BIA treads new Carcieri ground in ruling for Massachusetts tribe (September 23, 2015)
The Obama administration has been finding ways to address a U.S. Supreme Court decision that has been a thorn in Indian Country's side for the last six years.
Papal mass features reading in Native language from California (September 23, 2015)
Vincent Medina has been helping revive the Chochenyo language that was once widely spoken in the Bay Area.
Bill aims to address claims arising from spill at Gold King Mine (September 23, 2015)
The Navajo Nation, the Southern Ute Tribe and the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe have been affected by the release of an estimated 3 million gallons of toxic waste into the water system.
Navajo Nation and union reach final agreement for employees (September 23, 2015)
The United Mine Workers of America will represent about 1,300 tribal employees in a wide range of positions.
Democrats support a new name for sacred peak in Black Hills (September 23, 2015)
Harney Peak in South Dakota is named for a cavalry officer who led a massacre at a Lakota encampment in 1855.
Senate passes land-into-trust measure for tribes in New Mexico (September 23, 2015)
The 19 Pueblos plan to use the land to expand economic development opportunities at the site of the former Albuquerque Indian School.
Tulalip Tribes man on trial for acquiring guns despite court order (September 23, 2015)
Raymond Lee Fryberg was able to buy five firearms because the tribe's domestic violence protection order was never entered into a national criminal database.
Native women lead push for human trafficking law on reservation (September 23, 2015)
Advocates became alarmed after seeing teenage girls being forced to engage in the sex trade on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation of North Dakota.
Catawba Nation seeks funds to start work on $350M film studio (September 23, 2015)
Plans for the Catawba Studios include sound stages, a hotel, a cultural center, a school for film and music and retail and office space on 124 acres on the reservation.
Chief Arvol Looking Horse pushes name change for sacred site (September 23, 2015)
The name for Devils Tower in Wyoming comes from a mistranslation of the Lakota term for Mahto Tipila, or Bear Lodge.
Fort Belknap Tribe cites immunity in feud over reservation road (September 23, 2015)
A tribal member is accusing the Bureau of Indian Affairs of building a road across her property without her consent.
Christie Michelle Poitra: Stop hating those non-recognized tribes (September 23, 2015)
To say a tribe is not a tribe because they have been unsuccessful at gaining state and federal recognition is victim blaming.
Pope Francis lands in nation's capital for historic first visit to US (September 23, 2015)
As the leader of the Catholic Church bestows sainthood upon the founder of the brutal Indian mission system in California, tribal members will be observing a Day of Mourning.
Hillary Clinton breaks silence and opposes Keystone XL Pipeline (September 23, 2015)
The Democratic presidential candidate initially refused to answer questions about the multi-state pipeline that tribes and environmental groups are fighting.
Native Sun News: A new principal at Northern Cheyenne school (September 23, 2015)
Fully aware that the Lame Deer Schools has been rated as one of lowest five performing schools in Montana, Steve Ewing believes that can be changed over time.
Brandon Ecoffey: Dartmouth welcomes Native box-checkers (September 23, 2015)
I have always wondered why Dartmouth loves to highlight their authentic Native community on their brochures and during their annual pow-wow but cannot succeed in recruiting more than a handful of reservation born students each year.
Pinoleville Pomo Nation sees setback at marijuana operation (September 23, 2015)
Local authorities raided two facilities on the reservation as a tribal representative disclosed the loss of two partners in the closely-watched project.
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