Bureau of Indian Affairs official admits no progress on dam backlog (April 15, 2016)
Director Mike Black admits latest budget request will not resolve a long-standing maintenance backlog of dams in Indian Country.
A Canadian company that claims it is above U.S. law has once again released toxic chemicals into the Columbia River system.
The program will allow members of federally recognized tribes to attend the institution without taking out loans or seeking other financial assistance.
Census Bureau to conduct test counts on two reservations in 2017 (April 15, 2016)
The counts will reach about 3,500 housing units on the Colville Reservation and another 2,900 units on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.
Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing in Arizona (April 15, 2016)
The hearing in Phoenix focuses on the Environmental Protection Agency and its dealings with tribes..
Pinoleville Pomo Nation files claim with county for marijuana raid (April 15, 2016)
The tribe is seeking more than $25,000 after its marijuana crop was destroyed by authorities in Mendocino County, California, in September 2015.
Winnebago Tribe plans election to adjust blood quantum standard (April 15, 2016)
Prospective members would be required to be at least one-eighth Winnebago and at least one-fourth Indian.
Soboba Band leader Rose Salgado survives cancer three times (April 15, 2016)
The tribe's sergeant at arms and former vice chairwoman has defeated two bouts of breast cancer and recently had a cancerous tumor removed.
Gyasi Ross: Let's try not to tear down potential new Native leaders (April 15, 2016)
It’s easy to hurt other Natives when we don’t think much of Native people generally.
Lawmakers in Guatemala face complaint over 'stupid Indian' insult (April 15, 2016)
Estela Ventura, a government official, filed a complaint against lawmakers from the party of President Jimmy Morales.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sets up sacred camp to oppose pipeline (April 15, 2016)
Indian Country is gearing up a major fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Lakota Country Times: Company downplays extent of Keystone leak (April 15, 2016)
Armed guards have kept citizen journalists and tribal activists from gaining access to the spill site in Hutchinson County, South Dakota
Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Jealousy played role in Anna Mae's death (April 15, 2016)
It is my belief that a group of Nawiziwin (jealous women) fabricated a tale about how Anna Mae came to South Dakota to become an FBI informant and betray the very people she fought to protect.
Native Sun News: Ceremony honors caretaker of sacred Lakota site (April 15, 2016)
Leonard Little Finger and Richard Broken Nose held a ceremony on the bottom of Harney Peak near Sylvan Lake to give prayers to the spiritual caretaker of this mountain, sacred to the Lakota and surrounding tribes.
Ivan Star Comes Out: 'Tribal' laws based on system of imperialism (April 15, 2016)
As a modern Lakota society, we must realize that we were not militarily defeated.
Charles Trimble: The facts about the high stakes at Wounded Knee (April 15, 2016)
I have been following this circus since 1968 when I covered the story for the American Indian Press Association.
Adrianne Chalepah: I'm the comic who waged war on Ralphie May (April 15, 2016)
Ralphie and I both got kicked all over the internet, and we are going to get back up, and get back on our horses.
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