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Navajo Nation battles in court over sale of 'Navajo' products Navajo Nation battles in court over sale of 'Navajo' products
The Navajo Nation is continuing its lawsuit against retailer Urban Outfitters over the sale of "Navajo" items. The tribe asked Urban Outfitters back in June 2011 to stop selling items...
Quapaw Tribe expects long fight on trust management case Quapaw Tribe expects long fight on trust management case
The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma is expecting its trust mismanagement lawsuit to be in court for at least three more years. The tribe originally sued in 2002 and thought a...
Indian Peaks Band breaks ground on first economic project Indian Peaks Band breaks ground on first economic project
The Indian Peaks Band of Paiute Indians broke ground on an RV park on Monday. The Indian Peaks RV Campground is the first economic development project for the band, the...
Passamaquoddy  leaders cite  threat from governor on fishing Passamaquoddy leaders cite threat from governor on fishing
Passamaquoddy tribal leaders said Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) threatened to withdraw support for Indian issues in an ongoing dispute over elver fishing in the state. LePage called tribal leaders...
Beyond Buckskin branches out with online fashion boutique Beyond Buckskin branches out with online fashion boutique
Jessica Metcalfe, a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, started her fashion blog, Beyond Bucskin, four years ago and expanded with an online boutique last year. "Creativity...
 Celebration planned for 100 years of    of Chiricahua freedom Celebration planned for 100 years of of Chiricahua freedom
The Mescalero Apache Nation of New Mexico and the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma will be commemorating 100 years of freedom for the Chiricahua people this weekend. The...
Supreme Court   sets times for oral argument  in ICWA  dispute Supreme Court sets times for oral argument in ICWA dispute
The U.S. Supreme Court issued an order on Monday in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, an Indian Child Welfare Act case. The justices will hear the case on Tuesday, April...
Hopi Tribe seeks to block auction of cultural items in France Hopi Tribe seeks to block auction of cultural items in France
The Hopi Tribe of Arizona is seeking to stop the auction of cultural items in France. The tribe doesn't know how the ceremonial items ended up in Europe. But the...
Yakama Nation calls on USDA to approve horse slaughtering Yakama Nation calls on USDA to approve horse slaughtering
The Yakama Nation of Washington wants the Obama administration to allow horse slaughtering. An estimated 12,000 wild horses roam the tribe's reservation. Chairman Harry Smiskin says there could be a...
Frontline: Small progress in addressing abuse  at Spirit Lake  Frontline: Small progress in addressing abuse at Spirit Lake
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. Frontline on efforts...
Dave Palermo: Carcieri still at issue four years after decision Dave Palermo: Carcieri still at issue four years after decision
It's been more than four years since the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar threw a wrench into the land-into-trust process: The 2009 U.S. Supreme Court ruling limiting...
Montana tribes battle opposition to bison restoration efforts Montana tribes battle opposition to bison restoration efforts
Montana tribes are running into opposition to their efforts to restore bison to their lands. The Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribe and the Fort Belknap Indian Community agreed to...
Native Sun News: Natives united to protect our Mother Earth Native Sun News: Natives united to protect our Mother Earth
As a National Week of Action to Stop Tar Sands Profiteers came to a close March 23, in the movement to block completion of TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL Pipeline, participants in an indigenous encampment in northern Minnesota marked three weeks of continuous protest against another Canadian oil pipeline.
Native Sun News: Picking the   Lakota Basketball Dream Team Native Sun News: Picking the Lakota Basketball Dream Team
The Native Sun News announces our own dream team, a squad that if assembled would be both fun to watch, but also hard to stop on the courts. One would have to imagine this squad working independent of their respective schools, but working together as one team; the Dream Team.
Opinion: Ponce de Leon started lengthy Indian war in Florida Opinion: Ponce de Leon started lengthy Indian war in Florida
Author T. D. Allman on the Spanish explorer who started the 300-year Indian war in Florida: This week is the celebration of the 500th anniversary of Juan Ponce de León’s...
Hayley  Elkins: Native women armed with their own arsenals Hayley Elkins: Native women armed with their own arsenals
Hayley B. Elkins on Native women in Texas: We young West Texas women—especially young Native women—come out of the chute with our own arsenals. We don’t have access to a...
Oliver Semans: Native people pay high price for voting rights Oliver Semans: Native people pay high price for voting rights
Oliver J. Semans on Indian voting rights: “Everyone talks about rights, but they have a cost,” said attorney Sara Frankenstein in a recent article on ICTMN.com (“With 2014 Elections Looming,...

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