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Hazel Sampson, oldest Klallam member, passes away at 101 (February 6, 2014)

Hazel Sampson, the oldest member of the three Klallam tribes in Washington, died on Tuesday.

Hualapai Tribe withdraws upriver rafting trips in Grand Canyon (February 6, 2014)

The Hualapai Tribe of Arizona is withdrawing plans for upriver rafting trips in the Grand Canyon.

Robert Onco, Kiowa veteran who was at Wounded Knee, dies (February 6, 2014)

Robert Charles Onco, a member of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma who was active in the American Indian Movement, died on January 31

Citizen Potawatomi Nation questions city's taxation stance (February 6, 2014)

The Citizen Potawatomi Nation of Oklahoma is disputing a request to collect taxes on the sale of goods to non-Indians.

Yakama Nation objects to sale of marijuana on ceded lands (February 6, 2014)

The Yakama Nation of Washington has filed hundreds of objections to the sale of marijuana within its treaty-ceded territory.

Meskwaki Tribe shocked by double murder of husband, wife (February 6, 2014)

The Meskwaki Tribe of Iowa said it was 'shocked and saddened' by the murders of a husband and his wife.

Omaha Tribe declares state of emergency due to fuel crisis (February 6, 2014)

The Omaha Tribe of Nebraska has declared a state of emergency due to a propane fuel shortage.

Quapaw Tribe finds slave cemetery on property in Arkansas (February 6, 2014)

The Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma has uncovered an important piece of history on a property in Arkansas.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets hearing on law and order (February 6, 2014)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing next week to discuss a report from the Indian Law and Order Commission.

Jodi Gillette: Protecting Native women from violent offenders (February 6, 2014)

White House officials Jodi Gillette, Lynn Rosenthal and Raina Thiele discuss the importance of tribal jurisdiction provisions in S.47, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013.

Singer from Big Valley Rancheria competes on 'American Idol' (February 6, 2014)

A young member of the Big Valley Rancheria of California is competing on American Idol.

School tells Native teen not to come to class after smudging (February 6, 2014)

A Native student in Manitoba is speaking out after his school told him not to come to class after smudging.

Colorado measure offers in-state tuition for Indian students (February 6, 2014)

Lawmakers in Colorado are considering HB1124, a bill that would offer in-state tuition for members of federally recognized tribes with ties to the state.

Two dozen indicted over vandalism at Berry Creek Rancheria (February 6, 2014)

Two dozen people have been indicted in connection with a protest at the Berry Creek Rancheria in California.

Mary Pember: Survivor of Native boarding school shares story (February 6, 2014)

Kim Oseira shares her story of her time at the Holy Cross Mission Orphanage, a boarding school for Alaska Natives.

Stephanie Woodard: Anti-Indian voting rights measure killed (February 6, 2014)

South Dakota lawmakers killed a bill that would have hindered early-voting efforts on reservations.

Three tribes to exercise jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders (February 6, 2014)

Three tribes will be the first in the nation to exercise authority over non-Indian offenders under S.47, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013.

Native Sun News: ICWA decision opens door for tribal lawsuits (February 6, 2014)

Last week Jeffrey Viken, Chief Federal Judge for the District of South Dakota, entered a 43 page opinion denying the State of South Dakota’s motions to dismiss a suit against them alleging violations of the Indian Child Welfare Act.