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Ojibwe fishing quotas cut in half due to  declines in walleye Ojibwe fishing quotas cut in half due to declines in walleye
Fishing quotas have been cut in half for tribal and non-tribal fishermen in Minnesota due to declining runs of walleye. Treaty fishermen will be allocated 72,250 pounds of walleye from...
Idle No More  rally  draws a crowd to Oklahoma State Capitol Idle No More rally draws a crowd to Oklahoma State Capitol
An Idle No More rally at the Oklahoma State Capitol drew about 200 participants, The Oklahoman reports. Attendees said they opposed the Keystone XL Pipeline, supported the Choctaw Nation and...
US Attorney's Office investigated academic fraud at Haskell US Attorney's Office investigated academic fraud at Haskell
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Kansas investigated academic fraud at Haskell Indian Nations University but declined to file charges, The Lawrence Journal-World reports Employees at the school were accused of...
Teen says he saw  Native woman being attacked in Ontario Teen says he saw Native woman being attacked in Ontario
A Native teen tells CBC News that he witnessed two men attacking a Native woman in what is being investigated as a hate crime in Thunder Bay, Ontario. The 19-year-old...
Editorial: Help Indian students succeed with college credits Editorial: Help Indian students succeed with college credits
"American Indian students from low-income families are benefiting from educational programs designed to help them move from high school to college. These dual-credit programs — where high school students take...
Navajo Nation Council re-elects  Johnny Naize  as its leader Navajo Nation Council re-elects Johnny Naize as its leader
The Navajo Nation Council re-elected speaker Johnny Naize to second term on Monday. Naize faced four challengers. After a run-off, he defeated LoRenzo Bates by a vote of 13-11. “I...
Girls reported missing by Saginaw Chippewa Tribe are safe Girls reported missing by Saginaw Chippewa Tribe are safe
Two teenaged girls who were reported missing by the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan were found safe but they are now tied up in a police investigation. Audrey Michelle Elliott,...
Congress passes bill with tribal disaster declaration  section Congress passes bill with tribal disaster declaration section
A bill that will allow tribes to request disaster declarations directly from the federal government is headed to President Barack Obama for his signature. Under the Stafford Act, only states...
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hails move in fishing rights case Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hails move in fishing rights case
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts has never ceded its fishing rights, Chairman Cedric Cromwell said. The tribe's attorney is representing David Greene, a tribal member, in a lawsuit against...
Chitimacha Tribe  praises   slain police officer as a 'true hero' Chitimacha Tribe praises slain police officer as a 'true hero'
The Chitimacha Tribe of Louisiana identified Rick Riggenbach as the police officer who was killed in the line of duty. Riggenbach, 52, was shot while responding to an incident just...
MPR: Trial opens for Native Mob gang members in Minnesota MPR: Trial opens for Native Mob gang members in Minnesota
"A racketeering trial involving three members of a Native American gang began Monday in federal court. The three men are members of the Native Mob, an organization the FBI describes...
Mark Trahant: Medicaid  will help Indian health system grow Mark Trahant: Medicaid will help Indian health system grow
"The Indian Health Service faces, what IHS Director Yvette Roubideaux calls, a “new reality” requiring a business model to match this era. For example the 2012 budget was $4.3 billion....
Turtle Talk: A look ahead at President Obama's second term Turtle Talk: A look ahead at President Obama's second term
"The ongoing stalemate in Congress regarding the federal budget, a Republican House of Representatives, and the fact that the 2016 Presidential campaign will kick off immediately after the 2014 mid-term...
Yurok Tribe pressed to share all of $27.5M trust settlement Yurok Tribe pressed to share all of $27.5M trust settlement
Members of the Yurok Tribe of California are circulating a petition to distribute all of a $27.5 million trust fund settlement on a per capita basis. The tribal council wants...
Ex-dictator  faces trial for genocide of Mayans in Guatemala Ex-dictator faces trial for genocide of Mayans in Guatemala
Efrain Rios Montt, a former president and dictator of Guatemala, has been ordered to stand trial for the genocide of thousands of Mayan people. Montt faces charges of genocide and...
Gabe Galanda: Tribal members ignored in land consolidation Gabe Galanda: Tribal members ignored in land consolidation
"When the United States supposedly sent $1,000 checks to over 300,000 Indians in time for Christmas or the New Year, the holiday good tidings read: “South Dakota to receive $115M...
Kevin Abourezk: Idle No More protest against Keystone XL Kevin Abourezk: Idle No More protest against Keystone XL
"Cowboys hats and shawls adorned a coalition of more than 100 ranchers and Native activists who gathered Monday at the state Capitol to protest the Keystone XL pipeline and show...

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