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Tribes challenge permit for Keystone XL Pipeline in South Dakota (December 10, 2014)

TransCanada needs to re-certify its permit for the pipeline route.

Northern Arapaho Tribe files lawsuit over Affordable Care Act rules (December 10, 2014)

The tribe says working-class Native Americans who obtained coverage through healthcare.gov will be penalized.

Lac Courte Oreilles youth represent tribe at White House meeting (December 10, 2014)

Preston and Niizhoo Sullivan sang for President Barack Obama and got to meet him.

Opinion: Cleveland baseball team does not honor Native people (December 10, 2014)

Anyone who puts forth that Native American mascots, in their current form, are a purely honorific representation is wrong.

Interview with Patrice Kunesh about USDA Indian Country efforts (December 10, 2014)

The Reno Gazette-Journal interviews Patrice Kunesh about the Department of Agriculture's tribal outreach efforts.

Ex-employee of Oklahoma tribal corporation sentenced for theft (December 10, 2014)

Robin Jean Bitseedy admitted stealing money from WCD Enterprises, a corporation charted by the Wichita Tribes, the Caddo Nation and the Delaware Tribe.

DOI sends $1.5M in buy-back offers on Squaxin Island Reservation (December 10, 2014)

Offers were made to more than 600 landowners as part of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.

Sisseton Wahpeton woman recovering in hospital after shooting (December 10, 2014)

The fatal shooting on November 22 left four people dead and 11 children orphaned.

Mining company took remains and artifacts from tribes in Arizona (December 10, 2014)

Hopi and Navajo tribal members are upset with the handling of their ancestors by Peabody Energy.

Terry Rambler: Defense measure raids sacred sites for one mine (December 10, 2014)

Chairman of the San Carlos Apache Tribe explains opposition to a copper mine on sacred sites.

Chairwoman of Oneida Nation to deliver commencement address (December 10, 2014)

Cristina Danforth graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay with a degree in social work.

Authorities investigate another blaze on Shinnecock Reservation (December 10, 2014)

There have been three confirmed cases of arson on the reservation in the past year.

Three dead and eight injured in accident on Seminole Reservation (December 10, 2014)

The accident occurred after a tribal member struck and killed a 300-bear with her vehicle.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe honors employee for service (December 10, 2014)

After 41 years of service to the citizens and “potential” citizens, Joan Decker, the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s longtime director of enrollment was honored.

Steven Newcomb: UN indigenous rights document remains flawed (December 10, 2014)

The debate over the meaning and significance of the outcome document for the United Nations high level plenary meeting is not going to end anytime soon.