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Native Sun News:  Oglala Sioux   Tribe vows to stop Keystone XL Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe vows to stop Keystone XL
The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council renewed its commitment to stop TransCanada’s proposed Keystone XL Pipeline at a meeting on March 26.
Terry Gibson, chairman of Shoshone-Paiute Tribe, passes at 52 Terry Gibson, chairman of Shoshone-Paiute Tribe, passes at 52
Terry Gibson, center, with other leaders of the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes. Photo © Shoshone-Paiute Tribe. Terry Gibson, the chairman of the Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of Idaho, died on Thursday. He was...
Archie Thompson,  oldest member of Yurok Tribe, passes at 93 Archie Thompson, oldest member of Yurok Tribe, passes at 93
Archie Thompson, who was the oldest member of the Yurok Tribe of California, died on March 26. He was 93. Thompson was a fluent speaker of Yurok. He was among...
Oregon tribe schedules  public meetings on proposed land swap Oregon tribe schedules public meetings on proposed land swap
The Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians in Oregon will hold public meetings next week to discuss a proposed land swap. The tribe is seeking the...
Maine governor questions  Indian child welfare commission pick Maine governor questions Indian child welfare commission pick
Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) says he will withdraw support for the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Five members were named to the commission in December 2012....
Navajo Nation lacks adequate funding for  new detention facility Navajo Nation lacks adequate funding for new detention facility
The Navajo Nation boasts the largest detention facility in Indian Country but lacks funding to staff it. The facility in Tuba City, Arizona, can house more than 130 inmates. The...
Alaska Native director of  Alutiiq Museum  steps down from post Alaska Native director of Alutiiq Museum steps down from post
Sven Haakanson Jr. has stepped down as executive director of the Alutiiq Museum. Haakanson, who won a MacArthur Foundation award for his efforts to preserve Alutiiq language, history and culture,...
Nebraska tribes  renew historic  connection with Oklahoma tribe Nebraska tribes renew historic connection with Oklahoma tribe
The Omaha Tribe, the Ponca Tribe and the Otoe-Missouria Tribe met in Nebraska on Saturday to renew their historic ties. The tribes once lived in the same area of Nebraska,...
Apache tribes celebrate 100 years of freedom for war prisoners  Apache tribes celebrate 100 years of freedom for war prisoners
The Mescalero Apache Nation of New Mexico and the Fort Sill Apache Tribe of Oklahoma celebrated the 100th anniversary of the release of their ancestors as prisoners of war. After...
South Dakota   to remove offensive place names on reservation South Dakota to remove offensive place names on reservation
The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names is moving to change some offensive place names on the Pine Ridge Reservation. The Oglala Sioux Tribe suggested new names for five features....
Spirit Lake Nation court   maintains big caseload with less funds Spirit Lake Nation court maintains big caseload with less funds
The chief judge for the Spirit Lake Nation in North Dakota says the tribe's court is understaffed and underfunded but believes progress is being made. Judge Shirley Cain joined the...
GAO recommends working with tribes on border security issues GAO recommends working with tribes on border security issues
The Government Accountability Office is urging the Department of Homeland Security to work more closely with tribes on border issues. The U.S. Border Patrol has signed government-to-government agreements with some,...
Stockbridge-Munsee Community  sets recall  vote for president Stockbridge-Munsee Community sets recall vote for president
The Stockbridge-Munsee Community of Wisconsin scheduled an April 27 recall election for President Robert Chicks. Tribal members circulated a petition against Chicks in connection with a traffic citation off the...
Editorial: South Dakota not living up to Indian Child Welfare Act Editorial: South Dakota not living up to Indian Child Welfare Act
Newspaper says South Dakota isn't following the spirit of the Indian Child Welfare Act: Federal law says Native American children belong in Native American foster homes, except in the most...
Marc Simmons: Scalping   found among some    New Mexico tribes Marc Simmons: Scalping found among some New Mexico tribes
Marc Simmons on the practice of scalping among tribes in New Mexico
Dustin Monroe: Native vote carries a strong impact in Montana Dustin Monroe: Native vote carries a strong impact in Montana
Dustin Monroe, the executive director of the Western Native Voice, on the growing Native vote movement.
Umatilla sisters head to final game of NCAA basketball tourney Umatilla sisters head to final game of NCAA basketball tourney
[Video: Louisville players on their victory over Cal] Two sisters from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon are heading to the final game of the...
Charles Kader:  Metis share  survivalist life  with next generation Charles Kader: Metis share survivalist life with next generation
Charles Kader on a visit with a Metis friend in Vermont.

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