Tulalip man charged for buying firearm used in school shooting (March 31, 2015)
Raymond Lee Fryberg Jr., 42, acquired five guns at a store on the reservation. One was used in the fatal October 2014 shooting.
Jordan Wheeler: Fan in fake headdress turned out to be Native (March 31, 2015)
This fan took it one step further. He was wearing a feathered headdress – a war bonnet.
Metis Nation of Saskatchewan closes doors after losing funds (March 31, 2015)
The governing organization lost its federal funds amid an internal leadership dispute.
Navajo Nation makes headlines as first with tax on junk foods (March 31, 2015)
Starting tomorrow, the tribe will collect an extra 2 percent tax on sugary foods that are deemed to have little or no nutritional value.
Bureau of Reclamation seeks $20.3M for tribal water projects (March 31, 2015)
The funding requests benefit the Fort Peck Tribes and the Chippewa Cree Tribe, both in Montana, and tribes in South Dakota.
School to use IHS grant to bring Native students into medicine (March 31, 2015)
The Native American Research and Training Center at the University of Arizona College of Medicine received the $975,000 grant.
Radio station on Hopi Reservation launches fundraising effort (March 31, 2015)
KUYI 88.1 FM hopes to raise $4,000 by Arizona Gives Day on April 7.
Ellie Reynolds: Native people used as pawns in mascot debates (March 31, 2015)
As a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe, the suffocating political correctness policing of every aspect of our lives concerns me.
Man charged in stabbing of BIA superintendent in South Dakota (March 31, 2015)
Patrick Duffy, a member of the Crow Creek Sioux Tribe, was stabbed in the back with a knife. The alleged assailant is a 51-year-old man.
Few details about well-being of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe leader (March 31, 2015)
Chairman Michael Jandreau, 71, has led his people for 36 years but his management style has put him at odds with some council members.
Water agencies seek early appeal for Agua Caliente Band case (March 31, 2015)
The tribe has yet to receive a quantification of its water rights but the agencies are trying to prevent the case from reaching that stage.
German photographer earns trust on Fort Belknap Reservation (March 31, 2015)
Felix von der Osten secured permission from the tribal council before embarking on his journey.
Non-Indian adoption group disputes BIA's new ICWA guidelines (March 31, 2015)
The American Academy of Adoption Attorneys submitted written comments yet claims it wasn't consulted by the Obama administration.
Tribes and families in South Dakota win big victory in ICWA case (March 31, 2015)
'Indian children, parents and tribes deserve better,' a federal judge wrote as he ordered the state to revamp its child welfare practices.
Native Sun News: Ceremony welcomes return of spiritual beings (March 31, 2015)
Lakota voices sang in unison, drumbeats reverberated through the spires of rock known to the ancients as Hinhan Kaga, as hundreds of people welcomed back the Wakinyan Oyate (Thunder Beings).
Carolina Castoreno: Racism runs rampant in the Hoosier State (March 31, 2015)
One can only imagine the dismay to many Hoosiers that Indiana is now the talk of nation but only because of its bigotry.
Dennis Chappabitty: How I survived a racist attack in Oklahoma (March 31, 2015)
I engaged in a pitched, life-and-death, brutal, bloody battle with four racist young white men on a lonely dark rural road in Creek County, Oklahoma in 1971.
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