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Oglala Sioux Tribe   brings     Trail of Hope for Indian Housing  to DC Oglala Sioux Tribe brings Trail of Hope for Indian Housing to DC
Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe load up the housing unit. Photo from Facebook. The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is raising awareness of housing issues with the...
General council of Spirit Lake Nation votes to remove chairman General council of Spirit Lake Nation votes to remove chairman
Members of the Spirit Lake Nation of North Dakota voted on Sunday to remove Chairman Roger Yankton Sr. from his post. The vote was nearly unanimous, The Grand Forks Herald...
Vice chairman of Spokane Tribe cited over     Montana bison hunt Vice chairman of Spokane Tribe cited over Montana bison hunt
Rodney W. Abrahamson, the vice chairman of the Spokane Tribe of Washington, was cited for taking part in a bison hunt in Montana, The Spokesman Review reports. Abrahamson went hunting...
Editorial: Swinomish Tribe should drop lawsuit over burial site Editorial: Swinomish Tribe should drop lawsuit over burial site
Newspaper calls on Swinomish Tribe to drop a lawsuit over the excavation of a burial site: The Swinomish Indian Tribe is seeking $9 million from City of Oak Harbor after...
Editorial: Judge made right call on Eastern Pequot recognition Editorial: Judge made right call on Eastern Pequot recognition
Newspaper says federal recognition for Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation would have hurt local communities in Connecticut: A federal judge recently dismissed a lawsuit by the Eastern Pequot Tribe that sought...
Chickasaw Nation names Neal McCaleb as its new  ambassador Chickasaw Nation names Neal McCaleb as its new ambassador
The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma has named Neal McCaleb as its new ambassador at large. McCaleb served as head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs from July 2001 to December...
Public Radio:    North Carolina Tuscaroras reclaim their identity Public Radio: North Carolina Tuscaroras reclaim their identity
Public Radio East reports on efforts by the Tuscarora Nation in South Carolina to gain state recognition: The main difference between the Tuscarora of North Carolina and the tribe in...
Law Article: BIA rule bars state taxation on leased Indian land Law Article: BIA rule bars state taxation on leased Indian land
Attorneys discuss new Bureau of Indian Affairs regulation that bars state and local taxation of non-tribal entities that operate on leased Indian land: Although many states have a longstanding position...
Harlan McKosato: Tribes tap into energy development potential Harlan McKosato: Tribes tap into energy development potential
Harlan McKosato on the upcoming Developing Tribal Energy Resources and Economies Conference: As Americans, we love energy. In fact, the U.S. is the second-highest consumer in terms of total per-capita...
Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules hearing on budget Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules hearing on budget
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold an oversight hearing next Wednesday, April 24, on the fiscal year 2014 budget request for tribal programs. President Barack Obama is requesting $2.6...
Opinion: America still in denial about Wounded Knee massacre Opinion: America still in denial about Wounded Knee massacre
Paul Udstrand on the sale of the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre site: The March 30 New York Times carried a front page article about Indian country that rolls up the...
Charles Kader: Sovereignty comes full circle for original people Charles Kader: Sovereignty comes full circle for original people
Charles Kader on sovereignty and its meaning for Mohawk people: Sovereignty is a word with many meanings. Because it is a Latin word in origination, adapted by the French language,...
Auction of tribal cultural items in France fetches  less than $1M Auction of tribal cultural items in France fetches less than $1M
A controversial auction of tribal cultural items went ahead as planned on Friday. According to news reports, all but five of the 71 items in the collection were sold. The...
Urban Indians    suffer from highest poverty rates across nation Urban Indians suffer from highest poverty rates across nation
More and more American Indians and Alaska Natives are living in urban areas but they continue to suffer from highest poverty rates in the nation. According to the U.S. Census...
Tribes gear up for big battle with Supreme Court's ICWA case Tribes gear up for big battle with Supreme Court's ICWA case
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, an Indian Child Welfare Act case that's drawn significant attention. Tribal interests have lined up some big...
Column: Supreme Court set to hear racially-tinged ICWA case Column: Supreme Court set to hear racially-tinged ICWA case
Andrew Cohen of The Atlantic discusses Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, an Indian Child Welfare Act case that will be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court tomorrow: The United States...
Mark Trahant: Obama's budget a better alternative than GOP's Mark Trahant: Obama's budget a better alternative than GOP's
President Barack Obama’s budget request for 2014 does not roll back austerity. But it would significantly shift resources, adding money to important programs, and protecting much of Indian Country from...
Chuck Trimble: Indian Country becomes united on the Internet Chuck Trimble: Indian Country becomes united on the Internet
IndianCountryTV.com’s news anchor Kimberlie Acosta has a most powerful lead-in slogan to her reports: “One Million Indigenous Facebook Users….RED POWER!” Acosta’s slogan predated the Idle No More (INM) movement by...
Native Sun News: Rapid City observes April 5 as Tim Giago Day Native Sun News: Rapid City observes April 5 as Tim Giago Day
After more than 30 years as a journalist, April 5, 2013, was declared Tim Giago Day in Rapid City, S.D.

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