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House subcommittee takes testimony on three tribal bills House subcommittee takes testimony on three tribal bills
None of the measures drew any controversy or opposition at the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs hearing, which lasted less than 40 minutes.
Erin Grace: Charles Trimble receives 'Word Sender' award Erin Grace: Charles Trimble receives 'Word Sender' award
The Word Sender was still alive in the early 1970s when an Oglala Lakota man named Charles 'Chuck' Trimble returned to Nebraska for a visit.
Omaha Tribe considers next steps for marijuana operation Omaha Tribe considers next steps for marijuana operation
The tribe plans to work with federal and state officials in Nebraska and Iowa going forward.
Onondaga Nation isn't interested in marijuana movement Onondaga Nation isn't interested in marijuana movement
The use of the drug violates tribal traditions, an attorney said.
Adidas launches effort to help schools with harmful mascots Adidas launches effort to help schools with harmful mascots
The German-based company will offer design support and financial assistance to high schools that want to get rid of their 'Indian' mascots.
Annual White House Tribal Nations Conference opens in DC Annual White House Tribal Nations Conference opens in DC
Hundreds of tribal leaders and Native youth are in the nation's capital for the seventh conference with President Barack Obama.
President Obama welcomes Karen Diver as Native advisor President Obama welcomes Karen Diver as Native advisor
Karen Diver, the outgoing chairwoman of the Fond du Lac Band, is the first elected tribal leader to hold a high-level post in the White House.
Fact Sheet: White House Tribal Nations Conference in 2015 Fact Sheet: White House Tribal Nations Conference in 2015
President Barack Obama is hosting the seventh annual White House Tribal Nations Conference in Washington, D.C.
Vi Waln: Stopping the cycle of violence in our communities Vi Waln: Stopping the cycle of violence in our communities
Our Lakota children, as well as our unborn generations, are depending on us to stop the cycle of domestic violence.
Lakota Country Times: Native language bill clears a hurdle Lakota Country Times: Native language bill clears a hurdle
An important piece of legislation designed to provide funding for sustaining and creating Native American language immersions schools cleared the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on October 21.
Tim Giago: The irony of the buffalo roundup in South Dakota Tim Giago: The irony of the buffalo roundup in South Dakota
There is a historic marker west of Custer, South Dakota, that reads in part: 'Historic Sites, Buffalo Rock – Site where the last buffalo was killed in the Black Hills in 1887.'
Native Sun News: Students degrade Indian school at game Native Sun News: Students degrade Indian school at game
Two students from Dakota Christian School were chatting when one posted a picture with a photo of the Marty Indian School charter bus with a caption which read, 'There’s our tax dollars.'

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