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Pueblo fashion designer slated to compete on Project Runway Pueblo fashion designer slated to compete on Project Runway
It looks like Project Runway will feature an Indian designer for the first time in the show's history. Patricia Michaels of Taos Pueblo can be seen in a preview...
Blackfeet men indicted over game hunts for country musicians Blackfeet men indicted over game hunts for country musicians
Three members of the Blackfeet Nation of Montana were indicted for organizing big-game hunts with country music stars. Jay St. Goddard, Jay Wells and Gayle Skunkcap Jr. each face six...
Hopi Tribe withdraws lawsuit against wastewater  at sacred site Hopi Tribe withdraws lawsuit against wastewater at sacred site
The Hopi Tribe withdrew a lawsuit aimed at stopping the use of reclaimed sewage in the sacred San Francisco Peaks in Arizona. The tribe agreed to pull the lawsuit after...
Navajo Nation starts  talks to purchase coal mine  in New Mexico Navajo Nation starts talks to purchase coal mine in New Mexico
The Navajo Nation is in talks to buy a coal mine on the New Mexico portion of the reservation. BHP Billiton operates the Navajo Mine on land it leases from...
Bad River Band continues battle against big mine by reservation Bad River Band continues battle against big mine by reservation
The Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians continues to speak out against a proposed mine near its reservation in Wisconsin. Chairman Mike Wiggins Jr. called...
Interview: Adam Beach discusses 'In The Spirit of Crazy Horse' Interview: Adam Beach discusses 'In The Spirit of Crazy Horse'
"Adam Beach is the star of the hit CBC series Arctic Air. He plays Bobby Martin, the son of a legendary Dene bush pilot, who finds his share of drama...
Study shows Fond du Lac Band contributes    $305M to    economy Study shows Fond du Lac Band contributes $305M to economy
The Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians in Minnesota contributed $305 million to the economy, according to a tribal-commissioned study. The tribe owns a diverse range of...
High rate of infant deaths on Wind River Reservation in Wyoming High rate of infant deaths on Wind River Reservation in Wyoming
Infant death rates are twice as high on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, according to a state report. Based on data from 2001 to 2011, about 14 of 1,000...
Pokagon Band looks to diversify economy with purchase of firm Pokagon Band looks to diversify economy with purchase of firm
The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians in Michigan has acquired a plastics engineering company. Mno-Bmadsen, the tribe's economic development corporation, purchased Accu-Mold Inc. for an undisclosed price. Plans call for...
Mille Lacs Band to purchase two large hotels in downtown  St. Paul Mille Lacs Band to purchase two large hotels in downtown St. Paul
The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe Indians is buying two large hotels in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin wouldn't name the hotels because the deal won't be...
Eastern Cherokees impose fines for domestic violence offenses Eastern Cherokees impose fines for domestic violence offenses
Members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians who are convicted of domestic violence offenses will now be subject to a $1,000 fine. The fine is aimed at repeat offenders....
B2C: Indian and tribal businesses contribute to economies in US B2C: Indian and tribal businesses contribute to economies in US
"Many people don’t know much about Native Americans, even though their contributions to society are significant. And that’s especially true when it comes to the world of business; in some...
California bill replaces Columbus Day  with   Native American Day California bill replaces Columbus Day with Native American Day
California Assemblyman Roger Hernandez (D) introduced a bill to make Native American Day an official holiday in the state. Native American Day is currently recognized on the fourth Monday in...
DNA evidence points to a male suspect  in Indian woman's death DNA evidence points to a male suspect in Indian woman's death
DNA evidence points to a male suspect in the death of Faith Hedgepeth, a member of the Haliwa-Saponi Tribe of North Carolina, police said on Tuesday. Hedgepeth, 19, was a...
Salazar launches review of  offshore drilling operations in Arctic Salazar launches review of offshore drilling operations in Arctic
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced an "expedited" review of offshore drilling operations in the Arctic Ocean, following safety incidents in recent months. Shell Oil has been involved in three mishaps....
Notah Begay to join on-air team at NBC Sports and Golf Channel Notah Begay to join on-air team at NBC Sports and Golf Channel
Navajo / Pueblo golfer Notah Begay III is joining the on-air team on the NBC Sports and the Golf Channel. Begay, a multiple PGA Tour winner, will be a full-time...
Column: 'Redskins' name continues to bring bad karma to team Column: 'Redskins' name continues to bring bad karma to team
"Now don’t go trying to prove otherwise by digging up some ancient Washington victory from back in, say, Joe Gibbs’s early days. This is a new era. Attitudes are changing;...

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