Geoffrey Roth: A Tribal Day of Action on the Affordable Care Act (December 11, 2015)
LGBT2S Americans, including American Indian and Alaska Native LGBT2S individuals, have encountered discrimination in the health care system for decades.
DOI files appeal for fracking rule that applies to Indian Country (December 11, 2015)
The controversial regulation imposes hydraulic fracturing on public and Indian lands but some tribes say it shouldn't apply to their reservations.
Navajo Nation Council opposes land-into-trust reform measure (December 11, 2015)
Navajo lawmakers said S.1879, the Interior Improvement Act, goes too far by giving state and local governments a greater stake in the process.
Native men stay jailed as judge doubts ability to set them free (December 11, 2015)
The Fairbanks Four have spent most of their adult lives behind bars for a murder they insist they did not commit.
Mississippi Choctaw family seeks $2.5M in Dollar General case (December 11, 2015)
Chief Phyliss J. Anderson said the tribe's sovereignty is at stake in a U.S. Supreme Court case that's being closely watched across Indian Country.
Senate approves bill to streamline Indian energy development (December 11, 2015)
S.209, the Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments, aims to reduce red tape at the Bureau of Indian Affairs and give tribes greater control over their own resources.
Nottawaseppi Huron Band leader named to state energy board (December 11, 2015)
Chairman Homer A. Mandoka is the first tribal representative on the Michigan Pipeline Safety Advisory Board.
Sault Tribe approves bonuses and pay raises for all employees (December 11, 2015)
The bonuses will be paid before Christmas and the 3 percent raise takes effect in January 2016.
Leader of Narragansett Tribe maintains second home in Florida (December 11, 2015)
The tribe requires elected leaders to live in Rhode Island or within a 50-mile radius.
Kevin Washburn warns of 'tea party' influence on Indian issues (December 11, 2015)
The outgoing head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs has been sparring with Republicans on Capitol Hill for much of the past year.
Dave Archambault: A less than noble Indian education system (December 11, 2015)
There is a drawing that depicts an American Indian warrior pointing a drawn bow and arrow at his own head.
Native Sun News: Elderly meals program reopens at Pine Ridge (December 11, 2015)
When the lunch program closed its doors, many became concerned for the elders whom rely on the Elderly Program to eat daily, especially during the cold winter months.
Charles Kader: How Little Italy became another Indian Country (December 11, 2015)
Everywhere that my family members lived became part of Indian Country to me and I never saw that distance from the reservation as being that far or really that long ago.
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