Ute Tribe charges former council member with sexual assault (October 13, 2014)
Richard Jenks appeared in tribal court on charges of rape, deviate sexual intercourse, unlawful sexual intercourse and sexual assault.
South Dakota tribes seek $2M to acquire sacred Black Hills site (October 13, 2014)
The deadline to close on the 438 aces at Pe' Sla is November 30.
Editorial: Connecticut tribes should document history to 1789 (October 13, 2014)
Newspaper opposes Part 83 reforms to the federal recognition process at the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Janine Pease: Freshmen need our encouragement to succeed (October 13, 2014)
Underscoring the importance of freshman year in high school.
Editorial: Genocide and slavery are the realities of our history (October 13, 2014)
The Saginaw Chippewa Tribe will share the truth about Christopher Columbus on Indigenous People's Day.
Kim & Jordan Wheeler: Celebrating You're Welcome Weekend (October 13, 2014)
Kim and Jordan Wheeler explain why their Native family celebrates 'You're Welcome Weekend' instead of the Thanksgiving.
Indian president of Bolivia wins election for historic third term (October 13, 2014)
Evo Morales, an Aymara coca farmer, secured 60 percent of the vote.
Native Sun News: Foes of uranium mine make case at hearing (October 13, 2014)
Five people testified against proposed northern Black Hills uranium mining in view of sacred Mato Tipila.
Tim Giago: Boyhood friend knew where Crazy Horse was buried (October 13, 2014)
Where is the burial place of the great Lakota warrior Tasunka Witko; Crazy Horse?
Mark Trahant: The long fight for voting rights in Indian Country (October 13, 2014)
New Mexico has the highest registration rate for American Indians in the country.
Opinion: Washington team's logo dehumanizes Indian people (October 13, 2014)
Writers trace the Washington NFL team's logo to stereotypical images of Indian people.
Steven Newcomb: US doesn't recognize our nations as nations (October 13, 2014)
Analyzing the interpretation of 'indigenous peoples' at the United Nations.
John Christian Hopkins: Paper apologizes for racist cartoon (October 13, 2014)
A questionable cartoon about President Barack Obama ran in The Boston Herald.
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