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October 29, 2010
Doug Cuthand: Respect the treaty framework with First Nations
"History was made in Saskatchewan in September 1992, when a century-old debt was paid and the relationship between Saskatchewan's First Nations and the rest of the province was settled. The...

Native Sun News: Tribes hold keys to address changing climate
The following story was written and reported by Talli Nauman. All content © Native Sun News. MISSOULA, MONTANA –– Indian tribes bear the brunt of climate change, but they also...

Native Sun News: 'Growing pains' for Rosebud Sioux Tribe store
The following story was written and reported by Archie B. Beauvais. All content © Native Sun News. MISSION, SOUTH DAKOTA –– The Turtle Creek Crossing store located west of town...

Shonda Buchanan: On being Indian and being Black at powwow
"I knew as the sweat rolled down my face that I was being watched. “This is how tribal wars get started,” I said to my friend, Jane. “Huh?” She said....

Native community worried about safety after multiple shootings
The Indian and Métis Friendship Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, will host trick-or-treating indoors this year amid concerns about safety. Two people were shot within a 35-minute span last Saturday. Two...

Upper Sioux Community starts work on new water supply system
The Upper Sioux Community of Minnesota broke ground on a $1.6 million water supply system. The existing system doesn't meet the needs of the reservation. The new project will provide...

Alaska Native committee spends $1.26M to back Sen. Murkowski
Alaskans Standing Together, an independent expenditure committee largely funded by Alaska Native corporations, has spent at least $1.26 million on its campaign to support Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R) in her...

Native American Fish and Wildlife Society holds meeting in Idaho
The 28th annual Native American Fish and Wildlife Society was held on the Nez Perce Reservation in Idaho this past week. Tribal representatives met to discuss fish and wildlife issues...

Seneca Nation singles out lawmakers as 'foes' in election mailing
The Seneca Nation identified two state lawmakers as "foes" of the tribe in a mailer to over 100,000 citizens in New York. Assembly Member Sam Hoyt and Sen. Antoine Thompson...

Ponca Tribe in Nebraska hosts vigil for victims of domestic abuse
The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska held a vigil last night to raise awareness and help victims of domestic abuse. Tawna Luschen, the tribe's domestic violence outreach advocate, said the problem...

Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes hosts prayer days in Washington
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma is observing American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month with days of prayer in Washington, D.C. All tribes are invited to send representatives...

County sets up two polling places for Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation
Members of the Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation of North Dakota will have two places to cast their ballots on November 2. The tribe went to court after Benson County decided...

Chippewa Cree Tribe increases costs of storm recovery to $32M
The Chippewa Cree Tribe says it needs at least $32 million to recover from a major storm that wreaked havoc on the Rocky Boy's Reservation in Montana. The tribe lost...

HuffPo: Church in Michigan blends Indian and Christian traditions
"Smoke wafts upward as the Rev. Mike Peters blows on the Knick-Knick, a sacred herbal blend of spearmint leaves, red willow bark, sage, sweet grass and bayberry bush. "As the...

Moapa Band of Paiutes lose battle against landfill at power plant
The Southern Nevada Health District voted 8-4 to approve the expansion of a landfill at a power plant next to the reservation of the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians....

Navajo Nation heads to polls amid charges facing one candidate
Members of the Navajo Nation will choose a new president on November 2 in what could be a historic election. Lynda Lovejoy could be the first woman to lead the...

Recall petition submitted against chairman of Southern Ute Tribe
Members of the Southern Ute Tribe of Colorado have submitted a recall petition against Chairman Matthew Box. Rick Jefferson said the group collected more than enough signatures to qualify for...

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