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Jodi  Gillette: White House reports progress on Indian policy Jodi Gillette: White House reports progress on Indian policy
Jodi Gillette, the Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs at the White House, announces the synopsis of the 2012 White House Tribal Nations Conference: On December 5, 2012, tribal...
Supreme Court won't hear  mining case involving Karuk Tribe Supreme Court won't hear mining case involving Karuk Tribe
The U.S. Supreme Court won't be hearing a mining dispute involving the Karuk Tribe of California. In June 2012, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the U.S. Forest...
8th Circuit to clear up conflicting     sexual assault case rulings 8th Circuit to clear up conflicting sexual assault case rulings
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals will convene an en banc panel next month to clear up conflicting decisions in two Indian Country sexual assault cases. James Bruguier was charged...
9th Circuit rules tribal document isn't proof of 'Indian' status 9th Circuit rules tribal document isn't proof of 'Indian' status
An "unauthenticated" enrollment document from the Colorado River Indian Tribes isn't sufficient to prove a defendant's "Indian" status, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Thursday. Edgar Alvirez, Jr....
DOJ submits brief in support of  Cherokee father in ICWA case DOJ submits brief in support of Cherokee father in ICWA case
As anticipated, the Department of Justice has filed an amicus brief in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, an Indian Child Welfare Act case that's before the U.S. Supreme Court. The...
Little Traverse Bay Bands recognize  first same-sex marriage Little Traverse Bay Bands recognize first same-sex marriage
The Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians in Michigan is now the third tribe to recognize same-sex marriage. The tribal council passed a bill that that defines marriage as...
Tribes cut back on law enforcement under budget sequester Tribes cut back on law enforcement under budget sequester
Tribes are being forced to cut back on law enforcement and justice programs due the sequester of the federal budget. Automatic, across-the-board cuts went into effect on March 1. The...
Review: Stereotypes, racism and sexism in 'Pocahontas' play Review: Stereotypes, racism and sexism in 'Pocahontas' play
Claudia La Rocco of The New York Times reviews the bizarre-sounding Pocahontas, and/or America: So, you know, blah blah and something something. In other words, the onus is on...
Kevin Washburn to appear at    hearing on  federal recognition  Kevin Washburn to appear at hearing on federal recognition
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn, the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, will testify at a hearing on federal recognition tomorrow. Washburn, a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, is the...
Opinion: Affirmative action might be harming its beneficiaries Opinion: Affirmative action might be harming its beneficiaries
The U.S. Supreme Court will be ruling on Fisher v. University of Texas this term: What's more important to how your life turns out: the prestige of the school you...
Opinion: Tribes not ready to provide 'justice' for non-Indians Opinion: Tribes not ready to provide 'justice' for non-Indians
A conservative commentator who was banished by the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians for a post about the reservation questions tribal jurisdiction provisions in S.47, a bill to reauthorize...
Harlan McKosato: Trains change  way of life in Indian Country Harlan McKosato: Trains change way of life in Indian Country
Harlan McKosato on how America's railroads changed the way of life for Indian people: The Indian and the Iron Horse go way back. America’s railroads (especially the Transcontinental Railroad) and...
Mark Trahant: Budget resolution running up against deadline Mark Trahant: Budget resolution running up against deadline
Three words to think about as we near the next budget fight on Capitol Hill: Austerity has limits. As I have written often, I view the austerity trend as a...
Native Sun News: Pine Ridge basketball team battles to end Native Sun News: Pine Ridge basketball team battles to end
The following story was written and reported by Joseph Budd, Native Sun News Correspondent. All content © Native Sun News. Anissa Martin receives the prestigious Spirit of Su award while...
Native Sun News: Group trains activists  for Keystone XL fight Native Sun News: Group trains activists for Keystone XL fight
The following story was written and reported by Talli Nauman, Native Sun News Health & Environment Editor. All content © Native Sun News. Activist training commenced with a ceremonial drum...
Cheryl Crazy Bull: Bringing Idle No More into the classrooms Cheryl Crazy Bull: Bringing Idle No More into the classrooms
Cheryl Crazy Bull of the American Indian College Fund explores the Idle No More movement: As the Idle No More movement has gained strength, like many, I have pondered its...
Steven Newcomb: Setting sovereignty free from  Christianity Steven Newcomb: Setting sovereignty free from Christianity
Steven Newcomb on refuting the Doctrine of Discovery: In my view, we have spent too little time reflecting upon the full significance of our original free existence. Here’s an argument...
Twila Barnes: Rep. Markwayne Mullin ignores responsibilities Twila Barnes: Rep. Markwayne Mullin ignores responsibilities
Twila Barnes takes on Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma) for voting against S.47, a bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act: Did Markwayne Mullin forget who he is? He is...
Dave Palermo: Fixing the  broken federal recognition system Dave Palermo: Fixing the broken federal recognition system
Dave Palermo reports on efforts to reform the federal recognition process at the Bureau of Indian Affairs: Nor Rel Muk WintuIndians indigenous to the Klamath Mountains in Northern California have...

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