BIA proclaims another 104 acres as reservation of Shakopee Tribe (October 2, 2015)
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn signed the reservation proclamation on September 22.
Chairman of Mashantucket Tribe seeks another term on council (October 2, 2015)
Rodney Butler has led the tribe for the last five years and is seeking a fifth consecutive term on the council.
Sam Campbell: Catholic Church continues to celebrate genocide (October 2, 2015)
If the Church thinks that dedicating your whole life to assimilating a culture through violence, erasure and genocide is a good idea, then they’re on the right track.
Pro and Con: Lytton Band land-into-trust and development plan (October 2, 2015)
Linda Kelly, the manager for the town of Windsor, and resident Whitney Hopkins offer competing views about working with the tribe.
Maia Szalavitz: Stereotypes about Native Americans and alcohol (October 2, 2015)
Addiction is often described as an equal opportunity disease. It isn’t.
Ian Zabarte: Western Shoshone territory in Nevada is not for sale (October 2, 2015)
The government of Newe Sogobia does not consent to the inclusion of any part of our treaty defined property into the boundaries or jurisdiction of the United States or any state or territory.
Guilty pleas for shootings of Indian men in Wyoming border town (October 2, 2015)
Stallone Trosper, 29, was murdered while he slept and James Goggles, 50, was seriously injured in the July 18 incident in Riverton.
Dartmouth removes director of Native program after controversy (October 2, 2015)
Susan Taffe Reed will continue to work at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire but won't be in charge of the Native American program there.
Supreme Court agrees to hear Omaha Reservation boundary case (October 2, 2015)
The high court's October 2015 term is shaping up to be a busy and potentially dangerous one for Indian Country.
Santa Clara Pueblo seeks payments for use of land for utility lines (October 2, 2015)
The city of Espanola admits installing water and sewer lines on the reservation but refuses to pay for the use of the tribe's land.
Clara Caufield: The ups and downs of growing up as a 'half-breed' (October 2, 2015)
At a young age, my younger brother Tom and I were shipped to live with Grandmother Kinzel on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation, source of our Indian roots.
Native Sun News: Court hears case over soil farm near Pine Ridge (October 2, 2015)
The South Dakota Supreme Court has asked to hear oral arguments regarding a citizens’ referendum to prevent oil industry drilling waste from being dumped in Fall River County, South Dakota, adjacent to the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Steven Newcomb: Doctrine of domination hinders tribal land claim (October 2, 2015)
What has happened to our Lenape Nation with regard to our vast territory in lower New York, New Jersey, Delaware, and eastern Pennsylvania, is prototypical of the Doctrine of Christian Domination and Dehumanization.
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