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Editorial: Time to move on from mascot fight in North Dakota (May 4, 2015)

People of goodwill on both sides of the logo debate have come to consensus about the old one and the need for a new one. Move on.

Chippewa Cree Tribe rejects order to reinstate ousted leader (May 4, 2015)

Chairman Ken St. Marks was the victim of retaliation, according to the Interior Department, but rival leaders won't be bringing him back on board.

Kahnawake First Nation sued over mixed-race marriage policy (May 4, 2015)

Any Mohawk who marries or lives with a non-Native is required to move off the reserve.

Genetic research confirms Alaska homeland for Inupiat people (May 4, 2015)

The DNA of Inupiat and Inuit peoples in the U.S., Canada and Greenland traced back to villages on Alaska's North Slope.

Fort Mojave Tribe still waiting for cleanup plan at sacred site (May 4, 2015)

An energy company contaminated the sacred Topock Maze with chemicals, some of which also seeped onto the reservation.

No movement on reform of federal recognition process at BIA (May 4, 2015)

The final rule was sent to the White House Office of Management and Budget for review but it has yet to appear in the Federal Register.

Oneida Nation makes first changes to constitution since 1969 (May 4, 2015)

Voters approved five amendments, including one that establishes an independent judiciary.

Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe helps contain blaze on reservation (May 4, 2015)

The Nixon Fire burned 144 acres, destroying two sheds and threatening one home, but no injuries were reported.

Opinion: Take a modern approach to land-into-trust in Alaska (May 4, 2015)

Paranoia over Indian country belongs in the 19th century. Tribes and states all over our nation now work together effectively and Indian country is no longer a barrier.

Dana Lone Elk: Oglala Sioux Tribe goes back on its word on vote (May 4, 2015)

How can we say your vote counts or matters when tribal council can take that vote away?

Eastern Cherokees maintain close relationship with university (May 4, 2015)

The University of North Carolina Asheville will reserve up to 10 admission slots for qualified tribal members as part of a new agreement.

Marathon on Navajo Nation draws large number of participants (May 4, 2015)

The course runs through the Arizona and New Mexico portions of the reservation.

Winnebago Tribe works on plans for big housing development (May 4, 2015)

The 200-acre Flatwater Crossing along the Missouri River would include housing, retail and public spaces.

BIA not planning hearing for Miccosukee Tribe land-into-trust (May 4, 2015)

The tribe has been pursuing the application since 2003 but has faced intense local opposition.

How Custer's rise and fall was covered by The New York Times (May 4, 2015)

George Armstrong Custer first appeared in the paper in 1863. Bigger stories lie ahead.

Mashantucket Tribe sued over 'transition pay' for ex-councilor (May 4, 2015)

Charlene Jones is claiming she is owed twelve weeks of pay after losing her 2009 re-election bid.

Court rebuffs Cherokee Nation in Indian Child Welfare Act case (May 4, 2015)

The Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals had strong words for the Bureau of Indian Affairs in response to guidelines issued in February.

Opinion: Join 'Long March to Rome' to support indigenous rights (May 4, 2015)

Indigenous and non-indigenous peoples alike can benefit from learning how the 15th century Vatican manufactured a system of inequality to legitimize first the slave trade and thereafter the assertion of sovereignty over the New World.

Camaray Devalos: Colonial mindset continues to destroy tribes (May 4, 2015)

There are countless incidents where corporations have set up their toxic workshops on Native land, usually without the consent of the tribe.

Amalia Rubin: Adam Sandler portrays Native people as 'savages' (May 4, 2015)

Like your fellow Jews, the indigenous people of America have suffered a massive genocide.

Native Sun News: Leaders of Northern Cheyenne Tribe slammed (May 4, 2015)

Don Shoulderblade severely scolded the Northern Cheyenne Tribal Council for poor attendance, job performance and selfishness.