Passamaquoddy Tribe makes progress on state fishing talks (January 30, 2014)
The Passamaquoddy Tribe and the state of Maine are near a final agreement on elver fishing.
Law Article: Court strikes down EPA rule affecting Indian land (January 30, 2014)
The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals invalidated an Environmental Protection Agency rule that affects Indian Country.
Mary Pember: A night with the dancing girls of South Dakota (January 30, 2014)
Mary Annette Pember spends an unusual evening at a strip club in South Dakota.
Church worker sentenced over abuse of Indian girls in Brazil (January 30, 2014)
A Christian missionary was sentenced to 58 years in federal prison in connection with the sexual abuse of Indian girls in Brazil.
Elders of Coeur d'Alene Tribe give name for new fish species (January 30, 2014)
Elders from the Coeur d'Alene Tribe of Idaho have provided the name for a new species of fish.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe opens shelters in freezing weather (January 30, 2014)
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has opened cold weather shelters to help its people deal with subzero temperatures amid a propane fuel shortage.
USDA Blog: Learning the meaning and power of a sacred site (January 30, 2014)
Tim Mentz Sr., the cultural resource expert for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, and Chief Arvol Looking Horse, the 19th Generation Keeper of the Sacred White Buffalo Pipe, share the meaning of a sacred site in South Dakota:
South Dakota agrees to open voting stations on reservations (January 30, 2014)
The state of South Dakota has agreed to open early voting offices on reservations.
ICWA lawsuit against South Dakota proceeds in federal court (January 30, 2014)
An Indian Child Welfare Act lawsuit against the state of South Dakota will proceed in federal court.
George Wickliffe: United Keetoowah Band fights for its rights (January 30, 2014)
While campaigning for the office of Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, Bill John Baker promised to work with the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians.
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes enter buyback deal (January 30, 2014)
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana will sign a cooperative agreement today as part of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations
Mike Taylor: Thinking Indian by preserving Indian languages (January 30, 2014)
Mike Taylor and Amy Moore discuss how speaking a language affects a person's way of thinking and behaviors.
NCAI President Cladoosby gives first State of Indian Nations (January 30, 2014)
Brian Cladoosby, the new president of the National Congress of American Indians, will deliver the first State of Indian Nations address today.
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe weighs legal marijuana (January 30, 2014)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe’s Economic and Business Development committee passed a resolution last Friday to send the issue of the legalization of marijuana for medicinal and recreational use on the reservation to a referendum vote.
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