Genetic intolerance to sugar found in Inuit population in Canada (January 20, 2015)
An estimated 3 percent suffers from a genetic intolerance to sucrose.
City sets hearing on Citizen Potawatomi Nation land detachment (January 20, 2015)
The tribe wants a formal declaration that its trust lands do not fall under local jurisdiction.
Authorities treating arson at First Nation's office as a hate crime (January 20, 2015)
Racist graffiti was found inside the structure after the fire, which caused $40,000 in damage.
Lawsuit tests boundaries of Wind River Reservation in Wyoming (January 20, 2015)
The Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe want treatment as state status from the Environmental Protection Agency.
Voters from Tule River Tribe re-elect four incumbents for council (January 20, 2015)
Five seats were up for grabs and four were taken by incumbents.
Historic Lakota winter count went unnoticed in trunk for decades (January 20, 2015)
The count features 136 years of pictographs and was likely created by someone on the Rosebud Sioux Reservation.
Opinion: Work with Shakopee Tribe on land-into-trust agreement (January 20, 2015)
Mayor Ken Hedberg of Prior Lake discloses ongoing negotiations for a land use agreement with the tribe.
Lac Courte Oreilles Band joins immersion school with BIE school (January 20, 2015)
The Waadookodaading was facing financial pressures but will continue its mission to preserve the Ojibwe language.
Blood Tribe police form task force in response to drug problems (January 20, 2015)
Tribal members believe 10 deaths can be linked to a fake prescription drug.
Benjamin Agimuk: Regional tribal government can work in Alaska (January 20, 2015)
Alaska's tribes are the weakest in the nation. We were never treated as sovereign until well after statehood.
Letter: Name island in New York in honor of a Great Clan Mother (January 20, 2015)
Changing the name of Squaw Island is important to me because I’ve been exploring the deep history of Buffalo-Niagara for the past 25 years.
Crow Tribe sponsors billboard proclaiming 'Jesus Christ Is Lord' (January 20, 2015)
Many tribal members practice a blend of traditional and Pentecostal beliefs.
Native Sun News: North Dakota tribe confronts many challenges (January 20, 2015)
When Mark Fox took the oath of the highest office in the Mandan Hidatsa & Arikara (MHA) Nation, he initiated his first four-year term with a pledge to bolster the reservation’s economic self-sufficiency.
James Giago Davies: Honoring your identity even if hidden inside (January 20, 2015)
Many of you were not raised Lakota, and do not consider yourself Lakota, especially if you are an iyeska (mixed blood) who looks Wasicu.
Steve Russell: Claiming the Indian tax exemption for health care (January 20, 2015)
The claim that Indians do not generally have to pay federal taxes is a load of hooey, but few of us have not heard it.
Jennifer Denetdale: Navajo Nation's modern path to sovereignty (January 20, 2015)
As our newly elected leaders face challenges and our citizens feel a sense of crisis in our leadership, I offer my words as reflection on the past and the future of our nation.
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