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Group calls for adoption reforms in wake of ICWA controversy (November 4, 2013)

Supporters of Dusten Brown, the Cherokee Nation father who lost his daughter to a non-Indian couple, are hoping the controversy will lead to adoption reforms in Oklahoma.

Federal prosecutors take on more Indian Country crime cases (November 4, 2013)

The Department of Justice is reporting an increase in Indian Country criminal prosecutions.

Column: Records help Maine tribal members trace ancestry (November 4, 2013)

Columnist says records kept by Mormon Church can help people find their Indian ancestors.

Sex offender arrested after leaving Warm Springs Reservation (November 4, 2013)

A sex offender was arrested, then released, after leaving the Warm Springs Reservation in Oregon.

Opinion: Awa Tribe in Brazil fights to protect ancestral lands (November 4, 2013)

Writer discusses importance of land to the Awa people in Brazil.

Column: Alaska Native youth speak out for change in villages (November 4, 2013)

Alaska Native youth share stories of struggle in hopes of bringing change to their communities.

MPR: Leader of Fond du Lac Band joins White House task force (November 4, 2013)

Karen Diver, the chairwoman of the Fond du Lac Band of Chippewa Indians in Minnesota, has been named to the White House Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience.

Judge clears way for opening of horse slaughtering facilities (November 4, 2013)

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to prevent the opening of horse slaughtering facilities.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee hosts listening session in DC (November 4, 2013)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a listening session next week to discuss the impacts of sequestration in Indian Country.

Opinion: Name Washington team in honor of Chief Red Cloud (November 4, 2013)

Authors of The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend call on Washington team change name in honor of Oglala Sioux Chief Red Cloud.

Rep. McCollum: Don't allow use of racist mascot in Minnesota (November 4, 2013)

Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minnesota) calls on officials in Minnesota to stop using the racist Washington professional football team.

Chelsea Vowel: Natives united on children, land and education (November 4, 2013)

Chelsea Vowel discusses her vision for the future of the First Nations.

Bill John Baker: Food assistance cuts devastate Indian Country (November 4, 2013)

Cherokee Nation Chief Bill John Baker discusses the importance of the Supplement Nutrition Assistance Program in Indian Country.

Native Sun News: Nike helps out American Indian College Fund (November 4, 2013)

One of the nation’s largest private providers of scholarships for Native American students has recently been selected by two well known brands to receive a generous donation.