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High school pep squads in Connecticut eliminate 'Indian' imagery (February 2, 2016)

The names of the pep clubs -- 'The Rez' and 'The Tribe' -- persisted even though the schools got rid of their 'Indian' mascots.

Navajo Nation seeking millions of dollars for unauthorized products (February 2, 2016)

The Urban Outfitters retail company sold products labeled as 'Navajo' without the tribe's permission.

Reyn Leno: Trust tribes to make decisions about 'Indian' mascots (February 2, 2016)

Be assured, the days of comic and denigrating representations of Native Americans are over.

Ojibwe tribal members plead not guilty for exercising treaty rights (February 2, 2016)

The state of Minnesota isn't recognizing the off-reservation fishing and rice gathering rights of Ojibwe residents.

Shinnecock Nation faces deadline to appeal loss in land claim case (February 2, 2016)

The U.S. Supreme Court has not been receptive to tribal land claims ever since its March 2005 decision in Sherrill v. Oneida Indian Nation.

Kumeyaay Nation set to reclaim ancestors after long NAGPRA fight (February 2, 2016)

The U.S. Supreme Court put an end to a lawsuit filed by a group of scientists who claimed a right to study the remains.

Steve Russell: Cowboy legal scholars fail big on federal Indian law (February 2, 2016)

The cowboy legal scholars are about as competent as legal theorists as most law professors would be as cowboys.

Thousands of alleged residential school abusers located in Canada (February 2, 2016)

None are facing any charges at this point but they were invited to participate in hearings for the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement.

First Nations sign agreement to protect lands from development (February 2, 2016)

Logging will be barred on about 85 percent of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia.

Group concedes after defeat in Pamunkey Tribe recognition case (February 2, 2016)

Stand Up For California was the only group that challenged the Virginia tribe's federal status.

Tigua Tribe dance group to perform at event featuring Pope Francis (February 2, 2016)

The Tigua Social Dance Group will open the musical portion of the Two Nations One Faith event in El Paso, Texas, on February 17.

Ivan Star Comes Out: Alcohol becomes a permanent fixture of tribal society (February 2, 2016)

We have allowed ourselves to lose sight of the tiwahe (family), which was the basic social unit of traditional society.

Ted Cruz wins GOP caucus as Hillary Clinton claims victory in Iowa (February 2, 2016)

The Republican Senator from Texas cruised past front-runner Donald Trump as the former Secretary of State claimed victory over Bernie Sanders.

Native Sun News Editorial: Indian school's cemetery is a disgrace (February 2, 2016)

For many years, we have been pleading with the priests and management at Red Cloud Indian School to do something about the old cemetery.

Debora Juarez: Disenrollments are not an exercise in sovereignty (February 2, 2016)

Tribal Councils do not own my Birthright. It is not their property to acquire or extinguish.