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Kaw Nation returns to ancestral homeland in Kansas for powwow (June 19, 2015)

The two-day event takes place at the tribe's Allegawaho Memorial Heritage Park near Council Grove.

Sault Tribe member recognized for work at U.S. Attorney's Office (June 19, 2015)

David Adams developed and implemented a program to combat violence against Native women in New Mexico.

Tribes in California work to send more young members to college (June 19, 2015)

The Sycuan Band and the Viejas Band entered into a partnership with UC San Diego.

Maine won't let tribal treaty promises be printed in constitution (June 19, 2015)

A section of the Maine Constitution that requires the state to comply with pre-existing treaty and other duties does not appear in any of the printed versions of the document.

Thomas Beauty: Yavapai-Apache Nation addresses water rights (June 19, 2015)

With the ongoing drought, it has never been more important that we all work together to maintain and protect our water rights for our communities.

Mary Annette Pember: Shawnee tribes question 'hobby' Indians (June 19, 2015)

'Playing Indian' is so common that most Native peoples have grown inured to the cringe-inducing spectacle of white folks doing ungainly dances at hobby powwows all over the world.

Bill repeals land swap for mine on sacred Apache site in Arizona (June 19, 2015)

The Save Oak Flat Act has bipartisan support, including the Rep. Tom Cole and Rep. Markwayne Mullin, both Republicans from Oklahoma.

Supporters open national prayer days to protect sacred places (June 19, 2015)

The annual event draws attention to the threats facing sacred sites across the United States.

House subcommittee takes up Navajo Nation water bill next week (June 19, 2015)

Consideration comes as Congress reduces a funding request for tribal water rights settlements.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets hearing on youth suicide (June 19, 2015)

Federal programs to address the issue need more support, the White House urged in its Native youth report.

Native Americans experience second highest rate of hate crimes (June 19, 2015)

American Indians and Alaska Natives are more than twice as likely to be victims of race-based incidents than other groups.

Native Sun News: Indian art market opens in downtown Rapid City (June 19, 2015)

The first He Sapa Center for Performing Arts Northern Plains Art Market opened with the artistry of top notch up-and-coming Native American musicians.

Clara Caufield: Spiritual leaders extend invitation to Bighorn site (June 19, 2015)

During June we herald the anniversary of the Battle of the Little Big Horn, known to the Northern Cheyenne as the Greasy Grass Fight, the 139th anniversary marked in 2015.

Editorial: We need to be careful about who we choose as heroes (June 19, 2015)

There will be a 3-day 'Free Leonard Peltier' meeting at Oglala on the Pine Ridge Reservation starting on June 25.

David Wilkins: Honor Seven Generations by ending disenrollment (June 19, 2015)

When tribal leaders focus only on themselves and what it takes for them as individuals to succeed, then we have the basis for the surge of disenrollments we witness every day.