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WyoFile: Tribes  left in the dark by EPA over fracking study WyoFile: Tribes left in the dark by EPA over fracking study
The Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe say the Environmental Protection Agency left them in the dark about further hydraulic fracturing studies.
Cherokee Nation  attorney  general back to work after leave Cherokee Nation attorney general back to work after leave
Cherokee Nation Attorney General Todd Hembree is back on the job. Hembree took a leave of absence in early May after an investigation into "troubling" text message he sent. No...
BIA approves land-into-trust application for Montana tribe BIA approves land-into-trust application for Montana tribe
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has approved a land-into-trust application for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana.
Swinomish leader Brian Cladoosby runs for NCAI president Swinomish leader Brian Cladoosby runs for NCAI president
Brian Cladoosby, the chairman of the Swinomish Tribe of Washington, is running for president of the National Congress of American Indians.
President Obama creates top-level Native American Council President Obama creates top-level Native American Council
President Barack Obama signed an executive order today to establish the White House Council on Native American Affairs. The council will be headed by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and will...
Native Sun News: Natives in media to be discussed at forum Native Sun News: Natives in media to be discussed at forum
With widespread under representation and misrepresentation in the media, a forum has been set up to address this age-old problem.
IPR:  Looking back on the battle for tribal rights in Michigan IPR: Looking back on the battle for tribal rights in Michigan
Interlochen Public Radio looks back on the tribal fishing wars in Michigan: Arthur Duhamel played a pivotal role in the history of his people. In 1974 he launched a new...
BBC News: Yurok Tribe sees success with language efforts BBC News: Yurok Tribe sees success with language efforts
BBC News reports on efforts by the Yurok Tribe of California to preserve its language:
Soldier from Blackfeet Nation was not killed in line of duty Soldier from Blackfeet Nation was not killed in line of duty
A soldier from the Blackfeet Nation in Montana died last week but it wasn't in the line of duty as previously reported.
Kevin Abourezk: Nebraska reaction to  decision in   ICWA   case Kevin Abourezk: Nebraska reaction to decision in ICWA case
Kevin Abourezk reports some Nebraska reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl.
HHS regulation aims  to address 'Indian' status in  health law HHS regulation aims to address 'Indian' status in health law
The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a final regulation that aims to ensure all Indians, regardless of tribal membership, can benefit from the Affordable Care Act.
Lots of Links: Coverage of  Indian Child Welfare Act decision Lots of Links: Coverage of Indian Child Welfare Act decision
Media coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, an Indian Child Welfare Act case, has been significant.
White House Blog: Moapa Band turns to renewable energy White House Blog: Moapa Band turns to renewable energy
David Agnew, the director of the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, discusses solar energy plans of the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians in Nevada.
Steven Newcomb: Indigenous people   subject to domination Steven Newcomb: Indigenous people subject to domination
Steven Newcomb dissects a United Nations document on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Jennifer Gapetz: Baby Veronica is a Cherokee Nation citizen Jennifer Gapetz: Baby Veronica is a Cherokee Nation citizen
Jennifer Gapetz, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, has a message for the media in light of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl.
Supreme Court  invalidates key section of Voting Rights Act Supreme Court invalidates key section of Voting Rights Act
The U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in Shelby County v. Holder on Tuesday, invalidating a key section of the Voting Rights Act.
Rep.   Markey wins   election for Senate seat in Massachusetts Rep. Markey wins election for Senate seat in Massachusetts
Rep. Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts), the top Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee, will be joining the U.S. Senate.
Stew Magnuson: Bringing   View from a Wasicu column to   end Stew Magnuson: Bringing View from a Wasicu column to end
Back in August 2009, I emailed Native Sun News Editor/Publisher Tim Giago and proposed a new column: A View from a Wasicu, which as the name suggests, would be opinions on Native American issues from a white guy’s point of view.

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