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NAIHC welcomes introduction of bill to reauthorize NAHASDA (January 14, 2015)

The law expired in 2013 but lawmakers have failed to renew it despite bipartisan support.

BIA publishes list of federally recognized tribes on time again (January 14, 2015)

The list has been published on schedule for the last two years.

Women take chair and top positions in Caddo Nation election (January 14, 2015)

Voters choose Tamara Michele Francis, Carol Ross as vice chair, Jennifer Reeder as secretary and Wildena Moffer as treasurer.

Massachusetts court rules in Wampanoag land access case (January 14, 2015)

The decision comes in a long-running dispute involving ancestral Wampanoag lands.

Eastern Shoshone woman pleads guilty for death of newborn (January 14, 2015)

Ardis Sierra Enos admitted suffocating her newborn and placing his body in a ditch on the reservation.

Stephanie Fryberg: Living in aftermath of a tragedy at Tulalip (January 14, 2015)

As an American Indian social psychologist who studies how culture and race influence how people relate to one another, I am used to uncomfortable questions.

Eastern Cherokee leaders reaffirm ban on same-sex marriage (January 14, 2015)

Tribal law defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman.

Rosebud Sioux woman charged for leaving children out in cold (January 14, 2015)

Michelle Wounded Face is accused of leaving her two daughters alone in a car on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation in North Dakota.

Pueblo woman to be sworn in as judge in Washington county (January 14, 2015)

Raquel Montoya-Lewis will be the only Native superior court judge in the entire state.

Muscogee Nation plans $22M entertainment riverfront venue (January 14, 2015)

The tribe plans to open the development in 18 months.

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes push water compact (January 14, 2015)

The 1855 Treaty of Hellgate promises water on and off the reservation.

Indian lawmaker in Kansas sworn into office in traditional wear (January 14, 2015)

Rep. Ponka-we Victors (D) is serving her third term in the Kansas Legislature.

Navajo Nation leader starts second term despite election loss (January 14, 2015)

Ben Shelly came in seventh out of 17 candidates in the tribe's primary last year.

Native Sun News: Chief Bigfoot ride honors massacre victims (January 14, 2015)

On the 124th Anniversary of the Chief Bigfoot Band Memorial Ride the riders arrived at the gravesite of the 1890 Wounded Knee Massacre victims on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Terri Hansen: More Native journalists needed to share stories (January 14, 2015)

Science is increasingly important in Indian country as tribal communities face escalating environmental stresses and climatic changes.