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House subcommittee hearing on land-into-trust turns heated (May 14, 2015)

Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) lashed out against the National Congress of American Indians and a Democratic colleague after the motivation for the hearing was questioned.

Winnebago Tribe removes four council members after scandal (May 14, 2015)

Almost every council member resigned or was forced out after an audit questioned their spending habits.

First Shoshone-Bannock Tribes member earns doctoral degree (May 14, 2015)

Cleve Davis received his doctoral degree in science from the University of Idaho.

Cherokee Nation father supports Indian Child Welfare Act rule (May 14, 2015)

Dusten Brown hopes the Obama administration's regulation will prevent other Indian families from suffering the removal of their children.

DOJ files brief in tribal jurisdiction case before Supreme Court (May 14, 2015)

Government attorneys are urging the high court not to accept a case that tests the jurisdiction of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

Federal judge won't stop Ute Tribe's court from hearing case (May 14, 2015)

The family of a young tribal member who died during an encounter with police officers has filed a lawsuit in tribal court.

Turtle Talk: Analysis of subcommittee land-into-trust memo (May 14, 2015)

The Majority Staff Memo creates the perception that the BIA is an unfettered and unchecked bureaucracy that is gobbling up land for Indians at the expense of unsuspecting communities.

Lummi Nation considers development on newly acquired land (May 14, 2015)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs agreed to place 84 acres in trust at a site near a major interstate.

Tule River Tribe secures permit to build 22-acre sports facility (May 14, 2015)

The tribe will break ground on the Hyder Ranch Sports Park and install baseball/softball fields that will be ready by next month.

Designers take inspiration from Native cultures for new works (May 14, 2015)

Pamela Love cites the late Hopi designer Charles Loloma as an influence while other designers appear to take on a more generic Native tone.

Paiute Tribe won't reinstate leader ousted for NFL team's gifts (May 14, 2015)

Gari Lafferty was removed after accepting a free trip to Washington, D.C., and other items of value from the Original Americans Foundation.

New Navajo Nation leader won't pursue Grand Canyon project (May 14, 2015)

President Russell Begaye said he doesn't support the Grand Canyon Escalade and never did.

Lakota Country Times: Business provides alternative medicine (May 14, 2015)

The Nape Woapiye Holistic Center has provided affordable homeopathic healing alternatives to Western medicine for residents of the Rosebud Reservation for more than a decade.

Vi Waln: Vote in school board election to help Lakota children (May 14, 2015)

As the end of another academic school year comes to a close, I want to address the importance of education.

Jodi Gillette exits White House and joins Indian law firm in DC (May 14, 2015)

After six years in the Obama administration, former White House advisor Jodi Gillette is starting a new chapter in her career.

James Davies: Indian Country must face the man in the mirror (May 14, 2015)

Instead of focusing on every perceived slight, why not pour all that energy into the actual nuts and bolts reality plaguing almost every reservation—violence, poverty, alcoholism, drug abuse.

Native Sun News: Keystone protesters greet President Obama (May 14, 2015)

When President Barack Obama completed his agenda for visiting all 50 states with a stop in South Dakota, Native Americans and allies made sure to focus his attention on the longstanding demand to prevent the proposed construction of the Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline.

Alex Jacobs: Governor strikes political deal for nuclear waste (May 14, 2015)

How can communities, Native and non-Native, stop such projects from developing, using up precious water, polluting the environment, presenting security risks that rationalize ever greater government intrusion?