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December 15, 2010
Lakota Nation Invitational not only about basketball tournament
The 34th annual Lakota Nation Invitational kicks off in Rapid City, South Dakota, today. The event started off as a tournament for boys and girls basketball teams from reservations in...

Program seeks to improve Indian graduation rates in Minnesota
The public school district in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has been awarded a $1.2. million Department of Education grant to improve Indian student graduation rates. The grant will fund College PREP (Personalized...

Oklahoma seizes tobacco products headed for Muscogee Nation
The state of Oklahoma seized tobacco from a delivery van believed to be owned by the Muscogee Nation, The Tulsa World reported. The van was carrying cigarettes without state tax...

Yakama tobacco company says New York mayor 'hates' Indians
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg "hates Native Americans" according to a tobacco manufacturing company on the Yakama Nation in Washington. King Mountain Tobacco Company supplies cigarettes to at least...

City seeks to join lawsuit over Mishewal Wappo Tribe recognition
The city of American Canyon, California, is seeking to join the federal recognition lawsuit of the Mishewal Wappo Tribe of California. The city says it's rights will be affected if...

The Age: 1849 trip to Rome for Aboriginal boys ended in tragedy
"For the Benedictines, it was a grand experiment. For the two Aboriginal boys the Catholic religious order took to Rome to train as missionaries, it was to be a great...

Crow Creek Sioux chair remains in office despite bribery charges
Duane Big Eagle, the chairman of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, remains in office despite facing bribery charges in federal court. Tribal members are circulating a petition to remove Big...

North Dakota boy to sing Lakota flag song at Tribal Nations meet
A seven-year-old boy from North Dakota will sing a Lakota flag song for President Barack Obama and attendees of the White House Tribal Nations Conference on Thursday. Hunter Street...

Tribes head to DC for 2nd White House Tribal Nations Conference
Tribal leaders from across the country are descending on Washington, D.C., for the White House Tribal Nations Conference on Thursday. President Barack Obama will deliver opening and closing remarks at...

Appropriations bill requires study of Native Hawaiian recognition
The FY 2011 Omnibus Appropriations Act requires the Interior Department to conduct a study of Native Hawaiian recognition. Section 125 of the bill directs DOI to work with the state...

Congress approves bill to secure a safe reservation for Hoh Tribe
A bill to provide the Hoh Tribe of Washington with a new reservation is headed to President Barack Obama for his signature. The Hoh Indian Tribe Safe Homelands Act allows...

Steven Newcomb: Yakama Nation sends a treaty message to DC
"In keeping with the Obama administration’s effort to provide greater access to the White House, a packet of materials was delivered back in September to two members of President Obama’s...

Valerie Taliman: Racist rhetoric fuels hate crimes against Indians
"In Navajo culture, there is a teaching that “your words are like a prayer.” Words have the power to manifest our reality, to literally bring things into being. Growing up,...

Native Sun News: John Graham guilty for Aquash murder in 1975
The following story was written and reported by Ernestine Chasing Hawk. All content © Native Sun News. RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA — John “Boy” Graham was found guilty of felony...

Opinion: Lumbee Tribe persistent in quest for federal recognition
"It is painful seeing important legislation languish on the House or Senate floor for a year or more only to expire at the end of a congressional session. Multiplying that...

Land-into-trust fix not included in Senate version of spending bill
The Senate is due to take up a massive spending bill that doesn't include a fix to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar. The FY 2011 Omnibus...

CNC: 2010 a busy year for American Indian issues in Washington
"One year ago at this time, Congress was in the throes of a partisan fight over health care reform. In March, President Obama signed the overhaul into law, which reauthorizes...

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