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Kootenai Tribe of Idaho revives powwow after 15-year absence (July 3, 2015)

The event takes place July 10-12 at the Boundary County Fairgrounds in Bonners Ferry.

Catawba Nation fought against British during Revolutionary War (July 3, 2015)

The tribe joined the new American colonists after the British failed to enforce a 1763 treaty.

Rosebud Sioux Tribe won't give up on wind energy despite delays (July 3, 2015)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs took so long to make a decision that the tribe's business agreements expired.

Little Shell Chippewa Tribe welcomes federal recognition reforms (July 3, 2015)

The tribe won a preliminary ruling during the Clinton administration but hit a roadblock in the Obama administration.

Chumash Tribe wins dismissal of suit over status of reservation (July 3, 2015)

Chairman Vincent Armenta cheers the rejection of the 'frivolous' case but anticipates future battles with local opponents.

Leader of Duwamish Tribe calls denial of recognition 'devastating' (July 3, 2015)

The tribe didn't meet two significant criteria despite spending decades on the federal acknowledgment process.

Ojibwe hockey star excited for transfer to team in nation's capital (July 3, 2015)

T.J. Oshie will be playing for the Washington Capitals after spending nearly seven years with the St. Louis Blues.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules trust reform hearing (July 3, 2015)

Trust reform has been on the back burner in the last few years but that could be changing in the 114th Congress.

Editorial: Other tribes in Virginia deserve federal recognition too (July 3, 2015)

For Virginia’s American Indian tribes, July 2 likely will go down in history as a red letter, to be remembered as the day the first Virginia tribe gained official recognition from the federal government.

Four groups in Oklahoma seeking federal recognition through BIA (July 3, 2015)

Only one group -- the Muscogee Creek Indian Freedmen Band -- appears to be actively working on a petition.

Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe wants sacred rock on national register (July 3, 2015)

The Tamanowas Rock has been used for ceremonies and prayers for tens of thousands of years.

Taos Pueblo man sentenced to seven years in prison for stabbing (July 3, 2015)

The victim suffered serious wounds in his upper chest near his heart and had to be airlifted to a hospital.

Lakota Country Times: Rosebud youth hold suicide awareness walk (July 3, 2015)

The Parmelee youth group officers sponsored a suicide awareness walk/run/bike ride last week as part of their Generation Indigenous (Gen-I) initiative challenge.

Native Sun News: Deadly storm hits Crow Creek Sioux Reservation (July 3, 2015)

Several homes were destroyed and one person lost their life when a storm with no warning tore through the Crow Creek Indian Reservation on June 19.

Delphine Red Shirt: Speak the Lakota language to carry on culture (July 3, 2015)

When I was small, I thought the language would be around forever. It was the only language I heard at home.