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Guilty pleas and sentences for Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption Guilty pleas and sentences for Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption
The former president of Stone Child College and her husband pleaded guilty to federal income tax fraud.
Applications available for Cobell settlement scholarship funds Applications available for Cobell settlement scholarship funds
Applications are due June 1 and scholarships will be awarded for the upcoming fall semester
Tribes seek access to criminal system in child placement cases Tribes seek access to criminal system in child placement cases
The state of Washington will no longer provide criminal background check information to tribes.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules meeting and hearing Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules meeting and hearing
The committee will take up S.710 to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act. The hearing focuses on road safety in Indian Country.
St. Croix Band debate over marijuana leads to restraining order St. Croix Band debate over marijuana leads to restraining order
Aimee Awonohopay said a fellow council member yelled and put his hand on her at a tribal meeting.
National Park Service proposes rule for tribal gathering of plants National Park Service proposes rule for tribal gathering of plants
Tribes will be able to enter into government-to-government agreements to gather plants and plant parts in national parks and monuments.
Widower of Wilma Mankiller 'excited' about Woman on 20s effort Widower of Wilma Mankiller 'excited' about Woman on 20s effort
Charlie Soap said he was surprised when he found out his late wife was among four finalists to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.
Opinion: Media ignores tribal ownership of our water in Arizona Opinion: Media ignores tribal ownership of our water in Arizona
In many articles published this year and last about drought and potential water shortages in Arizona, particularly involving the Colorado River, there's one thing the writers constantly omit.
Shingle Springs Band scales back outdoor shooting range plans Shingle Springs Band scales back outdoor shooting range plans
The tribe will only install about six or seven shooting lanes and restrict the gun range to members and their guests.
Matt Remle: Disenrollment is a tool of colonialism and conquest Matt Remle: Disenrollment is a tool of colonialism and conquest
The United States began planting the seeds of disenrollment during the Indian removal and allotment eras, in furtherance of indigenous land dispossession and assimilation.
Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Wisconsin treaty rights Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Wisconsin treaty rights
The state interferes with the treaty rights of Ojibwe tribes by barring members from hunting deer at night on ceded lands.
Swinomish Tribe pledges to offset losses in local property taxes Swinomish Tribe pledges to offset losses in local property taxes
The Bureau of Indian Affairs and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals have affirmed that state and local governments cannot impose taxes on Indian land.
Distributor brings beef produced on reservations to the market Distributor brings beef produced on reservations to the market
Labatt Food Service of Texas is on a mission to bring Native American beef to the masses.
Gyasi Ross releases spoken word album 'Isskootsik' on May 12 Gyasi Ross releases spoken word album 'Isskootsik' on May 12
The attorney and author is adding another title to his resume: recording artist.
Steven Newcomb: Tribal sovereignty or original independence? Steven Newcomb: Tribal sovereignty or original independence?
To this day we are rightfully free of the colonizers’ imposed words and ideas of domination. It’s just many of us have not yet grasped and acted on this critical point.
House subcommittee to hold hearing on BIA recognition reform House subcommittee to hold hearing on BIA recognition reform
The title of the hearing appears to point to a sinister motive for the reforms being considered by the Obama administration.
Mohegan Tribe supports re-election of Sen. Richard Blumenthal Mohegan Tribe supports re-election of Sen. Richard Blumenthal
The Democrat garnered a reputation as an Indian fighter during his tenure as attorney general in Connecticut.
Column: Telling the truth about the Ramapough Lunaape Nation Column: Telling the truth about the Ramapough Lunaape Nation
On a low-lying bank of the Ramapo River are the tribal ceremonial grounds and long house of Ramapough Lunaape people.
John Guenther: Tribes should not allow marijuana on their land John Guenther: Tribes should not allow marijuana on their land
With heightened acceptance more and more youth are abusing the drug. Eventually drug laws will be enforced and an entire industry will come tumbling down.
Lakota Country Times: Families come together to fight suicide Lakota Country Times: Families come together to fight suicide
On a cold morning in February, three grassroots organizations met on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation to discuss the continuing suicide epidemic impacting Lakota children.
Native Sun News: County addresses spiritual needs of inmates Native Sun News: County addresses spiritual needs of inmates
In the Pennington County jail, Pansy Hawk Wing donates her time to serve on the Religious Advisory Committee and in the Native American Spiritual Program.
Dolph Hatfield: A conversation about NFL team's racist mascot Dolph Hatfield: A conversation about NFL team's racist mascot
Joseph Bennett, an African American gentleman in his early 60’s, was sitting in his usual seat, wearing his customary Indian headdress and burgundy Washington team jacket with its 'Redskin' emblems.

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