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Don Marks: Government policies kept Native people from polls Don Marks: Government policies kept Native people from polls
Political candidates who are counting on support from indigenous people are often told they usually don't vote.
James Giago Davies: Standing up for my mixed Indian heritage James Giago Davies: Standing up for my mixed Indian heritage
I have heard many Lakota refer to mixed blood Lakota as Iyeska, and they are not talking about interpreter, which was the historic definition of the word.
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe mum on settlement Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe mum on settlement
A settlement with the St. Labre Indian School has proven controversial within the local community.
Nike N7 Fund seeks applications to fund Native youth programs Nike N7 Fund seeks applications to fund Native youth programs
Young Native Americans can now apply for funds to support their own health, wellness and sports initiatives.
Tribes in Nebraska demand resignations of senior IHS officials Tribes in Nebraska demand resignations of senior IHS officials
The Omaha Tribe and the Winnebago Tribe are upset with the way the IHS has managed a hospital that serves both communities.
Native Nation Events to host marijuana conference next month Native Nation Events to host marijuana conference next month
The Native American Marijuana and Hemp Conference & Expo takes place September 9-10 at the Harrah's Resort Southern California.
Eastern Cherokees getting ready to elect a new principal chief Eastern Cherokees getting ready to elect a new principal chief
Three candidates are hoping to become the next leader of the North Carolina tribe.
Chumash Tribe asks county to come to the table to discuss land Chumash Tribe asks county to come to the table to discuss land
The county has previously refused to engage in government-to-government talks with the tribe.
Full funding sought for Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver program Full funding sought for Michigan Indian Tuition Waiver program
The program needed $8.5 million last year but the state only allocated $3.3 million.
President Obama: Voting Rights Act still a target after 50 years President Obama: Voting Rights Act still a target after 50 years
Congress must restore the Voting Rights Act. Our state leaders and legislatures must make it easier — not harder — for more Americans to have their voices heard.
NPS reopens comment period for rule on tribal plant gathering NPS reopens comment period for rule on tribal plant gathering
The rule allows tribes to enter into government-to-government agreements to gather plants in national parks and national monuments.
Keystone XL Pipeline review process continues without decision Keystone XL Pipeline review process continues without decision
TransCanada submitted the cross-border application in September 2009 but
President of Navajo Nation upset with EPA's response to spill President of Navajo Nation upset with EPA's response to spill
Tribal citizens are being warned not to sign a form that could prevent them from filing damage claims.
Lakota Country Times: First tiny home goes to Pine Ridge family Lakota Country Times: First tiny home goes to Pine Ridge family
A campaign that began as a response to a rash of suicides on the Pine Ridge Reservation is ready to see its efforts pay off with the selection of the very first recipient of a Lakota Tiny Home.
Vi Waln: Water remains an essential component of Lakota life Vi Waln: Water remains an essential component of Lakota life
Many human beings do not understand the sacredness of Water.
Micah Armstrong: A war over blood quantum in Indian Country Micah Armstrong: A war over blood quantum in Indian Country
So think for a moment, if blood-quantum requirements stay in control, what happens to our lands?
Steven Newcomb: Church set out to dehumanize Indian people Steven Newcomb: Church set out to dehumanize Indian people
The book Writings of Fermín Francisco de Lasuén, Vol. I, provides information that helps us better understand the context of the Spanish Catholic Missions in California during the time of Junipero Serra.
Doug George-Kanentiio: In the golden era of Iroquois lacrosse Doug George-Kanentiio: In the golden era of Iroquois lacrosse
Lacrosse is a game invented by the Iroquois many generations before contact with the Europeans as an alternative to war and conflict among communities and nations and as a contest which promotes peace and physical healing.

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