Yakama Nation seeking to expand power service on reservation (August 4, 2016)
Yakama Power, the tribe's utility, is negotiating to buy another firm for $24 million.
Mark Trahant: Montana tribes agree to host Congressional debates (August 4, 2016)
Denise Juneau and Ryan Zinke have agreed to a series of congressional debates across Montana, with two in Indian Country.
Alaska Native insider starts new venture after exiting White House (August 4, 2016)
After seven years in the Obama administration, Raina Thiele is starting another chapter in her career.
Native women lead official inquiry into missing and murdered sisters (August 4, 2016)
Three of the five commissioners for the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls are Native women.
Puyallup Tribe updates compact in order to cultivate marijuana (August 4, 2016)
The tribe operates a cannabis institute and will be growing marijuana to help with medical needs.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Iroquois people are well versed in the illegal immigration experience (August 4, 2016)
The Republican Party wants to do what we Iroquois could not: forcibly arrest, detain and expel an estimated 11.4 million people who have entered the U.S. in violation of immigration laws.
Young member of Warm Springs Tribes hit with marijuana charge (August 4, 2016)
A year-old incident at Chemawa Indian School in Oregon led to a single charge against Devontre Thomas, 19, who graduated in May.
Lenape Tribe finally wins formal recognition in state of Delaware (August 4, 2016)
State lawmakers passed a recognition bill by unanimous margins this summer.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe promotes food sovereignty (August 4, 2016)
The Rosebud Economic Development Corporation’s Food Sovereignty Initiative hosted a community meal, along with other activities, to showcase the progress of their huge garden.
Delphine Red Shirt: The White House was built on stolen land too (August 4, 2016)
I wake up every morning on land that was stolen from Indigenous peoples.
Native American delegates, state representatives, candidates, leaders and supporters from over 100 tribal nations went to Philadelphia last week to hear Hillary Clinton accept her party’s nomination for president.
Linda Greenhouse: Breaking into the Supreme Court's mens club (August 4, 2016)
Linda Greenhouse reflects on the impact and influence of Sandra Day O'Connor, who was the first woman to serve on the nation's highest court.
Charles Kader: Author fails in attempted 'Takedown' of Mohawk people (August 4, 2016)
In counting how many instances of speculation passed off as fact that I could track, the list kept growing.
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Top Stories1 Native activists go viral with 'Redhawks' campaign aimed at NFL team's racist mascot
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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