Youth from Coushatta Tribe hail policy change for eagle feathers (April 26, 2016)
The Jefferson Davis Parish School Board in Louisiana reversed course after hearing from tribal leaders and members who were upset about the policy against eagle feathers
Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative secures $190K grant (April 26, 2016)
The money will be used to study the link between tribal food policy and community health.
Vernon Masayesva: Peabody can't leave Hopi Tribe with big mess (April 26, 2016)
We are the people that are the true subsidiaries of the energy and water delivery that has made the state of Arizona prosperous.
Lummi Nation expects answer on treaty challenge to coal project (April 26, 2016)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is expected to issue a decision that would determine whether the Gateway Pacific Terminal moves forward.
Pit River Tribe claims victory in long-running sacred site dispute (April 26, 2016)
The tribe and allies have been fighting to protect Medicine Lake from a geothermal energy plant for more than a decade.
North Dakota tribe awaits return of land around Lake Sakakawea (April 26, 2016)
The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation and its members lost 152,360 acres to the creation of the Garrison Dam.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and Army Corps to discuss oil pipeline (April 26, 2016)
The tribe is worried about potential spills and other environmental impacts of the $3.8 billion pipeline Dakota Access Pipeline.
Pine Ridge man sentenced for burning down ex-partner's trailer (April 26, 2016)
Duane Benson pleaded guilty to arson but has not been charged in connection with the death of Jessie Waters.
Still no decision from Supreme Court in tribal jurisdiction case (April 26, 2016)
Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians is one of the oldest pending cases on the high court's docket.
Washington team asks Supreme Court to hear trademark appeal (April 26, 2016)
The Washington team is hoping to capitalize on a victory won by a band from Oregon known as The Slants, a name that's disparaging to Asian people.
Vi Waln: Alcohol and drugs bring pain and suffering to our children (April 26, 2016)
Our children deserve to grow up in a sober home with parents who are supportive and loving.
Lakota Country Times: Sacred site in limbo due to state appeal (April 26, 2016)
The objection to the land-into-trust application by Gov. Daugaard has been met with stiff backlash from tribal leaders including Standing Rock Sioux Tribal President Dave Archambault Jr.
Native Sun News: Bar seeks to build closer to sacred Bear Butte (April 26, 2016)
After the self-proclaimed “World’s Largest Biker Bar” burned down in September, co-owner Michael Ballard is looking to rebuild and expand his Full Throttle Saloon business closer to Bear Butte National Historic Landmark.
Peter d'Errico: UN forum can't forget about Doctrine of Discovery (April 26, 2016)
In a few weeks, we will know whether the U.N. Permanent Forum has forgotten about the Doctrine of Christian Discovery altogether.
Ruth Hopkins: Kardashian clan glorifies stereotypes of Native women (April 26, 2016)
Now I’m a busy little bee so I don’t have time to comment on every single incidence of Native appropriation, no matter how infuriating.
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2 Trump team reinstates delay for land-into-trust applications without consulting tribes
3 Major changes in store as trust reform office returns home to Bureau of Indian Affairs
4 Indian Child Welfare Act under attack again as conservative group submits appeal to Supreme Court
5 Supreme Court shakes up docket by accepting sovereignty case at request of tribe
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