WPM: Northern Arapaho Tribe seeks timeout in EPA dispute (February 12, 2014)
The Northern Arapaho Tribe is hoping to resolve a dispute involving the state of Wyoming and the Environmental Protection Agency.
DOJ task force on violence and Native youth holds meeting (February 12, 2014)
The Advisory Committee of the Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence held its second meeting on Tuesday.
9th Circuit to rehear case over defendant's 'Indian' status (February 12, 2014)
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to rehear a dispute over a criminal defendant's Indian status.
BIA issues decision in Chukchansi Tribe leadership dispute (February 12, 2014)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has issued a decision regarding the leadership dispute within the Picayune Rancheria of Chukchansi Indians of California.
KCAW: Native corporation vows supports for fishery lawsuit (February 12, 2014)
Sealaska, an Alaska Native regional corporation, promises legal and financial support for a lawsuit against the herring fishery.
Tribes to receive meat from slaughter of Yellowstone bison (February 12, 2014)
Tribes are due to receive meat, hide and other parts from bison that wander out of Yellowstone National Park.
Bill to revoke Washington team's trademarks fails to move (February 12, 2014)
A bill to revoke the trademarks of the Washington professional football team hasn't seen much action in the 113th Congress.
Lisa Charleyboy: Native entrepreneur shines on many stages (February 12, 2014)
Lisa Charleyboy reports on ICEIS Rain, the alter-ego of Massey Whiteknife, a successful Native entrepreneur in Alberta.
Yurok Tribe to sell carbon credits through California program (February 12, 2014)
The Yurok Tribe has joined the carbon trading market in California.
Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation worried about contamination (February 12, 2014)
The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation of Arizona is worried about a fuel spill that impacted sacred sites and groundwater supplies.
Passamaquoddy Tribe seeks permit for new source of water (February 12, 2014)
The Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point in Maine is working to improve the quality of water on the reservation.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe welcomes help for heating needs (February 12, 2014)
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is welcoming a $500,000 donation from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota.
Opinion: Walk in honor missing and murdered Native women (February 12, 2014)
Writer calls attention to the annual Memorial March for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, to be held this Friday across Canada.
BIA issues first population and labor force report since 2005 (February 12, 2014)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has finally updated the American Indian Population and Labor Force Report.
Steven Newcomb: President Obama's lame spying defense (February 12, 2014)
Steven Newcomb questions why President Barack Obama is justifying the surveillance of Americans and foreigners.
NCAI President Cladoosby attends White House state dinner (February 12, 2014)
National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby and his wife were guests at the White House State Dinner in honor of French President Francois Hollande.
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe blasts uranium approval (February 12, 2014)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe is taking legal action against the U.S. government for recommending approval of foreign uranium mining operations upstream from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation before completing mandatory analysis of sacred sites on ancestral lands.
Mark Trahant: Tribal employees contribute to health system (February 12, 2014)
So here is something cool: Google three words -- tribes largest employers -- and dozens of entities pop right up.
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