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Jacqueline Keeler: Bernie Sanders outlines Indian policy goals Jacqueline Keeler: Bernie Sanders outlines Indian policy goals
Nicole Willis, a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla, and the former deputy director of First Americans at Obama for America is the new Native American advisor to the campaign.
Siletz Tribe raises minimum wage for employees to $11 an hour Siletz Tribe raises minimum wage for employees to $11 an hour
The increase applies to all tribal government employees, along with those at the Chinook Winds Casino Resort and other tribal entities.
Colville Tribes reintroduce 52 pronghorn antelope to reservation Colville Tribes reintroduce 52 pronghorn antelope to reservation
Relocation can be a difficult process but the Yakama Nation has shown success with bringing the animal back to Washington.
Activists rally in support of Indigenous Peoples' Day in Flagstaff Activists rally in support of Indigenous Peoples' Day in Flagstaff
A resolution being considered by the city council would bring about concrete change with public hearings, a report and an action plan to improve the lives of Native Americans who live, work and attend school in the city.
Appeals court backs tougher sentence in domestic violence case Appeals court backs tougher sentence in domestic violence case
Terry Lee Harlan, 53, was found guilty of being a habitual offender under under a law that recognizes prior tribal domestic violence convictions.
Stakes raised as Supreme Court weighs domestic violence case Stakes raised as Supreme Court weighs domestic violence case
Before the passing of Antonin Scalia, the justices agreed to determine whether tribal court convictions can be used against repeat domestic violence offenders.
Another IHS hospital threatened with loss of Medicare funding Another IHS hospital threatened with loss of Medicare funding
The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Service is giving the Indian Health Service until March 16 to address compliance issues.
Indian Country battles dental industry over dental health aides Indian Country battles dental industry over dental health aides
Tribes in the Pacific Northwest are leading the way for dental health aide therapists after a successful effort in Alaska.
Gyasi Ross: Presidential candidates must earn the Native vote Gyasi Ross: Presidential candidates must earn the Native vote
Make no mistake about it, in presidential elections Native people are an afterthought.
Miami Nation scores another legislative win with land measure Miami Nation scores another legislative win with land measure
H.R.487 allows the Oklahoma-based tribe to sell or transfer non-trust lands without running afoul of the Non-Intercourse Act.
Pope Francis discusses mistreatment of Native people in Mexico Pope Francis discusses mistreatment of Native people in Mexico
The leader of the Catholic Church urged followers to seek forgiveness from indigenous people but otherwise did not offer a direct apology for centuries of land theft and other abuses.
Brandon Ecoffey: Marijuana can boost economy on reservation Brandon Ecoffey: Marijuana can boost economy on reservation
The fact of the matter is that the people of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation deserve a functioning economy.
Arne Vainio: Watch Native Report for first Health Matters segment Arne Vainio: Watch Native Report for first Health Matters segment
Like any oppressed people, we learned to survive on what we had and white flour and processed sugar and high fat foods replaced our true traditional foods.
Lakota Country Times: 'Dances with Wolves' star visits Rosebud Lakota Country Times: 'Dances with Wolves' star visits Rosebud
There have been many actors and actresses who have visited the Rosebud Reservation but last month one of the most memorable stopped in for a visit.
Steven Newcomb: No bull on the Doctrine of Christian Discovery Steven Newcomb: No bull on the Doctrine of Christian Discovery
I doubt that we will ever know if the Holy See truly believes its own bull about the Inter Caetera papal bull.

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