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Lower Brule Sioux Tribe council meeting ends in shouting match Lower Brule Sioux Tribe council meeting ends in shouting match
The meeting was the first since the passing of Chairman Michael Jandreau, who died on April 3 after leading the tribe for 36 years.
Lumbee Tribe remains in long quest to gain federal recognition Lumbee Tribe remains in long quest to gain federal recognition
Another year, another effort by the tribe go gain federal status through an act of Congress.
Manitoba agrees to pay funeral bill for murdered Native woman Manitoba agrees to pay funeral bill for murdered Native woman
Angela Poorman, 29, was murdered in Winnipeg last December. Her case remains unsolved.
President of Rosebud Sioux Tribe removed after ethics hearing President of Rosebud Sioux Tribe removed after ethics hearing
The council voted unanimously to remove Cyril Scott and barred him from running for office in the future.
Alaska to make changes to Indian Child Welfare Act procedures Alaska to make changes to Indian Child Welfare Act procedures
The state issued emergency regulations to make it easier for Native families and tribes to join child welfare cases.
Colorado House approves bill to restrict use of Indian mascots Colorado House approves bill to restrict use of Indian mascots
The bill faces an uncertain future in the Republican-controlled Senate.
Sen. Barrasso highlights 100 days of work on Indian legislation Sen. Barrasso highlights 100 days of work on Indian legislation
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has held nine hearings, including two on reservations, and has advanced nearly a dozen bills since the start of the 114th Congress.
Congress passes renewal of Indian Country diabetes program Congress passes renewal of Indian Country diabetes program
The Special Diabetes Program for Indians will be extended for two years under a bill that is headed to President Barack Obama for his signature.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Death rituals among the Mohawk people Doug George-Kanentiio: Death rituals among the Mohawk people
As Iroquois (Onkweh) we are taught our souls are not of this earth but originated in another dimension to which we return when our time on this land is completed.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee takes up tribal labor measure Senate Indian Affairs Committee takes up tribal labor measure
The Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act treats tribes and their enterprises in the same manner as states and local governments when it comes to federal labor law.
New York City approves marker where Indian slaves were sold New York City approves marker where Indian slaves were sold
The market in lower Manhattan opened in 1711 and slaves were sold there until 1726.
Walt Lamar: Addicts in Indian Country turning to spiked heroin Walt Lamar: Addicts in Indian Country turning to spiked heroin
As prescription drugs have become harder to obtain and harder to get a high from, opioid addicts have been turning to heroin, both in Indian Country and throughout the nation.
Karin Eagle: UNITY media summit draws people to reservation Karin Eagle: UNITY media summit draws people to reservation
Following the official announcement of the UNITY media summit set for May 2 in Allen, South Dakota, there has been a huge response from both near and far
Lakota Country Times: Program brings healthy food to Pine Ridge Lakota Country Times: Program brings healthy food to Pine Ridge
For students on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation finding access to healthy and nutrient dense foods is often a struggle for a variety of reasons.
James Giago Davies: Just another crazy breed Lakota in the IHS James Giago Davies: Just another crazy breed Lakota in the IHS
Every honest hearted person keeps two lists, the things they do well, and the things they don’t do well.
Native Sun News: Senate field hearing focuses on tribes and coal Native Sun News: Senate field hearing focuses on tribes and coal
Calling it 'historic,' Senator Steve Daines, (R-Mont.), chaired a field hearing of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on the Crow Reservation on April 8.

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