Oneida Nation gears up for third annual food sovereignty summit (October 22, 2015)
The unique event focuses on ways to help Indian Country achieve food sovereignty and build food systems and businesses.
Bill strips Bureau of Indian Affairs of federal recognition powers (October 22, 2015)
A top Republican asserts that Congress -- and only Congress -- can recognize tribal governments.
Director of FBI discusses Indian Country initiatives in testimony (October 22, 2015)
Homicide, crimes against children and felony assaults represent 75 percent of the agency's caseload.
Little election activity at National Congress of American Indians (October 22, 2015)
Brian Cladoosby secured another term as the president of the nation's largest inter-tribal organization after no one ran against him.
Republican Jeb Bush wants to move DOI headquarters out West (October 22, 2015)
The majority of Bureau of Indian Affairs and Office of Special Trustee employees are already in and near Indian Country.
Carly McIntosh: Finding our missing and murdered Native women (October 22, 2015)
As you stand by the Assiniboine River you hear the running of Mother Earth's water, as well as feel her love flowing near you.
Clara Caufield: Northern and Southern Cheyenne are still related (October 22, 2015)
Thanks to my good friend Talli Nauman, Native Sun Health and Environment Editor, I found myself in Oklahoma City for a week long hiatus, a speaker at the 25th convention of the Society for Environmental Journalists.
Lakota Country Times: Food sovereignty at Rosebud Reservation (October 22, 2015)
An initiative on the Rosebud Reservation promoting food sovereignty closed a successful first season by providing a meal to area residents attending a community farmer’s market.
Native Sun News: Inmates express concerns at prison pow wow (October 22, 2015)
The pow wow at the Jameson Annex in the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls returned to the gymnasium on October 17 after being banned by prison officials in recent years.
Andre Cramblit: Another helpful guide to slang in Indian Country (October 22, 2015)
I have always said that 90% of the world’s problems are issues of communication. Let’s hope this brings a bit of clarity.
Groups challenging Indian Child Welfare Act lose round in court (October 22, 2015)
Congress passed ICWA in 1978 to prevent the removal of Indian children from Indian homes but compliance remains uneven.
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