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Department of Justice accepting grant applications from tribes Department of Justice accepting grant applications from tribes
The Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation allows tribes and tribal groups to consolidate their funding needs rather than submit individual requests to various agencies.
Pueblo water settlement hits major roadblock with non-Indians Pueblo water settlement hits major roadblock with non-Indians
Non-Indian residents are refusing to hook into a regional water system and local officials are withholding their share of funding for the project.
Northern Cheyenne woman sentenced for drunken driving incident Northern Cheyenne woman sentenced for drunken driving incident
Selena Little Old Man, 25, pleaded guilty to one count of assault resulting in bodily injury after a passenger in her vehicle suffered injuries.
Scott Elliott: Tribes working to restore sovereignty over food Scott Elliott: Tribes working to restore sovereignty over food
Scott Elliott of the National Institute of Food and Agriculture explains how the Oglala Sioux Tribe and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians are producing food for their communities:
Navajo Nation hosts Division I basketball game at event center Navajo Nation hosts Division I basketball game at event center
The Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Eagles will face the Northern Arizona University Lumberjacks in a game on the reservation.
Senate committee to examine Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 Senate committee to examine Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010
The law was the first significant Indian Country crime bill enacted by Congress in decades.
Activists protest use of reclaimed wastewater in sacred peaks Activists protest use of reclaimed wastewater in sacred peaks
The San Francisco Peaks in Arizona are being desecrated by the use of treated sewage at a privately-operated ski resort located on federal land.
Former leader of BIA reflects on historic 'Never Again' apology Former leader of BIA reflects on historic 'Never Again' apology
The Bureau of Indian Affairs apology is examined 15 years later at a Native American Heritage Month event in Washington, D.C.
More Hispanic people identifying as 'Indian' for Census counts More Hispanic people identifying as 'Indian' for Census counts
When mixed-race designations are taken into account, nearly 1.2 million Hispanic people identified as being American Indian or Alaska Native.
University of North Dakota officially replaces 'Sioux' nickname University of North Dakota officially replaces 'Sioux' nickname
The 'Fighting Hawks' name was chosen through an online poll of students, alumni, employees and other interested parties.
National Park Service aims to remove bison from Yellowstone National Park Service aims to remove bison from Yellowstone
Tribal, state and federal officials are meeting to discuss treaty hunts and other management plans.
Delphine Red Shirt: Outsiders are appropriating our languages Delphine Red Shirt: Outsiders are appropriating our languages
When I returned for a language conference in Rapid City in late October, I received word that a new Lakota grammar will be published soon.
Vi Waln: Thank tribal activists for defeating Keystone XL permit Vi Waln: Thank tribal activists for defeating Keystone XL permit
Individuals and organizations came together to speak out against the construction of this project. They also deserve credit for seeing this through to the end.
Native Sun News: Oglala student makes waves on football field Native Sun News: Oglala student makes waves on football field
Terre Dawn Vocu, a 15-year-old junior at Little Wound High School on the Pine Ridge Reservation is one of the few girls playing high school football in South Dakota.
Lakota Country Times: Fired tribal officer faces trial for tasering Lakota Country Times: Fired tribal officer faces trial for tasering
Late last year, Rebecca M. Sotherland, a police officer formerly employed for the Oglala Sioux Tribe, was videotaped tasing a tribal citizen 17 times while he laid unresponsive on the ground.
Peter d'Errico: Time for college to dump the Smallpox General Peter d'Errico: Time for college to dump the Smallpox General
The controversy at Amherst College offers yet another opportunity to understand that though a name change doesn't change the past, it ends a celebration of that past.
Terese Marie Mailhot: How I overcame feeling broken and dirty Terese Marie Mailhot: How I overcame feeling broken and dirty
It felt like no matter what good I did to keep my family, there would always be a system to take us down.

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