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Nisqually Tribe hosts ceremony at $20M public safety complex (February 21, 2014)

The Nisqually Tribe of Washington hosted a dedication ceremony for a $20 million public safety complex.

MPBN: State tries to place fish limits on Passamaquoddy Tribe (February 21, 2014)

The state of Maine continues efforts to impose fishing limits on the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point and the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township.

Aura Bogado: Small victory for Native women with VAWA update (February 21, 2014)

Aura Bogado discusses tribal jurisdiction provisions in S.47, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act.

USDA Blog: Education program reaches out to tribes for APHIS (February 21, 2014)

The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service reaches out to tribes.

KPCC: North Fork Rancheria seeks long-term solutions for water (February 21, 2014)

Ron Goode, the chairman of the North Fork Rancheria of Mono Indians, wants California to focus on long-term solutions to the water crisis.

NCAI President Cladoosby urges prayers for Cedarville Rancheria (February 21, 2014)

National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby is urging prayers for the victims of a mass shooting on the Cedarville Rancheria in California.

Ruth Hopkins: Help reservation families with heating assistance (February 21, 2014)

Ruth Hopkins urges readers to help LastRealIndians.com raise heating assistance for families in North Dakota and South Dakota.

2nd Circuit won't allow lawsuit over massacre at Indian village (February 21, 2014)

The 2nd Circuit of Appeals won't let a former president of Mexico be sued over a massacre at an Indian village in 1997.

Mapuche activist convicted of arson and murder for fatal attack (February 21, 2014)

An activist from the Mapuche Tribe in Chile was convicted of arson and murder in an attack linked to an ongoing land rights struggle.

BIA and IHS schedule consultation about contract support costs (February 21, 2014)

The Obama administration has scheduled a tribal consultation session to talk about contract support costs.

Grand River Bands moving closer to federal recognition decision (February 21, 2014)

The Grand River Bands of Ottawa Indians in Michigan will finally receive an answer on its federal recognition petition.

No federal murder charge for Turtle Mountain Reservation death (February 21, 2014)

Federal prosecutors won't bring charges in connection with a death on the reservation of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians in North Dakota.

Simon Moya-Smith: Citizenship vs. membership in a tribal nation (February 21, 2014)

Simon Moya-Smith discusses a touchy subject in Indian Country.

Law Article: Court deals another blow to land-into-trust process (February 21, 2014)

Attorney discusses impact of 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Big Lagoon Rancheria v. California on the land-into-trust process.

IPR: VAWA provides a 'ray of hope' for Native victims of violence (February 21, 2014)

Three tribes are the first to exercise jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders under a pilot program established by S.47, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act.

Native Sun News: Interview with Native owner of guitar company (February 21, 2014)

For more than fifteen years John Longbow (Choctaw/Chickasaw), the founder of Longbow Guitars, has been at the forefront of crafting high quality guitars that you're not going see anywhere else.

Former leader of Cedarville Rancheria accused of mass shooting (February 21, 2014)

A former leader of the Cedarville Rancheria of California is in custody after authorities said she opened fire at the tribal office on Thursday afternoon.

Native Sun News: Lawmakers kill bill to protect reservation water (February 21, 2014)

A South Dakota legislative committee ignored Native American pleadings Feb. 13, when it killed a bill aimed to protect water supplies from unprecedented in-situ uranium mining and milling upstream from the state’s largest Indian reservations.