NAFSA puts a positive spin on decision in tribal lending lawsuit (October 2, 2014)
The law firm that represents the tribes in the case also called it a victory.
Don Marks: Native people reclaim their identity through names (October 2, 2014)
Exploring the many terms used to describe Native people in Canada and the United States.
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe declares war against substance abuse (October 2, 2014)
Chief Steve Pego signed a birch bark document outlining the declaration last week.
Public News Service: New school focuses on Dakota and Ojibwe (October 2, 2014)
The Bdote Learning Center is a new school in Minnesota that immerses students in the Ojibwe or Dakota languages.
Second member of Native Mob sentenced to 24 years in prison (October 2, 2014)
Anthony Francis Cree pleaded for leniency despite being convicted on attempted murder, assault and drug charges.
Tristan Picotte: Eagles play an important role in Lakota culture (October 2, 2014)
Young member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe explains why eagles are important in Lakota culture.
Jon Whirlwind Horse: New schools bring hope for Indian children (October 2, 2014)
The president of the Dakota Area Consortium of Treaty Schools proposes a new way to fund school construction and maintenance in Indian Country.
Gyasi Ross: Why African Americans should care about mascots (October 2, 2014)
African Americans and Native Americans share a common goal -- the elimination of the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.
Washington city could turn Columbus Day into Coast Salish Day (October 2, 2014)
Roxanne Murphy, a member of the Nooksack Tribe who serves on the city council in Bellingham, came up with the idea.
Mark Trahant: A lot stake for Native voters in Montana this year (October 2, 2014)
Montanans have long recognized the importance of the Native vote.
Column: Joba Chamberlain shares his life story through tattoos (October 2, 2014)
Joba Chamberlain, a member of the Winnebago Tribe who plays for the Detroit Tigers, explains the meaning of his tattoos.
Navajo Nation won't delay election despite presidential dispute (October 2, 2014)
Voters will go to the polls on November 4 as originally scheduled.
BIA extends comment period for changes to rights-of-way rule (October 2, 2014)
Comment are now being accepted until November 3 and a tribal consultation session will be held during the National Congress of American Indians annual conference later this month.
Native Sun News: Harvest the Hope concert unites Keystone foes (October 2, 2014)
Cowboys and Indians; West coast and East Coast; brown and white; rich and poor; 8,000 people gathered on a farm owned by Art and Helen Tanderup in solidarity
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