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Special Trustee Vince Logan to address tribal tax conference (September 14, 2015)

The 17th annual National Intertribal Tax Alliance conference is being hosted by the Seneca Nation of New York.

Tribal members protest Spanish re-enactment in New Mexico (September 14, 2015)

The Entrada depicts the return of Spanish colonists in 1692 as peaceful and bloodless.

Lummi Nation refutes claims of takeover at coal terminal site (September 14, 2015)

A non-profit with ties to the Gateway Pacific Terminal in Washington is trying to stir even more controversy about the project.

Chair of Yurok Tribe shares struggle after losing son to suicide (September 14, 2015)

Chairman Thomas O’Rourke, who lost his son in 2009, spoke to participants of the Arcata Out of the Darkness Walk.

Navajo Nation to stop operating detox center in border town (September 14, 2015)

The tribe will no longer operate the Gallup Detox Center as of October 3.

Blackfeet Nation aims to banish drug dealers from reservation (September 14, 2015)

Chairman Harry Barnes said the federal government has failed to prosecute all drug trafficking cases.

Council of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe claims to choose new chair (September 14, 2015)

The council chose Lewis Grass Rope as the tribe's new leader but the decision is being questioned on the reservation.

Muscogee Nation heads to primary election amid controversy (September 14, 2015)

Chief George Tiger, who is running for a second term, is refusing to sign a resolution that asks the Carter Center Democracy Program to observe the September 19 vote.

First treaty after Declaration of Independence was with tribes (September 14, 2015)

Despite the significance of the Treaty of Watertown of 1776, the United States did not acknowledge the existence of the tribal signatories for more than 200 years.

Self-described 'Cherokee' artist admits to misrepresentation (September 14, 2015)

Terry Lee Whetstone pleaded guilty to violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act and will remain under probation for three years.

Two films in Native languages submitted to Academy Awards (September 14, 2015)

Guatemala selected Ixcanul, filmed in the Kaqchikel language, while Venezuela chose DAUNA. Lo que lleva el rio, a film mostly in Warao.

Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate chairman suspended for drug tests (September 14, 2015)

Bruce Renville took action after seeing the devastating effects of drugs on the reservation but employees weren't happy.

Editorial: Otoe-Missouria Tribe's lending operation is a 'scam' (September 14, 2015)

Tribal sovereignty is a limited right to self-government; it is not a right to intrude on another state's right to govern itself.

Native Sun News: Lakota inmate seeks freedom after 35 years (September 14, 2015)

The law does not forgive a person who is in a blackout during the commitment of a crime in South Dakota, especially when the victim is viciously beaten to death.

Isadore Day: Justice for Native activist killed by police in 1995 (September 14, 2015)

We continue to remember Dudley George who was a protector of our ancestral lands and a seeker of justice for First Nation people.

Timothy Davis: Indian Child Welfare Act protects sovereignty (September 14, 2015)

We have cultural, historical, and political binding aspects directing our need to participate and be a part of our society.

Harlan McKosato: Another season to fight team's racist mascot (September 14, 2015)

There’s nothing racist about hunting down people different than you (including women and children) for a bounty, right?