Hualapai Tribe accused of bias in suit by former executive (July 17, 2015)
The former CEO of the Grand Canyon Resort Corporation claims she was fired because of her sexual orientation.
Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe reports results of council vote (July 17, 2015)
Jeromy Sullivan will serve a fourth, two-year term as leader of the Washington tribe.
Pinoleville Pomo Nation hires security team at marijuana farm (July 17, 2015)
The Ukiah Daily Journal continues its exclusive look at the marijuana operation on the Pinoleville Pomo Nation in California.
Native Americans more likely to be killed by law enforcement (July 17, 2015)
Native Americans account for 1.9 percent of victims in police killings despite representing less than 1 percent of the entire population.
Treasury Department seeks comments about online lending (July 17, 2015)
Tribes have attracted nationwide attention by establishing online lending operations on their lands.
Comanche Nation still hoping to buy Quanah Parker's home (July 17, 2015)
The owner refuses to sell the historic Star House despite acknowledging he lacks funds and resources to preserve the site.
Opinion: Nez Perce Tribe helps bring healing to Oregon town (July 17, 2015)
The Nez Perce have returned as a cultural and economic force, after working with whites in the area to purchase land at the edge of the Wallowa River.
DOI includes Indian Country in stream protection regulation (July 17, 2015)
The Stream Protection Rule hasn't been updated in more than 30 years but the coal industry and Republicans oppose the new proposal.
Vi Waln: Native youth gain experience on trip to Washington (July 17, 2015)
Our children, teenagers and young people are the most valuable resource we have.
DOJ seeks to open criminal databases to tribal governments (July 17, 2015)
Five years later, a key provision of the Tribal Law and Order Act has not been fully implemented.
Lawsuit threatened over halt of sweat lodge ceremony at VA (July 17, 2015)
Monthly sweat lodges at the Robert J. Dole Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas, have been canceled twice so far this year.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud fair welcomes adoptees home (July 17, 2015)
Generations of Lakota people have been cast out in to the Native Diaspora by state and federal policies designed to break down traditional familial units.
James Giago Davies: Sweat brings out a person's true nature (July 17, 2015)
Makeshift sweat lodges dot the North American landscape. Modern Indians make due with what’s available.
Native Sun News: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe takes on meth (July 17, 2015)
The Cheyenne River Indian Reservation has been plagued by an epidemic of meth addiction and members believe there is a direct correlation with an increase in violent crimes.
The federal appropriations process may at its most convoluted point ever.
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