Leader of Hopi Tribe sues over sales of sacred items in France (April 10, 2015)
The tribe tried to halt two auctions of sacred property in June and December 2014.
Benefit ride set for Navajo Nation police officer injured on duty (April 10, 2015)
James Hale was shot in the leg on March 19 in an incident that resulted in the death of his colleague Alex Yazzie.
Grande Ronde Tribes celebrate grand opening for food pantry (April 10, 2015)
The Iskam MǝkhMǝk-Haws, which means The House Where You Get Food in the Chinuk Wawa language, is a partnership with the Marion-Polk Food Share.
Havasupai Tribe still trying to regain control of domain names (April 10, 2015)
An outside consultant has refused to transfer the names despite their importance to the tribe's tourism economy.
Elder from Southern Ute Tribe teaches language in public school (April 10, 2015)
Fewer than 40 people still speak the Ute language on a regular basis.
Brooke Shunatona: Don't make mistake by wearing headdress (April 10, 2015)
I'm a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, but I spent the better part of my youth uneducated about my Native American heritage
City bars decorations on statue of rodeo star Jackson Sundown (April 10, 2015)
A woman who claims she is a descendant of the Nez Perce legend started decorating the statue but the tribal chairman wasn't happy with her displays.
Public schools in Texas adjust policies after Apache boy's case (April 10, 2015)
A young member of the Lipan Apache Tribe had to go to court to fight for his right to wear long hair to school.
Fort McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe plans roundup of horses (April 10, 2015)
Animal rights groups are questioning a proposal to gather as many as 2,000 horses on federal land surrounding the reservation.
Mourners pay tribute to late leader of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe (April 10, 2015)
Hundreds attended the funeral of Michael Jandreau, who led his people for 36 years.
Native Sun News: Tribes meet to discuss VAWA implementation (April 10, 2015)
Representatives from the U.S. Attorney’s Offices of both North and South Dakota and Nebraska met with tribal officials to discuss how to implement the federal guidelines which will enable them to utilize the new provisions of the Violence Against Woman Act.
Editorial: Political correctness dishonors traditional chiefs of old (April 10, 2015)
If you travel to any reservation out west you will soon discover that nearly all of the indigenous people refer to themselves as 'Indian,' especially the elders who are still fluent in their language.
Gyasi Ross: Interview with fashion designer Bethany Yellowtail (April 10, 2015)
Beth is a badass Northern Cheyenne and Crow woman, creator and clothing designer.
Steven Newcomb: How use of 'indigenous' benefits colonizers (April 10, 2015)
What is typically called decolonization is partly a mental process which involves becoming highly conscious of the way in which dominating colonizers have used their language and their meanings to dominate us.
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