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Ponca Tribe sends twelve youth to White House conference (June 30, 2015)

The young tribal members accepted the Generation Indigenous challenge and created the Ponca Pantry to collect food, clothing and other items for elders.

Lac Du Flambeau Band man sentenced for abusing young girls (June 30, 2015)

Edward Joseph Peterson will serve seven years in federal prison on top of a four-year sentence for abuse in the state of Wisconsin.

Gila River Indian Community files suit to protect sacred place (June 30, 2015)

The South Mountain Freeway would cut through the South Mountains over the tribe's objections.

Morongo Band interested in acquiring Colt gun manufacturer (June 30, 2015)

The iconic company declared bankruptcy earlier this month and owes $500 million to creditors.

Washington governor supports repatriation of Kennewick Man (June 30, 2015)

Pacific Northwest tribes have been waiting nearly two decades to rebury an ancestor who has been linked to them by DNA.

BIA adopts new policy regarding federal recognition process (June 30, 2015)

All groups seeking recognition, clarification or affirmation of their status must follow the same rules.

Gyasi Ross gets nod for 'Marlon Brando' single off new release (June 30, 2015)

The attorney and author is garnering critical praise for ISSKOOTSIK, his first release.

Alaska Native man finally out on parole in 1997 homicide case (June 30, 2015)

Four men were convicted of a crime they insist they did not commit and are seeking a new trial.

Lobbyists met at White House to discuss federal recognition (June 30, 2015)

Lobbyists for the Morongo Band of California and aides to Sen. Patrick Murphy (D-Connecticut) argued against a prior version of the rule.

Yvette Roubideaux: Making progress at Indian Health Service (June 30, 2015)

I joined the Indian Health Service knowing that there was much work to do and there were no quick fixes available.

Supreme Court adds second Indian law case to upcoming term (June 30, 2015)

The justices agreed to resolve a self-determination dispute that will affect how much the Indian Health Service owes to tribes.

Sarah Sunshine Manning: Even toys carry harmful messages (June 30, 2015)

It is exhausting explaining why Indian mascots or the Confederate flag are degrading and harmful to our children.

Patrick Murphy: Star Trek's William Shatner visits Navajo Nation (June 30, 2015)

The Churchrock Chapter on the Navajo Nation is now a part of American motorcycle history.

Native Sun News: BLM to update plan for land near Bear Butte (June 30, 2015)

The 6,693-acre Fort Meade Recreation Area between Bear Butte and Sturgis would remain a Special Recreation Management Area, with motorized travel limited to existing roads and trails.

Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux leader pushes zeolite mine (June 30, 2015)

Despite a recent vote by community members in the Wounded Knee district to rescind an earlier motion that would have paved the way for zeolite mining in their district the issue will be brought up at the next meeting.

Native Sun News: Wambli Ska group shares culture with youth (June 30, 2015)

The Wambli Ska Drum & Dance Society in Rapid City is using their resources to share Native American culture with others.

Alex Jacobs: Fake Indians damage the real Indian community (June 30, 2015)

Native Americans and Skins in general know all about people passing and posing as Indians, there’s a long history of the characters appropriating their way into our cultures.