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Group starts dragging of river in search of missing Native women (September 17, 2014)

Volunteers are looking for clues about missing and murdered Native girls and women in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Appeal filed over Navajo language ability of presidential hopeful (September 17, 2014)

Critics say Chris Deschene does not speak fluent Navajo.

Trial delayed for leader of Muscogee Nation accused in theft case (September 17, 2014)

A plea deal for second chief Roger Dana Barnett might be in the works.

Tex Hall loses bid for another term as chair of North Dakota tribe (September 17, 2014)

The defeat came after the tribe released an investigative report that looked into Hall's dealings with energy companies on the reservation.

House subcommittee to hold hearing on bill for Hualapai Tribe (September 17, 2014)

The Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act ensures the tribe and allottees have sufficient access to water.

House Natural Resources Committee sets markup on tribal bills (September 17, 2014)

Five bills affecting taxation, tribal foster children, a land dispute, land-into-trust and an Alaska Native corporation are on the agenda.

Editorial: Pass bill to extend federal recognition to Virginia tribes (September 17, 2014)

Newspaper calls on Congress to pass the Thomasina E. Jordan Indian Tribes of Virginia Federal Recognition Act.

Mark Trahant: Is independence in the future for tribal nations? (September 17, 2014)

What’s the difference in the self-rule of Scotland to that of Hawaii? Or Alaska? Or Nunavut? Or even Navajo?

Sarah Deer wins genius grant for work to protect Native women (September 17, 2014)

The Muscogee Nation citizen's efforts led to the passage of the Tribal Law and Order Act and the inclusion of tribal jurisdiction provisions in the Violence Against Women Act.

Andre Cramblit: Enjoying life at Dartmouth as a Native student (September 17, 2014)

Alumnus Andre Cramblit offers some advice and encouragement to the Native student body at Dartmouth College.

House approves bill to address tribal general welfare programs (September 17, 2014)

Lawmakers said the bill puts tribes on the same level as state and federal governments regarding payments made through general welfare programs.

Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Tribes need to lead climate change reform (September 17, 2014)

Dina Gilio-Whitaker of the Center for World Indigenous Studies says tribes should take the lead on climate change policy.

Native Sun News: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe honors veterans (September 17, 2014)

Grand Marshals Casimir LeBeau, 97, and Dave Bald Eagle, 95, led the 58th Annual Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Fair, Rodeo & Pow wow on September 1.