New Mexico trio charged for violating Indian Arts and Crafts Act (October 29, 2015)
Customers were sold jewelry made by members of the Navajo Nation. The items were really produced in the Philippines.
Eastern Cherokees to conduct feasibility study on marijuana (October 29, 2015)
Tribal members and leaders embraced the drug as a health aide.
Opinion: Sacred site designation in Montana kept from public (October 29, 2015)
Stripping a man, who’s followed every letter of the law for more than thirty years, of his legal rights, that is an intolerable assault.
Burt Lake Band renews bid for federal recognition in Congress (October 29, 2015)
The tribe was denied by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and has asked Congress repeatedly for recognition.
Crow Tribe aims to develop vast coal deposit on reservation (October 29, 2015)
The Big Metal Mine could send up to 1.4 billion tons of coal to markets in Asia but getting it there is a controversial part of the project..
Five leaders from Eastern Shoshone Tribe suspended and fined (October 29, 2015)
Tribal members took action because the brother of a tribal leader was given access to their personal information.
Colville Tribes to seek assistance from FEMA after major fires (October 29, 2015)
Two fires destroyed more than 500 square miles of the reservation in Washington.
Republicans push for federal recognition bill despite opposition (October 29, 2015)
Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) accused unnamed lobbyists of generating opposition in Indian Country to H.R.3764, the Tribal Recognition Act.
Navajo Nation Council dispels misinformation about Bears Ears (October 29, 2015)
Tribal leaders are fighting back after Republicans in Utah claimed 'many Native Americans' do not support the creation of a monument.
Two tribes in Wisconsin selected as 'Culture of Health' winners (October 29, 2015)
The Lac du Flambeau Band and the Menominee Nation each received $25,000 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Harvard Law Library puts tribal court decision database online (October 29, 2015)
The Free the Law project will make nearly every state, federal, territorial and tribal judicial decision available for anyone, free of charge.
Gloria Steinem endorses 'Indian Givers' and 'The Sacred Hoop' (October 29, 2015)
The author, activist and feminist recommends two books for people who want to know why Indian history and culture isn't being taught in America.
Kenaitze Tribe blesses and decorates tree bound for US Capitol (October 29, 2015)
The 74-foot Lutz spruce from the Chugach National Forest marks the first time Alaska has contributed the Capitol Christmas Tree.
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe set to open nursing home (October 29, 2015)
The Oglala Sioux Lakota Nursing Home being built just south of Whiteclay, Nebraska, is near completion.
Toni Tsatoke: Teaching students the reality of Indian genocide (October 29, 2015)
As we push forward for building awareness about Columbus and the catastrophic effects of first European contact with indigenous people of the Americas, our struggle continues.
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