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Navajo Nation remains cautious after spill impacts water system Navajo Nation remains cautious after spill impacts water system (08/21)
Tribal leaders have refused to reopen the San Juan River and questioned the Environmental Protection Agency for delivering what they said were contaminated water tanks.
Menominee Nation supports marijuana in advisory referendum Menominee Nation supports marijuana in advisory referendum (08/21)
Tribal members voted in favor of legalizing the drug for recreational and medicinal use.
Former Grand Traverse Band leader faces more abuse charges Former Grand Traverse Band leader faces more abuse charges (08/21)
Former chairman and former council member Derek Bailey is being accused of abusing minors in two different counties in Michigan.
Editorial: It's time for South Dakota to give Kristi Noem the boot Editorial: It's time for South Dakota to give Kristi Noem the boot (08/21)
It is time for a change and it is early enough for all Indians to register to vote and when the time comes, get out and make that vote count.
Three incumbents seek re-election for council of Mohegan Tribe  Three incumbents seek re-election for council of Mohegan Tribe (08/20)
The tribe typically does not disclose much about its elections.
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne activists seek overhaul Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne activists seek overhaul (08/20)
For the past week, there has been more activity outside the Northern Cheyenne Tribal offices than inside.
Obama promises long-overdue action on drilling on sacred land Obama promises long-overdue action on drilling on sacred land (08/19)
Leaders of the Blackfeet Nation and their supporters oppose energy development in the Badger-Two Medicine Area of Montana.
Hillary Clinton opposes Arctic drilling after Obama approves it Hillary Clinton opposes Arctic drilling after Obama approves it (08/19)
The Interior Department gave final approval for Shell to explore for oil in areas used by Alaska Natives for subsistence activities.
Chitimacha Tribe announces O'Neil Darden as new chairman Chitimacha Tribe announces O'Neil Darden as new chairman (08/18)
O'Neil Darden, a newcomer to tribal politics, was elected to serve a two-year term.
Ross Coen: Elizabeth Peratrovich remains a true Native hero Ross Coen: Elizabeth Peratrovich remains a true Native hero (08/18)
Elizabeth Peratrovich is remembered today for her role in the passage of the Anti-Discrimination Act of 1945.
Kickapoo Tribe accuses former longtime chairman of breach Kickapoo Tribe accuses former longtime chairman of breach (08/18)
Steve Cadue, who led the tribe for much of the past 30 years, was removed from office in January amid budget concerns.
Navajo Nation farmers losing crops amid mine spill concerns Navajo Nation farmers losing crops amid mine spill concerns (08/18)
The Navajo Nation won't declare the San Juan River to be safe until the tribe completes a comprehensive test of water conditions.
Steven Newcomb: Sen. McCain to blame for shady land swap Steven Newcomb: Sen. McCain to blame for shady land swap (08/18)
Dominating and dehumanizing conceptions from the fifteenth century, interwoven in existing U.S. law, are still being used today to create a subjecting form of reality for our original nations.
South Dakota county resists settlement in Indian voting case South Dakota county resists settlement in Indian voting case (08/17)
Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe have to make a one-hour round trip to register to vote and exercise their basic rights.
Paskenta Band to proceed with lawsuit against former officials Paskenta Band to proceed with lawsuit against former officials (08/17)
The tribe has sued several former officials and employees, who will have to answer to claims that they stole millions of dollars.
Jay Daniels: KIDS Act punishes tribes for exercising sovereignty Jay Daniels: KIDS Act punishes tribes for exercising sovereignty (08/17)
Estimates are that tribal legalization of marijuana could be a a greater revenue source than gaming.
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe extends police service to ancestral land St. Regis Mohawk Tribe extends police service to ancestral land (08/17)
A new law resolves a jurisdictional void in a 2,000-acre area known as the Hogansburg Triangle.
Menominee Nation prepares for referendum on legal marijuana Menominee Nation prepares for referendum on legal marijuana (08/17)
Tribal members will help determine whether the drug will be approved for medicinal and recreational uses.
Alaska Federation of Natives hosts welcome event for Obama Alaska Federation of Natives hosts welcome event for Obama (08/17)
The president will focus on climate change during his first extended visit to the 49th state.
Montana counties skirt Native voting rights case settlement Montana counties skirt Native voting rights case settlement (08/14)
Only one of the counties in the Wandering Medicine case established a satellite office on a reservation in time for the November 2014 election.
Native Sun News: Lakota activist pushes for hate crime statute Native Sun News: Lakota activist pushes for hate crime statute (08/14)
Racism is hard to prove and when it is proven in a court of law, there is no city ordinance in Rapid City which can effectively adjudicate or impose a harsher sentence for the convicted.
Leader of EPA visits Navajo Nation after mine spill in Colorado Leader of EPA visits Navajo Nation after mine spill in Colorado (08/13)
Administrator Gina McCarthy met with top tribal leaders but didn't go to the Gold King Mine to see the origins of the disaster.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold field hearing in Alaska Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold field hearing in Alaska (08/13)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) will chair the hearing as the committee examines tribal justice issues, including tribal courts.
Eastern Cherokees getting ready to elect a new principal chief Eastern Cherokees getting ready to elect a new principal chief (08/12)
Three candidates are hoping to become the next leader of the North Carolina tribe.
Chumash Tribe asks county to come to the table to discuss land Chumash Tribe asks county to come to the table to discuss land (08/12)
The county has previously refused to engage in government-to-government talks with the tribe.
Full funding sought for Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver program Full funding sought for Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver program (08/12)
The program needed $8.5 million last year but the state only allocated $3.3 million.
Keystone XL Pipeline review process continues without decision Keystone XL Pipeline review process continues without decision (08/12)
TransCanada submitted the cross-border application in September 2009 but
President of Navajo Nation upset with EPA's response to spill President of Navajo Nation upset with EPA's response to spill (08/12)
Tribal citizens are being warned not to sign a form that could prevent them from filing damage claims.
Carol Evans makes history as first woman to lead Spokane Tribe Carol Evans makes history as first woman to lead Spokane Tribe (08/11)
Carol Evans was the first woman to serve on the council and now she's the first one to serve as chair.
Alaska governor faces deadline in major land-into-trust case Alaska governor faces deadline in major land-into-trust case (08/11)
Three villages won a decision that forced the Bureau of Indian Affairs to develop a rule that includes Alaska tribes for the first time.
Elders of Southern Ute Tribe pursue recall against leadership Elders of Southern Ute Tribe pursue recall against leadership (08/11)
The effort targets Chairman Clement Frost and five out of six council members.
Disputed leaders vow to fight for control of small Alaska tribe Disputed leaders vow to fight for control of small Alaska tribe (08/11)
The dispute within Newtok has stalled efforts to relocate the village to higher ground.
Sen. Murray introduces bill to repatriate Kennewick Man to tribes Sen. Murray introduces bill to repatriate Kennewick Man to tribes (08/10)
S.1979, the Bring the Ancient One Home Act, would finally allow Pacific Northwest tribes to rebury one of their ancestors.
Senate bill bars federal funds to tribes that grow marijuana Senate bill bars federal funds to tribes that grow marijuana (08/07)
Sen. James Lankford (R-Oklahoma) doesn't think tribes should make their own decisions on the drug.
Voting Rights Act in focus with presidential election on horizon Voting Rights Act in focus with presidential election on horizon (08/07)
With a presidential election on the horizon, top Obama administration officials are promising to protect the voting rights of Native Americans and other citizens.

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