Former Passamaquoddy Tribe employee sentenced to probation (April 20, 2016)
Stephen E. Crawford, 68, admitted he took more than $25,000 while serving as the tribe's environmental director.
Tribal Marijuana Sovereignty Act protects federal funds for tribes (April 20, 2016)
Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin) wants to make sure tribes aren't punished for developing their own cannabis laws and policies.
Omaha Tribe welcomes long overdue assistance for 2011 disaster (April 20, 2016)
Flooding along the Missouri River caused extensive damage on the Nebraska and Iowa sides of the reservation.
Bill aims to restore some 'RESPECT' in dealings with Native people (April 20, 2016)
Sen. Mike Rounds (R-South Dakota) introduced a bill to repeal 12 federal laws that he says are 'racist' and 'paternalistic.'
Symbol of Indian genocide will be removed from $20 bill after all (April 20, 2016)
As president, Andrew Jackson led the forced removal of Indian nations from their homelands in the Southeast.
Self-proclaimed 'Native' church defends drug use and sex healing (April 20, 2016)
The group claims marijuana as a sacrament and has become affiliated with an Arizona woman who was recently found guilty of prostitution.
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe refutes claims about marijuana crop (April 20, 2016)
President Tony Reider confirmed that all the plants were destroyed after Attorney General Marty Jackley suggested otherwise.
Treaty tribes welcome proposal for new village on Columbia River (April 20, 2016)
An appropriations bill advancing in Congress urges the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to complete plans for a new tribal village at The Dalles Dam.
Menominee Nation set for court hearing in industrial hemp lawsuit (April 20, 2016)
The tribe is seeking governmental parity under the 2014 Farm Bill, which respects states' rights to legalize and grow hemp.
Indian Health Service seeks new contracts for emergency rooms (April 20, 2016)
The agency solicited bids for three emergency rooms in the troubled Great Plains region.
Washington tribes to submit fish management plan after talks fail (April 20, 2016)
Tribal and state officials have submitted a joint plan for the salmon fisheries in Puget Sound for the past 30 years but were unable to reach an agreement this year.
Native Sun News: The future of Lakota basketball in South Dakota (April 20, 2016)
Given the large number of Lakota ball clubs to cover during the basketball season, the Native Sun News did not cover much AA basketball in 2015-16, and that was a mistake.
Charles Kader: Television networks still lacking in Indian coverage (April 20, 2016)
The coverage of Native American issues by Al Jazeera America brought the television network attention where it had hardly any competition.
Sally Jewell: Let's celebrate Native contributions to conservation (April 20, 2016)
I look forward to continuing our efforts to leave our national parks and public lands decisively more inclusive places than they were in 2009.
Northern Cheyenne Tribe disavows group behind 'traditional' court (April 20, 2016)
The tribe does not recognize the Tsistsis & Suhtai Traditional Court and is disavowing comments made by some of its representatives.
SCOTUSBlog: Supreme Court has few questions in Indian law case (April 20, 2016)
What was scheduled as a sixty-minute argument took only forty-four, with lawyers for both sides sitting down before their time was up.
Donald Trump advisor filed lawsuit to stop transfer of dam to tribe (April 20, 2016)
Attorney Joseph E. Schmitz was behind the case that made included outlandish assertions about the alleged influence of the 'Islamic Government' of Turkey in Indian Country.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump win strong showings in New York (April 20, 2016)
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton continue to lead in delegate counts but their rivals aren't letting up.
Lakota Country Times: Autism awareness on Rosebud Reservation (April 20, 2016)
William Kindle, President of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, issued an Executive Proclamation designating April as Autism Awareness Month on the Rosebud Reservation.
Editorial: Readers of Rapid City newspaper never fail to disappoint (April 20, 2016)
If one reads a section of the Rapid City Journal called 'Your Two Cents' one could come away with the impression that there are a lot of prejudiced, nay more than that; ignorant people living in Rapid City.
Native Sun News: Tribes gaining traction in war against pipelines (April 20, 2016)
After Standing Rock Sioux and other tribes railed for months against the Dakota Access Pipeline project, federal officials are responding to pleas for defense of water, cultural resources, and tribal sovereignty.
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