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Navajo Nation soldier proud to carry on family  military tradition Navajo Nation soldier proud to carry on family military tradition
Delshayne John, a member of the Navajo NatIon, is proud to carry on his family's military tradition. John, 21, is a sergeant in the U.S. Marine Corps. Two of his...
KGOU: Louis Gray talks about 40th anniversary of Wounded Knee KGOU: Louis Gray talks about 40th anniversary of Wounded Knee
Louis Gray, a member of the Osage Nation, talks to KOGU how he ended up on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota for the 1973 occupation of Wounded Knee....
Panel takes up Chukchansi  disnerollment and leadership dispute Panel takes up Chukchansi disnerollment and leadership dispute
A disenrollment and leadership dispute within the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians of California was the subject of a public forum last week. In the 1980s, only about 30...
Hualapai Tribe takes control of another business on   reservation Hualapai Tribe takes control of another business on reservation
The Hualapai Tribe of Arizona has taken over another business on the reservation. The tribe took control of Hualapai Ranch, an "Old West" town with cabin, on February 1. Tribal...
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe recount confirms  results of election Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe recount confirms results of election
The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts confirmed the results of its recent council election after a losing candidate requested a recount. Chairman Cedric Cromwell was re-elected to a second term...
Eastern Cherokees get first disaster declaration under new law Eastern Cherokees get first disaster declaration under new law
Eastern Band of Cherokee Emergency Management: Mollie Grant, Manager, and David Wachacha, Assistant Emergency Management Coordinator. Photo courtesy Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. President Barack Obama issued a disaster...
Keith Harper, Cherokee lawyer, raised at least $500K for Obama Keith Harper, Cherokee lawyer, raised at least $500K for Obama
Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation, bundled at least $500,000 for the 2012 Obama-Biden campaign, according to the Center for Responsive Politics. Harper is an attorney at...
Steve Russell: NAGPRA changes minds for some in anthropology Steve Russell: NAGPRA changes minds for some in anthropology
Steve Russel discusses anthropology and the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act: Here in the US, a woman named Hai-Mecha Eunka, Maria Pearson in English, noticed that when a...
Renee Roman Nose: A victory for Native women  in  VAWA update Renee Roman Nose: A victory for Native women in VAWA update
Renee Roman Nose discusses the long battle for S.47, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act: February 28 marks the first day in the history of the United...
Mary Ellen Moore-Richard, AIM activist and author, passes   at 58 Mary Ellen Moore-Richard, AIM activist and author, passes at 58
Mary Ellen Moore-Richard, an American Indian Movement activist and author, died on February 14. She was 58. Moore-Richard was a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. She joined AIM...
State Department releases  assessment of Keystone XL Pipeline State Department releases assessment of Keystone XL Pipeline
The State Department released the draft supplemental environmental impact statement on the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline. The 2,000-page report does not say whether the pipeline should be approved. That decision...
Mark Trahant: Indian   programs take $386M hit under  sequester Mark Trahant: Indian programs take $386M hit under sequester
There is a paradox in government. When a radical change is proposed -- in this case, deep budget cuts -- the government warns how bad it will be for the...
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp:    VAWA update   protects Native women   too Sen. Heidi Heitkamp: VAWA update protects Native women too
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (North Dakota), a new member of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, explains the importance of S.47, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act: This legislation...
Levi Rickert: Calling out 3 Republicans for voting against VAWA Levi Rickert: Calling out 3 Republicans for voting against VAWA
Levi Rickert, the editor-in-chief of the Native News Network, calls out three Republicans who voted against S.47, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act -- Rep. Markwayne Mullin...
Opinion: How non-Indians can challenge tribal court jurisdiction Opinion: How non-Indians can challenge tribal court jurisdiction
Paul J. Larkin, Jr., a conservative commentator for The Heritage Foundation, explains how a non-Indian might challenge the tribal jurisdiction provisions of S.47, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against...
Review: 'The Round House' tackles crime and  jurisdiction issues Review: 'The Round House' tackles crime and jurisdiction issues
Sandee Suitt of The Murfreesboro Daily News-Journal reviews The Round House by Ojibwe author Louise Erdrich: The Round House, the most recent novel from author Louise Erdrich, is set...
Opinion: Rep. Markwayne Mullin, Cherokee, silent on     VAWA vote Opinion: Rep. Markwayne Mullin, Cherokee, silent on VAWA vote
Aura Bogado unsuccessfully tries to find out why Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma), a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, voted against S.47, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act:...
National Congress of American Indians meets in Washington  DC National Congress of American Indians meets in Washington DC
The National Congress of American Indians holds its 2013 executive council winter session in Washington, D.C., this week. Hundreds of tribal leaders are in the nation's capitol to discuss high-priority...
Native Sun  News: Energy Department requests    tribal comments Native Sun News: Energy Department requests tribal comments
The following story was written and reported by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News Health & Environment Editor. All content © Native Sun News. Not only a science facility, Sanford Lab...
Senate Indian Affairs Committee   takes input from tribal leaders Senate Indian Affairs Committee takes input from tribal leaders
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a listening session on Thursday to take input from tribal leaders. The session takes place from 9am to 12pm in Room 628 of...
Task force in DC for research on violence against Native women Task force in DC for research on violence against Native women
The Federal Advisory Task Force on Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women will be meeting in Washington, D.C., later this week. The task force was established by the...

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