Lael Echo-Hawk: Too much uncertainty for tribes and marijuana (January 29, 2016)
We are still in the infancy of this industry, both in Indian Country and the 'outside' world. Growing pains are inevitable.
House Natural Resources Committee schedules markup on four Indian bills (January 29, 2016)
Four bills on the agenda address trust reform, water rights and land-into-trust issues.
Santa Rosa Band inaugurates Steven Estrada as new chairman (January 29, 2016)
Steven Estrada, 30, has served on the tribal council for nine years, most recently as secretary.
Gabriel Brisbois: Erma Vizenor advanced the White Earth Nation (January 29, 2016)
This letter is not meant to be a political statement but rather a letter of appreciation and commendation for the 12 years of Erma’s leadership and accomplishments while serving in this position.
Town joins Southern Ute Tribe in honoring late chairman Leonard Burch (January 29, 2016)
Leonard Burch served as chairman of the tribe from 1966 through 2002, a time of unprecedented growth on the reservation.
Four people remain at refuge in Oregon as FBI defends shooting (January 29, 2016)
The FBI continues to negotiate with the holdouts in hopes of resolving the takeover of the ancestral reservation of the Burns Paiute Tribe.
Video: Native Americans have some questions for White people (January 29, 2016)
Participants in the BuzzFeed clip talk about racism, stereotypes and other issues they face due to their heritage.
Mark Trahant: Native Congressional candidates gain some steam (January 29, 2016)
Montana’s Denise Juneau has raised more than a quarter of a million dollars in eight weeks in her bid to represent the state in Congress.
Native Sun News: Firm suspends work on mine near sacred site (January 29, 2016)
The Canadian company that proposed to mine rare earth minerals near the culturally significant tribal landmark of Mahto Tipila, or Devils Tower, suspended activities at the so-called Bear Lodge Project.
Misty Perkins: High school in Oregon disparages tribal cultures (January 29, 2016)
You cannot possibly honor a people you know nothing about, because you couldn't possibly understand what is offensive or not.
Gyasi Ross: African and Native Americans share much in common (January 29, 2016)
The treatment of Natives foretold how black folks would be treated.
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