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Huge crowds flock to New Mexico for annual Gathering of Nations Huge crowds flock to New Mexico for annual Gathering of Nations (04/28)
The 33rd annual event is billed as the largest powwow and Native cultural exhibition in North America.
Harold Monteau: Lessons from Canada in indigenous law and policy Harold Monteau: Lessons from Canada in indigenous law and policy (04/21)
Are there a class of Native Americans similar to Canada’s Status Indians and/or a class of Indigenous Native Americans, similar to Canada’s Non-Status Indians, to whom the U.S. may owe a fiduciary responsibility which it is now shirking?
Colville Tribes upset by release of toxic mining chemicals into river Colville Tribes upset by release of toxic mining chemicals into river (04/15)
A Canadian company that claims it is above U.S. law has once again released toxic chemicals into the Columbia River system.
Mary Annette Pember: Missing and murdered Indian women go forgotten Mary Annette Pember: Missing and murdered Indian women go forgotten (04/14)
In a three-part series, Mary Annette Pember reports on the thousands of indigenous women who have gone missing or who have been murdered in the United States and Canada.
Charles Kader: Native businesses considered a threat to society Charles Kader: Native businesses considered a threat to society (04/04)
The Native business people, all over, feel extremely hard pressed to provide for their families, living under the threat of asset forfeiture and imprisonment.
Another site in Newfoundland connected to early Viking explorers Another site in Newfoundland connected to early Viking explorers (04/01)
Point Rosee contains artifacts and structures not associated with First Nations people or subsequent European settlers, according to researchers.
Blackfeet Nation welcomes bison from Canada with unique treaty Blackfeet Nation welcomes bison from Canada with unique treaty (03/28)
The Blackfeet Nation is putting the Northern Tribes Buffalo treaty into action.
Charges laid for homicides of two women from same First Nation Charges laid for homicides of two women from same First Nation (03/28)
Jeanette Chief and Violet Heathen both went missing in the same city and both were from the Onion Lake Cree Nation.
 First Nation in Manitoba declares emergency over youth suicide First Nation in Manitoba declares emergency over youth suicide (03/22)
The Cross Lake First Nation in Manitoba lacks adequate health care services to address the ongoing crisis.
Sad news as body of missing Native teen girl is found in Ontario Sad news as body of missing Native teen girl is found in Ontario (03/22)
Delaine Copenace, 16, had last been seen in downtown Kenora, Ontario, on February 27.
Native Sun News: Tribal activist welcomes pledge to curb fracking Native Sun News: Tribal activist welcomes pledge to curb fracking (03/21)
Lisa DeVille lauded U.S-Canadian joint vows to curb toxic methane flaring from fracking operations, such as those that plague the Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Tribes.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brings Native artworks to Obamas Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brings Native artworks to Obamas (03/15)
Tammy Beauvais, a Mohawk fashion designer, and Leo Arcand, a Cree sculptor, created works that were presented to First Lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama.
Jordan Wheeler: Justin Trudeau doesn't deserve Native headdress Jordan Wheeler: Justin Trudeau doesn't deserve Native headdress (03/14)
This government is less than six months into its mandate. It hasn't done anything yet. Announcements are great but they're words, not actions.
Man from Blood Tribe charged with manslaughter for drug deaths Man from Blood Tribe charged with manslaughter for drug deaths (03/10)
Two people died after taking the powerful drug fentanyl at a birthday party on the reserve in March 2015.
Randall Akee: Integrate tribal knowledge into education systems Randall Akee: Integrate tribal knowledge into education systems (03/03)
Tribal leaders should support indigenous educators and community members who are reclaiming their languages, histories and cultural traditions.
Fashion company sorry for '.dsquaw' collection nearly a year later Fashion company sorry for '.dsquaw' collection nearly a year later (03/01)
Dsquared2 initially didn't say anything about the offensive descriptions that Native women slammed in March 2015.
Alice Kehoe: Women regarded in high status by tribal nations Alice Kehoe: Women regarded in high status by tribal nations (02/22)
Fur trade and treaty records are abundantly clear that freeborn women were themselves free agents.
