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Mary Pavel, Skokomish, announced as staff director for SCIA Mary Pavel, Skokomish, announced as staff director for SCIA
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington), the incoming chairwoman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, named a new staff director. Mary Pavel is a member of the Skokomish Tribe of Washington....
Review: Tribal society lessons in 'The World Until Yesterday' Review: Tribal society lessons in 'The World Until Yesterday'
"The custom among the Pirahã Indians of Brazil is that women give birth alone. The linguist Steve Sheldon once saw a Pirahã woman giving birth on a beach, while...
HCN Blog: Native women fail to find    justice as VAWA expires HCN Blog: Native women fail to find justice as VAWA expires
"n 2005, two Native American women in Oklahoma were kidnapped, blindfolded, and raped by three non-native men. Because they were blindfolded, they didn't know if they were assaulted on state,...
Turtle Mountain Band chairman seeks partnership with state Turtle Mountain Band chairman seeks partnership with state
Richard McCloud, the chairman of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, addressed the North Dakota Legislature on Thursday. The state has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the...
Charges dismissed in South Dakota Indian child abuse probe Charges dismissed in South Dakota Indian child abuse probe
A judge in South Dakota dismissed all charges against two people who investigated the abuse of Indian children in foster care. Social worker Shirley Schwab, 63, and former state's attorney...
BIA to provide Spirit Lake Nation with fingerprinting services BIA to provide Spirit Lake Nation with fingerprinting services
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is providing mobile fingerprinting units to the Spirit Lake Nation in North Dakota. The units will be used to take fingerprints of foster parents on...
Cowlitz Tribe cuts service to men who questioned enrollment Cowlitz Tribe cuts service to men who questioned enrollment
The Cowlitz Tribe of Washington has cut off services to two men who questioned the lineage of some top leaders. Steve Meyers and his cousin Thomas Hill were also banned...
Dry Creek Rancheria removes two women who filed for office Dry Creek Rancheria removes two women who filed for office
Leaders of the Dry Creek Rancheria of California voted 3-2 on Thursday to remove two women from the rolls, The Santa Rosa Press-Democrat reported. Carmen Cordova Soltanizadeh, 34, and Laila...
8th Circuit affirms conviction of ex-Crow Creek Sioux leader 8th Circuit affirms conviction of ex-Crow Creek Sioux leader
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the conviction of Duane Big Eagle, the former chairman of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of South Dakota. Big Eagle was convicted of...
Native Sun News: Idle No More movement shifts to US tribes Native Sun News: Idle No More movement shifts to US tribes
The following story was written and reported by Talli Nauman Native Sun News Health & Environment Editor. All content © Native Sun News. Oglala Lakota activist Debra White Plume was...
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux president remains in hospital Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux president remains in hospital
The following story was written and reported by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. Brewer moved to rehab By Brandon Ecoffey Native Sun...
NCAI backs AFN as leaders meet with Canada Prime Minister NCAI backs AFN as leaders meet with Canada Prime Minister
The National Congress of American Indians issued a statement in support of the Assembly of First Nations as Native leaders in Canada head into a meeting with Prime Minister Stephen...
Chelsea Vowel: Native study provides foundation for change Chelsea Vowel: Native study provides foundation for change
""Canada is a test case for a grand notion — the notion that dissimilar peoples can share lands, resources, power and dreams while respecting and sustaining their differences. The story...

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