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Oneida Nation deal includes land-into-trust and tax provisions Oneida Nation deal includes land-into-trust and tax provisions
The Oneida Nation wants to resolve land-into-trust and taxation issues in an agreement with the state of New York and two counties. According to a copy of the 79-page agreement...
Secretary Jewell takes action in Jeanette Hanna controversy Secretary Jewell takes action in Jeanette Hanna controversy
Secretary Sally Jewell has taken action to address issues raised by an investigation into Jeanette Hanna, a Bureau of Indian Affairs employee who has been the subject of numerous complaints,...
Chief of First Nation in Saskatchewan admits to sexual assault Chief of First Nation in Saskatchewan admits to sexual assault
The leader of the Pheasant Rump Nakota Nation in Saskatchewan will be sentenced tomorrow for sexually assaulting a teen girl on the reserve. Chief Terrance McArthur admitted to the charge...
Supreme Court won't accept   tribe's suit against energy giants Supreme Court won't accept tribe's suit against energy giants
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a petition in Native Village of Kivalina v. ExxonMobil Corporation. The Native Village of Kivalina, a federally recognized tribe, sued 24 energy giants...
Oklahoma lawmakers weigh $40M for   delayed Indian museum Oklahoma lawmakers weigh $40M for delayed Indian museum
Oklahoma lawmakers are being asked to approve another $40 million for the unfinished American Indian Cultural Center and Museum in Oklahoma City. The museum has benefited from $97 million in...
Letter:     Tulalip Tribes must be included in development talks Letter: Tulalip Tribes must be included in development talks
Member of Tulalip Tribes of Washington says tribal rights are being ignored: I read with much interest the article "A player in tidal power." This type of business could be...
Appeals court tells Sandy Lake Band  to seek BIA recognition Appeals court tells Sandy Lake Band to seek BIA recognition
The Sandy Lake Band of Mississippi Chippewa must go through the federal recognition process in order to follow the Indian Reorganization Act, the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on...
Kewa Pueblo medicine man   loses appeal in eagle killing case Kewa Pueblo medicine man loses appeal in eagle killing case
A medicine man from Kewa Pueblo in New Mexico who pleaded guilty for killing a bald eagle and possessing bald eagle parts lost his case before the 10th Circuit Court...
Former housing director for Narragansett Tribe pleads guilty Former housing director for Narragansett Tribe pleads guilty
The former director of housing for the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island has pleaded guilty for stealing federal funds. Rosilyn W. Brown, 63, admitted that she took more than $100,000...
County wants two from Ute Tribe    in connection with beating County wants two from Ute Tribe in connection with beating
Two members of the Ute Tribe have been charged in connection with a beating in Uintah County, Utah. Emmett Rey Duncan Jr. and Megan Murray are charged with aggravated assault...
Tally Monteau-Colombe: School shows border town mentality Tally Monteau-Colombe: School shows border town mentality
Tally Monteau-Colombe on the border town mentality in Chamberlain, South Dakota, where the school board voted 6-1 against an honor song at the high school graduation: My husband and I...
WPR:  Tribes hold drum ceremony   in protest of proposed mine WPR: Tribes hold drum ceremony in protest of proposed mine
Wisconsin Public Radio reports on tribal opposition to a controversial mine near the Bad River Reservation: Native American tribal elders from Bad River and Red Cliff held a drum ceremony...
Gerald One Feather receives honorary doctorate in Colorado Gerald One Feather receives honorary doctorate in Colorado
Gerald One Feather, a former president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. Photo Courtesy Sean Cridland Gerald One Feather, a former president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota,...
Blog: Former  Redskins  player  wants Indians to change name Blog: Former Redskins player wants Indians to change name
A former Washington Redskins defends the team's controversial name: While the current round of Redskins name-change stories may have run its course, I promised several readers that I would be...
Alaska  asks  DOI to open  ANWR to exploratory development Alaska asks DOI to open ANWR to exploratory development
The state of Alaska was joined by an Alaska Native corporation executive in pressing the Obama administration to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to exploratory development. Gov. Sean Parnell...
Court  in Guatemala overturns conviction for Mayan genocide Court in Guatemala overturns conviction for Mayan genocide
The highest court in Guatemala overturned the conviction of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity. Guatemala’s Constitutional Court reset the case to April...
Native Sun News: Students learn about ancestral traditions Native Sun News: Students learn about ancestral traditions
Students at Wounded Knee School in Manderson were treated to an afternoon learning about the traditional and medicinal foods of their ancestors.

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