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Native Sun News: New  bill opens up   Indian Arts  and Crafts Act Native Sun News: New bill opens up Indian Arts and Crafts Act
An amendment proposed to the Native American Arts and Craft act by Rep Nick Rahall (D-WV) if passed would potentially remove protections from Native American artisans across the country and allow for non-Tribal members to label work they create as “Native American produced."
Native Sun News: Hope Conference addresses sexual abuse Native Sun News: Hope Conference addresses sexual abuse
The Hope conference is making an attempt to address the most disturbing epidemic in all of Indian country, child sexual abuse.
Seizure raises stakes in Passamaquoddy Tribe fishing dispute Seizure raises stakes in Passamaquoddy Tribe fishing dispute
The Maine Marine Patrol seized nets from three Passamaquoddy fishermen on Sunday, escalating a battle over jurisdiction and sovereignty. The Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point and the Passamaquoddy Tribe at...
Author Loiuse Erdrich wins North Dakota's Rough Rider Award Author Loiuse Erdrich wins North Dakota's Rough Rider Award
Author Louise Erdrich, a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, has won North Dakota's Theodore Roosevelt Rough Rider Award. Erdrich grew up in North Dakota and...
Editorial: Navajo Nation project brings stimulus to reservation Editorial: Navajo Nation project brings stimulus to reservation
The Santa Fe New Mexican supports a $46 million broadband project on the Navajo Nation: Here’s stimulus we like to see: Government and private business working together to build infrastructure...
Rep. Young   apologizes for using slur against Hispanic workers Rep. Young apologizes for using slur against Hispanic workers
Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska), the chairman of the House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs, was forced to apologize for using an ethnic slur to describe Hispanic workers. Young...
Alaska Native woman arrested at anti-domestic violence rally Alaska Native woman arrested at anti-domestic violence rally
Alaska Native activist and former Green Party political candidate Desa Jacobsson was arrested at a Choose Respect rally in Anchorage on Thursday. Jacobsson, who has described herself as a domestic...
Fishing tribes watch  as states update water quality standards Fishing tribes watch as states update water quality standards
Tribes in the Pacific Northwest are leading efforts to improve water quality standards. Oregon upgraded its standards in 2011 in response to a study that showed members of tribes with...
Tribes to monitor construction at $1.3B fertilizer plant in Iowa Tribes to monitor construction at $1.3B fertilizer plant in Iowa
Two tribes will monitor construction of a $1.3 billion fertilizer plant in Iowa to ensure a historic site is properly excavated. Fragments of a clay pipe were found at the...
Chief of Seneca-Cayuga Tribe says election was rife with   fraud Chief of Seneca-Cayuga Tribe says election was rife with fraud
Federal and state authorities are investigating the June 2012 election of the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma, according to Chief LeRoy Howard. In a letter to tribal members, Howard said the...
Treaty tribes in Washington win major decision in fishing case Treaty tribes in Washington win major decision in fishing case
A federal judge on Friday ordered the state of Washington to fix culverts that prevent salmon from returning to tribal usual and accustomed fishing places. Under the 1855 Treaty of...
Column:  Rep.   Cramer stumbles over tribal provisions of VAWA Column: Rep. Cramer stumbles over tribal provisions of VAWA
With controversial comments about tribal jurisdiction provisions in S.47, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013, Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-North Dakota) learns a lesson as a new member of...
Eastern Pequot group loses ruling in federal recognition lawsuit Eastern Pequot group loses ruling in federal recognition lawsuit
A federal judge has dismissed a federal recognition lawsuit filed by members of the Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut. Judge Emmet G. Sullivan ruled that the "Historic Eastern Pequots"...
Mark Trahant: Native vote holds great potential for 2014 cycle Mark Trahant: Native vote holds great potential for 2014 cycle
Last week Melissa Merrick, writing in the blog, Last Real Indians, broke a story about North Dakota’s Rep. Kevin Cramer and his attitudes about tribal governments, courts and the...
Judge concludes Alaska tribes can follow land-into-trust process Judge concludes Alaska tribes can follow land-into-trust process
Tribes in Alaska can follow the land-into-trust process, a federal judge has determined. The Bureau of Indian Affairs has long excluded Alaska tribes from its land-into-trust regulations. Numerous administrations argued...
Charles Trimble: The wonderful remarkable life of an Oglala centenarian Charles Trimble: The wonderful remarkable life of an Oglala centenarian
Laura Brewer Several years ago I was visiting with Teri Dameron, federal funding and management consultant here in Omaha. Teri is a member of the Brewer tiyospaye from the...
Opinion:  Ethnic cleansing of tribes boosted American economy Opinion: Ethnic cleansing of tribes boosted American economy
How slavery and the removal of tribes from the Southeast created America's economy: Between 1803 and 1838, the United States, most famously personified by Andrew Jackson, fought a multifront war...
Landowner threatens to put Wounded Knee site up for auction Landowner threatens to put Wounded Knee site up for auction
The non-Indian owner of the site where the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre took place says he will put the land up for auction if the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South...
Sen. Murkowski: Stopping domestic violence in Native villages Sen. Murkowski: Stopping domestic violence in Native villages
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) offers proposal to address domestic violence in Alaska Native villages: We all know that the expansion of tribal jurisdiction over non-members of a tribe is a...
Ruth Hopkins: Sexual abuse a legacy of Indian boarding school Ruth Hopkins: Sexual abuse a legacy of Indian boarding school
Ruth Hopkins discusses sexual abuse at Indian boarding schools: Life at boarding school was punishing of its own accord. Children were not allowed to return home to visit their families...
Opinion: Tribal jurisdiction provisions of VAWA reauthorization Opinion: Tribal jurisdiction provisions of VAWA reauthorization
Attorneys Winter King and Sara Clark discuss the tribal jurisdiction provisions of S.47, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013: President Obama signed into law the reauthorization of the...

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