The last time a sitting attorney general was in Bismarck was at an NCAI meeting in 1963.
Tribes are eligible for grants to help implement railroad upgrades.
Cherokee riders retrace path of forced removal from homeland (June 4, 2014)
Bikers ride 950 miles from Cherokee homeland in Georgia to Oklahoma.
Nisqually Tribe enters agreement to open new park with state (June 4, 2014)
Site is close to the birthplace of Chief Leschi.
Quapaw Tribe reaches agreement to clean up Superfund sites (June 4, 2014)
Tribal lands are contaminated by waste from lead and zinc mining.
Newspaper calls on schools in Maine to avoid using stereotypical images of Indians as mascots.
Comanche Nation counts fewer than 100 speakers of language (June 4, 2014)
Tribe hosts classes to pass on the language to new generations.
Nooksack Tribe attempts to resume disenrollment proceedings (June 4, 2014)
Tribal court had put a stop to disenrollments but some people are receiving notices of removal.
Keli'i Akina of the Grassroot Institute of Hawaii claims Native Hawaiians don't support federal recognition.
Tax reform is important to Indian Country because it presents an opportunity to fix some of the structural problems that cripple tribal economies.
Churches headed for vote on boycott of Washington NFL team (June 4, 2014)
Three members of the Blackfeet Nation were put on a call to defend the racist mascot.
Navajo Nation, Ute Tribe and Fort Mojave Tribe host plants on their reservations.
Navajo Nation to receive $554 million, the largest payout so far in a tribal trust fund case.
Killer was said to harbor negative attitudes toward Indian women.
Writer says Chief Osceola deserves a better description in a tour guide for Fort Moultrie, where he died as a prisoner of war.
Cherokee Nation citizen is the first member of a federally recognized tribe to serve as an ambassador.
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Top Stories1 Native activists go viral with 'Redhawks' campaign aimed at NFL team's racist mascot
2 Trump team reinstates delay for land-into-trust applications without consulting tribes
3 Major changes in store as trust reform office returns home to Bureau of Indian Affairs
4 Indian Child Welfare Act under attack again as conservative group submits appeal to Supreme Court
5 Supreme Court shakes up docket by accepting sovereignty case at request of tribe
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