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Oklahoma tribes receive VA grants for veterans cemeteries Oklahoma tribes receive VA grants for veterans cemeteries
The Seminole Nation completed its cemetery in November 2014 and the Ponca Tribe is completing work on its cemetery.
Chitimacha Tribe announces O'Neil Darden as new chairman Chitimacha Tribe announces O'Neil Darden as new chairman
O'Neil Darden, a newcomer to tribal politics, was elected to serve a two-year term.
Jenny Bell-Jones: Embrace land-into-trust for Alaska tribes Jenny Bell-Jones: Embrace land-into-trust for Alaska tribes
The need for Alaska’s tribes to be able to place their fee lands into trust to improve governance is huge.
Tribes in Oklahoma quick to express disinterest in marijuana Tribes in Oklahoma quick to express disinterest in marijuana
Merely attending a meeting on marijuana might get your tribe a call from the media.
Chukchansi Tribe confirms IRS summons into economic arm Chukchansi Tribe confirms IRS summons into economic arm
The head of Chukchansi Inc. also sits on the tribal council and Chairman Reggie Lewis wants him suspended from office.
White House heroin plan includes tribes devastated by drug White House heroin plan includes tribes devastated by drug
Tribes in the Midwest, particularly Minnesota, have all but declared a war on a drug that is affecting newborns.
Opinion: Church's apology not enough for some Native people Opinion: Church's apology not enough for some Native people
Valenten Lopez: 'How can Pope Francis and the Catholic Church speak or act with moral authority when they know that they have mistreated the indigenous people?'
Ross Coen: Elizabeth Peratrovich remains a true Native hero Ross Coen: Elizabeth Peratrovich remains a true Native hero
Elizabeth Peratrovich is remembered today for her role in the passage of the Anti-Discrimination Act of 1945.
Dermot Cole: Native men still seeking justice after 18 years Dermot Cole: Native men still seeking justice after 18 years
There are those who believe the Native men were wrongly convicted, that racism had a lot to do with it and white men would have never been convicted in similar circumstances.
Kickapoo Tribe accuses former longtime chairman of breach Kickapoo Tribe accuses former longtime chairman of breach
Steve Cadue, who led the tribe for much of the past 30 years, was removed from office in January amid budget concerns.
Navajo Nation farmers losing crops amid mine spill concerns Navajo Nation farmers losing crops amid mine spill concerns
The Navajo Nation won't declare the San Juan River to be safe until the tribe completes a comprehensive test of water conditions.
Research confirms Native use of sweetgrass as bug repellent Research confirms Native use of sweetgrass as bug repellent
The sacred plant was effective at keeping mosquitoes away and is comparable to commercially-available sprays.
NFL team won't give up racist name in exchange for stadium NFL team won't give up racist name in exchange for stadium
Preliminary talks are underway for potential sites in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C., but the team's president said the racist mascot isn't on the table.
Native Sun News: Tribes slam grizzly bear policy as genocide Native Sun News: Tribes slam grizzly bear policy as genocide
Leaders of the Blackfoot Confederacy are mounting a vigorous challenge to the US government’s proposed removal of Endangered Species Act protections from the grizzly bear.
Tara Houska: Native people more likely to be shot by police Tara Houska: Native people more likely to be shot by police
Ma-hi-vist Goodblanket. Corey Kanosh. Allen Locke. Paul Castaway. Sarah Lee Circle Bear. Do any of these names sound familiar?
Debra White Plume: Oglala Sioux Tribe battles uranium mine Debra White Plume: Oglala Sioux Tribe battles uranium mine
Our worldview ingrains the belief in our Lakota spirits, hearts and minds that water is a sacred gift.
Steven Newcomb: Sen. McCain to blame for shady land swap Steven Newcomb: Sen. McCain to blame for shady land swap
Dominating and dehumanizing conceptions from the fifteenth century, interwoven in existing U.S. law, are still being used today to create a subjecting form of reality for our original nations.

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