Clatsop-Nehalem Tribes lobby Congress for federal recognition (October 28, 2015)
The Clatsop and the Nehalem tribes were listed in a termination law passed by Congress in 1954.
Congress yet to take action on Carcieri land-into-trust decision (October 28, 2015)
Six versions of a land-into-trust fix have been introduced in the 114th Congress but none have advanced very far.
Sports and cultures come together for World Indigenous Games (October 28, 2015)
About 2,000 indigenous peoples representing nearly 20 countries are participating in the inaugural event in Palmas, Brazil.
Denver Art Museum maintains strong commitment to Native art (October 28, 2015)
The museum pays particularly close attention to contemporary Indian artists through its exhibitions and a residency program.
Mike Myers: A love/hate relationship with settler governments (October 28, 2015)
I’ve heard all of the rationales that Indigenous folks come up with for working in the settler governments as well as getting involved in their politics and political parties.
Steven Newcomb: Celebrating Original Nations and Peoples Day (October 28, 2015)
A noticeable trend has emerged in recent years as more and more cities in the United States drop 'Columbus Day' in favor of 'Indigenous Peoples Day.'
Shinnecock Nation loses attempt to revive ancestral land claim (October 28, 2015)
The tribe's next option would be an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court but the justices have not been receptive to land claims in recent years.
Erik Stegman: Lessons from Canada for the Native vote in 2016 (October 28, 2015)
North or South, elections still matter, and Native people deserve and need a strong voice to help determine our elected leaders and their policies.
Gyasi Ross: Do more to address suicide among our Native youth (October 28, 2015)
Our generation faces life and death circumstances and an epidemic, except sometimes it doesn’t seem like we’re doing as much about it as we could.
Vice President Joe Biden reflects on triumphs of Obama's Indian policies (October 28, 2015)
A reception for five contemporary Native artists offered a glimpse into the Obama administration's impact in Indian Country.
Top GOP lawmaker takes aim at BIA's Washburn ahead of hearing (October 28, 2015)
Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) is using the opinion pages of The Wall Street Journal to attack Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn and the Obama administration.
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