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Group accuses PBS of failing on Wounded Knee story (May 14, 2009)

A group called The Wounded Knee Victims and Veterans Association says PBS is failing to tell the full story of the Wounded Knee occupation of 1973. The group says the...

Board meeting to discuss fate of 'Fighting Sioux' (May 14, 2009)

The North Dakota Board of Higher Education is meeting today and will reportedly vote on the future of the controversial "Fighting Sioux" nickname and logo of the University of...

Remains confirmed to be of missing Crow couple (May 14, 2009)

The remains of two adults that were found on the Crow Reservation in Montana were those of a missing couple, authorities said. But the whereabouts of the 3-month-old son of...

Chickasaw Nation plans to recreate historic hotel (May 14, 2009)

The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma will spend nearly $22 million to build a hotel patterned after an historic building. The tribe expects to break ground on the hotel next...

New Mexico committee to consider sacred site (May 14, 2009)

The New Mexico Cultural Properties Review Committee will hold a public meeting tomorrow to consider protection for the sacred Mount Taylor. Acoma Pueblo, Laguna Pueblo, Zuni Pueblo, the Navajo...

Santa Clara Pueblo reopens historic settlement (May 14, 2009)

Nine years after a major fire, Santa Clara Pueblo of New Mexico reopened the Puye Cliff Dwellings to the public on Wednesday. The Cerro Grande Fire of May 2000...

Column: Navajo activist returns to fight power plant (May 14, 2009)

"If you drive through here on the road that connects Gallup and Shiprock, you'll see stretches of tawny dirt and a whole lot of empty. It's the place a...

Third lawsuit against former priest in Navajo court (May 14, 2009)

A third lawsuit has been filed in Navajo Nation court on behalf of a man who said he was abused as a teen by a former priest. The man, now...

Donor wanted scholarship, but only for non-Natives (May 14, 2009)

An alumnus of the University of Saskatchewan wanted to donate $500,000 to create a scholarship fund -- as long as the money didn't go to Native students. But the school...

Obama's budget provides boosts for IHS and BIA (May 14, 2009)

President Barack Obama last week released details of his fiscal year 2010 budget, which boosts funding at the Indian Health Serviceand the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The budget seeks $4...

VOA: Standing Rock student places in poetry finals (May 14, 2009)

Ed. Note: Wiyaka His Horse Is Thunder, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, was one of the top 12 finalists in the Poetry Out Loud national championship....

Blog: No more racist comments on death of Tim Wolfe (May 14, 2009)

"For those keeping score at home, racists and other kibitzers can no longer comment on two stories involving the tragic slaying of Coeur d’Alene Tribe member Tim Wolfe, 21,...

Muscogee Nation cigarettes confiscated by state (May 14, 2009)

Agents from the Oklahoma Tax Commission seized about $40,000 worth of cigarettes from the Muscogee (Creek) Nation on Wednesday. The tribe called the seizure a violation of its sovereignty. "The...

Senate Republicans block top Interior nominee (May 14, 2009)

Senate Republicans successfully blocked the confirmation of David J. Hayes as deputy secretary of the Interior Department. Republicans put a hold on Hayes in protest of the Obama administration's energy...

Jodi Gillette: Obama's budget an important step (May 14, 2009)

"On the campaign trail, President Barack Obama promised a renewed commitment to Indian country by reaching out to tribes, listening to their concerns, and vowing to give Indians a...

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe hails ruling in land case (May 14, 2009)

The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe says a federal judge issued a favorable ruling in its lawsuit against the state of Michigan. The tribe sued to clarify the boundaries of the Isabella...

Opinion: School agreement respects Yurok culture (May 14, 2009)

"As Director of the Yurok Tribe’s Education Department, I believe it is necessary for the community to know that the newly ratified agreement between the Del Norte County Unified School...