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Opinion: Native people suffer from colonization (June 29, 2009)

"This summer people in South Dakota will remember two important dates: July 4, the national holiday of independence, and June 25, Indian Victory Day, when the combined forces of the...

Washington tribes stand by Centennial Accord (June 29, 2009)

Washington tribes say the 20-year-old Centennial Accord has improved their relationship with the state. The agreement was signed on August 4, 1989. It calls on the state to consult tribes...

Turtle Talk: A strategy for the Supreme Court (June 29, 2009)

"Peter d’Errico’s op-ed “Advocacy and Change in Federal Indian Law” in last week’s ICT raises some critical questions about the Supreme Court as we conclude yet another Term with more...

Little Bighorn re-enactment told from tribal view (June 29, 2009)

Thousands of people attended a re-enactment of the June 25, 1876, Battle of Little Bighorn in Montana. The re-enactment is told from the tribal perspective. Joe Medicine Crow, a...

Editorial: No logic in $21M airport for tiny village (June 29, 2009)

"For decades, Alaskans have numbed themselves to the shock and oddity of the state and federal expenditures that fall all around us. The latest example is the decision to spend...

BIA agency moves to bigger office in California (June 29, 2009)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs agency in Palm Springs, California, is moving to a bigger office. The Palm Springs Agency will have an additional 4,800 square-feet at the new office....

Fast food manager disciplined for racist remark (June 29, 2009)

A fast food manager in Farmington, New Mexico, was disciplined for making a racist remark against Native people. But Tyrone Lozano won't be fired from his job at Burger King...

Mohawks in Canada to sue over closure of bridge (June 29, 2009)

The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne will sue the Canadian government over the closure of the Seaway International Bridge. The bridge and a border crossing station were closed after Mohawks in...

Great Plains tribal leaders meet in North Dakota (June 29, 2009)

The Great Plains Tribal Chairman's Association meets today and tomorrow in North Dakota. The meeting is hosted by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Representatives of more than 15 tribes are...

Study: Native youth believe they will die young (June 29, 2009)

Nearly three in 10 Native youth believe they will die young, according to a study being published in the July issue of Pediatrics. The rate was the highest among other...

Senate Indian Affairs Committee field hearing (June 29, 2009)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a field hearing on Wednesday, July 1, to discuss law enforcement on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. The Bureau of Indian Affairs started...

Ojibwe activists in Minnesota fight oil pipeline (June 29, 2009)

Members of two Minnesota tribes are lobbying the Obama administration to reject a proposed oil pipeline that would cross through the Leech Lake and Fond du Lac reservations. Tribal members...

Marc Simmons: Pueblo became Spanish capital (June 29, 2009)

"In 1890, scholar Adolph Bandelier wrote that Juan de Oñate's 1598 colonizing expedition at journey's end halted at San Juan Pueblo. Then later it moved across to the west...

Oglala Sioux Tribe loses Missouri River land case (June 29, 2009)

The Oglala Sioux Tribe can't pursue the return of ancestral lands along the Missouri River, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals said on Friday. The tribe sued the U.S. Army...

Stillaguamish Tribe not worried about trust land (June 29, 2009)

The Stillaguamish Tribe of Washington won't be affected by the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar, an attorney said. The tribe didn't gain formal recognition until 1976. But...

Opinion: Indian artifact theft difficult to combat (June 29, 2009)

"It's no secret that pot-hunting, the unsuitably playful name given to the looting of American Indian archaeological sites, has been going on in the Four Corners region for decades. But...

Editorial: 'Sheep is Life' celebrates a treasure (June 29, 2009)

"Life is cyclical and connected. People and animals are connected to each other and to the land. There is no culture that is more aware of this connection than the...

Swearing-in ceremony for IHS head Roubideaux (June 29, 2009)

Dr. Yvette Roubideaux, the new director of the Indian Health Service, will be sworn into office at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., today. Roubideaux, a member of the Rosebud Sioux...

Tim Giago: McDonald's mentality needs revamp (June 29, 2009)

When my Native (SD) Sun News broke the story about the Custer figurine astride a motorcycle, packed into a McDonald’s Happy Meal, most Native Americans, particularly the Lakota, Cheyenne and...