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Andrew  Yellowbear: Indian inmates   being ignored in state Andrew Yellowbear: Indian inmates being ignored in state
Andrew Yellowbear Jr., a member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming who has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering his 22-month-old daughter, says Indian inmates are being...
San Carlos Apache Tribe: Copper mine threatens sacred lands San Carlos Apache Tribe: Copper mine threatens sacred lands
Chairman Terry Rambler and Vice Chairman John Bush of the San Carlos Apache Tribe explain their opposition to H.R.687, the Southeast Arizona Land Exchange and Conservation Act, a bill that...
NCPR: Conference focuses on removal of Tuscarora Nation NCPR: Conference focuses on removal of Tuscarora Nation
North Carolina Public Radio reports on the Neyuheruke 300, the commemoration of the forced removal of the Tuscarora Nation from North Carolina to New York: “The colonials really wanted the...
Chairman of Chippewa Cree Tribe  charged with trespassing Chairman of Chippewa Cree Tribe charged with trespassing
Chippewa Cree Tribal Chairman Ken Blatt St. Marks is escorted to a tribal police vehicle on Wednesday morning at the tribal council chambers. Photo Havre Daily News/Lindsay Brown Chairman...
Teens await sentence for death of five-year-old Native boy Teens await sentence for death of five-year-old Native boy
Three teens will be sentenced for the drive-by shooting death of five-year-old Ethan Yellowbird on the Samson Cree First Nation in Alberta. The teens were ages 13, 16 and...
Oregon tribe seeks to acquire ancestral territory from BLM Oregon tribe seeks to acquire ancestral territory from BLM
The Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians in Oregon are seeking to regain 14,500 acres of ancestral territory. A draft proposal of the land transfer was...
Counties told to pay $300K for Indian athlete's death in jail Counties told to pay $300K for Indian athlete's death in jail
Two counties in Montana have been ordered to pay $300,000 in connection with the death of A.J. Longsoldier. Longsoldier was 18 when he died in November 2009 after complaining of...
One faction of Chukchansi  Tribe  in control of bank accounts One faction of Chukchansi Tribe in control of bank accounts
One faction of the Picayune Rancheria of the Chukchansi Indians of California is controlling the tribe's bank accounts, The Sierra Star reports. Reggie Lewis and his council say they are...
Chairman of  Big Pine Paiute Tribe disputes removal efforts Chairman of Big Pine Paiute Tribe disputes removal efforts
Some members of the Big Pine Paiute Tribe of California are trying to remove Chairman Dave Moose from office. Paul Stone started a petition against Moose, calling out the chairman...
Leader of Stockbridge-Munsee Community   targeted in recall Leader of Stockbridge-Munsee Community targeted in recall
Robert Chicks, the president of the Stockbridge-Munsee Community in Wisconsin, is facing a recall effort. Chicks avoided being removed from office at council meeting on Tuesday. So opponents will...
The Atlantic: Jack Abramoff   peddling his wares at   new game The Atlantic: Jack Abramoff peddling his wares at new game
The Atlantic's Mariah Blake covers convicted Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff at his new game: Jack Abramoff, the infamous lobbyist, was slumped over a table in a dimly lit Clear Channel...
MPR: Contemporary Indian art  tackles cultural appropriation MPR: Contemporary Indian art tackles cultural appropriation
Frank Buffalo Hyde “In-Appropriate #3″ at the All My Relations Arts in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Arts column reports on a new exhibit at All My Relations Arts that takes on...
Mark Trahant: Lawmakers act to avoid government shutdown Mark Trahant: Lawmakers act to avoid government shutdown
The Senate yesterday passed a Continuing Resolution funding the government for the rest of the fiscal year. That measure now goes to the House and that vote will likely be...
Senate committee approves Sally Jewell   as Interior Secretary Senate committee approves Sally Jewell as Interior Secretary
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted 19-3 this morning to approve the nomination of Sally Jewell as the next Secretary of the Interior Department. The vote came after...
Dispute over $13.6M Cobell attorney fees sent to mediation Dispute over $13.6M Cobell attorney fees sent to mediation
A dispute over $13.6 million in attorney fees in the Cobell trust fund settlement has been sent to mediation, Indian Country Today reports. Some $85.3 million has already been paid...
Northern Arapaho man helps protect NMAI   in New York City Northern Arapaho man helps protect NMAI in New York City
Luther Nakapaahu, a security guard at the National Museum of the American Indian in New York City. Photo Karsten Moran for The New York Times. Luther Nakapaahu, a member...
Mary Pember: Raymond Thundersky, art legend and mystery Mary Pember: Raymond Thundersky, art legend and mystery
Mary Annette Pember explores the life of Raymond Thundersky: Some people thought he was a great Mohawk chief, some thought he had royal blood, some thought he was Jesus and...
Editorial: IHS not exempt from federal budget sequestration Editorial: IHS not exempt from federal budget sequestration
The New York Times blames Republicans for failing to exempt the Indian Health Service from the sequestration of the federal budget: The Congressional Republicans who brought us the mindless budget...
Bill revokes registered trademarks for Washington Redskins Bill revokes registered trademarks for Washington Redskins
Lawmakers in the House introduced a bill to revoke the trademarks of the Washington Redskins professional football team. H.R.1278, the Non-Disparagement of American Indians in Trademark Registrations Act of 2013,...
White House Blog: ACHP backs indigenous rights declaration White House Blog: ACHP backs indigenous rights declaration
Milford Wayne Donaldson, the chairman of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, on the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation...
Steve Russell: Termination and relocation a disastrous policy Steve Russell: Termination and relocation a disastrous policy
Steve Russell on termination, relocation and Indian elders: In the early 1950s, official government policy towards Indians discouraged this primitive way of living. The policy was called “termination and relocation.”...
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe spends $20M settlement Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe spends $20M settlement
The following story was written and reported by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced last week...
Native Sun News: New York Times takes on Wounded Knee Native Sun News: New York Times takes on Wounded Knee
The following story was written and reported by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. New York Times visits Native Sun News By Brandon...

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