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Editorial: Virginia's tribes need federal recognition from Congress Editorial: Virginia's tribes need federal recognition from Congress
It’s been a long, hard slog for the Monacan Indian Nation and the Chickahominy, Eastern Chickahominy, Upper Mattaponi, Rappahannock and Nansemond tribes during the past decades in their quest to gain federal recognition.
Editorial: End discrimination against Native Americans in Michigan Editorial: End discrimination against Native Americans in Michigan
A study of Isabella County residents has revealed that racism and discrimination against Native Americans needs to be addressed.
Navajo Nation candidates enter final stretch of bumpy campaign Navajo Nation candidates enter final stretch of bumpy campaign
The winner of the April 21 vote -- either Joe Shirley Jr. or Russell Begaye -- will be sworn into office next month, putting an end to an unusual election season.
Man from Tulalip Tribes enters not guilty plea to firearms charge Man from Tulalip Tribes enters not guilty plea to firearms charge
Raymond Lee Fryberg is accused of unlawfully acquiring five firearms, including the one used in a fatal school shooting last October.
Colorado lawmaker continues tradition of bolo ties on Capitol Hill Colorado lawmaker continues tradition of bolo ties on Capitol Hill
Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado) joins former Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R) and former Sen. Ken Salazar (D) in bringing Native fashion to the nation's capital.
Sunnie Clahchischiligi: Get on board with Ho-Chunk Nation player Sunnie Clahchischiligi: Get on board with Ho-Chunk Nation player
Less than one percent of college basketball players represent Native American people in a sport that we pride ourselves in.
Native Sun News: Walk hits uranium mining sites on reservations Native Sun News: Walk hits uranium mining sites on reservations
Buddhist pacifists on a U.S. Prayer Walk for Peace and a nuclear-free future culminated a tour April 9 of Navajo and Hopi lands negatively impacted by uranium mining.
Lakota Country Times: Sen. Tester pushes for tribal college funds Lakota Country Times: Sen. Tester pushes for tribal college funds
At time when Indian Country’s allies are few and far between, Senator John Tester (D-Montana) is going to bat for tribes and asking congress to provide more funding for tribal colleges.
Brandon Ecoffey: Vincent Brewer was a family man and a cowboy Brandon Ecoffey: Vincent Brewer was a family man and a cowboy
Vincent Brewer Sr. accomplished so much in his life. As a young man he served valiantly in the U.S. Navy, he played for a team that managed to pull out a victory over the Harlem Globe Trotters, and he would go on to be a longtime Chief Judge for the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
Native Sun News: A ride-along with a South Dakota county sheriff Native Sun News: A ride-along with a South Dakota county sheriff
There is an exhilaration attached to the acceleration of the turbo charged engine of a law enforcement cruiser as the lights are turned on and the sirens sound as a traffic stop begins.
Clara Caufield: A faithful servant to the Northern Cheyenne Tribe Clara Caufield: A faithful servant to the Northern Cheyenne Tribe
For the past 43 years, anyone who has called the Northern Cheyenne Tribal office in Lame Deer has heard the quiet, gentle and friendly voice of Barbara Onebear Spang, central office receptionist.
Delphine Red Shirt: Restoring our sacred peak to its original name Delphine Red Shirt: Restoring our sacred peak to its original name
Today, it is as if we are waking up again because we are losing our language. If we lose our language we lose our culture.
Steve Russell: Shocking students with the truth about US history Steve Russell: Shocking students with the truth about US history
The horrors of President Jackson’s Removal and the widespread and sometimes violent resistance to allotment of our reservations that created Oklahoma were threats to our immediate ancestors we learned about at home or did not learn.

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