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Lac Courte Oreilles Band fights increase in synthetic drug use Lac Courte Oreilles Band fights increase in synthetic drug use
The Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Ojibwe Indians in Wisconsin is seeing a rise in synthetic drug use on the reservation.
Opinion: Approve water compact for Salish and Kootenai Tribes Opinion: Approve water compact for Salish and Kootenai Tribes
Farmers call on Montana lawmakers to approve a water compact for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.
Al Jazeera: Ramapough Nation demands cleanup of toxic sites Al Jazeera: Ramapough Nation demands cleanup of toxic sites
The Ramapough Lunaape Nation of New Jersey is still waiting for Ford Motor to clean up toxic sites that have been linked to cancer and other illnesses.
Blog: Missing and murdered Native women spur call for inquiry Blog: Missing and murdered Native women spur call for inquiry
More than 800 Native women have gone missing or have been murdered in Canada.
NPR Ombudsman: Limit use of Washington football team name NPR Ombudsman: Limit use of Washington football team name
National Public Radio ombudsman Edward Schumacher-Matos posts a lengthy discussion on the use of the Washington professional football team's name.
Mashantucket Tribe donates $40K from annual diabetes event Mashantucket Tribe donates $40K from annual diabetes event
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut donated $40,000 to two diabetes organizations.
Al Jazeera: Drought conditions threaten bison recovery efforts Al Jazeera: Drought conditions threaten bison recovery efforts
In the final part of a series on how drought affects Indian Country, Al Jazeera visits the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota to learn about bison restoration efforts.
Blog: Tribes act as fronts for major Internet lending businesses Blog: Tribes act as fronts for major Internet lending businesses
WhoWhatWhy says big money interests in Wall Street and Silicon Valley are using tribes as fronts for controversial Internet lending businesses.
Azie Dungey: Native Americans deserve a seat at the table too Azie Dungey: Native Americans deserve a seat at the table too
Azie Dungey, the creator and star of Ask A Slave, explains why the casting of a White actress in a Native role is so troubling
Shakopee Tribe donates $1.4M to help tribes with heating costs Shakopee Tribe donates $1.4M to help tribes with heating costs
The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota has donated $1.4 million to fellow tribes to help with heating costs.
Native Sun News: Crow Creek Sioux Tribe expands voting rights Native Sun News: Crow Creek Sioux Tribe expands voting rights
The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, facing a new election season this year, has created what many hope will be a ripple effect
South Dakota judges ordered to explain stance in ICWA dispute South Dakota judges ordered to explain stance in ICWA dispute
A federal judge wants to know why some South Dakota state judges are refusing to turn over transcripts in Indian Child Welfare Act cases.
Raina Thiele: Tribal Day of Action for Affordable Care Act signups Raina Thiele: Tribal Day of Action for Affordable Care Act signups
Raina Thiele (Pedro Bay Native Village) of the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs encourages Indian Country to signup for coverage under the Affordable Care Act by March 31.
Data shows disparities in education of Native American children Data shows disparities in education of Native American children
American Indian and Alaska Native students are more likely to be disciplined, less likely to be prepared for college and more likely to attend schools with inexperienced teachers, according to the Department of Education
George Wasson from Coquille Tribe remembered for knowledge George Wasson from Coquille Tribe remembered for knowledge
George Bundy Wasson, an elder from the Coquille Tribe who was killed on Wednesday, was remembered for his wealth of knowledge about Oregon's indigenous communities.
Hundreds of families being evicted from Indian reserve in Brazil Hundreds of families being evicted from Indian reserve in Brazil
The Brazilian government is evicting hundreds of families from an Indian reserve that was set aside for the Awa people.
Navajo Nation family wants to stay on national monument land Navajo Nation family wants to stay on national monument land
A Navajo Nation family is seeking Congressional approval to stay on their ancestral land within the Wupatki National Monument.
Clara Caufield: Sixty years of coal and Northern Cheyenne Tribe Clara Caufield: Sixty years of coal and Northern Cheyenne Tribe
As summarized in the first two parts of this series, in the 1960’s the Northern Cheyenne Tribe once again successfully (undermanned, underfunded, understaffed and underdog) went to war with the US Government.
Corine Fairbanks: California shouldn't celebrate Mission System Corine Fairbanks: California shouldn't celebrate Mission System
Corine Fairbanks wants public schools to teach the truth about the California Mission system.
Gyasi Ross: Using assimilation to strengthen Native communities Gyasi Ross: Using assimilation to strengthen Native communities
Gyasi Ross argues that assimilation isn't at all bad, as long as you return to help your Native communities.

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