Vice President Biden to commemorate 20th anniversary of VAWA (September 8, 2014)
Tribal leaders will be joining Biden at the event in Washington, D.C.
Opinion: Sen. Begich playing politics with Native women's issues (September 8, 2014)
We have decided as Alaska Native women to respond to Heather Kendall-Miller and Lloyd Miller’s egregious op-ed about Dan Sullivan and Sen. Mark Begich.
Documents unsealed in death of woman from Haliwa-Saponi Tribe (September 8, 2014)
Family members and friends gathered today for a moment of silence on honor of Faith Hedgepeth, who was 19 when she was murdered.
Member of Narragansett Tribe charged for assault after powwow (September 8, 2014)
According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Troy Lake Simonds, 26, stabbed a fellow tribal member in the back and in the chest.
BSPR: Tobacco firm on Yakama Nation fights federal government (September 8, 2014)
A tobacco company based on the Yakama Nation in Washington was just told to pay $58 million in federal taxes.
Witnesses: Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on irrigation (September 8, 2014)
The committee will hear from the Bureau of Indian Affairs and tribal leaders.
11 named to Council for Native American Farming and Ranching (September 8, 2014)
The council was created by the Keepseagle settlement over discrimination at the Department of Agriculture.
DOI expands Cobell buy-back program to four more reservations (September 8, 2014)
Since the program started last winter, DOI has successfully concluded $103 million in transactions and has transferred nearly 265,000 acres to tribal governments.
Albert Bender: Native people are victims of racist police hostility (September 8, 2014)
Albert Bender says police brutality unites American Indians and African Americans.
DaShanne Stokes: US must stop interfering with sovereign tribes (September 8, 2014)
DaShanne Stokes the U.S. Constitution has been 'grossly misinterpreted' to authorize Congressional authority over tribal nations.
Harlan McKosato: Pueblo woman running for office in New Mexico (September 8, 2014)
Harlan McKosato sits down with Deb Haaland, a single mother from Laguna Pueblo who is running for lieutenant governor of New Mexico.
Editorial: Think hard about Navajo Nation project in Grand Canyon (September 8, 2014)
Newspaper urges leaders of the Navajo Nation to exercise great caution while considering a tourism project in Grand Canyon National Park.
Dennis Worden: Supporting self-determination in Indian Country (September 8, 2014)
Dennis Worden, a member of the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, calls on Congress to support economic development in Indian Country.
Mark Trahant: The Native vote counts more in this election cycle (September 8, 2014)
Low-turnout elections, whether primary or the general, favor the few, the organized, and, perhaps, Native voters.
Michael Gross: A new battle for self-determination at BIE schools (September 8, 2014)
Attorney Michael Gross discusses reform plans for the Bureau of Indian Education.
Chris Bethmann: An Oneida Indian without official documentation (September 8, 2014)
Chris Bethmann shares his experience as a descendant of the Oneida Nation of New York without official tribal documentation.
Native Sun News: Photographer documented Bighorn's survivors (September 8, 2014)
Sixty-six years has passed since a photograph was taken of the last eight survivors of the 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn.
Tim Giago: Indigenous people of Australia and America share path (September 8, 2014)
There is a colonization connection the indigenous people of Australia and America share.
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