White House to host first-ever Native youth conference on July 9 (April 24, 2015)
The White House Tribal Youth Gathering will take place July 9 in Washington, D.C.
Navajo actress was put in darker makeup for Adam Sandler film (April 24, 2015)
Allison Young said she felt uncomfortable from the start of production of The Ridiculous Six.
Column: Commission takes on truth and reconciliation in Maine (April 24, 2015)
Imagine living in a nation where extermination of your race and culture has been official government policy — a country where vestiges of those policies linger.
House subcommittee looks at poor conditions at Indian schools (April 24, 2015)
According to one study, the Bureau of Indian Education needs more than $2 billion to fix multiple problems and replace aging schools.
White House Blog: Recognizing tribal Climate Action Champions (April 24, 2015)
Native American communities have a long history of determination and hard work to maintain their cultural and economic resilience. As it turns out, these same traits are needed for climate resilience.
Mark Trahant: Invest in our Native youth for long-term success (April 24, 2015)
Congress will have to actually appropriate the kind of dollars to make youth a priority. Not just a story, but a future that’s bolstered by real numbers.
Eastern Cherokee group plans lawsuit over tribal council raises (April 24, 2015)
The council approved a budget that includes a $10,000 raise that was made retroactive to 2010 so all current and former leaders are eligible for the increase.
Senate votes to confirm Loretta Lynch as next attorney general (April 24, 2015)
The federal prosecutor from New York is the first African American woman to lead the Department of Justice.
Brandon Ecoffey: Oglala Sioux Tribe must act on legal marijuana (April 24, 2015)
The citizens of the Oglala Nation deserve to have a strong economy and legalized pot may be the quickest way to achieve it.
Lakota Country Times: Timothy Standing Soldier passes on at 54 (April 24, 2015)
Timothy Standing Soldier passed away last week after a battle with cancer.
James Giago Davies: True believerism and comic book solutions (April 24, 2015)
Back in the lost history of primitive human beings, the first true believer converted the deluded, and they seriously hurt some folks.
Ed Rice: Cleveland team comes up with excuse for racist mascot (April 24, 2015)
The Cleveland team states its nickname and its logo acknowledge and pay tribute to Penobscot Indian Louis Sockalexis of Maine and the history of the team.
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5 Supreme Court shakes up docket by accepting sovereignty case at request of tribe
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