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Cobell plaintiffs offer update on distribution of settlement funds Cobell plaintiffs offer update on distribution of settlement funds
Attorneys are working closely with Indian Country to find as many additional beneficiaries as possible by April 30, 2016.
DOI transfers another $4M to Cobell settlement scholarship fund DOI transfers another $4M to Cobell settlement scholarship fund
The fund boasts a balance of $35 million, money that will be used to enhance educational opportunities for tribal members across the country.
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe raises minimum wage for all employees St. Regis Mohawk Tribe raises minimum wage for all employees
The tribe's minimum wage of $11.03 per hour is higher than the state's new minimum wage.
Editorial: Youth dance group insults Pueblo tradition and culture Editorial: Youth dance group insults Pueblo tradition and culture
The idea that a bunch of well-meaning Boy Scouts are honoring Native traditions by performing imitation sacred dances is beyond offensive.
Editorial: North Dakota tribe should renew energy tax agreement Editorial: North Dakota tribe should renew energy tax agreement
Everyone seemed happy with the agreement until oil prices started to dive.
Bill John Baker: The Indian Child Welfare Act remains under attack Bill John Baker: The Indian Child Welfare Act remains under attack
Thirty-seven years ago, the federal government passed a law to keep Indian children safe.
Fort Belknap Indian Community declares emergency over drugs Fort Belknap Indian Community declares emergency over drugs
Council member Donovan Archambault Sr. attributed 10 deaths since November 2015 to methamphetamine abuse.
Spokane Tribe seeks halt to expansion of ski area in Washington Spokane Tribe seeks halt to expansion of ski area in Washington
The expansion of the Mt. Spokane ski area will require the logging of an old-growth forest that has been used by tribal members.
Meskwaki Tribe secures $1.6M ANA grant to benefit produce farm Meskwaki Tribe secures $1.6M ANA grant to benefit produce farm
The money will be used to plant more crops at the 40-acre Red Earth Gardens and provide more opportunities for tribal youth.
Miccosukee Tribe's alligator wrestler retires after three decades Miccosukee Tribe's alligator wrestler retires after three decades
Rocky Jim, Jr. learned how to handle the large and potentially dangerous animals from his father.
Morongo Band was placed on lockdown amid search for suspect Morongo Band was placed on lockdown amid search for suspect
Tribal and local authorities were looking for someone who was wanted in connection with an assault with a deadly weapon.
Upwards of 900 bison to be killed or removed at Yellowstone park Upwards of 900 bison to be killed or removed at Yellowstone park
Some bison will be taken during tribal and public hunts and others will be captured and sent to tribes.
Burns Paiute Tribe not happy with armed group on ancestral land Burns Paiute Tribe not happy with armed group on ancestral land
Tribal leaders are speaking out against the group that is occupying a federal refuge near the reservation.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe addresses youth suicide Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe addresses youth suicide
The Oglala Sioux Tribe is preparing to fight the battle against suicide well into the future, according to the executive director Tiger Brown Bull.
Charles Trimble: Thoughts and questions on the sale of Wounded Knee Charles Trimble: Thoughts and questions on the sale of Wounded Knee
The story broke on December 29, 2015, the 125th anniversary of the Wounded Knee Massacre, that Lakota publisher Tim Giago has agreed to purchase the 40-acre tract of land that includes the grounds on which the infamous Massacre took place.
Tim Giago: The Wounded Knee massacre and the Moon of Popping Trees Tim Giago: The Wounded Knee massacre and the Moon of Popping Trees
While America agonizes over the contents of the Iraq Study Group and weighs the options of extricating its soldiers from the middle of a civil war, the people of the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota will gather on a lonely hill overlooking the demolished village of Wounded Knee.
James Giago Davies: Making history at the Lakota Nation Invitational James Giago Davies: Making history at the Lakota Nation Invitational
It won’t be a Lakota Nation Invitational soon forgotten, given how badly weather threatened opening day, and how the Winnebago Indians tore through the bracket to take the boys title, 74-41, from the defending champion White River Tigers.
Terese Marie Mailhot: How I ended up marrying a non-Indian man Terese Marie Mailhot: How I ended up marrying a non-Indian man
I looked for a Native man, and it was tough. Every Native man within 50 miles of me was related to me.

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