White House Blog: Improving the lives of Native American youth (April 22, 2015)
Native youth shared stories about strengthening their communities through public service and community engagement.
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation language programs are working (April 22, 2015)
Part of my sworn oath as principal chief is to preserve, promote and advance the language and culture of the Cherokee Nation.
Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee on transportation (April 22, 2015)
More than 80 percent of the roads in Indian Country are considered poor or unacceptable.
Kaw Nation to return to ancestral land in Kansas for ceremony (April 22, 2015)
The tribe has been acquiring ancestral land in a state it was forced out of nearly 150 years ago.
Appeals court sides with Indian inmate in religious rights case (April 22, 2015)
David Schlemm, a member of the Navajo Nation, has won the right to wear a headband and eat venison during times of ceremony while his case proceeds.
Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe runs into opposition to fish hatchery (April 22, 2015)
A lawsuit that was filed by an environmental group claims the tribe's fish are harming wild fish.
Moapa Band to host Further Future music festival next month (April 22, 2015)
The organizers moved the event to the reservation after two federal agencies denied permits to use public roads to access a different site.
Interview with Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe's new police chief (April 22, 2015)
Samuel White, a member of the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, started working for the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe last October.
Native Sun News: Lakota rodeo legend Howard Hunter passes on (April 22, 2015)
On April 4, the rodeo world and Oglala Lakota Nation lost one of their most decorated athletes in modern history, with the passing of Howard W. Hunter Sr.
Editorial: Gulf of Mexico still at risk after massive 2010 oil spill (April 22, 2015)
In the run-up to the fifth anniversary on Monday of one of the worst environmental disasters in American history, the 2010 BP oil blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, the country has heard happy talk from the company most responsible for it.
Senate to vote on long-delayed Attorney General nomination (April 22, 2015)
If confirmed, Loretta Lynch would be the first African American woman to lead the Department of Justice.
Duane Champagne: Indigenous accommodation for colonialism (April 22, 2015)
Colonialism is a trickster because it gives a way of life, but at the same time takes away a way of life.
Kashia Band interested in timber not marijuana on new lands (April 22, 2015)
Tribal members gave up their per capita payments in order to acquire the 480-acre site for $1.35 million.
Native Sun News: Tribes take DOI to task over grizzly bear policy (April 22, 2015)
In a strongly worded letter, the Rocky Mountain Tribal Leaders Council has voiced misgivings about the impartiality of Christopher Servheen in any proposed tribal consultation process over the government’s controversial delisting of the Yellowstone grizzly bear.
Navajo Nation voters choose Russell Begaye as next president (April 22, 2015)
The former Navajo Nation Council delegate defeated former two-term president Joe Shirley Jr., according to unofficial results.
Bob Gough: Indigenous people most affected by climate change (April 22, 2015)
From the Alaskan Arctic to the Gulf of Mexico, indigenous American communities brace to relocate to higher ground as communities.
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