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Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on five bills (April 2, 2014)

The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a hearing this afternoon to consider five bills.

Alaska lawmakers weigh bill to declare Native languages official (April 2, 2014)

The Alaska House State Affairs Committee passed a bill that designates 20 Native languages as official languages in Alaska.

Oklahoma lawmakers consider bill to help finish Indian museum (April 2, 2014)

Lawmakers in the Oklahoma House are considering a bill to finish the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum.

Activists to rally against 'Chief Wahoo' mascot at opening game (April 2, 2014)

Native American activists and their supporters will demonstrate against the Chief Wahoo mascot at the Cleveland Indians home opener on Friday.

Al Jazeera: Muscogee Nation observes bicentennial of key battle (April 2, 2014)

The National Park Service invited the Muscogee Creek Nation of Oklahoma to a commemoration of the 1814 Battle of Horseshoe Bend in Alabama.

Adam Beach makes deal to bring first-run films to First Nations (April 2, 2014)

Actor Adam Beach is bringing first-run films to reserves in Canada.

DOI announces transfer of nearly $580K for Cobell scholarships (April 2, 2014)

The Interior Department is making its first transfer to the scholarship fund that was established by the Cobell trust fund settlement.

Southern Ute Tribe mourning loss of Chairman Jimmy R. Newton (April 2, 2014)

Jimmy R. Newton Jr., the chairman of the Southern Ute Tribe of Colorado, died on Monday

Letter: CSKT council members get new jobs without competition (April 2, 2014)

Writer claims leaders of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes gave themselves jobs after being voted out of office.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk names grace state of New York (April 2, 2014)

As we travel about our ancestral lands in what is now New York State it is good to see how many places have Kanienke (Mohawk) names.

Northern Arapaho Tribe blasts proposal to diminish reservation (April 2, 2014)

The Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming is criticizing a draft bill that would diminish the boundaries of the Wind River Reservation.

Congress passes renewal of Special Diabetes Program for Indians (April 2, 2014)

The National Indian Health Board said it will continue to press for a longer extension to the Special Diabetes Program for Indians.

Native Sun News: John Frazier makes his own journey with music (April 2, 2014)

By way of Eagle Butte, Rapid City boasts only one Grammy winner; Mr. John Frazier.

Mark Trahant: Alaska Natives wait far too long to get a fair shake (April 2, 2014)

The Katie John case is at an end. Or perhaps another beginning.

Steve Russell: Raising hell for fun and freedom in Indian Country (April 2, 2014)

Steve Russell on the need to pay attention to what's happening on other reservations and even other countries.

Dave Lundgren: Expose hate groups for their anti-Indian agenda (April 2, 2014)

Attorney Dave Lundgren exposes the anti-Indian agenda of groups like the Citizens Equal Rights Alliance.