Opinion: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe still needs help (February 10, 2010)
"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...
Scott Frazier: Sweat lodge regulation not a solution (February 10, 2010)
"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 (February 10, 2010)
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 (February 10, 2010)
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 (February 10, 2010)
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!!!' (February 10, 2010)
"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... (February 10, 2010)
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 (February 10, 2010)
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 (February 10, 2010)
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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