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Column: Alaska politicians oppose protections for Native women Column: Alaska politicians oppose protections for Native women
Columnist Shannyn Moore explains why Native women in Alaska aren't protected even with the enactment of S.47, which reauthorizes the Violence Against Women Act: President Obama signed the Violence Against...
Kevin Abourezk:  Ponca Tribe passes   heritage  to  new generation Kevin Abourezk: Ponca Tribe passes heritage to new generation
Kevin Abourezk reports on efforts by the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska to ensure traditions are passed on to younger generations: This is their grandfather's song, and these are his...
Derrick Watchman of Navajo Nation  elected as chair of  NCAIED Derrick Watchman of Navajo Nation elected as chair of NCAIED
Derrick Watchman, a member of the Navajo Nation, has been elected chair of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development. Watchman, who has served on the NCAIED board, was...
Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs  sets hearing Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs sets hearing
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs has scheduled its first hearing of the 113th Congress. The subcommittee will hold an oversight hearing on federal recognition next Tuesday,...
American Indian College Fund to administer Cobell scholarships American Indian College Fund to administer Cobell scholarships
The American Indian College Fund will be administering the scholarship fund that was created by the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced today. The settlement...
California  adopts broad definition of 'Indian' for health coverage California adopts broad definition of 'Indian' for health coverage
California's new health insurance exchange has adopted a broad definition of "Indian" in consultation with tribes and Indian groups in the state. Under Covered California, an Indian is a descendent...
NPR: Commission  examines Indian child welfare issues in Maine NPR: Commission examines Indian child welfare issues in Maine
National Public Radio reports on the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission: In Maine, an unusual and historic process is under way to document child welfare practices that...
Ponca Tribe starts program to encourage youth to go to  college Ponca Tribe starts program to encourage youth to go to college
The Ponca Tribe of Nebraska has launched a new program aimed at encouraging Indian students to go to college. The Native Youth Leadership Academy promotes leadership and cultural heritage. Participants...
Ruth Hopkins: Actress   shows up  in 'Redface' on magazine cover Ruth Hopkins: Actress shows up in 'Redface' on magazine cover
Ruth Hopkins takes on yet another example of cultural appropriation: Now I've really seen it all. Michelle Williams is on the cover of AnOther Magazine, in apparent Redface. Michelle...
Oglala Sioux Tribe hosts first  Oceti Sakowin meeting  in  century Oglala Sioux Tribe hosts first Oceti Sakowin meeting in century
The Oglala Sioux Tribe hosted the first Oceti Sakowin meeting in over a century. The Oceti Sakowin represents the seven council fires of the Lakota, Dakota and Nakota people. The...
Supreme Court set to hear tribal challenge to Arizona voter law Supreme Court set to hear tribal challenge to Arizona voter law
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, a voting rights case, next week. The Inter-Tribal Council of Arizona and the Hopi Tribe, along with...
Group presses Snoqualmie Tribe to address membership issues Group presses Snoqualmie Tribe to address membership issues
Excluded members of the Snoqualmie Tribe of Washington are hoping to resolve some long-standing enrollment issues. Enrollment is open to anyone with 1/8 Snoqualmie blood. But the tribe has never...
Kaw Nation signs  tobacco and  'burn ban'   compacts in Oklahoma Kaw Nation signs tobacco and 'burn ban' compacts in Oklahoma
Kaw Nation Chairman Guy Munroe and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) sign two compacts. Photo courtesy Oklahoma governor's office. The Kaw Nation signed two compacts with the state of...
IHS due to take bigger cut  than expected  with budget sequester IHS due to take bigger cut than expected with budget sequester
Sequestration of the federal budget will take a bigger hit on the Indian Health Service than expected, Indian Country Today reports. IHS Director Yvette Roubideaux initially told tribal leaders to...
HUD cuts Indian home loan guarantees due to budget sequester HUD cuts Indian home loan guarantees due to budget sequester
The Department of Housing and Urban Development is ending support for the Section 184 Indian Home Loan Guarantee Program due to the sequester of the federal budget. Joshua Taylor applied...
Lumbee Tribe waits for federal recognition bills in new Congress Lumbee Tribe waits for federal recognition bills in new Congress
The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina is once again looking to Congress for federal recognition. During the height of the termination era in the 1950s, Congress passed a law that...
Opinion: A report from Pine Ridge, 40 years after Wounded Knee Opinion: A report from Pine Ridge, 40 years after Wounded Knee
David Tilsen discusses change, 40 years after the occupation of Wounded Knee: The last few days of February have been observed on the Pine Ridge reservation every year since 1973...
Native Sun News: Racial incident at basketball game addressed Native Sun News: Racial incident at basketball game addressed
The following story was written and reported by Christina Rose, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. At a Pep Rally, Takini students heard from Harold...
Native Sun News: PBS series tackles abuse at Spirit Lake Nation Native Sun News: PBS series tackles abuse at Spirit Lake Nation
The following story was written and reported by Christina Rose, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. Robin Poor Bear, center, and her two children, Darian...
Johnny Rustywire: Tribal history recorded in ancestral language Johnny Rustywire: Tribal history recorded in ancestral language
Johnny Rustywire on the importance of language: The other day I had lunch with an acquaintance of mine, Cecelia Cuch, a Northern Ute, and a friend of hers. He was...
Steve Russell: US no  different from terrorists if laws are ignored Steve Russell: US no different from terrorists if laws are ignored
Steve Russell discusses the "war" on terror: Since the attack on the Twin Towers, you are supposed to have a passport to cross those lines. The borders, we were told,...
Editorial: Voting Rights Act   necessary to prevent discrimination Editorial: Voting Rights Act necessary to prevent discrimination
The New York Times on efforts to suppress minority, elderly and poor voters: Last month’s Supreme Court arguments over the constitutionality of the Voting Rights Act served as a reminder...

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