Editorial: Hypocrisy all over for arrest of Navajo school leader (August 26, 2011)
"The recent shameful arrest of a school board president reeks of hypocrisy. Central Consolidated School District already is awash in internal strife and conflict, as parents, workers and administrators are divided and at odds over everything from graduation requirements to...
Native Sun News: Sisseton Wahpeton artist displays new work (August 26, 2011)
The following story was written and reported by Stephanie Woodard. All content © Native Sun News. AGENCY VILLAGE, SOUTH DAKOTA –– At the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate’s recent Summer Bash, artist and tribal member Fred Kohl displayed his 930-pound steel-plate sculpture,...
Sen. Akaka touts self-determination at Native Hawaiian meet (August 26, 2011)
Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-Hawaii), the chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, spoke at the 10th Annual Native Hawaiian Convention in Hawaii on Thursday. Akaka said indigenous people have a right to self-determination. Along those lines, he said his top...
Acoma Pueblo eyes disaster funds after flood hits reservation (August 26, 2011)
Acoma Pueblo in New Mexico is seeking state and federal disaster funding after floods hit the reservation on Wednesday. Ten homes were destroyed by two to three feet of water. An emergency shelter was set up for several families...
Phil Busey: Tribes in Oklahoma provide boost to the economy (August 26, 2011)
"The legacy of Oklahoma is “Indian Territory.” As Oklahomans we are missing the opportunity to forge lasting partnerships between tribes and state government to fuel Oklahoma’s economy. Leaders speak of a pro-business commitment in Oklahoma. Yet they leave out one...
Klamath Tribes celebrate 25th birthday of federal restoration (August 26, 2011)
The Klamath Tribes of Oregon are celebrating the 25th anniversary of federal restoration. The tribes were terminated in 1954. They were restored to recognition in August 1986 but lost hundreds of thousands of acres of land. "Restoration restored us to...
Former chairman of Shoshone-Paiute Tribes charged for theft (August 26, 2011)
The former chairman of the Shoshone Paiute Tribes has been indicted on theft charges. Kyle Prior is accused of using a debit card for personal use. At the time, he was serving as chair of the Upper Snake River Tribes...
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