The Government Accountability Office is reportedly looking into federal funds that are provided to state recognized tribes. Rep. Dan Boren (D-Oklahoma) reportedly asked for the study. A draft was completed but his office declined to release it to The Oklahoman....
A Cherokee Nation woman who was three years old when she was forced to walk the Trail of Tears was honored on Saturday. Electa Crittenden was forced to leave Tennessee in 1838. Her family moved to what is now Adair...
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes want funds at bank unfrozen (May 8, 2012)
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma say their bank illegally frozen $6.4 million in its funds. The First Bank and Trust Co. placed an administrative freeze on the funds late last month. The bank was apparently concerned about a...
"Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) recently issued a statement on the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Sen. Kyl opposed the Senate Judiciary Committee’s version of the bill, S. 1925, crafted by Sen. Leahy (D-VT), calling the provision enabling...
The following story was written and reported by Kate Saltzstein, Native Sun News Correspondent. All content © Native Sun News. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar WINDOW ROCK, ARIZONA –– Reliable, clean water will soon be available to the Navajo Nation where...
Chief J. Allan won re-election as chairman of the Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho. Allan was first elected to the council in 2003. This will be his fourth consecutive term as chairman. Tribal members also elected Donald E. Sczenski and...
A family in Texas is going to court to prevent their land from being used for the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline. TransCanada made a "final offer" of $21,626 for an easement on the Crawford family farm near the Texas-Oklahoma border....
"After seeing Anheuser-Busch’s devastating exploitation of American Indians, I’m done with its beer. The human toll is evident here in Whiteclay: men and women staggering on the street, or passed out, whispers of girls traded for alcohol. The town has...
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