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Mark Trahant: A Native vote victory for Tawna Sanchez in Oregon (May 25, 2016)

To me it’s cool that Tawna Sanchez will represent Portland neighborhoods in the Oregon Legislature.

Indian Health Service announces more hires at troubled hospital (May 25, 2016)

The Omaha Winnebago Hospital in Nebraska can no longer bill for Medicaid and Medicare after losing certification last summer.

Indian relay racers gear up for event hosted by Muckleshoot Tribe (May 25, 2016)

Indian Country will be able to catch all of the action on the Emerald Downs website.

Agua Caliente Band launches software development company (May 25, 2016)

Fusion Resource Solutions develops applications and software for the hospitality industry.

New leader selected for HUD's Office of Native American Programs (May 25, 2016)

Heidi J. Frechette, who is Menominee, Brothertown and Stockbridge-Munsee, was selected after an eight-month recruitment process.

Leader of United Keetoowah Band ousted through impeachment (May 25, 2016)

Chief George Wickliffe was accused of misappropriating tribal funds, violating the constitution and approving payments without approval.

Three tribes enter cooperative agreements for buy-back program (May 25, 2016)

The Bad River Band in Wisconsin, the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska and the Yakama Nation in Washington will educate landowners about the effort.

Keepseagle attorneys open application process for $38M in grants (May 25, 2016)

Grants will be awarded to non-profits, tribal programs and educational institutions that provide services to Native farmers and ranchers.

Indian Health Service reform efforts gaining steam on Capitol Hill (May 25, 2016)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold a field hearing on S.2953, the Indian Health Service Accountability Act, in June.

John McCoy: Disenrollment efforts and blood quantum policies are not our way (May 25, 2016)

Disenrollment is fueled by greed—pure and simple.

Sen. Barrasso to chair platform committee for GOP convention (May 25, 2016)

A face familiar to Indian Country has landed a key role in developing the platform for the Republican Party.

Cronkite News: Tribes seek return of property up for sale in France (May 25, 2016)

Tribal and federal officials called the planned sale of Indian remains and sacred objects at a French auction 'disrespectful and fundamentally wrong' and called for the return of the items.

Fort Peck Tribes oppose new directive on transgender students (May 25, 2016)

The tribal council voted 7-0 to in favor a policy that requires 'separate public use of bathrooms according to gender.'

Editorial: Tribes must come up with plan for return of Black Hills (May 25, 2016)

Are we going to continue on the path of separation and disunity when it comes to one of the most important issues ever to face us?

Brandon Ecoffey: Lakota people come together in times of need (May 25, 2016)

For the last two weeks our entire community has been engulfed in worry as we were forced to contemplate what may or may not have happened to the three men who went missing since May 7.

Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge youth showcase film projects (May 25, 2016)

The Red Cloud Heritage Center ended its 'Our Community Story' project with screenings of students’ interviews with elders, artists and professionals from the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Native Sun News: Anti-suicide effort incorporates tribal traditions (May 25, 2016)

The Full Circle-Kyle Health Center program’s innovative approach emphasizes the positive aspects of life, including individual achievement within a group, or collectivistic, setting, family and community.

Adrian Jawort: Addressing race relations and healing in Montana (May 25, 2016)

For Native Americans, indeed we must never forget our ancestors’ struggles and sacrifices so we could be here today.