Elissa Washuta: This living Indian doesn't owe you any answers (September 23, 2014)
Elissa Washuta, a member of the Cowlitz Tribe of Washington, explains why she doesn't need to answer to people's conceptions of an Indian person.
Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act awaits Obama's signature (September 23, 2014)
The Internal Revenue Service started auditing tribes in 2005, an attorney for the National Congress of American Indians said.
Clara Caufield: New Northern Cheyenne school still needs work (September 23, 2014)
In the last six months the Lame Deer Public Schools Board of Trustees, Administration and staff has had their hands full – dealing with an unfinished multi-million federally funded construction project to expand and improve that district's elementary school.
Judge issues order in Alaska Native language voting rights suit (September 23, 2014)
The Native American Rights Fund said the order will set the standard for Native language voters nationwide.
Charisse Millett: No politics with signing of Native language bill (September 23, 2014)
Rep. Charisse Millett (R) defends decision to have House Bill 216, which designates 20 Native languages as official in Alaska, signed during the upcoming Alaska Federation of Natives convention.
Lincoln Indian Center official ticketed for unruly tailgate party (September 23, 2014)
The center's parking lot has been nicknamed The Rez by students from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Activists ask judge to dismiss Washington NFL team's lawsuit (September 23, 2014)
The activists say the team's complaints lie with the federal agency that canceled six offensive trademarks.
Glen Stankee: Seminole Tribe wins ruling in state taxation case (September 23, 2014)
The decision will likely have an impact on Native American tribes across the U.S.
Charles Trimble: Rename peak in Black Hills for Oglala holy man (September 23, 2014)
My old friend Basil Brave Heart is proposing to have Harney Peak, the highest point east of the Rockies, renamed after Oglala holy man Black Elk.
Albert Bender: Obama must do more for jobs in Indian Country (September 23, 2014)
Citing efforts during the Great Depression, Albert Bender calls on President Barack Obama to do more to create jobs in Indian Country.
Navajo Nation leaders weigh use of $554M trust fund settlement (September 23, 2014)
The payout is the largest tribal settlement reached by the Obama administration.
Cherokee Nation sends 'Warrior Flight' for WWII veterans to DC (September 23, 2014)
Seven veterans will visit the World War II Memorial and see other monuments on the tribe-financed trip.
Family of Indian teen killed by police stage protest in Oklahoma (September 23, 2014)
Mah-hi-Vist Goodblanket, a member of the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes, was killed at his family's home on December 18, 2013.
Native Sun News: Treaty council condemns ceremony misuse (September 23, 2014)
At a recent meeting of the Black Hills Treaty Council in Rapid City a resolution was called for from the Oglala Sioux Tribe to stem the misuse and desecration of traditional ceremonies of the Oceti Sakowin.
Rudolph Ryser: Bringing political equality to indigenous nations (September 23, 2014)
Rudolph Ryser explores the next steps after the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.
Ed Rice: Honoring a true Cleveland Indian -- Louis Sockalexis (September 23, 2014)
Ed Rice discusses his talk in honor of Louis Sockalexis, a member of the Penobscot Nation who is considered the first Native American in major league baseball.
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