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EPA proposal aims to streamline recognition of tribal authority (September 24, 2015)

Tribes across the nation are supporting a proposed Environmental Protection Agency rule that makes it easier for them to regulate water quality on their reservations.

Simon Moya-Smith: Pope Francis must offer more than apology (September 24, 2015)

We ask for the repeal of the papal edicts that justified the theft of Native American lands and the persecution of our people.

Tolowa Dee-Ni' Nation seeks trust status for apartment complex (September 24, 2015)

Officials in Brookings, California, aren't happy about the loss of tax revenue from the 1.28-acre property.

Squaxin Island Tribe enters marijuana compact in Washington (September 24, 2015)

A marijuana outlet on the reservation is expected to open in a matter of weeks.

Ballet company from Osage Nation to perform for Pope Francis (September 24, 2015)

The tribe has a long connection with the Catholic Church that dates back to the 1600s.

Tejon Tribe to hold inaugural powwow after gaining recognition (September 24, 2015)

The California tribe was restored to federal recognition in January 2012 by former assistant secretary Larry Echo Hawk.

Ho-Chunk Nation goes slowly when it comes to legal marijuana (September 24, 2015)

Tribal citizens endorsed legalization of the drug at a general council meeting but the discussion is only just beginning.

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe starts disenrollment proceedings again (September 24, 2015)

More than 230 people, including some who are deceased, are being told to prove their lineal descent from a tribal ancestor.

Pope Francis fails to address mistreatment of tribes in California (September 24, 2015)

Chairman Valentin Lopez of the Amah Mutsun Band estimates that 100,000 to 150,000 Indians died during the mission era of the 1700s and 1800s.

Murder-suicide linked to Indian education grant in South Dakota (September 24, 2015)

A company that was received $4.3 million for Indian education and other programs is at the center of an investigation into the deaths of six people.

Nebraska tribes recognized for efforts to hold IHS accountable (September 24, 2015)

The Omaha Tribe and the Winnebago Tribe received the National Impact Award from the National Indian Health Board at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

Arne Vainio: Learning to dance to bring healing for our people (September 24, 2015)

George Earth has always told me seeing a doctor dancing would be healing for everyone and I discovered that meant me as much as anyone else.

Doug George-Kanentiio: A historic opening for lacrosse games (September 24, 2015)

The World Indoor Lacrosse Championship held its opening ceremony before a sell out crowd of 7,000 plus at the Onondaga County War Memorial in Syracuse, New York

Ivan F. Star Comes Out: Elders can show the way for our youth (September 24, 2015)

Today we are spiraling downward into a variety of social ills such as single-parenthood, child abuse, and suicide.

Native Sun News: Cheyenne River Sioux man dies after jail stay (September 24, 2015)

An Eagle Butte man died September 16 after allegedly being beaten by Cheyenne River Police officers.