Colville Tribes agree to share settlement funds with membership (October 6, 2016)
Each member will receive about $1,400 from the tribe's share of the Ramah contract support costs settlement.
Gyasi Ross: Hillary Clinton can't stay quiet on #NoDAPL movement (October 6, 2016)
Hillary Clinton should answer why she feels Native people do not deserve an answer on this topic.
Native vote seen as crucial in U.S. Congressional race in Montana (October 6, 2016)
Republican Ryan Zinke, the incumbent, is facing a strong challenge from Democrat Denise Juneau, who hopes to be the first Native woman in Congress.
Mark Trahant: Climate change and the Dakota Access Pipeline (October 6, 2016)
If the Paris Agreement will only get us part of where we need to go to avoid the worst consequences of climate change, then stopping the Dakota Access Pipeline is essential.
John Thune: Celebrating the contributions of our tribal nations (October 6, 2016)
South Dakotans celebrate Native American Day as a way to recognize and pay tribute to the unique and traditional cultures of the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota nations.
Descendants of treaty signer back on rolls of Grand Ronde Tribes (October 6, 2016)
A dispute that helped draw nationwide attention to the disenrollment epidemic in Indian Country has resulted in victory.
'DAPL officials had specified that they would allow an archaeological inspection of the pipeline easement only under the condition that no Standing Rock tribal officials were included.'
Winnebago Tribe chooses Frank White as new chairman after vote (October 6, 2016)
The council for the Nebraska tribe held an organizational meeting after voters went to the polls.
Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians chooses new leaders for council (October 6, 2016)
Andrew 'Dru' Alejandre won election as chairman and Ambrosia Rico is serving as treasurer of the California tribe.
Cronkite News: Hualapai Tribe pushes for water rights settlement (October 6, 2016)
The chairman of the Hualapai Tribe told a Senate committee that a proposed 70-mile, $173 million water project would lay the groundwork for expansion of Grand Canyon West and increased tourism in the state.
Native activists question focus of human rights museum in Canada (October 6, 2016)
'It’s the Great Canadian Myth on display,' one activist told The New York Times.
The New York Times talks to Annabelle Marcovici, an activist and photographer who has been traveling to the #NoDAPL encampment since June.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Donald Trump brings racism out into the open (October 6, 2016)
Let’s be real about this. Racism which has been synonymous with this country is no longer a secret.
Native Sun News Today: #NoDAPL movement continues to grow (October 6, 2016)
Public awareness is growing about Dakota Access Pipeline pollution threats, not only to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s Missouri River drinking water supply, but also to many millions of downstream people’s supplies from the Mississippi.
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