MinnPost: State looks to boost Indian student achievement (November 26, 2013)
American Indian and Alaska Native students rank at the bottom in terms of graduation rates in Minnesota.
Guardian: Peru authorizes oil development in tribal territory (November 26, 2013)
The Guardian reports on energy development in the Amazons of Peru.
WXPR: Wisconsin tribes await decision in treaty rights case (November 26, 2013)
Wisconsin tribes meet with state officials to discuss hunting rights case.
Warm Springs Tribes concerned about megaload shipments (November 26, 2013)
The Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation have raised concerns about a megaload shipment in Oregon.
Magazine: Ponca Spiritual Camp opposes Keystone Pipeline (November 26, 2013)
Members of the Ponca Tribe held a Spiritual Camp in Nebraska to oppose the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.
Opinion: Why Washington's football mascot is simply wrong (November 26, 2013)
Stephen Pevar of the American Civil Liberties Union explains why the use of racist mascots is wrong.
Doug George-Kanentiio: So you want to honor Native people? (November 26, 2013)
So you want to honor our Native people by keeping the Washington Redskins?
Letter: Apologize to Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (November 26, 2013)
Writers say Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes deserve apology for comments made during a Ravalli County meeting.
FDA orders maker of genetic test kit to stop selling product (November 26, 2013)
The Food and Drug Administration ordered the maker of a genetic testing kit to stop selling its product.
Self-help guru vows never to hold fake 'sweat lodges' again (November 26, 2013)
James Arthur Ray, the self-help guru who served 20 months in prison for negligent homicide, said he will never conduct fake 'sweat lodges' again.
Suzan Harjo: Washington football team sinks to another low (November 26, 2013)
Suzan Shown Harjo, the lead plaintiff in the original complaint against the trademarks of the Washington professional football team, discusses 'honoring' of Navajo Code Talkers during a game.
Team tribute to Navajo Code Talkers stirs controversy online (November 26, 2013)
The Washington professional football team paid tribute to the Code Talkers from the Navajo Nation on Monday, drawing controversy online from critics of the team's racist mascot.
Snoqualmie Tribe one of sponsors for Capitol Christmas Tree (November 26, 2013)
The Snoqualmie Tribe of Washington is one of the major sponsors of the Capitol Christmas Tree.
Column: Not all Native Americans happy about Thanksgiving (November 26, 2013)
Washington Post columnist discusses how some Native Americans view Thanksgiving.
Mark Trahant: Demise of filibuster is good for Indian Country (November 26, 2013)
Let’s be clear: The super-majority has not been good for Indian Country.
Sen. Thune: Honoring our Native American War Code Talkers (November 26, 2013)
On Wednesday, November 20th, Congress—in a long-overdue ceremony—recognized Native American code talkers from eight of South Dakota’s tribes with the Congressional Gold Medal.
Native Sun News: Keystone XL firm barred at Cheyenne River (November 26, 2013)
After word spread that TransCanada had planned on hosting a meeting in the community of Takini, the oil giant was forced to cancel by the tribe due to a tribal resolution banning the company from setting foot anywhere on the Cheyenne River Reservation.
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