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Patricia Michaels outlasts most designers on Project Runway Patricia Michaels outlasts most designers on Project Runway
Week 9 look from Patricia Michaels. Photo from Project Runway website. With just six designers left in the competition, Patricia Michaels of Taos Pueblo has outlasted most of her colleagues...
Judge won't dismiss Navajo Nation case over 'Navajo' items Judge won't dismiss Navajo Nation case over 'Navajo' items
A federal judge is allowing the Navajo Nation to proceed with almost all of its claims against fashion retailer Urban Outfitters. The tribe asked the Urban Outfitters to stop labeling,...
Native youth depart on 45-day walk from Manitoba to Ottawa Native youth depart on 45-day walk from Manitoba to Ottawa
Native youth in Winnipeg, Manitoba, embark in 45-day walk. Photo from Youth For Lake on Facebook. Inspired by the Idle No More movement, a group of Native youth is...
Former president of Alaska Native village charged with theft Former president of Alaska Native village charged with theft
The former president of the Native Village of Tatitlek was arrested in Alaska on Wednesday on charges that she stole more than $200,000 from the tribe. Lori “Sue” Johnson, whose...
Diane Benson: Anti-violence effort leaves out Alaska Natives Diane Benson: Anti-violence effort leaves out Alaska Natives
Diane Benson, an Alaska Native survivor of sexual assault, says the state's Choose Respect campaign leaves out Native women: The Choose Respect anti-violence programs are great things for schools, but...
Conference tackles  crimes of violence   against Indian women Conference tackles crimes of violence against Indian women
A two-day conference in Montana addressed domestic violence and sexual assault in Indian Country. The Montana Native Women’s Coalition organized the meeting to raise awareness of crimes against Indian women....
DOJ and NCAI file briefs in Montana Indian voting rights case DOJ and NCAI file briefs in Montana Indian voting rights case
The Department of Justice and the National Congress of American Indians submitted briefs in an Indian voting rights case in Montana. Members of the Crow Tribe, the Northern Cheyenne Tribe...
Chippewa Cree Tribe plans for  special election for chairman Chippewa Cree Tribe plans for special election for chairman
The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana plans to hold a special election to fill the chairman's post. The tribal council voted on Monday to remove Ken Blatt St. Marks from...
Melissa Merrick: Rep. Cramer of North Dakota attacks women Melissa Merrick: Rep. Cramer of North Dakota attacks women
Melissa Merrick, a member of the Spirit Lake Nation, describes a troubling meeting with freshman Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-North Dakota): After I spoke, Cramer began what turned out to be...
Tribal members see record bison hunting season in Montana Tribal members see record bison hunting season in Montana
Tribal members are enjoying a record bison hunting season in Montana, The Wall Street Journal reports. Some 249 bison have been killed during the winter 2012-2013 season. Of those, 212...
Opinion: Wisconsin tribes make power play on fishing rights Opinion: Wisconsin tribes make power play on fishing rights
Radio guy questions why Wisconsin tribes have increased fishing quotas under their treaties: Under existing law, the six bands of Chippewa in northern Wisconsin are allowed to declare how many...
Village leader questions rival for marriage to Oneida   woman Village leader questions rival for marriage to Oneida woman
Patricia Hoeft, Secretary of Oneida Nation of Wisconsin. Photo courtesy Oneida Nation. The leader of a village in Wisconsin known for its anti-tribal stances is telling residents not to...
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe signs agreement with Red Cross Standing Rock Sioux Tribe signs agreement with Red Cross
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is signing an agreement with the American Red Cross today. The memorandum of understanding will address how the entities will work together to address future...
Over 100 tribes in Alaska operating their own court systems Over 100 tribes in Alaska operating their own court systems
Over 100 tribes are operating their own court systems, Lisa Jaeger of the Tanana Chiefs Conference said at a forum on Wednesday. Tribes are handling child welfare cases, domestic violence...
BSPR: Nez Perce Tribe and Yakama Nation work to help fish BSPR: Nez Perce Tribe and Yakama Nation work to help fish
Boise State Public Radio reports on efforts by the Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission, the Nez Perce Tribe and the Yakama Nation to improve runs of fish in the Columbia...
ICT interview with  Cecile Hansen, leader  of Duwamish Tribe ICT interview with Cecile Hansen, leader of Duwamish Tribe
Indian Country Today interviews Cecile Hansen, chairwoman of the Duwamish Tribe of Washington: How did the petition for recognition begin? We were fighting for fishing rights and we naïvely believed...
Navajo Nation hosts farmers from Israel for unique meeting Navajo Nation hosts farmers from Israel for unique meeting
Two farmers from Israel are traveling to the Navajo Nation to take part in a unique conference. The Navajo and Israel Agricultural Gathering for the First Nations takes place next...
Steve Russell: Tribal sovereignty  and slime in modern politics Steve Russell: Tribal sovereignty and slime in modern politics
Steve Russell on sovereignty and slime: The interplay between law and language is fascinating. “Blood quantum” started without the modern racist connotations in early English cases involving inheritance from a...
Native Sun News: Sen.   Johnson announces retirement plans Native Sun News: Sen. Johnson announces retirement plans
The following story was written and reported by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. Tim Johnson announces retirement By Brandon Ecoffey Native Sun...
Native Sun News: Tribes file major suit against South Dakota Native Sun News: Tribes file major suit against South Dakota
The following story was written and reported by Brandon Ecoffey, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. OST Tribal President, Bryan Brewer and OST ICWA director...

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