Keith Harper: Eliminating violence against indigenous women (June 25, 2014)
As we prepare for the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, we express great concern that indigenous women and girls often suffer multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination and poverty.
FedEx facing more pressure to end relationship with NFL team (June 25, 2014)
Section of stadium is named for former of team who refused to allow African Americans on his roster.
Opinion: Washington NFL team loses business with racist name (June 25, 2014)
Two professors say a study of economic data shows why the Washington NFL team should eliminate its racist mascot.
Cara Cowan Watts: Cherokee people deserve open government (June 25, 2014)
Cherokee Nation Council member Cara Cowan Watts questions changes to freedom of information and government records laws.
KUCB: Alaska tribe seeks to replace hospital destroyed in WWII (June 25, 2014)
The facility could cost up to $100 million.
DOI sends out $50M in buy-back offers on Rosebud Reservation (June 25, 2014)
The deadline to accept is August 16.
NPR: Aaron Carapella creates tribal maps to change perceptions (June 25, 2014)
NPR talks to Cherokee map-maker Aaron Carapella about his creations.
Interview: Notah Begay never forgets his Native American roots (June 25, 2014)
Mark Smith of The Albuquerque Journal interviews Navajo / Pueblo golfer Notah Begay III and asks him about his health, mascots and his Native roots.
Leader of Oglala Sioux Tribe suspended for alleged wrongdoing (June 25, 2014)
President Bryan Brewer is accusing of taking actions without tribal council approval and of mishandling a check.
Senate candidates support federal recognition for Lumbee Tribe (June 25, 2014)
Republicans and Democrats alike have long supported the tribe.
Chinook Nation preparing for another federal recognition battle (June 25, 2014)
Tribe could file a new petition under proposed changes at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Chaske Martin: Racial slurs were common on US military base (June 25, 2014)
As I approach my 62nd winter I feel obliged to stand tough for tradition and honor and to freely share of my life experiences as an elder to our younger people.
Chickasaw candidate T.W. Shannon defeated in Senate campaign (June 25, 2014)
There won't be another tribal member in the halls of Congress anytime soon.
Nick Estes: Border town still has a problem with an honor song (June 25, 2014)
Nick Estes discusses the continued refusal of school officials in a border town to allow a Lakota honor song for high school graduates.
Native Sun News: DOJ backs lower sentences for some offenders (June 25, 2014)
The Department of Justice, for the first time in its history, backed a proposal that would support efforts to reduce sentences for non-violent drug offenders.
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