Chumash Tribe buys 350 acres next to land-into-trust site (July 24, 2015)
Chairman Vincent Armenta said the trbe has been trying to acquire the property for more than 10 years.
Liz Medicine Crow: Land-into-trust a safety issue in Alaska (July 24, 2015)
The continuation of the State of Alaska’s response to the public safety vacuum in rural and remote Alaska is literally a matter of life and death.
Rapid City mayor questions charge in beer-spilling incident (July 24, 2015)
Mayor Steve Allender blames 'social media' for stirring the pot in a closely-watched trial involving the mistreatment of Indian children.
Calista Corporation chooses first woman as leader of board (July 24, 2015)
Margaret Pohjola was chosen by her fellow directors to serve as chairwoman for a one-year term.
Opinion: It's time to take a closer look at tribal governance (July 24, 2015)
Because there are no established rules of procedure, tribal members can become victimized by their leadership
Editorial: Respect the Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation (July 24, 2015)
If the Lenni-Lenape are in limbo, end any doubt with legislation recognizing them.
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation puts citizens back to work (July 24, 2015)
Cherokee Nation was the only tribal government to join 32 other state governments in receiving the DOL’s Jobs Driven National Emergency Grant funding.
E.J. Montini: Money wins in war to protect sacred Apache site (July 24, 2015)
This is more or less what representatives of the United States government say every time they are doing something to land that native people believe to be holy.
House lawmakers introduce new version of land-into-trust fix (July 24, 2015)
Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) and Rep. Betty McCollum (D-Minnesota) are sponsoring H.R.3137.
Woman from Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe runs popular bakery (July 24, 2015)
Julianne Vanderhoop started the Orange Peel Bakery in August 2008 and continues to enjoy success.
Man from Tulalip Tribes pleads not guilty to new gun charges (July 24, 2015)
Raymond Lee Fryberg Jr allegedly made repeated visits to a store on the reservation and purchased firearms.
Special Trustee Vince Logan reaches out to Indian Country (July 24, 2015)
Tribes have been calling for a 'sunset' to the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians at the Interior Department.
Sen. Barrasso defends quick movement on transportation bill (July 24, 2015)
The chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee is pushing for more funding for tribal transportation programs.
Lakota Country Times: Police aim to improve race relations (July 24, 2015)
Fixing race relations in western South Dakota is a monumental task.
Native Sun News: Deadwood mayor welcomes Native culture (July 24, 2015)
Once a lawless town illegally acquired during the Black Hills Gold Rush of 1874 through the broken Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868, Deadwood has since become a booming tourist destination and continuing economic commodity of South Dakota.
James Giago Davies: Mixed-race Indians shamed over blood (July 24, 2015)
I am not less Indian than an Indian because I have Wasicu blood, and I am not less Wasicu than a Wasicu because I have Indian blood.
George Abeyta: Stallone Trosper taken from us in act of hate (July 24, 2015)
We, the family of Stallone Trosper, write from a place of terrible grief and sadness.
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