Janet Mills: Penobscot Nation started fight over river ownership (January 19, 2016)
There are some unfortunate myths and mistruths being spread about the Penobscot River and about the recent ruling of Judge George Singal in the United States District Court.
Jacqueline Keeler: Burns Paiute Tribe concerned about artifacts (January 19, 2016)
The tribe is demanding federal action under both the Archaeological Resources Protection Act of 1979 and a 'protection against bad men' provision in the treaty the tribe signed with the United States in 1868.
Little River Band contributes $10K to assist city during water crisis (January 19, 2016)
Extremely high levels of lead have been discovered in the water system in Flint, Michigan.
Lumbee Tribe commemorates 58th anniversary of ouster of Ku Klux Klan (January 19, 2016)
In what became known as the Victory at Hayes Pond, tribal members drove out the supremacist group from Robeson County, North Carolina, on January 18, 1958.
Omaha Tribe lands in Supreme Court in reservation boundary case (January 19, 2016)
The outcome will determine whether the village of Pender remains a part of the reservation in northeastern Nebraska.
Members of Narragansett Tribe stage protest against leadership (January 19, 2016)
The tribe received a $350,000 grant to enhance its justice system but some critics say the tribe still doesn't have its own court.
Comanche Nation launches first Crime Stoppers in Indian Country (January 19, 2016)
The tribe took action after noticing that crimes on Indian land in Oklahoma were falling through the cracks.
Marc Simmons: Tribe that migrated from Mexico largely forgotten (January 19, 2016)
When Fernando Cortez initiated his conquest in 1519, he met and befriended the Tlaxcalans.
Elaine Willman: Governments must keep fighting 'wealthy' tribes (January 19, 2016)
Promises made by Congress to 'Go West, Young Man' were just as valid and perpetual as any promise made to Indian tribes.
Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge band raises money for tour van (January 19, 2016)
Scatter Their Own has embarked on a crowd-funding campaign designed to help the band gather the funds to cover a new touring van that would potentially allow for the band to better promote themselves.
Clara Caufield: Maybe we are finally learning to accept each other (January 19, 2016)
I have a delightful new dancing friend and I write about him, with permission because his life experience is similar to many Native Americans and other minorities of our generation.
Alex Jacobs: Native people manage to be seen in 'The Revenant' (January 19, 2016)
In the story-line, 200 years ago, Natives still had to struggle to be seen and heard and not killed.
Steve Russell: Values make a difference even for our politicians (January 19, 2016)
Everybody with an ego big enough to seek a lease on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue seeks to write his or her own script.
Gyasi Ross: Native people still treated as objects in 'The Revenant' (January 19, 2016)
The only time we’re not helpless in these movies is when we’re dead and a white man is learning a lesson from beyond our graves.
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