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February 10, 2010
Drum group from Montana headed to 2010 Olympics
The Chief Cliff Singers, a drum group from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana, will perform at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics. The group will sing February 19...

Researchers decode DNA of Native man in Greenland
Researchers have decoded the genome of a Native man who lived in Greenland about 4,000 years ago. The analysis was based on the man's hair. Researchers say he had...

Opinion: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe still needs help
"Try to imagine how you would live if a disaster wiped out the electricity and water systems serving your home — no showers, no lights, no water to drink and...

Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing postponed
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee has postponed tomorrow's oversight hearing but intends to proceed with a business meeting despite a major snowstorm in Washington, D.C. The hearing on the fiscal...

Scott Frazier: Sweat lodge regulation not a solution
"In recent months, waves of criticism about the sweat lodge disaster that occurred in Sedona, AZ moved Native communities to suggest new regulations in an attempt to protect their ceremonies....

Coeur d'Alene Tribe law enforcement bill introduced
The Idaho House Judiciary Committee voted to introduce a bill that would allow police officers from the Coeur d'Alene Tribe to arrest and cite non-Indians for violating state laws....

'Fighting Sioux' supporters want Standing Rock vote
Members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are gathering signatures for a petition on the "Fighting Sioux" nickname and logo of the University of North Dakota. Supporters of the nickname...

County won't fight Fond du Lac Band land-into-trust
Commissioners in St. Louis County, Minnesota, will no longer oppose efforts by the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians to reacquire ancestral lands. Last year, the...

Gyasi Ross: 'Behold, it's Great White Father Man!!!'
"Nish Chad asked me why I thought non-Natives liked to be all up in Native Americans’ affairs. He conceded, “ok, yeah, there are some non-Natives who involved themselves in...

Melvin Martin: Just when you thought it was safe...
When it comes to the extremely chronic problem of racism towards the American Indian in Rapid City, South Dakota, I am reminded of the highly popular tagline for the 1975...

Indian politician in Bolivia carries out odd sentence
An Indian politician in Bolivia has been sentenced to an unusual punishment for pleading guilty to drunken-driving. Felix Patzi, who is Aymara, was ordered to make 1,000 adobe bricks...

Interior part of White House child obesity task force
President Barack Obama signed an executive order on Tuesday to take aim at childhood obesity. The task force will be headed by First Lady Michelle Obama and will include the...

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