Damien Lee: Let First Nations determine their citizenship laws Damien Lee: Let First Nations determine their citizenship laws (02/19)
Adoption stories provide us with an opportunity to see inherent indigenous citizenship laws in action.
Youth prepare for inaugural First Nations Provincial Spelling Bee Youth prepare for inaugural First Nations Provincial Spelling Bee (02/18)
About 140 Native students in Saskatchewan have registered for the April 8 event and the top spellers will advance to the Spelling Bee of Canada on May 15.
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community criticizes seizure of tobacco Keweenaw Bay Indian Community criticizes seizure of tobacco (02/17)
The state of Michigan claims the cigarettes, which were manufactured by a company based on a First Nation in Canada, didn't bear state tax stamps.
Native basketball tournament bars player who lacks Indian blood Native basketball tournament bars player who lacks Indian blood (02/11)
Josiah Wilson is a member of the Heiltsuk First Nation and is considered an "Indian" under Canadian law but his lack of Indian blood is keeping him off the court.
Michael Marchand: Arrow Lakes people still fighting for our rights Michael Marchand: Arrow Lakes people still fighting for our rights (02/11)
To make a long story short, the lands were so rich that Canada wanted them and took them. Arrow Lakes people were declared extinct and their lands confiscated.
Probe continues into unsolved homicide of 11-year-old Native girl Probe continues into unsolved homicide of 11-year-old Native girl (02/08)
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has launched an unprecedented campaign to collect DNA samples from as many male residents on the Garden Hill First Nation as possible.
Teams protest corporate sponsor of Native basketball tournament Teams protest corporate sponsor of Native basketball tournament (02/08)
Players and elders from the Haida Nation of British Columbia are bothered by the growing involvement of energy companies in the All Native Basketball Tournament.
Native man from Canada faces charges for killing eagle in Nevada Native man from Canada faces charges for killing eagle in Nevada (02/03)
Authorities said Dana Morley McIvor had a recently killed eagle, a recently killed hawk, hawk parts and 124 eagle and hawk feathers in his vehicle.
Thousands of alleged residential school abusers located in Canada Thousands of alleged residential school abusers located in Canada (02/02)
None are facing any charges at this point but they were invited to participate in hearings for the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement.
First Nations sign agreement to protect lands from development First Nations sign agreement to protect lands from development (02/02)
Logging will be barred on about 85 percent of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia.
Mike Myers: A landmark decision for the future of Native children Mike Myers: A landmark decision for the future of Native children (02/01)
The really good news is that this is a legally binding decision, one that cannot be easily avoided or brushed off by the federal or provincial governments.
Pacific Northwest tribes oppose expansion of pipeline in Canada Pacific Northwest tribes oppose expansion of pipeline in Canada (01/27)
The four tribes in Washington say the Trans Mountain pipeline threatens their treaty protected rights and could lead to more oil spills in the Salish Sea.
Slate: Historians put a number on Indian people sold into slavery Slate: Historians put a number on Indian people sold into slavery (01/18)
Tribal members, from Apache people to Wampanoags, were forced to work as slaves in Canada and as far away as Bermuda.
Leonardo DiCaprio thanks First Nations in Golden Globe speech Leonardo DiCaprio thanks First Nations in Golden Globe speech (01/11)
The cast of The Revenant includes two young Native actors -- Isaiah Tootoosis and Forrest Goodluck.
Carly McIntosh: The deep and dark secrets of Canadian history Carly McIntosh: The deep and dark secrets of Canadian history (01/11)
The history of indigenous people must start being taught in every educational school across Canada.
A Tribe Called Red working to release third album after big year A Tribe Called Red working to release third album after big year (01/07)
Ian Campeau, also known as DJ NDN, said he's 'really excited' about the group's upcoming release.
Families await inquiry into missing and murdered Native women Families await inquiry into missing and murdered Native women (01/07)
Top officials in Canada are holding consultation meetings across the country in advance of launching the formal investigation.
TransCanada seeks $15B in damages for death of Keystone bid TransCanada seeks $15B in damages for death of Keystone bid (01/07)
The Canadian company filed a lawsuit against President Barack Obama and is initiating a second claim under the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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