County delays decision on mine opposed by New Mexico tribes (August 13, 2014)
Tribal leaders are worried about the impact on sacred and sensitive sites.
Lakota activist Rosalie Little Thunder passes away at age of 64 (August 13, 2014)
Rosalie Little Thunder was a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe who worked to stop the slaughter of bison in Yellowstone National Park.
Alaska tribes concerned about police officer brutality complaint (August 13, 2014)
The police department in Bethel, Alaska, said it is investigating an incident in which a Native man was injured.
Cedar Band of Paiute Indians market Twisted Cedar label of wine (August 13, 2014)
Proceeds from the label will go to tribal social services and other programs.
BIA extends comment period on changes to rights-of-way rule (August 13, 2014)
Comments are being accepted until October 2 and public meeting will be hold over the telephone on September 17.
Slain six-year-old girl is daughter of woman from Nooksack Tribe (August 13, 2014)
A 17-year-old neighbor of the family will be charged as adult for the murder of the young girl.
Rosanna Deerchild: Mayoral candidate dismisses wife's racism (August 13, 2014)
Rosanna Deerchild responds to the controversy over racist comments made by the wife of mayoral candidate Gord Steeves.
Opinion: Tribes need seat at table for border security initiatives (August 13, 2014)
Writer says tribes should be included in border security initiatives:
Opinion: The making of America through Indian and African eyes (August 13, 2014)
Writer discusses the long relationship between American Indians and African Americans.
Washington NFL team video features Indian Country supporters (August 13, 2014)
Fourteen people in the clip say they don't have a problem with the team's racist mascot.
David Gipp from UTTC joins Cobell scholarship board of trustees (August 13, 2014)
The five-member board is overseeing the distribution of scholarships to Indian students.
Gabe Galanda: Per capitas only bring tribes to self-termination (August 13, 2014)
Attorney Gabe Galanda discusses the pitfalls of tribal per capita payments.
Native Sun News: Women honored at Oglala Sioux Tribe powwow (August 13, 2014)
During three different honoring ceremonies at the 2014 Oglala Lakota Nation powwow and rodeo four Oglala women were honored for their hard work and dedication in different fields.
Mark Trahant: Cure the US deficit by spending more money now (August 13, 2014)
Of course, the easiest way to balance the budget is to press ahead with health care reform.
Julianne Jennings: Indian people still defined by blood quantum (August 13, 2014)
Julianne Jennings discusses how blood and blood quantum have been used to define American Indians and African Americans.
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