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Another tribe criticizes Rep. Cramer for comments on VAWA Another tribe criticizes Rep. Cramer for comments on VAWA
Another tribe is criticizing Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-North Dakota) for the way he treated Indian women at a meeting in North Dakota last week. Chairman Tex Hall of the Mandan,...
Column: Jerry Fogg shares his 'Native Soul' with  new exhibit Column: Jerry Fogg shares his 'Native Soul' with new exhibit
Jerry Fogg, a member of the Yankton Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, shares "Native Soul" at the Center for Western Studies: About 60 pieces of mixed-media artwork are waiting for...
Native man   breaks silence after being abused by ex-priest Native man breaks silence after being abused by ex-priest
A Native man from Ontario is breaking a gag order in order to share his story of being abused as a child. Raymond C. Jacob, an Ojibway from the Webequie...
Navajo Nation  hopes 'The Lone Ranger' boosts  film  business Navajo Nation hopes 'The Lone Ranger' boosts film business
Photo from Jerry Bruckheimer on Twitter The Navajo Nation hopes the upcoming release of The Lone Ranger boosts interest from Hollywood. Parts of the The Lone Ranger were filmed...
Oneida Nation business faces opposition to recycling plant Oneida Nation business faces opposition to recycling plant
A business owned by the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin is facing internal opposition to a waste recycling plant. Oneida Seven Generations Corp turned to a site on the reservation after...
Oregon lawmakers tackle ban on Indian mascots at   schools Oregon lawmakers tackle ban on Indian mascots at schools
Lawmakers in Oregon are pushing bills that would address a ban on Indian mascots at public schools. Last year, the Oregon Board of Education voted 5-1 to prohibit schools from...
Sen. Heitkamp looking to improve tribal housing conditions Sen. Heitkamp looking to improve tribal housing conditions
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-North Dakota) visited the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation on Wednesday and vowed to improve Indian housing conditions. Heitkamp saw overcrowded and aging homes on her visit...
Tlingit-Haida Tribes leader Ed Thomas won't seek  reelection Tlingit-Haida Tribes leader Ed Thomas won't seek reelection
Ed Thomas, the president of the Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, said he won't run for re-election in 2014. Thomas said he wants to...
Montana tribe weighs next move in water compact dispute Montana tribe weighs next move in water compact dispute
Leaders of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are weighing their next move after Montana lawmakers refused to advance a controversial water compact. The compact would confirm the tribe's reserved...
Mohawk woman admits to smuggling reptiles across  border Mohawk woman admits to smuggling reptiles across border
Olivia J. Terrance, a member of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe of New York, pleaded guilty to smuggling reptiles across the U.S.-Canada border. Terrance admitted that she smuggled hundreds of...
ICT interview with Erin Shanley, special   prosecutor for tribe ICT interview with Erin Shanley, special prosecutor for tribe
Indian Country Today interviews Erin Shanley about her role as a special federal prosecutor for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe: How do cases get to your desk? Do you oversee...
Menominee Nation eyes support for land-into-trust request Menominee Nation eyes support for land-into-trust request
The Menominee Nation of Wisconsin is seeking local support for a land-into-trust application, The Shawano Leader reports. The tribe wants 160 acres in the town of Red Springs in trust....
Kevin Abourezk: Comedy team gets Native youth to open up Kevin Abourezk: Comedy team gets Native youth to open up
Kevin Abourezk reports on a visit by the 1491s to Nebraska: It’s 10 in the morning, and eight high school students won't speak. Dallas Goldtooth threatens them: “Someone start talking...
Native Sun News: Yaqui Tribe fights Mexico over water rights Native Sun News: Yaqui Tribe fights Mexico over water rights
On World Water Day March 22, Yaqui traditional authorities launched an international petition drive to catch the eyes of Mexican Supreme Court justices who face a decision on the tribe’s standing to intervene in an aqueduct construction dispute now two years old.
Native Sun News: Rep. Cramer verbally attacks Indian woman Native Sun News: Rep. Cramer verbally attacks Indian woman
While at the most recent North Dakota Coalition on Abused Women’s Service membership meeting on March 26, 2013, Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) verbally attacked a member of the Spirit Lake Sioux tribe and stated that he wished he could, “ring the Tribal council’s neck and slam them against the wall.”
Auction house in France   claims tribal items acquired legally Auction house in France claims tribal items acquired legally
An auction house in France says a collection of Hopi, Zuni and Pueblo items was acquired legally despite complaints from tribal representatives. Gilles Néret-Minet, the director of the Néret-Minet auction...
Cole DeLaune: Kristi Noem is best candidate for Senate seat Cole DeLaune: Kristi Noem is best candidate for Senate seat
Cole DeLaune wants Rep. Kristi Noem (R-South Dakota) to run for a U.S. Senate seat in South Dakota instead of former governor Mike Rounds: In a battleground that could determine...
Gyasi Ross: Developing another generation of Native heroes Gyasi Ross: Developing another generation of Native heroes
Gyasi Ross on the need for Indian Country to cultivate a new generation of Native heroes: I remember a couple of years ago, a good friend of mine, knowing that...
Some beneficiaries in Wyoming still waiting on Cobell check Some beneficiaries in Wyoming still waiting on Cobell check
Some members of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe are still waiting on their share of the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement. The first round of...

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