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Native American Children's Safety Act clears House and Senate Native American Children's Safety Act clears House and Senate
The bill requires background checks of all adults in a home where foster children are placed.
Senate passes bill to create commission to study Native youth Senate passes bill to create commission to study Native youth
The Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children will produce recommendations to improve the lives of young Native Americans.
House passes bill to help Miami Nation with outdated charter House passes bill to help Miami Nation with outdated charter
H.R.533 revokes a charter that was approved under the Oklahoma Indian Welfare Act in 1940.
Miccosukee Tribe secures first NCLB waiver in Indian Country Miccosukee Tribe secures first NCLB waiver in Indian Country
The Miccosukee Indian School in Florida integrates tribal culture and language into the curriculum.
Student from Pit River Tribe sues for eagle feather at graduation Student from Pit River Tribe sues for eagle feather at graduation
Christian Titman, who is due to graduate this wee, was given an eagle feather by his father and grandfather
Robert Jumper: Eastern Cherokee youth show great leadership Robert Jumper: Eastern Cherokee youth show great leadership
During the month of May, the Junaluska Leadership Council hosted several candidate forums for the elected offices that will be the focus of a primary on June 4.
Energy Department to host tribal renewable energy workshop Energy Department to host tribal renewable energy workshop
Chris Deschene, a member of the Navajo Nation who is the new director of the Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs, will be at the event in Oklahoma.
Oneida Nation leaders unanimously back marriage equality law Oneida Nation leaders unanimously back marriage equality law
The new law defines marriage as a union between two "spouses" -- regardless of gender.
Mayor forced to return gift of eagle feather to Blackfeet Nation Mayor forced to return gift of eagle feather to Blackfeet Nation
The tribe had given the feather to Mayor Michael Winters of Great Falls during a Memorial Day ceremony.
Opinion: BIA politicizes placement of Indian children in new rule Opinion: BIA politicizes placement of Indian children in new rule
We have no idea if AI/AN children adopted out of culture have worse outcomes than those adopted within their culture.
Mark Trahant: Critics take aim at BIA land-into-trust approvals Mark Trahant: Critics take aim at BIA land-into-trust approvals
Congress clearly intended the 1934 Indian Reorganization Act to make it easier for tribes to reacquire land and place that land into trust.
Vincent Armenta: Setting the record straight on land-into-trust Vincent Armenta: Setting the record straight on land-into-trust
The goal of the Indian Reorganization Act’s is to increase tribal lands, restoring a small fraction of land that was stolen through history.
Editorial: Washington students will benefit from tribal knowledge Editorial: Washington students will benefit from tribal knowledge
The Class of 2016 will be the first to benefit from two state laws — one will improve their understanding of government and their role as citizens; the other will improve their knowledge of local indigenous, or Native American, history and governance.
Ruben Rosario: Heroin brings devastation to Indian communities Ruben Rosario: Heroin brings devastation to Indian communities
Of American Indian babies delivered at Bemidji Hospital -- which serves the White Earth, Leech Lake and Red Lake reservations -- 80 percent are born addicted to heroin and other drugs.
Phillip Lestenkof and Myron Melovidov: Native fishery threatened Phillip Lestenkof and Myron Melovidov: Native fishery threatened
Our home, the island of Saint Paul in the Pribilof Islands, is located in the central Bering Sea in the heart of the nation’s richest commercial fisheries.
Valentin Lopez: Amah Mutsun Tribe works to preserve our land Valentin Lopez: Amah Mutsun Tribe works to preserve our land
As many county residents know, our Amah Mutsun Tribal Band supports the establishment of the national monument at the Coast Dairies property.
Tex Hall joins company to promote marijuana in Indian Country Tex Hall joins company to promote marijuana in Indian Country
Native American Organics will help tribes explore legal medicinal and recreational uses for the drug.
Erin Grace: Ride from Santee Sioux to Crow Creek honors women Erin Grace: Ride from Santee Sioux to Crow Creek honors women
Members of the vast Dakota Sioux diaspora met on a gray Memorial Day to remember a series of events that occurred 152 years ago: a war, an imprisonment, a mass execution and an expulsion from an ancestral home.
Steve Inskeep: Cherokee chief John Ross was civil rights pioneer Steve Inskeep: Cherokee chief John Ross was civil rights pioneer
John Ross fought for his rights with tactics that perfectly prefigured America’s 20th-century civil rights battles.
Terese Marie Mailhot: Indian Country needs  allies -- not saviors Terese Marie Mailhot: Indian Country needs allies -- not saviors
It's heartening to see people outside of our communities care about an issue that has plagued us, but I wonder why The New York Times gives more credence to a Non-Native than it would give to a voice who is either Native or has been a Native ally.
Brandon Ecoffey: Native voters face a simple choice in Rapid City Brandon Ecoffey: Native voters face a simple choice in Rapid City
The upcoming mayoral election in Rapid City, South Dakota may likely come down to the Native American vote.
Native Sun News: Ledger art honors Lakota and Maori warriors Native Sun News: Ledger art honors Lakota and Maori warriors
The humble spirit of an artist is defined by the gifts they give to others and many circumvent the focus from themselves. An artist gives themselves to others.
Gregory Smithers: Same-sex marriage within Cherokee culture Gregory Smithers: Same-sex marriage within Cherokee culture
There’s no question that gay rights and same-sex marriage will continue to stir debate in Indian Country, as it does throughout the United States.

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