First Lady Obama to deliver remarks at Native youth meeting (April 3, 2015)
The Creating Opportunity for Native Youth event is being held at the White House on April 8.
Parties await ruling in latest appeal over sacred Medicine Lake (April 3, 2015)
The Pit River Tribe has been fighting geothermal energy development for more than a decade.
Protection order in Tulalip Tribes case wasn't shared with state (April 3, 2015)
A tribal member purchased five firearms, including one used in a fatal school shooting, despite being subject to domestic violence order.
Man from Tulalip Tribes charged after clubbing two bald eagles (April 3, 2015)
Shane Moses allegedly killed the eagles in December 2013 with the intent of selling them
Chairman Michael Jandreau of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe passes (April 3, 2015)
Chairman Michael Jandreau, 71, had been hospitalized since last Friday. Vice Chairman Kevin Wright has asserted control over the tribe.
Bill against legal marijuana advances in Navajo Nation Council (April 3, 2015)
One lawmaker plans to introduce an amendment to allow Navajo veterans to use legally-obtained medical marijuana on the reservation.
Mark Trahant: Leave oil in ground and address climate change (April 3, 2015)
Could we be nearing the moment to really address climate change? A quick answer is 'no.' Of course not.
Inter Tribal Council of Arizona files trust mismanagement case (April 3, 2015)
A wealthy family that benefited from the closure of the Phoenix Indian School has reneged on a deal to provide $34.9 million for Indian education.
Hopi Tribe loses bid to force US to pay for clean drinking water (April 3, 2015)
The water supply on the reservation contains levels of arsenic that exceed limits set by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Original Americans Foundation claims work with over 50 tribes (April 3, 2015)
The Washington NFL team announced the organization more than a year ago but its financial activities remain a secret.
Native Sun News: Tribal members training for boilermaker jobs (April 3, 2015)
In the near future, 21 year old Shadan LaFrance, Northern Cheyenne from Lame Deer aims to become a boilermaker apprentice.
Christine Dupres: Cowlitz Tribe finally has a place to call home (April 3, 2015)
On March 9, the Bureau of Indian Affairs Regional Director Stanley Speaks signed the final documents to establish the Cowlitz Indian Tribe’s Reservation, to an audience of Cowlitz elders and tribal leaders.
Sarah Eagle Heart: Boarding schools taught us to be ashamed (April 3, 2015)
There were 500 Indian boarding schools in 18 states administered by several denominations beginning in 1819, and as late as 1973, called the Indian Boarding School Era.
Gyasi Ross: Does organ and blood donation fit into our beliefs? (April 3, 2015)
I’ve heard Native people who believe that you must enter the afterlife whole and intact—the parts of you that are not your own will not be allowed to enter.
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2 Major changes in store as trust reform office returns home to Bureau of Indian Affairs
3 Indian Child Welfare Act under attack again as conservative group submits appeal to Supreme Court
4 Fake news about name change for Washington NFL team goes viral in Indian Country
5 Supreme Court shakes up docket by accepting sovereignty case at request of tribe
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