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Mark Trahant: FCC invents new law for tribal lands in Oklahoma Mark Trahant: FCC invents new law for tribal lands in Oklahoma (09/02)
Indian Country remains well behind the rest of the country when it comes to technology service.
Tribal college students participate in NASA challenge in Virginia Tribal college students participate in NASA challenge in Virginia (09/01)
A delegation from Chief Dull Knife College on the Northern Cheyenne Nation in Montana sent scientific experiments into space.
DOJ moves to implement key part of Tribal Law and Order Act DOJ moves to implement key part of Tribal Law and Order Act (08/20)
Tribes have been seeking access to national criminal information databases for years.
Review: 'Never Alone' game brings Alaska Native culture to life Review: 'Never Alone' game brings Alaska Native culture to life (08/04)
Everything from traditional hunting techniques to the effects of climate change to the creation of art gets explored.
DOJ seeks to open criminal databases to tribal governments DOJ seeks to open criminal databases to tribal governments (07/17)
Five years later, a key provision of the Tribal Law and Order Act has not been fully implemented.
Choctaw Nation embraces President Obama on 'historic day' Choctaw Nation embraces President Obama on 'historic day' (07/16)
The president met with Chief Gary Batton and a group of Native youth before announcing the ConnectHome initiative for high-speed Internet.
Transcript: President Barack Obama speech to Choctaw Nation Transcript: President Barack Obama speech to Choctaw Nation (07/16)
Remarks by President Barack Obama on the Launch of ConnectHome Initiative in Durant, Oklahoma.
Choctaw Nation excited for visit from President Barack Obama Choctaw Nation excited for visit from President Barack Obama (07/15)
President Barack Obama will meet with Chief Gary Batton, sit down with Native youth and speak to tribal members.
Lakota Country Times: KILI Radio granted wish of new mixing board Lakota Country Times: KILI Radio granted wish of new mixing board (07/07)
Using financial resources raised during film festivals, the Brattleboro Rotary Club in Vermont purchased a new broadcast board for The Voice of the Lakota Nation.
Native Sun News: Tribal youth share traditions and technology Native Sun News: Tribal youth share traditions and technology (06/29)
Twelve bright young students from the Rosebud and Oglala Sioux Tribes camped on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation to get some 'hands on' science learning.
Native Americans join protest over 'identity' policy on Facebook Native Americans join protest over 'identity' policy on Facebook (06/03)
Native activists are frequently locked out of their accounts because Facebook allows anyone to 'report' them for allegedly using a fake or improper name/
Mark Trahant: Indian Country's future shaped by technology use Mark Trahant: Indian Country's future shaped by technology use (06/02)
American Indians and Alaska Natives have a long history of adapting to new technology.
Navajo Nation business opens tech data center in New Mexico Navajo Nation business opens tech data center in New Mexico (05/21)
NOVA Corporation will use the data center to meet the information technology needs of government and commercial clients.
Andre Cramblit: Indian names considered 'fake' on Facebook Andre Cramblit: Indian names considered 'fake' on Facebook (05/15)
Apparently the maestros behind the scenes of your favorite online guilty pleasure-social media experience known as FaceBook think that Native Americans could not possibly have such absurd surnames as Nighthorse, ManKiller or Crazy Horse.
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe gets cell service Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe gets cell service (05/12)
A 'COW' (Cell Phone on Wheels) arrived in Lame Deer, paving the way for cell phone service in the community by mid-May and in other communities on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation within the next year.
Alaska Native corporation trying to recover $3.8M lost in fraud Alaska Native corporation trying to recover $3.8M lost in fraud (05/07)
Afognak Native Corporation fell victim to a cyberfraud attack last month.
Northwest Indian College in Washington attracts NASA's attention Northwest Indian College in Washington attracts NASA's attention (05/01)
The students are competing in NASA challenges against schools with bigger budgets and more resources.
