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Designer Patricia Michaels ready for another week on Project Runway Designer Patricia Michaels ready for another week on Project Runway
Fashion designer Patricia Michaels of Taos Pueblo survived another round of Project Runway as the show enters its sixth week on Thursday night. Michaels was neither in the top...
Sen. Cantwell takes control of Senate Indian Affairs Committee Sen. Cantwell takes control of Senate Indian Affairs Committee
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) made history on Tuesday as the first woman to lead the Senate Indian Affairs Committee. Cantwell has been a member of the committee since she...
Hualapai Tribe      to appeal decision in $28.5M   business dispute  Hualapai Tribe to appeal decision in $28.5M business dispute
The Hualapai Tribe of Arizona will take a business dispute to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. A federal judge ruled that the tribe must pay a $28.5 million arbitration...
NPR: Oneida Nation helps school eliminate 'Redskins' mascot NPR: Oneida Nation helps school eliminate 'Redskins' mascot
"Students at Cooperstown Central School recently voted to stop calling their sport teams the Redskins. In turn, an Indian tribe offered to pay for new team uniforms. Host Michel Martin...
Shakopee Tribe issues $50K grant  to county historical society Shakopee Tribe issues $50K grant to county historical society
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community has donated $50,000 to the Scott County Historical Society in Minnesota. The grant represents a significant amount for the group. Last year, the society's entire...
Eastern Cherokees prepare  for budget hit with sequestration Eastern Cherokees prepare for budget hit with sequestration
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina is preparing for a loss in federal funds if the budget sequester kicks in on March 1. The tribe received about...
Leadership dispute within  Chukchansi  Tribe draws local police Leadership dispute within Chukchansi Tribe draws local police
Rival factions of the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians of California are once again battling for control of the tribe. One group consisting of the Ramirez and Wyatt families...
Girls basketball team on  Yakama Nation  play in state tourney Girls basketball team on Yakama Nation play in state tourney
The girls basketball team from the Yakama Nation of Washington is competing in the state tournament for the first time. The Yakama Tribal Eagles completed the season with a 13-6...
Choctaw Nation looking to buy  property for  new development Choctaw Nation looking to buy property for new development
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma is looking to acquire some land for a new development. The tribe wants to buy the South Side Business Development Center from the city of...
Laura Waterman Wittstock: Wounded Knee still fresh in mind Laura Waterman Wittstock: Wounded Knee still fresh in mind
"Hundreds of travelers left their home areas from points all over the United States and Canada last weekend to meet in the tiny village of Wounded Knee, South Dakota. There,...
Column: There's still much to learn from Wounded Knee 1973 Column: There's still much to learn from Wounded Knee 1973
"Forty years ago today began the occupation of Wounded Knee, a modest community in a valley on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. For a reporter, the event was a oncein-a-lifetime...
AIM   marks  40th anniversary of occupation at Wounded Knee AIM marks 40th anniversary of occupation at Wounded Knee
Leaders and supporters of the American Indian Movement will be on the Pine Ridge Reservation today to mark the 40th anniversary of the occupation of Wounded Knee. AIM took over...
Mark Trahant: Conservative Republicans caving  on big issues Mark Trahant: Conservative Republicans caving on big issues
"This is not a headline that any political party wants to read: “House GOP Caves: Violence Against Women Act Impasse Finally Broken.” The shape of a new deal is simple,...
House set  to vote on VAWA with tribal jurisdiction provisions House set to vote on VAWA with tribal jurisdiction provisions
In a major turnaround for Republicans, the House is set to vote this week on the version of the Violence Against Women Act that was passed by the Senate. The...
Native Sun News: NYC radio host promotes indigenous voices Native Sun News: NYC radio host promotes indigenous voices
NEW YORK, NY—From humble beginnings on the Cheyenne River Reservation to New York City Radio Host, Tiokasin Ghosthorse is making a mark on mainstream society.
Louise Erdrich: Native women left at mercy of their predators Louise Erdrich: Native women left at mercy of their predators
Author Louise Erdrich discusses the importance of the tribal jurisdiction provisions in the Violence Against Women Act: Here in Minneapolis, a growing number of Native American women wear red shawls...

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