BIA looked for hemp while Menominee Nation chair was at NCAI (October 27, 2015)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Drug Enforcement Agency searched the tribe's operation without interference, according to documents filed in federal court.
Landowners from Swinomish Tribe see $3.8M for Cobell buy-back (October 27, 2015)
Nearly 200 landowners on the reservation in Washington have received offers under the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
Dennis Patch: Tribal sacred sites ignored in push for solar energy (October 27, 2015)
CRIT is not opposed to responsible renewable energy, but it should not be achieved by degrading the living history and cultural beliefs of our people.
Assistant Secretary Washburn to testify on federal recognition bill (October 27, 2015)
H.R.3764, the Tribal Recognition Act, strips the Bureau of Indian Affairs of its ability to recognize tribes.
Fairbanks Four seek justice after being convicted of 1997 murder (October 27, 2015)
Four Native men are proclaiming their innocence as part of a lengthy evidentiary hearing underway in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Republican lawmakers and White House reach budget agreement (October 27, 2015)
The Bipartisan Budget Act averts a shutdown of the federal government, increases the debt limit and raises overall spending levels.
DNA from ancient infants linked to present-day Native populations (October 27, 2015)
Two infants who were laid to rest in Alaska about 11,500 years ago are linked to Native people in the United States, Mexico, South America and even the Caribbean.
New president of Guatemala made jokes about indigenous people (October 27, 2015)
Indigenous leaders and activists in Guatemala aren't happy with their incoming president, a former comedian known for putting racial stereotypes on screen.
Mark Trahant: Challenges and opportunities for indigenous people (October 27, 2015)
A changing Arctic? It’s a region that presents incredible challenges and opportunities for Indigenous People.
Cherokee Nation woman faces murder charges for deaths of four (October 27, 2015)
Adacia Avery Chambers, 25, is accused of intentionally driving her car into a crowd at the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade.
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5 Supreme Court shakes up docket by accepting sovereignty case at request of tribe
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