Havasupai Tribe still trying to regain control of domain names Havasupai Tribe still trying to regain control of domain names (04/10)
An outside consultant has refused to transfer the names despite their importance to the tribe's tourism economy.
Otoe-Missouria Tribe wages campaign to protect online lending Otoe-Missouria Tribe wages campaign to protect online lending (04/07)
A group called Institute for Liberty launched Native Kids First after the state of Connecticut went after the tribe's lending operation.
Information on Bureau of Indian Affairs website missing in action Information on Bureau of Indian Affairs website missing in action (04/01)
The agency is working on getting the data back online after it mysteriously disappeared sometime in the afternoon on Tuesday.
Radio station on Hopi Reservation launches fundraising effort Radio station on Hopi Reservation launches fundraising effort (03/31)
KUYI 88.1 FM hopes to raise $4,000 by Arizona Gives Day on April 7.
Lecture focuses on repatriation of tribal intellectual properties Lecture focuses on repatriation of tribal intellectual properties (03/25)
The Sam Noble Musuem in Oklahoma will host Trevor Reed, the director of the Hopi Music Repatriation Project, next week.
Ruth Hopkins: Tribes must exercise sovereignty over their data Ruth Hopkins: Tribes must exercise sovereignty over their data (03/17)
While we were watching Netflix, organizing ITunes playlists and downloading the latest apps, the NSA was hard at work building an elaborate infrastructure that allows it to intercept the vast majority of human communications.
Aura Bogado: White racists keep Indian activists off Facebook Aura Bogado: White racists keep Indian activists off Facebook (03/11)
The same social media network that hosts white supremacist fan pages has required Native American users to prove their identities.
Blog: Firm saves billions by exploiting Native 'loophole' at FCC Blog: Firm saves billions by exploiting Native 'loophole' at FCC (02/26)
Charles W. Ergen, the billionaire who controls the satellite TV provider Dish Network, and his company are about to make a cool $3.25 billion — courtesy of the American taxpayer.
Facebook deactivated account of Rosebud Sioux grandmother Facebook deactivated account of Rosebud Sioux grandmother (02/13)
Vienna Elk Looks Back was locked out because her name wasn't considered authentic.
Pair on Omaha Reservation sentenced for copyright infringement Pair on Omaha Reservation sentenced for copyright infringement (02/11)
The couple admitted they reproduced and sold over 1,800 DVDs of copyrighted material on the reservation.
Arizona conference focuses on tribal e-commerce opportunity Arizona conference focuses on tribal e-commerce opportunity (02/10)
The Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is sponsoring the event.
Gila River Indian Community set to launch television service Gila River Indian Community set to launch television service (01/15)
The Gila River Broadcasting Corporation will air tribally and Native-produced content.
Bryan Brewer: Tribal communities need better Internet service Bryan Brewer: Tribal communities need better Internet service (11/24)
President of the Oglala Sioux Tribe supports FCC proposal to help close the digital divide in Indian Country.
Ancestry.com adds millions of Indian documents to database Ancestry.com adds millions of Indian documents to database (11/04)
The documents come from the Oklahoma Historical Society and deal primarily with the Five Civilized Tribes.
FCC will consider petition to outlaw R-word on public airwaves FCC will consider petition to outlaw R-word on public airwaves (10/01)
A law professor is objecting to a license renewal for WWXX-FM, a Washington-area radio station whose controlling owner is Dan Snyder.
Dave Lundgren: BIA must take a closer look at rights-of-way Dave Lundgren: BIA must take a closer look at rights-of-way (09/22)
Attorney calls on the Bureau of Indian Affairs to end 'piggy-backing' by utility companies on Indian Country rights-of-way.
Montana tribes receive $2M in grants for language preservation Montana tribes receive $2M in grants for language preservation (09/09)
The Legislature created the Montana Indian Language Preservation Pilot Program last year.
Former IHS information security officer convicted for child porn Former IHS information security officer convicted for child porn (08/27)
Timothy DeFoggi, 56, will be sentenced November 7.

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