Editorial: College in Oklahoma aims to boost Native enrollment (October 8, 2014)
Newspaper supports efforts to increase Native student enrollment at Bacone College, which was established in 1880 as an Indian university.
Town in Maine approves new name for road after controversy (October 8, 2014)
The road will be known as Micmac Drive, a name supported by the Aroostook Band of Micmacs.
City in Oklahoma ends effort to force tribes to collect sales tax (October 8, 2014)
It looks like a months-long controversy has finally been put to rest.
Town still won't transfer sacred mound to Eastern Cherokees (October 8, 2014)
The tribe has accused the town of failing to take care of the site.
Shageluk Tribe detains man accused of murdering his parents (October 8, 2014)
Tribal and local officials are upset by the response from the Alaska State Troopers.
Chinook Nation opposes federal recognition bill for fellow tribe (October 8, 2014)
The Clatsop-Nehalem Tribe are seeking to be regain recognition after being listed in a termination law in 1954.
Omaha Tribe links incident to dispute over reservation borders (October 8, 2014)
The bus was leaving a football game on Friday night when it was struck by something.
Native Sun News: Senate debate focuses on Keystone XL plan (October 8, 2014)
As November approaches the South Dakota senatorial race is tightening and one particular important issue to Native American voters was addressed last week at political forum hosted by Oglala Lakota College.
Charles Trimble: Indians shouldn't waste votes on wild-cards (October 8, 2014)
Indian Country can have a say in the matter, but only if each and every eligible voter in the reservation and off-reservation communities takes the time to register and vote.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Ten lies in American-Indigenous history (October 8, 2014)
What constitutes a lie? There is the obvious verbal and written distortions of the truth but what is not said may also be deemed a lie.
Supreme Court won't hear suit over Indian massacre in Mexico (October 8, 2014)
Ten survivors blamed the former president for a massacre where 45 people died.
HUD awards $60M in community development grants to tribes (October 8, 2014)
The grants were awarded to 90 tribes in nearly two dozen states, including Alaska.
Mark Trahant: Mining plan energizes Native voters in Wisconsin (October 8, 2014)
There may be no tribe in the country that understands the significance of voting more than the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin.
Jessica Carro: Columbus ignored in most countries except US (October 8, 2014)
Jessica Carro wonders why America celebrates Christopher Columbus while most other countries ignore him.
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross: Defending our kids from suicide (October 8, 2014)
Chelsey Luger and Gyasi Ross continue their conversation about suicide in Indian Country.
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