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Final highlights from NCAI's  winter session in Washington DC Final highlights from NCAI's winter session in Washington DC
The National Congress of American Indians wrapped up its winter session in Washington, D.C., on Thursday.
David Yeagley, Comanche activist, passes away at age of 62 David Yeagley, Comanche activist, passes away at age of 62
David Yeagley, a self-styled Comanche conservative activist who was a thorn in the side of Indianz.Com and many of its message board users, died on Tuesday
Opinion: Federal recognition matters influenced by lobbyists Opinion: Federal recognition matters influenced by lobbyists
Writer links opposition to federal recognition for the Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe of Connecticut to lobbyists and groups funded by wealthy, unidentified backers.
Audio from House hearing on Alaska Native subsistence draft Audio from House hearing on Alaska Native subsistence draft
The House Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs held a hearing this morning on Alaska Native subsistence but no one from the state or the Obama administration showed up.
Senate approves bill that includes tribal child facility provision Senate approves bill that includes tribal child facility provision
The Senate passed S.1086, the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act, on Thursday after a provision was added to help tribes with child care facilities.
Opinion: Federal government keeps Native people in poverty Opinion: Federal government keeps Native people in poverty
Shawn Regan of the Property and Environment Research Center explains how federal policies keep Native Americans in poverty.
Review: 'Xingu' shares history behind tribal preserve in Brazil Review: 'Xingu' shares history behind tribal preserve in Brazil
Xingu shares the history behind the creation of the Xingu National Park in Brazil.
Researcher uncovers more missing or murdered Native women Researcher uncovers more missing or murdered Native women
An independent researcher has uncovered more cases of missing or murdered Native women across Canada.
Judge questions handling of rape charges against Native teen Judge questions handling of rape charges against Native teen
A judge in Montana is criticizing the way prosecutors have handled a rape case against a Native teen.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to meet with tribes in Montana Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to meet with tribes in Montana
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will meet with tribes in Montana this weekend as part of a tour with Sen. Jon Tester (D).
School officials leave  Blackfeet Nation after Facebook threats School officials leave Blackfeet Nation after Facebook threats
Two public school officials on the Blackfeet Nation of Montana have left their jobs and the reservation after a former student allegedly posted threats on Facebook.
Civil rights complaint planned over mascots in Oregon schools Civil rights complaint planned over mascots in Oregon schools
An activist in Oregon plans to file a civil rights complaint with the Department of Education over the use of Indian mascots in public schools.
Rep. Capps opposes Chumash Tribe's land-into-trust measure Rep. Capps opposes Chumash Tribe's land-into-trust measure
Rep. Lois Capps (D-California) is opposing a bill to place 1,400 acres in trust for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians.
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes sue over water rights Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes sue over water rights
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana filed suit in federal court to stop the adjudication of personal water rights cases on the reservation.
Native Sun News: Pine Ridge team headed to basketball finals Native Sun News: Pine Ridge team headed to basketball finals
For the third time in as many years the Pine Ridge Lady Thorpes basketball team is heading to the state tournament.
Native Sun News: Rosebud court asserts authority over utility Native Sun News: Rosebud court asserts authority over utility
Judge Sherman Marshall, Chief Judge of the Rosebud Sioux Tribal Court, ruled last week that the tribe can exercise jurisdiction of Cherry Todd Electric.
Opinion: Nooksack Tribe engages in deadly disenrollment trend Opinion: Nooksack Tribe engages in deadly disenrollment trend
Writer discusses the removal of 306 people from the Nooksack Tribe of Washington.
Navajo Nation leaders speak out against 'disparaging' mascots Navajo Nation leaders speak out against 'disparaging' mascots
Leaders of the Navajo Nation are taking action against the use of disparaging names in sports.
Research ties Native Americans to indigenous people in Siberia Research ties Native Americans to indigenous people in Siberia
Researchers who analyzed indigenous languages in the U.S., Canada and Siberia say their ancestors once lived together in the Bering Strait before migrating to their present locations.

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