Senate approves bill to transfer federal lands to six Nevada tribes (April 14, 2016)
The Nevada Native Nations Land Act now awaits action in the House.
Bill in Senate expands tribal jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders (April 14, 2016)
The Tribal Youth and Community Protection Act recognizes the 'inherent authority' of tribes to arrest and prosecute any person for drug related crimes, domestic violence against children and crimes committed against tribal law enforcement officers.
I’ve written before that you cannot get any more 'outsider' than running a Native American candidate.
Appropriations measure aims to address housing for treaty tribes (April 14, 2016)
Help might finally be on the way for four treaty tribes whose members are forced to endure substandard living conditions along the Columbia River.
Ruth Hopkins: Why I resigned my judgeship on Spirit Lake Nation (April 14, 2016)
Strangers I do not know who have never spoken to me before decided to use my good name to viciously attack one of our own.
Energy company with ties to Arizona tribes declares bankruptcy (April 14, 2016)
Peabody Energy operates a mine in Arizona through leases with the Hopi Tribe and the Navajo Nation.
Mya and Juneau Jones, daughters of Chuck Jones from the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, are the latest examples of a proud and impressive tradition.
Lakota Country Times: Website helps keep Lakota language alive (April 14, 2016)
As part of its continuous effort to do its part in preserving the Lakota language, the only the newspaper based on the Pine Ridge Reservation is now being reposted online and entirely in Lakota.
Tim Giago: More lives are being lost in shootings by police officers (April 14, 2016)
Shooting a mentally ill person should never be called 'justified.'
Dave Archambault: South Dakota aims to boost Indian education (April 14, 2016)
In a historic move, the South Dakota Legislature authorized Gov. Dennis Daugaard to use his budget to fund three Indian public schools as alternatives to the conventional K-12 schooling model.
Native Sun News: Plans underway for Native veterans memorial (April 14, 2016)
In December 2013, the U.S. Congress authorized the establishment of the National Native American Veterans’ Memorial on the grounds of the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.
Mary Annette Pember: Missing and murdered Indian women go forgotten (April 14, 2016)
In a three-part series, Mary Annette Pember reports on the thousands of indigenous women who have gone missing or who have been murdered in the United States and Canada.
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