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Student from Navajo Nation competes in national spelling bee (May 29, 2015)

Kelvin Winney, 10, stumbled on the word 'malihini' -- a Native Hawaiian word.

Wisconsin Supreme Court rules for Oneida Nation in permit case (May 29, 2015)

The city of Green Bay pulled the permit for a waste recycling plant after the project generated controversy.

Miccosukee Tribe joins Native youth announcement at DOI in DC (May 29, 2015)

Chairman Colley Billie will be joined by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Education Secretary Arne Duncan at the announcement.

Kerry Hawk Lessard: Urban Indians come together in Baltimore (May 29, 2015)

The fact of the matter is that Native people living in Baltimore—at least those with whom I am in community—do not identify as black and do not identify as white; we identify as Native.

Cherokee Nation signs hunting and fishing compact with state (May 29, 2015)

The agreement will allow tribal members to hunt anywhere in the state without buying a license.

Navajo Nation to decide on fluency requirements for candidates (May 29, 2015)

The language issue generated significant controversy last year when presidential hopeful Chris Deschene was removed from the ballot.

Summer Montileaux: Silence on sexual abuse in Indian Country (May 29, 2015)

Sexual abuse is a topic rarely discussed with children on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.

Lydia Millet: Selling off sacred Apache land to foreign interests (May 29, 2015)

Congress has handed over a sacred Native American site to a foreign-owned company for what may be the first time in our nation’s history.

Onondaga Nation player earns top lacrosse award for 2nd year (May 29, 2015)

Lyle Thompson, a senior at SUNY Albany, is the first men's player to win the Tewaaraton Award in consecutive years.

School district in Wisconsin bans clothing with 'Indian' mascots (May 29, 2015)

Gabriel Saiz, a member of the Ponca Tribe, spoke out against racist mascots at a school board meeting last month.

Stuart Delery: Safeguarding voting rights of the first Americans (May 29, 2015)

American Indians and Alaska Native people have faced a history of discrimination affecting their right to vote and were not conferred citizenship until 1924.

Republican former congressman Dennis Hastert hit with charges (May 29, 2015)

Dennis Hastert, the former Speaker of the House, was tied to the Jack Abramoff scandal and opposed tribes seeking to re-establish ties in his home state of Illinois.

Native Sun News: Pine Ridge actors make a splash with new film (May 29, 2015)

Young actors from the Pine Ridge Reservation are coming home from the Cannes Film Festival presentation of their independent movie 'Songs My Brothers Taught Me,' ready to share a piece of the proverbial lights, camera and action with their peers.

Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Let's change the image of 'Racist City' (May 29, 2015)

We have solutions, we have answers and all they have to do is ask us and come before us in a spirit of humility and truly seek reconciliation.

John Guenther: Indian Child Welfare Act remains under attack (May 29, 2015)

In a response to the overwhelming evidence from Indian communities that the loss of their children meant the destruction of Indian culture, Congress passed the Indian Child Welfare Act.