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House panel holds first hearing with Indian and Insular Affairs House panel holds first hearing with Indian and Insular Affairs
Obama administration officials presented the fiscal year 2016 budget requests for the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Indian Health Service and the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians.
Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee NAHASDA hearing Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee NAHASDA hearing
Tribal representatives expressed strong support for S.710 but no one from the Department of Housing and Urban Development testified.
Red Cliff Band designates entire reservation as a wolf sanctuary Red Cliff Band designates entire reservation as a wolf sanctuary
The wolf, or ma’iingan in the Ojibwe language, is considered the brother of man.
Eastern Cherokees make changes to exercise VAWA authority Eastern Cherokees make changes to exercise VAWA authority
The tribe is looking at its jury selection rules in order to arrest, prosecute and sentence non-Indian domestic violence offenders.
US Attorney in South Dakota chooses liaison to work with tribes US Attorney in South Dakota chooses liaison to work with tribes
Troy Morley is a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians.
Department of Energy awards $6M to tribes for energy projects Department of Energy awards $6M to tribes for energy projects
Of the 11 tribes that received funds, 10 will use the money for solar energy projects.
Editorial: Include all Washington tribes in public school curricula Editorial: Include all Washington tribes in public school curricula
Lawmakers missed a great chance to do right by one of our region’s greatest tribes, the Chinook Indian Nation.
Suquamish Tribe reports results of election for council members Suquamish Tribe reports results of election for council members
Rich Purser, Sammy Mabe and Luther 'Jay' Mills won their election bids.
Column: Replace an Indian killer on $20 bill with Wilma Mankiller Column: Replace an Indian killer on $20 bill with Wilma Mankiller
It’s not radical to remove Andrew Jackson from the $20 bill.
Alaska requests more time to consider position in ICWA dispute Alaska requests more time to consider position in ICWA dispute
The state's new leaders are still studying the case, which is being closely watched by tribes and the Department of Justice.
Montana tribe pays respects to late attorney Evelyn Stevenson Montana tribe pays respects to late attorney Evelyn Stevenson
Stevenson worked for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes for more than 30 years and was known as an advocate for the Indian Child Welfare Act.
BIA schedules consultations and meetings for ICWA regulation BIA schedules consultations and meetings for ICWA regulation
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn said the rule will ensure greater compliance by state courts and child welfare agencies.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe rounds up dogs in response to fatal attack Rosebud Sioux Tribe rounds up dogs in response to fatal attack
Julia Charging Whirlwind, 49, was killed by a pack of dogs on Saturday morning.
Native Sun News: Ernestine Chasing Hawk takes over as editor Native Sun News: Ernestine Chasing Hawk takes over as editor
Ernestine Chasing Hawk will be promoted to editor of the Native Sun News effective April 1
Mark Trahant: House budget plan isn't good for Indian Country Mark Trahant: House budget plan isn't good for Indian Country
Most of the cuts fall into 'domestic' spending and that’s the source of most of the federal dollars for Indian Country.
Native Sun News: Oil spill threatens North Dakota tribe's water Native Sun News: Oil spill threatens North Dakota tribe's water
It wasn’t until two years ago that the families in this rural community of 600 were able to connect to running supplies of drinking water.
Andre Cramblit: A journey continues after weight loss surgery Andre Cramblit: A journey continues after weight loss surgery
Prior to my surgery I weighed 370 pounds and had a BMI of 55.
Steve Russell: Free speech protects jerks like NFL team owner Steve Russell: Free speech protects jerks like NFL team owner
'Redskins' is certainly immoral, and it’s scandalous that public disparaging of Native peoples is still practiced in 21st century.

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