Secretary Jewell addresses auctions of tribal property in France (December 4, 2015)
Several tribes have protested auctions of their cultural patrimony but authorities in France have refused to stop the transactions.
Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community hosts $60M auto park (December 4, 2015)
The Scottsdale Autoshow will be located on 70 acres on the reservation and will house several auto dealerships and a special area for test drives.
Winnebago Tribe corporation announces $107M in developments (December 4, 2015)
Ho-Chunk Inc. is investing in the Siouxland region, an area near the reservation that's home to many tribal members.
NMAI hosts annual Native Art Market in New York and Washington (December 4, 2015)
More than 70 jewelers, potters, painters and other Native artists are showcasing their works in Washington, D.C., and in New York City.
Carly McIntosh: Deadly chemicals drip through our water system (December 4, 2015)
The amount of chemicals in the water coming from your taps is so dangerous that people are being harmed by it every day.
Pokagon Band reaches cross deputization agreement with county (December 4, 2015)
The agreement is the first of its kind in Indiana and allows tribal officers to enforce county laws and vice versa.
Supreme Court takes up first Indian law case of October 2015 term (December 4, 2015)
The Menominee Nation faced some skeptical questions as the justices heard their third contract support costs case in a decade.
Lummi Nation and Crow Tribe at odds over provision in energy bill (December 4, 2015)
Republicans waded into a dispute that has pitted the Lummis and other Pacific Northwest treaty tribes against the Crows and their Congressional delegation.
Environmental groups file appeal over disputed BLM fracking rule (December 4, 2015)
The Ute Tribe, four states and energy industry groups secured an injunction that prevents the Obama administration from imposing hydraulic fracturing standards on public and Indian lands.
Revenue from Indian energy production dropped 22 percent in 2015 (December 4, 2015)
A total of $852.7 million was disbursed to 34 tribes and nearly 36,000 individual Indians, down from a record $1.1 billion in the year prior.
Mark Trahant: Republicans can't explain how to fund Indian health (December 4, 2015)
Republicans who serve in the House or the Senate should be asked a simple question: How would you fund the Indian health system?
Vince Two Eagles: Potatoes are indigenous contribution to world (December 4, 2015)
As you hoist that extra helping of delicious mashed potatoes (we all do it) this year consider the following FYI to add to your growing knowledge of Native America.
Dave Archambault: No more excuses for Indian education failures (December 4, 2015)
Many brilliant officials and scholars, Indian and non-Indian alike, suggest the impoverished home life and historical trauma makes it impossible for Indian students to perform well, which certainly is truthful, but this is an excuse and nothing short of a terrible bail-out because never is there a serious mention to change the learning institutions.
Lakota Country Times: Cowboy Indian Alliance creates unity quilt (December 4, 2015)
Two women affiliated with the Cowboy Indian Alliance created a quilt to give to President Barack Obama to commemorate the defeat of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne group forms traditional court (December 4, 2015)
A group of tribal members are exercising traditional jurisdiction, particularly as it relates to law enforcement.
Mike Myers: Tribal jurisdiction opponents flock to Supreme Court (December 4, 2015)
An interesting case has landed in the U.S. Supreme Court: Dollar General v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
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