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Bureau of Indian Education still without a  director after a year Bureau of Indian Education still without a director after a year
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...
Authorities treating death on Spirit Lake Nation as a homicide Authorities treating death on Spirit Lake Nation as a homicide
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...
Jazz Festival expands Native focus to tribes beyond Louisiana Jazz Festival expands Native focus to tribes beyond Louisiana
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...
Logging   damages Maidu village but tribes weren't told of work Logging damages Maidu village but tribes weren't told of work
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...
Zia Pueblo offers prayers amid worsening drought conditions Zia Pueblo offers prayers amid worsening drought conditions
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...
CDC finds  65 percent  increase in Native American suicide rate CDC finds 65 percent increase in Native American suicide rate
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...
Poll shows overwhelming support for keeping 'Redskins' name Poll shows overwhelming support for keeping 'Redskins' name
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...
Bruce Babbitt: Jewell must deny road for Alaska Native village Bruce Babbitt: Jewell must deny road for Alaska Native village
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...
Donna Ennis: Recommendations for defending Indian children Donna Ennis: Recommendations for defending Indian children
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...
Gyasi Ross: How to let  a  Native Superwoman just be a woman Gyasi Ross: How to let a Native Superwoman just be a woman
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...
Sarah Jumping Eagle: Keystone XL is the battle of our time Sarah Jumping Eagle: Keystone XL is the battle of our time
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 Native Sun News: Miss Indian World crowned at GON powwow
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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