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Chippewa Cree Tribe meets to consider future of chairman Chippewa Cree Tribe meets to consider future of chairman
The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana meets today to consider the fate of suspended Chairman Ken Blatt St. Marks. The meeting was closed to outsiders. St. Marks said he wouldn't...
Gila River man pushes controversial  highway development Gila River man pushes controversial highway development
A member of the Gila River Indian Community of Arizona is trying to convince fellow landowners to agree to a controversial highway. Joseph Perez wants to develop a new city...
Navajo Nation  finishing up work on   $46M broadband project Navajo Nation finishing up work on $46M broadband project
The Navajo Nation is nearly done with a $46 million broadband project. The tribe is improving Internet and cell phone service throughout the reservation. The project will bring better service...
Blog: Hualapai Tribe   locked in Grand Canyon business feud Blog: Hualapai Tribe locked in Grand Canyon business feud
A recap of the legal and business drama facing the Hualapai Tribe of Arizona and the Grand Canyon Skywalk: At the Grand Canyon Skywalk, tourists can pay about $90 to...
Judge orders BIA to reconsider Duwamish Tribe recognition Judge orders BIA to reconsider Duwamish Tribe recognition
For the first time, the Bureau of Indian Affairs has been ordered to explain why it denied federal recognition to a tribal petitioner.
Editorial: Oregon tribes deserve shot at ancestral territory Editorial: Oregon tribes deserve shot at ancestral territory
The Coos Bay World supports efforts to return land to the Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians in Oregon: In the 1850s, South Coast Indian tribes...
Opinion: Indians and Palestinians forced onto reservations Opinion: Indians and Palestinians forced onto reservations
Writer sees parallels in treatment of Indian people and Palestinians: At the time, it seemed peculiar to me. It was the late 1970s. My visitor was a Palestinian Arab, a...
Delaware Tribe looking to relocate headquarters to Kansas Delaware Tribe looking to relocate headquarters to Kansas
The Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma is looking to relocate to Kansas. The tribe had a reservation in Kansas before being forced to move to Oklahoma in the 1800s. "We're still...
Alaska tribes excluded from jurisdiction provisions in VAWA Alaska tribes excluded from jurisdiction provisions in VAWA
Tribes across the nation celebrated the passage of S.47, the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act, but Alaska Natives are excluded from key provisions in the new law. The...
Doug George-Kanentiio: Students show courage on mascot Doug George-Kanentiio: Students show courage on mascot
The students of the Cooperstown Central Junior/Senior High School had the courage to do what Daniel Snyder, the billionaire owner of the Washington Redskins, lacks; the willingness to tolerate abuse...
'Kind Hearted Woman' follows  Spirit Lake Nation abuse saga 'Kind Hearted Woman' follows Spirit Lake Nation abuse saga
Robin Poor Bear, center, and her two children, Darian and Anthony, are all now involved in the fight against sexual abuse. Photo © Native Sun News. Kind Hearted Woman,...
Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold hearing on housing Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold hearing on housing
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold an oversight hearing on Indian housing next month. The hearing takes place on Wednesday, April 10, at 2:15pm in Room 628 of the...
Editorial: Newest park in South Dakota preserves tribal site Editorial: Newest park in South Dakota preserves tribal site
The Sioux Falls Argus Leader hails the creation of the Good Earth at Blood Run State Park in South Dakota: South Dakota will witness history today when Gov. Dennis Daugaard...
Opinion: American Indian men and women serve in  military Opinion: American Indian men and women serve in military
Scotty Allison, the Beltrami County Veterans Service Officer, cites high rates of military service among American Indians in Minnesota: As I was gathering information for the Northern Minnesota Veterans Home...
Dustin Monroe: Montana bill limits Indian voter participation Dustin Monroe: Montana bill limits Indian voter participation
Dustin Monroe, a member of the Fort Belknap Indian Community and the executive director of the Western Native Voice, says Montana bill would limit Indian voting participation: “An Act Revising...
Mike Wenstrup: Alaska Native voting rights are under attack Mike Wenstrup: Alaska Native voting rights are under attack
Mike Wenstrup, the chair of the Alaska Democratic Party, says Republicans are attacking the voting rights of Alaska Natives: Today, voting rights are under assault by political partisans whose agenda...
Tim   Argetsinger:  Native men responsible for domestic crime Tim Argetsinger: Native men responsible for domestic crime
Timothy Aqukkasuk Argetsinger argues that most perpetrators of violence against Native women are Native men: Many federally recognized tribes are celebrating the reauthorization of VAWA, which contains key provisions that...
Steve Russell: Addressing drunken driving in Indian Country Steve Russell: Addressing drunken driving in Indian Country
Steve Russell on drunken driving in Indian Country: Few of us have been unscathed by alcohol, and I am no exception. A close Cherokee relative, big-hearted and kind when sober,...
Native Sun News: KILI Radio celebrates three decades on air Native Sun News: KILI Radio celebrates three decades on air
The following story was written and reported by Christina Rose, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. Tom Casey, director at KILI Radio, thanks everyone for...
Native Sun News:   South Dakota Indian graduation rates drop Native Sun News: South Dakota Indian graduation rates drop
The following story was written and reported by Christina Rose, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. Page from Bureau of Indian Education's “Reading First” highlights...
Mark Trahant: Huge changes ahead for Indian health system Mark Trahant: Huge changes ahead for Indian health system
Three years ago, on March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law the >Affordable Care Act. The bill also included the permanent authorization of the Indian Health Care Improvement...
Dave Palermo: BIA working on reforms  to federal recognition Dave Palermo: BIA working on reforms to federal recognition
Dave Palermo reports on changes coming to the federal recognition process at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

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