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Public high school gives up racist mascot in response to new law Public high school gives up racist mascot in response to new law
The Tulare Union High School is one of four schools required to phase out racist mascots, symbols and imagery by January 1, 2017.
Native basketball tournament bars player who lacks Indian blood Native basketball tournament bars player who lacks Indian blood
Josiah Wilson is a member of the Heiltsuk First Nation and is considered an "Indian" under Canadian law but his lack of Indian blood is keeping him off the court.
Vincent Armenta: Chumash Tribe battles opponents at every turn Vincent Armenta: Chumash Tribe battles opponents at every turn
We invite intelligent criticism — and therein lies the dilemma for tribal opponents.
Michael Marchand: Arrow Lakes people still fighting for our rights Michael Marchand: Arrow Lakes people still fighting for our rights
To make a long story short, the lands were so rich that Canada wanted them and took them. Arrow Lakes people were declared extinct and their lands confiscated.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Town repays Oneida Nation with racism Doug George-Kanentiio: Town repays Oneida Nation with racism
The town of Whitesboro, New York, was founded when a white man named Hugh White was given land by the Oneidas as an act of generosity.
Man pleads guilty for dealing meth on Mescalero Apache Nation Man pleads guilty for dealing meth on Mescalero Apache Nation
Wallace Rice, 23, admitted that he sold .75 grams of the drug to an undercover federal agent.
Native activists ask Obama to help with liquor sales in Whiteclay Native activists ask Obama to help with liquor sales in Whiteclay
Four liquor establishments in the small Nebraska village sell nearly 4 million cans of beer a year, primarily to Native Americans.
South Dakota lawmakers kill bill to support return of land to tribes South Dakota lawmakers kill bill to support return of land to tribes
Rep. Shawn Bordeaux (D), a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, spoke in favor of a resolution that called for 'full and fair compensation' to the Sioux Nation.
Paskenta Band donates $125K to buy new vehicle for firefighters Paskenta Band donates $125K to buy new vehicle for firefighters
The Corning Fire Station 12 in Tehama County, California, serves the tribal and local community.
Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation creates $1.2M endowment at ASU Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation creates $1.2M endowment at ASU
The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation Endowment benefits Native students at ASU's Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.
Brandon Ecoffey: Treaties guaranteed health care for our people Brandon Ecoffey: Treaties guaranteed health care for our people
The Medicaid expansion debate in South Dakota is incredibly intriguing when looked at from the perspective of tribal nations.
Lakota Country Times: Missing Oglala Sioux woman found dead Lakota Country Times: Missing Oglala Sioux woman found dead
Tragic news spread across the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation with the discovery of a young woman’s body. Emily Blue Bird, 24, had been missing since January 2, 2016.
Fort Independence Indian Community cheated by former partner Fort Independence Indian Community cheated by former partner
Gregory J. Chmielewski admitted that he stole $7.3 million from a business he established with the California tribe.
Miami Nation agrees to forfeit $48M from online lending business Miami Nation agrees to forfeit $48M from online lending business
The Oklahoma tribe admitted it acted as a front for Scott Tucker and Timothy Muir, two men charged with running an illegal $2 billion lending enterprise.
Colville Tribes issue citation for death of rare owl on reservation Colville Tribes issue citation for death of rare owl on reservation
The unidentified tribal member could be forced to pay a $5,000 fine in connection with the shooting of the northern hawk-owl.
Armed occupation of wildlife refuge in Oregon ends with arrests Armed occupation of wildlife refuge in Oregon ends with arrests
Cliven Bundy is being held in the same jail as his two sons and is facing charges in connection with a standoff at his ranch in Nevada in 2014.
Steven Newcomb: Federal Indian law based on invented reality Steven Newcomb: Federal Indian law based on invented reality
On what basis has it been assumed that our nations were automatically subject to whatever new idea that the white man came up with?

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