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Indian students face harsh punishment at public schools in Utah (May 27, 2015)

Indian students are 3.8 times as likely to face disciplinary action, 7.5 times more likely to be expelled and 7.1 times as likely to be referred to law enforcement.

First Nations housing program brings just 99 homes to reserves (May 27, 2015)

The Canadian government still supports the First Nations Market Housing Fund even though it has not alleviated poor housing conditions on reserves.

Donna Loring: Politicians circle the wagons around Maine tribes (May 27, 2015)

Despite the horrific treatment we Indians have endured from the white majority culture over centuries of genocidal policies, we have never lost our love for this land or this country.

NCAI responds to criticism from Rep. Young on land-into-trust (May 27, 2015)

The nation's largest inter-tribal organization said it was concerned about the 'tone and direction' of the May 14 hearing.

Law Article: Indian inmate wins religious rights suit in Wisconsin (May 27, 2015)

Prisoner Schlemm is a member of the Navajo Tribe and has been imprisoned in Wisconsin since 1999.

Alaska Native corporation holds election for five seats on board (May 27, 2015)

Five incumbents are running for re-election and are being challenged by five independent candidates.

Hopi Tribe seeks to prevent auction of sacred property in France (May 27, 2015)

The tribe is asking the Department of Justice and the FBI to prevent the sale of the Katsina Friends on June 1.

Lawsuit challenges constitutionality of Indian Child Welfare Act (May 27, 2015)

Two adoption groups are questioning the legality of the decades-old law along with new guidelines issued by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Blood Tribe combats rise in abuse of extremely dangerous drug (May 27, 2015)

In just six months, 20 people have died and 60 people have overdosed by taking an illicit version of a powerful painkiller.

USDA sends $125K to Indian economic development corporation (May 27, 2015)

The Native American Community Development Corporation, based on the Blackfeet Nation in Montana, will use the money to spur small business in Indian Country.

Cherokee law students eager for summer work on Indian issues (May 27, 2015)

Alayna Farris will be working at the Native American Rights Fund and Bryan Shade will be at the National Indian Gaming Commission.

Coquille Tribe names executive at economic development entity (May 27, 2015)

Judy Metcalf has worked on business, gaming and land-into-trust projects at the Coquille Economic Development Corporation.

Menominee Nation school sees dramatic rise in graduation rate (May 27, 2015)

In 2008, fewer than 60 percent of students finished high school but now 95 percent are earning their diplomas.

Poarch Creeks plan family-friendly entertainment with project (May 27, 2015)

The tribe took control of the Blue Collar Country project after some big-named entertainers withdrew.

Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick to challenge Sen. John McCain in 2016 race (May 27, 2015)

Both have favorable records on Indian issues but both support a controversial copper mine on a sacred Apache site.

County by Pine Ridge Reservation receives justice service grant (May 27, 2015)

The money will support drug courts, behavioral health programs and alternative sentences for juveniles.

David Treuer: Andrew Jackson turned on Cherokee Nation allies (May 27, 2015)

The story of the Cherokee removal has been told many times, but never before has a single book given us such a sense of how it happened.

Renae Yellowhorse: Navajo Nation can't cede power to outsiders (May 27, 2015)

Under the re-awakening of Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye and Vice President Jonathan Nez, it is our hope that land users and residents will finally gain peace of mind.

Native Sun News: EPA hears Native views about uranium mining (May 27, 2015)

During public hearings May 12-14, nuclear industry representatives and their supporters lined up to tell the EPA that uranium companies can’t stay in business if they have to protect groundwater to the extent prescribed in draft rules.