Maine tribes criticize state for pulling out of fishing agreement (February 19, 2014)
Tribal leaders are criticizing the state of Maine for abruptly pulling out of a fishing agreement.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe eases propane crisis on reservation (February 19, 2014)
An influx of federal funds and a donation has helped the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe ease a propane crisis on the reservation.
Oklahoma looks into agency that played a role in ICWA dispute (February 19, 2014)
The Oklahoma Department of Human Services is investigation an adoption agency that was involved in a high-profile Indian Child Welfare Act dispute.
Tribes seek more information about city's request for sales tax (February 19, 2014)
Four tribes are asking the city of Shawnee, Oklahoma, for more information about its request for sales taxes.
Oliver Semans: Native people deserve equal access to voting box (February 19, 2014)
Oliver Semans, the executive director of Four Directions, provides update in Wandering Medicine v. McCulloch, an Indian voting rights case in Montana.
Supreme Court asked to hear Dakota trust mismanagement case (February 19, 2014)
A group of Dakota descendants whose ancestors were promised land but never received it is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear their case.
Indian-owned law firm opens newest office in Washington, D.C. (February 19, 2014)
Rosette LLP, a majority Indian-owned law firm, has opened an office in Washington, D.C.
Opinion: DNA tests offer clues into Indian and Spanish ancestry (February 19, 2014)
Cancer researchers are finding clues about the mixed Indian and Spanish origins of remote villages in the Andes of Columbia.
Navajo man dies after being shot during altercation at Walmart (February 19, 2014)
A Navajo Nation man died on Sunday after being shot at a Walmart in Chandler, Arizona.
Lens: Matika Wilbur photographs 'real' Indians for major project (February 19, 2014)
The Lens Blog of The New York Times talks to Matika Wilbur (Tulalip / Swinomish) about her efforts to capture members of nearly every federally recognized tribe in the United States.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules hearing on education (February 19, 2014)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold an oversight hearing on early education in Indian Country next week.
Justin Motlow is 1st Seminole Tribe member to play FSU football (February 19, 2014)
Justin Motlow is the first member of the Seminole Tribe to play football for Florida State University.
Joe Pakootas, former Colville chair, launches run for House seat (February 19, 2014)
Joe Pakootas, a former chairman of the Colville Tribes of Washington, is running for Congress.
Opinion: Court pushes back EPA's power grab in Indian Country (February 19, 2014)
Writer for the conservative Heartland Institute finds solace in a D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals decision that invalidated an Environmental Protection Agency rule that was meant cover all of Indian Country.
Adrian Jawort: Crow Tribe sends wrong message on sacred sites (February 19, 2014)
Adrian Jawort says the Crow Tribe of Montana sends wrong message by rehiring workers who were involved in the destruction of a sacred site.
Opinions: Readers consider legal marijuana by Oglala Sioux Tribe (February 19, 2014)
The Sioux Falls Argus Leader asked readers what they think about efforts by the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota to legalize marijuana.
Brandon Ecoffey: Rapid City paper bares its white privilege again (February 19, 2014)
Occasionally an ill-informed article is allowed to pass without one of us in the Native media addressing it.
Native Sun News: Map tells story behind creation of reservations (February 19, 2014)
A student at Arizona State University has created a tool to help people understand the creation of Indian reservations and the way they have progressed and changed over the years.
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