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Dollar General defends plan to open in majority Native community Dollar General defends plan to open in majority Native community
Native Americans represent nearly 55 percent of the population in Chiloquin, Oregon, and the billion-dollar company wants to open a store there.
Wisconsin poet laureate Kimberly Blaeser proud of Ojibwe ancestry Wisconsin poet laureate Kimberly Blaeser proud of Ojibwe ancestry
Kimberly Blaeser, who grew up on the White Earth Nation, traces her love of poetry and performance to her tribal heritage.
Quinault Nation mourns loss of eldest citizen Emmett Oliver at 102 Quinault Nation mourns loss of eldest citizen Emmett Oliver at 102
Emmett Oliver was a beloved educator who started the Paddle to Seattle in 1989, an event that celebrates the canoe culture of Pacific Northwest tribes.
Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation awaits ruling in recognition dispute Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation awaits ruling in recognition dispute
The tribe was recognized by the state in 1982 through a law that is still on the books but Gov. Chris Christie (R) and his administration are refusing to acknowledge that status.
House panel schedules hearing on Bureau of Indian Affairs budget House panel schedules hearing on Bureau of Indian Affairs budget
Lawmakers from both parties have been pushing for more funds to fix crumbling Indian schools.
Editorial: County undermines Chumash Tribe's land-into-trust talks Editorial: County undermines Chumash Tribe's land-into-trust talks
What this all seems to indicate is that the tribe will essentially ignore the county, and deal with the federal government on future land acquisitions.
Hillary Clinton affirms support of 'nationhood' for Native Hawaiians Hillary Clinton affirms support of 'nationhood' for Native Hawaiians
Federal recognition is an issue that will likely resonate for Democratic voters at the party's caucuses on March 26.
Wife of Bernie Sanders slated to visit sacred Apache site in Arizona Wife of Bernie Sanders slated to visit sacred Apache site in Arizona
Jane Sanders will meet with the Apache Stronghold, a group started by Wendsler Nosie, Sr., a council member for the San Carlos Apache Tribe.
New leader of Indian Health Service to testify about budget request New leader of Indian Health Service to testify about budget request
Mary Smith, a member of the Cherokee Nation, took over the troubled agency just last week.
Miccosukee Tribe returns Billy Cypress to power despite theft claim Miccosukee Tribe returns Billy Cypress to power despite theft claim
The tribe needed a new leader because former chairman Colley Billie was removed from office last November amid allegations of $82 million in financial mismanagement.
Report explains how director stole $20K from Cayuga Nation minors Report explains how director stole $20K from Cayuga Nation minors
The director of Native American Services for the state of New York was able to take the money over seven years without being detected.
Appeals court rejects challenge to solar plant on sacred tribal land Appeals court rejects challenge to solar plant on sacred tribal land
The Obama administration fast-tracked the Genesis Solar Power Project in California over the objections of tribes.
Albert Bender: Stopping genocide of Indian children in South Dakota Albert Bender: Stopping genocide of Indian children in South Dakota
This is not about just a legal ruling in the latest round of battling over the state's violation of the Indian Child Welfare Act. This is about the halting of genocide in America.
Lakota Country Times: Charity addresses real needs on reservation Lakota Country Times: Charity addresses real needs on reservation
Over ten years ago the One Spirit organization came to Pine Ridge with the hopes of taking helping relieve the burdens that accompany mass poverty.
Native Sun News: 40 years since Anna Mae found dead at Pine Ridge Native Sun News: 40 years since Anna Mae found dead at Pine Ridge
After an unusually warm February in 1976, the retreating snow uncovered the badly-decayed body of Anna Mae Pictou Aquash, disposed of like many in the wake of the last Indian war held at Wounded Knee in 1973.
Steven Newcomb: We must decolonize federal Indian law and policy Steven Newcomb: We must decolonize federal Indian law and policy
People who want the United States to stop using the Christian-premised doctrine of domination against our nations and peoples need to know why it is important for people everywhere on Mother Earth to challenge the assumed 'right' to dominate others.

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