The Obama administration still hasn't found someone to take over the Bureau of Indian Education. Keith Moore, the former director, left the position in June 2012. But the administration appears no closer to finding a replacement, having put up a...
The FBI and the Bureau of Indian Affairs are investigating a homicide on the Spirit Lake Nation in North Dakota. An FBI agent told The Grand Forks Herald that an Indian male died recently. The paper said there were reports...
Over 50 tribes from the U.S. and Canada are represented at the annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, which wraps up this weekend. Native musicians have been performing on main stages at the event. There's also a tribal village...
A logging project has damaged a 4,000-year-old Maidu village and tribes weren't told about the work until after it started. Pacific Gas and Electric Co. started logging last fall under a permit issued by the California Department of Forestry and...
Drought conditions in New Mexico are the worst in the U.S., with tribes across the state affected. The Drought Monitor for New Mexico shows Severe, Extreme and Exceptional drought conditions on reservations. There isn't an area of the state...
The suicide rate among Native American adults grew 65.2 percent in the past decade, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a new report. The rate of suicide among American Indians and Alaska Natives ages 35-64 was 11.2...
An Associated Press-GfK poll shows widespread support for the controversial Washington Redskins professional football mascot. About 79 percent support keeping the name, which is considered offensive to Native Americans. That's down 10 percent from the level of support found in...
Bruce Babbitt, former Interior secretary during the Clinton administration, and Jamie Rappaport Clark, a former director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, call on Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to reject a road for an Alaska Native village: The true...
Donna Ennis, the chair of the Minnesota Indian Child Welfare Advisory Council, shares recommendations to the National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence: The National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence presented its final report and recommendations to...
Gyasi Ross on how to address the Native Superwoman Complex: Native women and Native men have, like the vast majority of America, serious, serious problems living with each other (as evidenced by the fact that divorce rates in America are...
On January 25, 2013, the Ihanktonwan Dakota and the Pawnee Nation signed a formal Treaty by which both Nations and another 131 supporting Native Nations dedicated themselves to resisting the Keystone pipeline.
Native Sun News: Miss Indian World crowned at GON powwow (May 3, 2013)
Scoring consistently well in the areas of impromptu interviews, speaking before an audience and expressing herself culturally and traditionally through writing, stage presentation and dance is what it takes to become Miss Indian World.
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