Navajo Nation lawmaker praises action on sexual harassment policy (August 2, 2016)
Amber Kanazbah Crotty is the only woman on the Navajo Nation Council and has gone public with a sexual harassment incident.
Bureau of Indian Affairs awards $947K for economic development (August 2, 2016)
Twenty tribes and one Alaska Native corporation will evaluate and identify economic opportunities in their communities.
Indian Health Service finishes youth treatment center in California (August 2, 2016)
The Desert Sage Youth Wellness Center will provide alcohol and drug abuse treatment to youth ages 12 to 17.
The race is between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump -- Decency and Evil.
Tribes gain access to federal criminal databases with pilot program (August 2, 2016)
The Pascua Yaqui Tribe pf Arizona will be entering orders of protection and domestic violence criminal convictions into a key national system.
Ousted chief of United Keetoowah Band loses bid for reinstatement (August 2, 2016)
But George Wickliffe will be able to run for office again after a tribal judge ruled in his favor.
Mark Trahant: It's make or break for Native candidates for Congress (August 2, 2016)
August begins with eight Native American candidates for the U.S. House and Senate.
Award-winning Ojibwe writer Jim Northrup passes away at age 73 (August 2, 2016)
Jim Northrup was a member of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians.
Federal authorities file warrant for shield stolen from Acoma Pueblo (August 2, 2016)
The Acoma Pueblo ceremonial shield is being held by an auction house in France that has made millions of dollars by selling tribal items.
Johnny Rustywire: Some respite for Navajos at Burnham Junction (August 2, 2016)
Burnham Junction was dry; there had been no water all summer.
Tribal citizens secure injunction against North Dakota voter ID law (August 2, 2016)
A federal judge put a halt to a new voter identification law citing discriminatory impacts on Native Americans.
The quick ascension of modern Indian relay is an example of how we have the ability to tap into our rich cultural history for ways to create economic development in our communities.
Lakota Country Times: Bureau of Indian Affairs seizes more cattle from Oglala citizen (August 2, 2016)
A citizen of the Oglala Sioux Nation feels that his rights were violated after the Bureau of Indian Affairs seized more than 250 of his cattle.
Editorial: Donald Trump would force Black Hills settlement on tribes (August 2, 2016)
Totally disregarding the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868 the United States government illegally seized the Black Hills from the tribes of the Great Sioux Nation.
Native Sun News: Tribes denounce racism in fight over grizzly bears (August 2, 2016)
Native Sun News obtained a copy of the email sent to USFWS Director Ashe that is titled 'Stop the Racism' and catalogs a litany of verified incidents that GOAL categorizes as 'a shameful display of racism.'
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