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Report confirms high rate of HIV infections among First Nations (June 3, 2015)

The rate on reserves in Saskatchewan is 11 times higher than that of Canada.

Kahsennenhawe Sky-Deer: Perspective on Mohawk marriage law (June 3, 2015)

Years of multi-generational traumas caused by oppression, racism, attempted assimilation, residential schools, Oka Crisis have made it difficult for many in the community to trust non-natives.

BIA seeks help locating Pueblo man who went missing on May 25 (June 3, 2015)

Benjamin Youngbear was last seen on May 25 and the circumstances of his disappearance are considered troubling.

Remember the Removal Ride follows 950 miles of Trail of Tears (June 3, 2015)

Twelve young members of the Cherokee Nation and seven from the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians are tracing the forced removal of their ancestors on the Trail of Tears.

Editorial: Leaders of Lumbee Tribe stole federal housing money (June 3, 2015)

Council members who profited from the illegal stipend kept the money and some poor Lumbee Indians in need of housing help have been denied it.

Leader of Monacan Nation diagnosed with terminal liver cancer (June 3, 2015)

Sharon Bryant, the first woman to serve as chief, spent most of her first term focusing on federal recognition for her people.

Mary Annette Pember: 'Cultural genocide' at residential schools (June 3, 2015)

It was a long time coming, but the words that residential school survivors and their loved ones had long awaited were finally spoken.

Eastern Cherokees face lawsuit over raises for council members (June 3, 2015)

A group of tribal members are upset with raises that were made retroactive to 2010 with little public discussion.

Texas duo pleads guilty for selling fake tribal membership cards (June 3, 2015)

Humberto Reveles and Maria Isabel Lerma admitted they sold fraudulent documents to immigrants.

House subcommittee sets June 10 hearing on three Indian bills (June 3, 2015)

Bills to benefit the Miami Nation of Oklahoma, the Susanville Rancheria of California and Alaska Native veterans are on the agenda.

Steve Russell: Take fight over sacred Apache site to higher court (June 3, 2015)

Article 20 of the American Convention on Human Rights protects freedom of conscience and religion, a freedom that the Apaches cannot enjoy with their sacred sites destroyed.

Tara Houska: School tells Navajo Nation boy to cut his long hair (June 3, 2015)

Hair cutting at the behest of an educational institution brings to mind cultural genocide.

Yakama Nation to celebrate anniversary of treaty signed in 1855 (June 3, 2015)

The weekend's events come as the tribe asserts authority over business and local governments within reservation boundaries.

Native Americans join protest over 'identity' policy on Facebook (June 3, 2015)

Native activists are frequently locked out of their accounts because Facebook allows anyone to 'report' them for allegedly using a fake or improper name/

Tex Hall foresees marijuana as big business for Indian Country (June 3, 2015)

The former president of the National Congress of American Indians thinks cannabis could be bigger than tribal gaming.

Student from Pit River Tribe to wear eagle feather to graduation (June 3, 2015)

Christian Titman, a senior at Clovis High School in California, reached an agreement after filing a lawsuit in state court.

Former police chief ousts incumbent in Rapid City mayoral race (June 3, 2015)

Steve Allender overcame allegations of racism and defeated Mayor Sam Kooiker by about 1,200 votes.

Native Sun News: Pine Ridge residents air concerns about water (June 3, 2015)

The Environmental Protection Agency held a series of public hearings on standards for uranium mining.

Mark Rogers: Tribal nations in New York deserve full recognition (June 3, 2015)

To delve into the waters of tribal recognition is to wade in the muddiest of pools rife with greed, racism and political agendas.