WPR: Bad River Band promises to fix violations at water plant (August 23, 2013)
The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa in Wisconsin plans to address violations at its wastewater plant.
Radio: Baby Veronica dispute brings up blood quantum issue (August 23, 2013)
Public Radio Tulsa reports on race, blood quantum and tribal citizenship issues in light of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl.
Lou James: Native holding racist views against Native people (August 23, 2013)
Canadian Native Lou James, not his real name, explains why he holds racist views against his own people.
Opinion: Wind energy plan threatens sacred site in California (August 23, 2013)
Writer discusses energy project on federal land in California that encroaches on sacred site.
Opinion: Tax-hungry states going after tribal tobacco market (August 23, 2013)
Writer discusses efforts by states, like New York, to impose taxes on tobacco sales in Indian Country:
Mary Pember: The man behind controversial Wisconsin mine (August 23, 2013)
Mary Annette Pember reports on the man behind the Gogebic Taconite mine in northern Wisconsin.
Jane Daugherty: DOJ not targeting tribal Internet loan firms (August 23, 2013)
In the first positive federal response to widespread Indian protests over government attacks on tribal companies’ online loan businesses, Department of Justice officials Wednesday assured eight tribal officials that they are not being illegally targeted.
Native Sun News: UTTC hosts opening for Rapid City campus (August 23, 2013)
Amidst a crowd of community members and guests from the hosting college, United Tribes Technical College out of Bismarck opened the doors to a new opportunity for higher education in the Black Hills Region.
Yvette Roubideaux: Health care law benefits Indian Country (August 23, 2013)
Yvette Roubideaux, the acting director of the Indian Health Service, explains how the Affordable Care Act benefits American Indians and Alaska Natives.
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