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Renee Holt: Exercise your right to represent your tribal nation
"Most often, society assumes that Native people were “given” the right to vote in 1924 when the government signed the Indian Citizenship Act. However, what most people aren’t aware of...

NPR: Oglala Sioux Tribe weighs next move on Whiteclay liquor
"Anheuser-Busch, Pabst and MillerCoors are among the big beer makers the Oglala Sioux tribe has accused of illegally selling millions of cans of beer each year in Whiteclay, Neb. The...

Steve Bullock: My vision for Indian Country's future in Montana
The following is the opinion of Steve Bullock, the Democratic candidate for governor of Montana. He currently serves as the state's attorney general. As I talk to folks in every...

Doug George-Kanentiio: Another outrageous land claims ruling
Once again a US court has made a terrible decision regarding the longstanding land claims of the Mohawk people against New York State. On September 28 a district judge recommended...

Justice Department announces policy on use of eagle feathers
The Department of Justice today released a new policy on the use of eagle feathers and parts by members of federally recognized tribes. Federal law protects golden and bald eagles,...

Democracy Now: Navajo Nation struggles with uranium fallout
"New Mexico’s long history of uranium mining on Native American lands provides fuel for the front end of the nuclear industry and stores much of the mine tailings and radioactive...

Sen. Akaka to push land-into-trust fix after November election
Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-Hawaii), the chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, will push for a fix to U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar after the November election,...

Native Sun News: Sioux tribes come together to discuss Pe' Sla
The following story was written and reported by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. As $9M deadline looms, tribes come together to discuss...

Native Sun News: Keystone XL foes target Obama and Romney
The following story was written and reported by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News Health & Environment Editor. All content © Native Sun News. Protesters in Texas attempt to blockade TransCanada’s...

Daniel Garza: Broken promises keeping Indian Country behind
"The Yakama Nation covers an area of approximately 1.2 million acres, has about 10,000 enrolled members, and is overseen by the Bureau of Indian Affairs of the U.S. Department of...

Pacific Northwest tribes oppose coal terminals along the coast
Tribes in the Pacific Northwest are opposing plans to build a series of coal exporting terminals along the West Coast in Washington and Oregon. The Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians...

Indian voters in Montana seek satellite offices on reservations
Fifteen Indian voters filed a lawsuit in Montana seeking satellite election offices on reservations. The plaintiffs live on the Crow Reservation, the Northern Cheyenne Reservation and the Fort Belknap Reservation....

Brazil uses Native language in HIV/AIDS awareness campaign
The Brazilian government is using the Ticuna language in an HIV/AIDS awareness campaign. The government created folders and pamphlets in Ticuna to inform women about sexually transmitted diseases. Recent testing...

Blog: Edward Curtis captured humanity of the first Americans
"I’m a third-generation Westerner, so the photographs of Edward S. Curtis have been as much a part of my landscape as a desert mesa or a mountain glacier. I...

Rep. Ryan cites Menominee soldier in vice presidential debate
During the vice presidential debate on Thursday night, Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin), the running mate of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, said he met a soldier from the Menominee Nation...

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