Choctaw Nation embraces President Obama on 'historic day' (July 16, 2015)
The president met with Chief Gary Batton and a group of Native youth before announcing the ConnectHome initiative for high-speed Internet.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs considers juvenile justice (July 16, 2015)
Incarcerating young Native Americans should be a last resort, federal officials and experts testified.
Lytton Band faces opposition to land-into-trust bill in Congress (July 16, 2015)
The tribe is planning a housing development, a winery and a resort on the land in question.
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe expects big profits on marijuana (July 16, 2015)
The tribe anticipates in $2 million in monthly profits once the operation gets off the ground later this year.
Vincent Armenta: Chumash Tribe defeats opponents once again (July 16, 2015)
Over the years, this same small group of tribal opponents has pulled many stunts for the sake of drama and attention.
Disputed leader of Alturas Rancheria blasts sister on marijuana (July 16, 2015)
Phillip Del Rosa accused his sister, Wendy, of providing false information to federal authorities.
John Warren to serve a full term as chairman of Pokagon Band (July 16, 2015)
Tribal voters also chose Mark Parrish as secretary, Matthew Wesaw and Becky Price as members-at-large, and Judy Winchester as elders representative.
Navajo Nation woman sentenced to year for death of daughter (July 16, 2015)
The sentence for the death of 2-year-old Kiara Harvey was limited by the Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968.
Arizona cancels plan to put player's name on Piestewa Freeway (July 16, 2015)
The family of Lori Piestewa, the Hopi woman who was killed in action in Iraq in 2003, was never consulted about the plan.
It seems like we have come full circle since the 1960’s and that history is indeed repeating itself.
Inter-tribal dispute over land in New Mexico aired at hearing (July 16, 2015)
Leaders of Zuni Pueblo and the Navajo Nation disagreed on the division of a former military site near their reservations.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud residents walk to honor victim (July 16, 2015)
Local residents joined family members to walk with the red Silent Witness silhouettes to remember a Rosebud Sioux woman who was brutally murdered by her domestic partner.
Brandon Ecoffey: A real economy continues to elude Pine Ridge (July 16, 2015)
For as long as I can remember mass economic development on the Pine Ridge Reservation has been idle.
Clara Caufield: Connecting with something from the 'other side' (July 16, 2015)
Readers might recall that I recently wrote about Bonnie Red Elk, a Native journalist of tall standing and taller conviction, never afraid to put pen to paper in the most unusual way.
Native Sun News: Trial set for racial attack on Lakota students (July 16, 2015)
The trial of Trace O’Connell is set to begin at 1 p.m. on July 22 at the Performing Arts Center of Rapid City.
Micah Armstrong: Patriotism is largest and most dangerous cult (July 16, 2015)
America, no matter what you believe, was not founded upon freedom or morality.
Transcript: President Barack Obama speech to Choctaw Nation (July 16, 2015)
Remarks by President Barack Obama on the Launch of ConnectHome Initiative in Durant, Oklahoma.
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