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Pokagon Band dedicates new office to aid members in Indiana (June 5, 2013)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians opened its first office in Indiana. The tribe is headquartered in Dowagiac, Michigan. But a number of its members live just across the border in Indiana and now they will be able to access...

Stillaguamish Tribe combats substance abuse with new clinic (June 5, 2013)

The Stillaguamish Tribe opened the doors to its new methadone clinic.

Interior Secretary Jewell to speak at NCAI midyear conference (June 5, 2013)

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will speak at the National Congress of American Indians mid-year conference.

Native man guilty for death after being taunted with racial slur (June 5, 2013)

A Native man from Saskatchewan was found guilty of manslaughter.

Salish Kootenai College moves closer to hiring new president (June 5, 2013)

Salish Kootenai College named three finalists for the president's job.

Chippewa Cree Tribe declares disaster due to major flooding (June 5, 2013)

The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana issues a disaster declaration after widespread flooding.

Agua Caliente Band faces pressure to withdraw water lawsuit (June 5, 2013)

The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians of California said it was open to dialogue but wouldn't drop its water rights lawsuit amid pressure from two local agencies. The tribe sued the Coachella Valley Water District and the Desert Water...

Eastern Cherokees celebrate return of historic and sacred site (June 5, 2013)

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians celebrated the return of 108 acres of ancestral territory in North Carolina. The tribe took title to the Hall Mountain Tract with the help of the Land Trust for the Little Tennessee and the...

Duane Champagne: Indian Country's system of miseducation (June 5, 2013)

Duane Champagne calls for a new education system in Indian Country.

Man arrested in dispute over road to Hualapai Tribe's Skywalk (June 5, 2013)

A non-Indian rancher who has been charging a toll on a road that leads to the Hualapai Reservation in Arizona was arrested.

Editorial: BIA imposes tougher standards on California Indians (June 5, 2013)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs and federal recognition for California tribes:

Two tribal members win National Heritage Fellowships from NEA (June 5, 2013)

Two tribal members have are among this year's recipients of the National Heritage Fellowship.

Steven Newcomb: US undermines indigenous rights declaration (June 5, 2013)

Steven Newcomb on efforts by the US to undermine the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples:

Native Sun News: Cheyenne River activists hold water summit (June 5, 2013)

The Tatanka Wakpala Tiyospaye kicked off the Mni Water Summit May 22-24.

Native Sun News: Uranium mine hearing far from reservation (June 5, 2013)

Opponents of proposed Black Hills uranium mining reacted angrily to a state official’s May 28 decision to hold a mandated public hearing in September at the state capital on Powertech (USA), Inc.’s large scale mine application for Custer and Fall River counties, adjacent to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.