Three presidential candidates make appeals to Indian Country (October 20, 2015)
The National Congress of American Indians got a small taste of the crowded 2016 presidential field on Monday as three candidates pitched their pro-tribal agendas to participants.
Tribes urged to bring states on board for Supreme Court case (October 20, 2015)
The state of Mississippi is submitting a brief in defense of the authority of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
Suicide raised as major issue during NCAI's annual convention (October 20, 2015)
One elder wondered why the largest inter-tribal organization in the lower 48 failed to put suicide on the agenda for its annual meeting.
Vi Waln: We all bear responsibility to discuss domestic violence (October 20, 2015)
There are many incidents of domestic violence happening not only on our reservations, but all across the world.
Lakota Country Times: Sen. Heitkamp takes on Pine Ridge crime (October 20, 2015)
U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and FBI director James Comey shared an exchange that centered around the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation and law enforcement in Indian Country.
White House Tribal Nations Conference on November 5 in D.C. (October 20, 2015)
This year's event will be the seventh and next to last for President Barack Obama, who is leaving office in January 2017.
Yakama Nation reasserts authority after decades under PL280 (October 20, 2015)
Tribal leaders presented Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn with an eagle feather during the National Congress of American Indians annual convention in San Diego, California.
Sitka Tribe seeks apology over 'slave auction' at local festival (October 20, 2015)
Organizers of the Alaska Day Festival changed the name of the fundraiser but not without complaints.
Stockbridge-Munsee Band elects Shannon Holsey as president (October 20, 2015)
Voters of the Wisconsin tribe ousted their top three leaders in an election on October 10.
Clara Caufield: Ramah settlement offers hope to Indian Country (October 20, 2015)
Indian Country owes a debt of gratitude to these devoted tribal leaders and legal servants. Hats off to the Ramah Navaho Chapter, our brethren, the Oglala Sioux, and the Zuni who led the fight, not giving up or compromising.
Editorial: Why Indian people are killing and abusing each other (October 20, 2015)
Every time we turn on the television news or read a local newspaper there seems to be an episode of an Indian killing an Indian or an Indian charged an armed robbery or spousal or child abuse.
Marlana Thompson-Baker: I voted for the first time in Canada (October 20, 2015)
Being a traditional Mohawk mother, who grew up on the Akwesasne Mohawk Reservation, I have always fought for the earth and our way of life with the rest of my nation.
Mary Annette Pember: Emergency contraception finally at IHS (October 20, 2015)
American Indian and Alaska Native women can now access the emergency contraception pill, Plan B under the same circumstances as their non-Native U.S. sisters.
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