House subcommittee takes up Pueblo and Alaska Native bills (July 23, 2015)
Lawmakers weigh land-into-trust and subsistence issues at sparsely-attended hearing.
San Carlos Apache Tribe clashes with Rep. Gosar after rally (July 23, 2015)
Republican Congressman threatens Apache Stronghold with arrest after members attempt to discuss sacred site in Arizona.
Quapaw Tribe holds language preservation camp for youth (July 23, 2015)
Ardina Moore, 84, is teaching the language to a new generation of speakers.
Tribal members protest handling of major trial in Rapid City (July 23, 2015)
A non-Indian man is accused of mistreating young members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota.
Officials back Northern Arapaho Tribe on hate crime charges (July 23, 2015)
Stallone Trosper was shot and killed by a non-Indian assailant while James Goggles remains in critical condition in Wyoming.
Senate panel backs victim services and transportation bills (July 23, 2015)
Democrats raised concerns about the lack of tribal consultation and funding commitments at a business meeting on Capitol Hill.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala riders win top Indian relay title (July 23, 2015)
After four days of racing, a team of Oglala Lakota riders, outlasted their Crow, Arapahoe, and Northern Cheyenne pursuers to take home the title of Indian Relay World Champions.
Vince Two Eagles: Questions about 'Pezhi' in Indian Country (July 23, 2015)
I wanted to underscore by concern about the growing interest to use pot as a cash crop as part of some Native Nation's emerging strategy for economic growth and opportunity.
Vi Waln: Rosebud Sioux Tribe deserves leaders with integrity (July 23, 2015)
Our children deserve to have people of integrity elected to the governing body of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. Let’s not disappoint them.
Native Sun News: Rapid City mayor retaliates against paper (July 23, 2015)
It appears that the Native Sun News endorsement of former mayor Sam Kooiker proved to be costly.
Native Sun News Editorial: No honor in being called 'Redskin' (July 23, 2015)
In 1982, a column in the Lakota Times by Editor Tim Giago first addressed the issue of using American Indians as mascots for America’s fun and games.
Raul Grijalva: Congress must rebuild relationship with tribes (July 23, 2015)
Ask any Native American tribe for a story about working with Congress and you’ll probably hear a story of frustration.
Donna Ennis: It's time to take back our cultural sovereignty (July 23, 2015)
To the degree that a tribal nation loses its sense of cultural identity equates a loss of sovereignty.
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