Remains of Native woman who went missing in 2002 identified (June 8, 2012)
The remains of a Native woman who went missing nearly ten years ago were found near Edmonton, Alberta. Deanna Bellerose was last seen in Edmonton on September 9, 2002. She was 29 years old at the time. Her younger sister,...
"Blood Tribe (Kanai First Nation) member John Pantherbone was among the first in his family to graduate from high school and then university. But his walk across the convocation dais this month to receive another degree, a Master of Digital...
Students at a Native school in Manitoba are being tested for HIV and hepatitis after undergoing a faulty diabetes screening, the Canadian Press reports. The students at Southeast Collegiate were tested for diabetes with a glucometer. Although the needle was...
Kerby St. John, a council member for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, was convicted of "habitual" domestic assault in federal court. St. John has two prior tribal court convictions for domestic assault. Under 18 U.S.C. § 117, which recognizes tribal...
"We’ve all heard the story by now: the vicious attack by a nude, face-eating cannibal in Florida over Memorial Day weekend. On a ramp of the MacArthur Causeway in Miami, Rudy Eugene spent approximately 18 minutes chewing the face off...
"In 1982, the National Lawyers Guild published a book entitled Rethinking Indian Law. It was, in part, a collaborative effort between the Guild and Tim Coulter of the Indian Law Resource Center (ILRC). In an essay contributed by the Indian...
"Snow swirled in New Mexico’s high plains as Special Agent Mac McCaskill slowed his vehicle at the bottom of a hill on the Tohajiilee Reservation. He engaged the four-wheel drive before continuing slowly up the steep, bumpy track on his...
"This is TALK OF THE NATION. I'm Neal Conan in Washington. Massachusetts Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren continues to face criticism over undocumented claims she made that for several years she was Native American. Warren acknowledged that she told officials...
Frustrated by her inability to effectively fight back when the publisher of the Lakota Times newspaper would attack her in print, Oglala Sioux Tribe councilwoman Shirley Plume decided to start her own news periodical.
The following story was written and reported by Karin Eagle, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. An aerial view of what is now the Founders Park area, located along Omaha Street in Rapid City. Prior...
Tom Poor Bear, the vice president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, was arrested in February on an alcohol-related charge. Poor Bear admitted he went out drinking. A police report obtained by the Associated Press said his blood...
"The exhibit “A Song for the Horse Nation,” at the museum through Jan. 7, showcases tangible evidence of the animal’s influence on native society. Here, curator Emil Her Many Horses highlights pieces from the exhibit.." Get the Story: Closer...
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