/18)
The Oregon tribe regained federal status in 1986 after losing all of its land to termination.
Cayuga Nation accuses citizens of fraud for opening up smokeshop Cayuga Nation accuses citizens of fraud for opening up smokeshop (08/18)
Two tribal members acquired a small property in the name of the 'Cayuga Nation' and are selling cigarettes there.
Native village of Shishmaref votes once again to move to new site Native village of Shishmaref votes once again to move to new site (08/18)
The village has long been in danger of falling into the Chukchi Sea due to erosion along Alaska's coast.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala citizen calls for prayer amid violence Lakota Country Times: Oglala citizen calls for prayer amid violence (08/18)
After several violent crimes on the Pine Ridge Reservation, one tribal citizen came to the conclusion that what the people needed were prayers.
Native Sun News: Resistance grows against Dakota Access Pipeline Native Sun News: Resistance grows against Dakota Access Pipeline (08/18)
Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Chair David Archambault II, tribal council member Dana Wasinzi and several other Dakota Access Pipeline resisters got arrested during a direct action to impede startup on the project.
Indian Country advocate heads up transition team for Hillary Clinton Indian Country advocate heads up transition team for Hillary Clinton (08/17)
The election is still three months away but Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are already making plans for the winner's transition to the White House.
Nez Perce Tribe hosts reception for White House education official Nez Perce Tribe hosts reception for White House education official (08/17)
William Mendoza is coming to the Idaho reservation to learn more about the State-Tribal Education Partnership.
Navajo Nation sues Environmental Protection Agency for mine spill Navajo Nation sues Environmental Protection Agency for mine spill (08/17)
Key members of Congress are supporting the tribe's call for accountability one year after the Gold King Mine disaster.
Sean Sherman - the 'Sioux Chef' - leads movement for indigenous foods Sean Sherman - the 'Sioux Chef' - leads movement for indigenous foods (08/17)
Sean Sherman, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, plans to open the first indigenous kitchen in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
St. Croix Chippewa Tribe ordered to reinstate five ousted members St. Croix Chippewa Tribe ordered to reinstate five ousted members (08/17)
The disenrollment effort violated 'basic tenets of justice and fairness,' a tribal court judge ruled.
California doctor admits stealing 20K Native artifacts from federal lands California doctor admits stealing 20K Native artifacts from federal lands (08/17)
Jonathan Bourne took the items -- including some from burial sites -- and kept them in his home.
Lakota Country Times: Lakota horseman honored for winning career Lakota Country Times: Lakota horseman honored for winning career (08/17)
Fred Ecoffey, one of the all-time Lakota horsemen, was honored for his life as a jockey.
Alaska tribes enter new era as state drops land-into-trust battle Alaska tribes enter new era as state drops land-into-trust battle (08/16)
Tribes in Alaska will finally be able to follow the land-into-trust process just like their brothers and sisters in the Lower 48.
Cronkite News: Fight erupts over reclaimed water on reservation in Arizona Cronkite News: Fight erupts over reclaimed water on reservation in Arizona (08/16)
A deal to trade drinking water for reclaimed water has been the source of a months-long battle on the on the Gila River Indian Community in Arizona.
Hopi Tribe loses lawsuit over reclaimed wastewater at sacred site Hopi Tribe loses lawsuit over reclaimed wastewater at sacred site (08/16)
A long-running dispute over the presence of treated sewage in the San Francisco Peaks has hit another snag.
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation prepares for annual powwow Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation prepares for annual powwow (08/16)
Schemitzun, the Feast of Green Corn and Dance, takes place August 27-28 on the Connecticut tribe's reservation.
Republican vice presidential pick Mike Pence hosts town hall at Sandia Pueblo Republican vice presidential pick Mike Pence hosts town hall at Sandia Pueblo (08/16)
Mike Pence, the governor of Indiana, is speaking in Indian Country for the first time as the running mate of Donald Trump.
Tribes left out of Republican effort to transfer public land to states Tribes left out of Republican effort to transfer public land to states (08/16)
The 2016 Republican platform fails to include Indian Country when it comes to federal land policies.
First use of 'racism' came from founder of Carlisle boarding school First use of 'racism' came from founder of Carlisle boarding school (08/16)
Army general Richard Henry Pratt believed the best way to treat an Indian person was to 'Kill the Indian in him and save the man.'
Non-Indians enter pleas in Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe marijuana case Non-Indians enter pleas in Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe marijuana case (08/16)
One consultant pleaded guilty to a marijuana charge while the other is contesting a charge filed by the state of South Dakota.
Indian Health Service sued for delay in removing needle from patient's foot Indian Health Service sued for delay in removing needle from patient's foot (08/16)
Karrie Yankton, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, had to wait four days before a sewing needle was removed from her foot
Lakota Country Times: Indian relay group announces event at new venue Lakota Country Times: Indian relay group announces event at new venue (08/16)
There seems to be no stopping the growth of the Professional Indian Horse Racing Association.
Gila River Indian Community weighs options after losing Indian Child Welfare Act case Gila River Indian Community weighs options after losing Indian Child Welfare Act case (08/15)
A conservative group that want to invalidate the landmark Indian Child Welfare Act is representing the non-Indian foster couple in the dispute.

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