Congress returns to work and takes action on tribal measures (September 21, 2015)
A bill to benefit an Alaska Native health corporation and another for the Navajo Nation are ready for President Barack Obama's signature.
Quinault Nation to see $19M from Cobell land buy-back program (September 21, 2015)
The tribe recently signed a cooperative agreement with the Interior Department for outreach, valuation and purchase activities.
Inquiry scheduled into deaths of seven Native youth in Ontario (September 21, 2015)
Six young people, ranging in ages from 15 to 21, died between 2000 and 2011 while attending school in Thunder Bay.
Erin Grace: Reservation boarding school promotes tribal culture (September 21, 2015)
The existence of a boarding school for Native Americans may seem anachronistic in the 21st century.
Dartmouth claims key Native hire comes from tribal background (September 21, 2015)
A Dartmouth College spokesperson and a professor are defending the hiring of Susan Taffe Reed, who belongs to a group that admits anyone who wants to join.
Citizens of Ho-Chunk Nation endorse legalization of marijuana (September 21, 2015)
Some 63 percent of attendees at a general council meeting want to see the tribe legalize the drug
Sisseton Wahpeton leader reinstated after drug testing dispute (September 21, 2015)
Chairman Bruce Renville ordered drug tests on all tribal employees after seeing the devastating effects of substance abuse on the reservation.
Native boy sent home from school in Utah for traditional haircut (September 21, 2015)
Jakobe Sanden, 7, was allowed to return after a leader of the Seneca Nation of New York intervened.
Two from Muwekma Ohlone Tribe to take part in sainthood mass (September 21, 2015)
A priest and member of the Juaneno Band of Mission Indians is also meeting with Pope Francis this week.
Native Sun News: Native Americans more likely to be arrested (September 21, 2015)
Native Americans make up 12.4 percent of Rapid City's population but account for much higher percentages of crime victims and those arrested.
Steven Newcomb: Native nations go from 'savage' to 'civilized' (September 21, 2015)
The colonizers planned for it to be impossible for our nations to still have our free and independent existence as nations when we became part of human and Christian civilization.
Ray Cook: Remembering the sacrifices of Mohawk iron workers (September 21, 2015)
On an ugly day, Mohawks joined many of their brethren and many other men and women with heart and courage.
Kyle Mays: Urban Indians ignored in debate over Detroit's future (September 21, 2015)
Let’s not be naïve or ignorant and act like Native people no longer exist or even matter in the city.
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2 Trump team reinstates delay for land-into-trust applications without consulting tribes
3 Major changes in store as trust reform office returns home to Bureau of Indian Affairs
4 Indian Child Welfare Act under attack again as conservative group submits appeal to Supreme Court
5 Supreme Court shakes up docket by accepting sovereignty case at request of tribe
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