Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe shows marijuana facility to lawmakers (October 16, 2015)
The tribe is breaking new ground by growing the drug on the reservation and selling it to the general public.
Oglala Sioux Tribe seeks answers for high rate of youth suicide (October 16, 2015)
The tribe has lost 20 young people since December and more than 250 have attempted suicide.
Tribes still waiting on funds from Violence Against Women Act (October 16, 2015)
Alfred Urbina, the attorney general for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, estimated it could cost up to half a million dollars to comply with the law.
Moapa Band receives $4.3M from settlement with power plant (October 16, 2015)
Tribal members have suffered from asthma, respiratory illnesses and other health problems that they attribute to pollution from the Reid Gardner Generating Station.
Woman pleads guilty for stealing $585K from Choctaw Nation (October 16, 2015)
Carma Lynn Elliott admitted she stole the money from the Oklahoma tribe over a six-year period beginning in 2005.
University ousts Indigenous Land Action Committee from site (October 16, 2015)
Ohlone elder Hank Herrera and supporters are calling on the University of California at Berkeley to return
Yankton Sioux Tribe starts work on new $1.6M dialysis facility (October 16, 2015)
The 3,800 square-foot center will help serve more patients, some of whom have been traveling 100 miles or more for care.
Omaha Tribe reports results of primary vote for council seats (October 16, 2015)
Five of 14 candidates secured enough votes to advance to the general election on November 3.
Eastern Cherokee police officer Anthony Lossiah is laid to rest (October 16, 2015)
The 38-year-old officer died on October 6 after suffering an injury on duty.
Arne Vainio: Happiness comes from my life of medical service (October 16, 2015)
Out of tragedy springs hope. As physicians, we are often the lighthouses in a sea of tragedy.
Wenona Singel: Racist mascot found at schools in many states (October 16, 2015)
California and Oregon aside, there remain 21 states representing 58 high schools in the U.S. that use Redskins as a team name or mascot.
Tribes call for establishment of Bears Ears National Monument (October 16, 2015)
Tribal leaders from Utah, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico want to protect 1.9 million acres of ancestral and sacred sites.
Tim Giago: Fond memories of youth on Pine Ridge Reservation (October 16, 2015)
Kyle, on the Pine Ridge Reservation, was my hometown and it was a place where everybody felt safe.
Native Sun News: Indian journalists take center stage at conference (October 16, 2015)
Native American journalists, speakers and traditionalists took center stage at the Society of Environmental Journalists 25th annual conference in Oklahoma.
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