Hoopa Valley Tribe places marijuana referendum on April ballot (February 26, 2015)
Tribal law currently bars cultivation of the drug but members circulated a petition to put the issue to a vote.
Updates from day 2 of National Congress of American Indians winter session (February 26, 2015)
Contract support costs, the Violence Against Women Act and Supreme Court litigation were some of highlights from the second day of the meeting in Washington, D.C.
Rich Winter: Let's keep Lakota Nation Invitational in Rapid City (February 26, 2015)
While I think people are disgusted by the lack of justice recently doled out in Rapid City, I hope people are thinking about all of the ramifications that would be involved in moving LNI.
Oglala Sioux Tribe wants tournament moved out of Rapid City (February 26, 2015)
The tribe is upset by the handling of an incident in which 57 Indian students were victimized at a hockey game.
Mishewal Wappo Tribe waits for decision in recognition lawsuit (February 26, 2015)
Judge Edward J. Davila is promising a decision on or around March 31.
Former Sisseton Wahpeton chairman joins marijuana company (February 26, 2015)
Robert Shepherd is the Tribal Relations Officer for Monarch America, a 'cannabis management' firm.
Alaska Native lawmaker in hospital after emergency at capitol (February 26, 2015)
Rep. Ben Nageak (D) is reported to be in stable condition at a hospital in Juneau.
Alaska Native community still waiting on funding for relocation (February 26, 2015)
Government reports from 2003 and 2009 have not resulted in concrete action to save Kivalina.
Elise Patkotak: Alaska must acknowledge high rate of violence (February 26, 2015)
According to the statistics published by the FBI, Alaska has a rate of 602.6 incidents of violent crime per 100,000 people.
Klamath Tribes aid investigation into stolen artifacts in Oregon (February 26, 2015)
The items were take from graves and from other archaeological sites that were exposed by a prolonged drought in the Klamath Basin.
Blog: Firm saves billions by exploiting Native 'loophole' at FCC (February 26, 2015)
Charles W. Ergen, the billionaire who controls the satellite TV provider Dish Network, and his company are about to make a cool $3.25 billion — courtesy of the American taxpayer.
Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux Tribe leader sidelined by council (February 26, 2015)
Amid controversy over constitutional requirements for the number of votes needed to bring ethics charges against the leader of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, council moved to suspend President Cyril Scott.
James Giago Davies: Native activism must embrace all relations (February 26, 2015)
Few of the objectives American Indian Movement activism sought have been achieved, and the reason for this failure provides us with a roadmap for future success.
Donna Ennis: Obama budget supports tribal self-determination (February 26, 2015)
Contract support costs are critical to the administration of Indian Health Service and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
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