Iowa lawmakers back repeal of jurisdiction over Meskwaki Tribe (June 12, 2015)
Supporters said it's time for the state to stop prosecuting crimes involving tribal members on the reservation.
Native language requirement added to schools in British Columbia (June 12, 2015)
Students from kindergarten through grade four in Prince Rupert will learn Sm'algyax, the language of the Tsimshian people.
Tribes and educators will be able to incorporate culturally-appropriate standards into their classrooms.
Shakopee Tribe donates $25K to fund Lakota language immersion (June 12, 2015)
The money will help Oglala Lakota College match a $75,000 grant from the Administration for Native Americans.
Middletown Rancheria raises concerns about geothermal pipeline (June 12, 2015)
The Calpine energy company balked at paying the tribe for cultural monitoring services but a compromise was reached.
Bill introduced in House to create Commission on Native Children (June 12, 2015)
Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) and Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minnesota) are sponsoring the legislation.
DeLanna Studi lands role in play on Havasupai Tribe blood study (June 12, 2015)
Primary Stages in New York City will host 'Informed Consent' from August 4 through September 13.
We do not have a handle on crime when we think criminals are really different from us because they are evil but they are really like us.
Mary Annette Pember: Shawnee tribes head from Oklahoma to DC (June 12, 2015)
All three Shawnee tribes from Oklahoma are coming together at the National Museum of the American Indian for the first time to share their culture, language and history.
House committee approves Morongo Band and Alaska Native bills (June 12, 2015)
One bill settles a long-running land dispute while the other paves the way for an expansion of an Alaska Native health facility.
North Dakota court reprimands ex-attorney for Oglala Sioux Tribe (June 12, 2015)
Bernice Delorme has faced disciplinary actions in multiple tribal and state jurisdictions.
Water agencies granted early appeal in Agua Caliente Band case (June 12, 2015)
Two water agencies are trying to stop the case before the tribe's water rights are quantified.
Native Sun News: Indian school at Pine Ridge hosts 47th art show (June 12, 2015)
The Red Cloud Indian Art Show is the largest and longest running Native American art show of its kind in the country.
Native Sun News: Lakota Women Warriors support the community (June 12, 2015)
Leaving the country to join a war on foreign soil is an act of heroism few Native Americans experience.
Brian Young: Why I promise never to play Hollywood Indian again (June 12, 2015)
As a Navajo actor, I've learned where Hollywood likes to stick its 'Indian' roles—and where to find real Native American creativity onscreen.
Accident claims lives of woman and toddler from Miccosukee Tribe (June 12, 2015)
A 41-year-old woman and her two-year-old grandson were killed. A one-year-old girl remains in critical condition.
I felt some sadness the other week when the mayor called me and said he had to return the eagle feather to the Blackfeet Nation that he was given at a Memorial Day ceremony.
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