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Interview: Native traditions affected by climate change in Greenland (September 24, 2010)

"The Inughuit use traditional methods like sled dogs to hunt for the meat that makes up the bulk of their diet. Climate change may soon force the Inughuit people of...

Column: Weaving new relationships through Siletz tribal baskets (September 24, 2010)

"It's a mild, late-summer afternoon about 4,000 feet up into the central Oregon Cascades. The sun peeks through pale lavender clouds, illuminating red huckleberry bushes and dry stalks of white...

Green: Drug war threatens tiny tribe in Colombia with extinction (September 24, 2010)

"The drug trade and other domestic strife are wreaking havoc on Colombia’s dwindling population of indigenous peoples while also threatening the integrity of the country’s biologically diverse forests, the United...

Marty Two Bulls Cartoon: Something stinky about Cobell settlement (September 24, 2010)

Get the Story: Cartoon by Marty Two Bulls Sr.: Pigford Settlement Cobell Case (Indian Country Today 9/24)...

Editorial: Support Indian candidates with upcoming election bids (September 24, 2010)

"Each election season, Kalyn Free dives into the fray, making phone calls to political donors and Native American candidates running for state offices across the country. She does so because...

Harold Monteau: Tribes missing out on employment opportunity (September 24, 2010)

"Tribes, by not enforcing, or having their Tribal Employment Rights Offices enforce Indian preference with regard to any contract for procurement of goods and services purchased by their casino, resort,...

Man convicted of Native girl's murder still working on his appeal (September 24, 2010)

A man convicted of the murder of five-year-old Phoenix Sinclair is still trying to appeal his case. Karl McKay, Sinclair's stepfather, was found guilty of first-degree murder. He was sentenced...

First Nations in Saskatchewan seek exemption from gun registry (September 24, 2010)

The Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations is asking the Canadian government to exempt Native people from the gun registry. Some treaties guarantee hunting rights and provide First Nations with access...

Navajo Nation chapter claims authority for Shiprock Fair events (September 24, 2010)

The Shiprock Chapter of the Navajo Nation says it will be running all of the events during the 99th annual Shiprock Navajo Fair. The chapter re-established the Northern Navajo...

NYT: Tradition and tension at the Pendleton Round-Up in Oregon (September 24, 2010)

"The sign at the entrance to the rodeo’s bleachers said “Wrist Bands Required.” So Reggie Queampts dutifully wore his: “2010 Round-Up NDN Seating.” “That’s NDN — as in ‘Indian,’...

The Guardian: First Native film director found his way to England (September 24, 2010)

"Cinema was once the most amnesiac of arts. It has now recovered from that malaise – and a man called James Young Deer is the proof. He was an...

Grand Traverse Band tribal court sets hearing in election dispute (September 24, 2010)

The tribal court of the The Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan will hold a hearing on Monday in an election dispute, The Leelanau News reports....

Theodore Roosevelt National Park to transfer 225 bison for tribes (September 24, 2010)

Theodore Roosevelt National Park in North Dakota is rounding up 225 bison to transfer to two tribes. The park is culling its herd. The animals will go to the Blackfeet...

Editorial: Time running out for Senate to act on Cobell settlement (September 24, 2010)

"Time is running out for the Senate to step up and do right by the American Indians whose money and land were mismanaged by the federal government for more than...