Osage Nation accuses former employee of adding non-Indians to rolls (October 6, 2015)
A former assistant director of membership for the tribe is facing three counts of tampering with public records.
Controversy brews as House takes up Native American Energy Act (October 6, 2015)
Democrats revolt after Republicans kill an amendment that would have addressed the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar, a long-standing tribal priority.
Leader of Comanche Nation disputes removal of administrator (October 6, 2015)
Chairman Wallace Coffey contends the suspension of Will Owens without pay is illegal and has called a meeting to address it.
Colville Tribes pass resolution for small amounts of marijuana (October 6, 2015)
Members can possess less than one ounce of the drug -- the same amount allowed under Washington state law.
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe expects big crowd for pot kickoff (October 6, 2015)
Anticipation is building for the first marijuana resort in Indian Country and the United States.
Mark Trahant: Far too many missing and murdered Native women (October 6, 2015)
A similar story was told across Canada this weekend: Too many Native women have gone missing or have been murdered.
Disaster declaration covers Catawba Nation in South Carolina (October 6, 2015)
President Barack Obama issued two declarations for the state, including one that covers the reservation.
Sac and Fox Nation disappointed by denial of Jim Thorpe case (October 6, 2015)
The U.S. Supreme Court put an end to a Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act case that sought the reburial of the legendary athlete.
Donald Trump doesn't think NFL team's racist mascot should go (October 6, 2015)
The outspoken Republican candidate claims some Native Americans are 'extremely proud' of the name.
Torivio Fodder: Pope Francis ignores sins of Indian mission era (October 6, 2015)
By the time the Spanish colonial effort in California was over, the population of American Indians in that eventual state would be reduced by 2/3s.
Lakota Country Times: Program for Native students closes down (October 6, 2015)
One of the largest Native American college prep programs in the country was abruptly shut down late last month in South Dakota.
Alfred Walking Bull: Let's open up about suicide in Indian Country (October 6, 2015)
It's a misunderstood issue that continues to haunt Indian Country, whether through the loss of a child, spouse or friend, suicide has visited every family on the reservation.
Native Sun News: Crow Tribe leader advises Rep. Zinke on energy (October 6, 2015)
Congressman Ryan Zinke, (R-MT) has taken the bull by the horns in the 114th session of Congress by establishing a Natural Resources Advisory Committee to assist himself and staff on energy-related decisions.
Raina Thiele: Alaska Natives share culture with President Obama (October 6, 2015)
One month ago, President Obama made a historic and unprecedented three-day trip to Alaska and I had the honor and privilege to accompany him.
Mary Pember: Fashion show tackles trafficking in Indian Country (October 6, 2015)
According to the Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center, pimps have been known to lure Native girls away from rural reservations into prostitution with promises of modeling or dancing jobs in cities.
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3 Ex-Indian education official pleaded guilty to attempted voyeurism
4 Trump budget includes funds to assist six newly-recognized tribes
5 Trump administration continues to back Indian Health Service pick
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