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Obama said to be near decision on Keystone XL Pipeline permit (February 24, 2014)

President Barack Obama will make a decision on the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline in the next couple of months, according to state governors who attended a meeting at the White House today.

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center plants traditional foods at garden (February 24, 2014)

The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is planting a garden to educate youth and feed visitors.

Mary Pember: Coal mine an old and ugly story on Navajo Nation (February 24, 2014)

Mary Annette Pember discusses the purchase of a coal mine by the Navajo Nation.

Catholic bishops apologize for role in residential school scandal (February 24, 2014)

The Catholic Bishops of Alberta and the Northwest Territories apologized for their role in the residential school scandal in Canada.

Sen. Tester wraps up tour in Montana as new chairman of SCIA (February 24, 2014)

Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), the new chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, wrapped up his tour of Montana on Saturday.

Crow Creek Sioux Tribe posts reward for info on church break-in (February 24, 2014)

The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is offering a $1,000 for information about a break-in and vandalism at a church on the reservation.

City cites Supreme Court ruling in push for sales tax from tribes (February 24, 2014)

The city of Shawnee, Oklahoma, says a U.S. Supreme Court decision from 1991 requires tribes to collect taxes on the sale of goods to non-Indians.

Cherokee Nation boosts mininum wage for employees to $9.50 (February 24, 2014)

The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma will be raising its minimum wage to $9.50 over the next two years.

Former chair of Cedarville Rancheria was target of federal probe (February 24, 2014)

Cherie Lash Rhoades, the former chairwoman of the Cedarville Rancheria of California, was under federal investigation for theft.

Native Sun News: Sun Rose Iron Shell achieves 'Warrior Status' (February 24, 2014)

Sun Rose Iron Shell (Sicangu and Oglala, Lakota) is a designer whose point of view reaches far beyond the realms of mere clothing.

Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne Tribe to vote on coal project (February 24, 2014)

'You could have heard a pin drop,' said observers at the Section 106 consultation meeting when President Llevando Fisher, Northern Cheyenne Tribe, made a formal statement about the Tongue River Railroad to the National Surface Transportation Board.

Lakota Voice: Rosebud Sioux Tribe probes hiring of top attorney (February 24, 2014)

he Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota is investigating whether its attorney general falsely claimed membership in Taos Pueblo in New Mexico.

Trace DeMeyer: Investigate handling of Cherokee girl's adoption (February 24, 2014)

Trace DeMeyer calls for investigation into handling of an Indian Child Welfare Act dispute involving a Cherokee Nation girl.

Jenni Monet: Bringing some justice to Indian Country with VAWA (February 24, 2014)

Reporting for Al Jazeera America, Jenni Monet discusses tribal jurisdiction provisions in S.47, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act.

Dave Palermo: California AG battles land-into-trust applications (February 24, 2014)

California Attorney General Kamala Harris has opposed at least 15 land-into-trust applications before the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Opinion: NFL perpetuates racism by backing Washington mascot (February 24, 2014)

Writer discusses hypocrisy within the NFL over the use of racist slurs.

Jennifer Denetdale: Violence against Navajo women 'pervasive' (February 24, 2014)

Jennifer Denetdale wonders why women on the Navajo Nation are subjected to pervasive violence.

Laura Waterman Wittstock: Freezing to death in energy country (February 24, 2014)

Laura Waterman Wittstock discusses the death of a woman from the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.