Judge won't allow suit over death of young member of Ute Tribe (August 3, 2015)
The family of Todd Rory Murray, who was 21 when he died, believes he was murdered by police officers.
Florida court dissolves injunction in Indian online lender case (August 3, 2015)
Western Sky Financial and its partners were ordered to place loan proceeds into a registry plus deposit another $1 million in reserve but those requirements have been lifted.
Choctaw Nation police officer helps arrest suspects in murder (August 3, 2015)
Two men -- one of them Native American -- face extradition in connection with the murder of a well-known rancher in Oklahoma.
Isleta Pueblo celebrates milestone in tribal education system (August 3, 2015)
The Pueblo of Isleta Elementary School was run by the federal government for more than a century but it's now under tribal control.
Sarah Deer: Ending the cold war over land-into-trust in Alaska (August 3, 2015)
Alaska Native tribal governments are heeding the call of their generation, mobilizing a first response to community crisis with the exercise of tribal laws sourced in the inherent traditions of respect and family health.
Chemehuevi Tribe accuses law enforcement of racial profiling (August 3, 2015)
The tribe contends the California Motor Vehicle Code does not apply to its members in Indian Country.
Mille Lacs Band halts walleye harvest amid declining numbers (August 3, 2015)
Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin took action after meeting with spiritual leaders on the reservation.
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe finally starts work on movie theater (August 3, 2015)
The 6,252 square-foot 7th Generation Cinema will generate jobs, revenues and opportunities on the reservation.
Morongo Band awards $40K in scholarships to Native students (August 3, 2015)
Four recipients of the Rodney T. Mathews Jr. Scholarship each received $10,000 to further their education.
Navajo Nation couple weighs court challenge to marriage law (August 3, 2015)
The Dine Marriage Act of 2005 bars the tribe from recognizing same-sex marriages.
Alaska Natives deal with toxic legacy and poisoned food supply (August 3, 2015)
An Air Force installation on St. Lawrence Island in Alaska was in operation for less than two decades but Native residents are still dealing with the fallout.
Terese Marie Mailhot: Native people endure delays for justice (August 3, 2015)
Whereas before it seemed like the media could only handle covering one minority at a time, now we must wait in line behind cats?
Lakota Country Times: Skate competition grows at Pine Ridge (August 3, 2015)
Just over a decade ago the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation played home to only a handful or skateboarders, many of whom lacked the sufficient space and concrete to hone their craft.
Dana Lone Elk: Lakota grandmothers hold our society together (August 3, 2015)
The most respected role in Lakota society is that of grandmother, also the role most feared.
Delphine Red Shirt: Restore Black Hills peak to its rightful name (August 3, 2015)
In Iron Shell’s Winter Count which began in 1807, General Harney’s Council on March 18, 1856 is mentioned.
Native Sun News: Indian lawmakers achieve goals in Montana (August 3, 2015)
During the bi-annual session of the Montana Legislature, seven laws benefiting Montana Tribes and tribal members, sponsored by nine Native American legislators, were actively supported by Governor Steve Bullock.
Mark Trahant: Appoint tribal delegates to serve in U.S. Congress (August 3, 2015)
It’s long past time for Indian Country to have a say in how the government of the United States runs.
Steven Newcomb: High court still relying on Christian doctrine (August 3, 2015)
The concepts, metaphors, and categories dreamed up by the U.S. Supreme Court, regarding rights of 'ascendency' and 'ultimate dominion' need to be rejected, repudiated and disestablished.
Steve Russell: The Great White Lion Hunter kills only for thrills (August 3, 2015)
That Great White Hunter wanted to use a bow and arrow. Is this some kind of indigenous nostalgia?
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