Arizona tribes come to rescue for city's fireworks (June 5, 2009)
Two Arizona tribes made the largest donations to the city of Tucson after officials said the annual Fourth of July fireworks celebration was being canceled due to budget cuts. The...
Steve Russell: Fighting the fake Indians in tribal court (June 5, 2009)
"I will leave the question with a gentle suggestion for non-Indians who wish to employ Indians. Few Indians are offended by being asked if they are enrolled in connection with...
Senate Indian Affairs hearing on health care reform (June 5, 2009)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee has scheduled a hearing next Thursday, June 11, to discuss reform of the Indian health care system. The hearing comes amid a national discussion about...
South Dakota group upset with Catholic charity program (June 5, 2009)
A South Dakota Indian organization says a Catholic charity failed to consult tribes before starting a Lakota youth program. Native American Advocacy Program provides services to families and children...
Jury continues deliberations in Navajo shooting case (June 5, 2009)
A federal jury was unable to reach a verdict on the first day of deliberations into the shooting death of a Navajo Nation man who was shot and killed by...
Freedmen protest honoring of Cherokee Nation chief (June 5, 2009)
The Descendants of Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes Association held a protest outside an Oklahoma hotel as Cherokee Nation Chief Chad Smith was being recognized as "Ambassador of...
EchoHawk reaching out to tribes, NCAI in first week (June 5, 2009)
Larry EchoHawk started work this week as the new leader of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. EchoHawk, a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma, was sworn in to...
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2 Trump team reinstates delay for land-into-trust applications without consulting tribes
3 Indian Child Welfare Act under attack again as conservative group submits appeal to Supreme Court
4 Native Sun News Today: Family raises awareness after Lakota man dies in Rapid City
5 Native Sun News Today: Tribes promise 'war' over gold mining in sacred Black Hills
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