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Lac Courte Oreilles Band fights increase in synthetic drug use (March 21, 2014)

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 (March 21, 2014)

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 (March 21, 2014)

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 (March 21, 2014)

More than 800 Native women have gone missing or have been murdered in Canada.

NPR Ombudsman: Limit use of Washington football team name (March 21, 2014)

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 (March 21, 2014)

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut donated $40,000 to two diabetes organizations.

Al Jazeera: Drought conditions threaten bison recovery efforts (March 21, 2014)

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 (March 21, 2014)

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 (March 21, 2014)

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 (March 21, 2014)

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 (March 21, 2014)

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 (March 21, 2014)

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 (March 21, 2014)

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 (March 21, 2014)

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 (March 21, 2014)

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 (March 21, 2014)

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 (March 21, 2014)

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 (March 21, 2014)

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 (March 21, 2014)

Corine Fairbanks wants public schools to teach the truth about the California Mission system.

Gyasi Ross: Using assimilation to strengthen Native communities (March 21, 2014)

Gyasi Ross argues that assimilation isn't at all bad, as long as you return to help your Native communities.