Karen Kitcheyan Jones: Site not sacred to the Apache people (October 15, 2015)
I encourage all tribal members not to fear our Tribal government leaders, as they must remember that the oath they took was to serve their people, and serve with facts, fairness and honesty.
Cherokee Nation opens doors to $10M health center addition (October 15, 2015)
The Wilma P. Mankiller Health Center, one of the heaviest used facilities, is now nearly double the size.
Eastern Cherokees welcome visitors to $82M health facility (October 15, 2015)
The tribe financed the Cherokee Indian Hospital completely with its own funds.
Pilar Thomas: EPA Clean Power Plan could boost tribal energy (October 15, 2015)
The EPA Clean Power Plan can be a substantial opportunity for tribes to develop low-carbon, no-carbon energy projects on tribal lands.
Penobscot Nation battles state over rights to namesake river (October 15, 2015)
A portion of the Penobscot River runs through the reservation but the state claims it does not belong to the tribe.
Lytton Band to collect signatures for petition on city services (October 15, 2015)
The tribe needs approval from voters in Windsor, California, to extend water and sewer services to its 124-acre land-into-trust site.
Poarch Creeks continue work on $200M entertainment facility (October 15, 2015)
The Foley Sports Tourism Complex will feature a 108,000 square-foot. event center, 16 sports fields, an amusement park, an RV park, restaurants, retail, a hotel and, eventually, a water park.
Pojoaque Pueblo hosts regional Reservation Economic Summit (October 15, 2015)
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development is headed to New Mexico for its next major event.
Native youth share struggles in South Dakota's biggest city (October 15, 2015)
Youth share their encounters with racism, discrimination and stereotypes in Sioux Falls.
Interview with Anthony Rivera on creation of marijuana firm (October 15, 2015)
Cashinbis interviews Anthony Rivera, a former chairman of the Juaneno Band of Mission Indians / Acjachemen Nation of California who is the co-founder of CannaNative, a company that plans to help tribes develop hemp and marijuana economies.
Editorial: Trust settlement ends sordid chapter in our history (October 15, 2015)
Corrupt mismanagement of assets is part of the sordid history of decades of federal Indian policy.
Charles Kader: Mohawk journalists make their mark in media (October 15, 2015)
I feel blessed, or at least energized, by the knowledge that the next generation of Native media producers is steadily coming along.
Judge sides with tribes in hunting rights dispute in Wisconsin (October 15, 2015)
Lac Courte Oreilles Band Chairman Michael J. Isham Jr. calls the decision an affirmation of tribal sovereignty.
New book provides insight into owner of Washington NFL team (October 15, 2015)
Dan Snyder views the racist mascot as part of his 'identity,' writer Mike Freeman asserts.
First Nation in British Columbia in shock after attack at office (October 15, 2015)
A First Nation in British Columbia is reeling after an attack at the tribal office left 11 people injured and the suspect dead.
Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Activists discuss mascots (October 15, 2015)
A rose by any other name would smell just as sweet, but would a football team by another name fill as many seats?
James Giago Davies: Our society moves in a mysterious way (October 15, 2015)
Yes, we are all related, not only made of the same cosmic dust all other things in reality are made of, but as humans we all come from the same starting point in time, and none of us can claim our people’s specific journey was more ancient or sacred.
Native Sun News: Native American Day parade makes history (October 15, 2015)
Hundreds of families lined the streets of downtown Rapid City on Saturday morning for the Celebrating Native American Day Parade to support the 55 floats in celebration of the South Dakota State holiday.
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