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Patricia Michaels, Pueblo, set for  debut on Project Runway  Patricia Michaels, Pueblo, set for debut on Project Runway
Fashion designer Patricia Michaels of Taos Pueblo makes her television debut on Project Runway tonight. The show has posted two new clips of Michaels. One is her casting session,...
BIA superintendent out of office amid Osage drilling issues BIA superintendent out of office amid Osage drilling issues
A Bureau of Indian Affairs superintendent is out of the office for 120 days amid complaints about drilling on the Osage Nation. BIA Osage Agency superintendent Melissa Currey told The...
Cherokee Nation court upholds legality of new district map Cherokee Nation court upholds legality of new district map
A Cherokee Nation judge upheld the legality of the tribe's new 15-district map. The tribe's old system had five districts. The new map creates 15 district, plus two at-large districts....
Students launch boycott of beer products due to Whiteclay Students launch boycott of beer products due to Whiteclay
Students at three Nebraska universities and a high school are boycotting products made by Anheuser-Busch. The students hope the boycott will stop the company from selling its products in Whiteclay....
Narragansett leader  alleges racial bias  in smoke shop case Narragansett leader alleges racial bias in smoke shop case
A leader of the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island is seeking to reverse his conviction on charges related to the state's July 2003 raid of the reservation. Hiawatha Brown, a...
Spirit Lake social service director had prior domestic cases Spirit Lake social service director had prior domestic cases
The director of social services for the Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation of North Dakota had two prior domestic violence cases but charges were dismissed in both instances. Mark Little Owl...
Crow Tribe  to hold signing ceremony for coal resource deal Crow Tribe to hold signing ceremony for coal resource deal
The Crow Tribe of Montana will hold a signing ceremony today for a coal resources agreement. Cloud Peak Energy will pay the tribe $2.25 million up front for exploration rights...
CSKT woman named as director of Billings area office of IHS CSKT woman named as director of Billings area office of IHS
Anna Whiting Sorrell, a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, has been named director of the Billings area office of the Indian Health Service. Sorrell started her job...
Winnebago Tribe awarded $250K Shakopee grant for youth Winnebago Tribe awarded $250K Shakopee grant for youth
The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska has received a $250,000 grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota. The money will be used to build a new facility for the...
USDA Blog: Northwest tribes      use           Southeast pine for baskets USDA Blog: Northwest tribes use Southeast pine for baskets
"Members of the Puget Salish Tribe in the Northwest are now using Southeastern longleaf pine needles from Mississippi to build baskets, all because of a connection made between two employees...
FSRN:  Bad River Band at hearing on controversial mine plan FSRN: Bad River Band at hearing on controversial mine plan
"In Madison, Wisconsin, people filled a contentious public hearing at the capitol today to express opposition to state legislation that would weaken environmental regulation and pave the way for a...
Haley Elkins: Media goes silent on  the failure to pass VAWA Haley Elkins: Media goes silent on the failure to pass VAWA
"The press has been quiet on the failure of the 112th Congress of the United States to renew the Violence Against Women Act. The slender coverage has been overwhelmed by...
Ache community in Paraguay holds annual land celebration Ache community in Paraguay holds annual land celebration
An Ache community in Paraguay celebrated the anniversary of their land restoration efforts. Ache families began occupying Kuetuvy 12 years ago. The government finally recognized their ownership of the land...
NCAI calls on Congress to pass Violence Against Women Act NCAI calls on Congress to pass Violence Against Women Act
The National Congress of American Indians is calling on Congress to update the Violence Against Women Act. American Indian and Alaska Native women suffer from the highest rates of sexual...
Chief Theresa Spence  ends her hunger strike after six weeks Chief Theresa Spence ends her hunger strike after six weeks
Attawapiskat First Nation Chief Theresa Spence is ending her hunger strike today after six weeks. Spence has been subsisting on a diet of fish broth and tea since December 11....
Mark Trahant: Senate is best hope for Indian Country budget Mark Trahant: Senate is best hope for Indian Country budget
"Later today we’ll find out if the Senate is going to take even baby steps to limit filibuster (now at the point where a Senator only has to threaten a...

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