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Menominee Nation leader wants to move quickly on marijuana (02/20)
Craig Corn, a former chairman who serves on the tribe's governing body, will be attending the first-ever Tribal Marijuana Conference next week.

Native Sun News: Lakota student helps out with his community (02/20)
The Rapid City Club for Boys is a supportive program for the Native American students living in the area.

Oglala Sioux Tribe seeks federal probe into attack on children (02/20)
A letter was sent to Attorney General Eric Holder and President Barack Obama.

Mescalero Apache Nation holds grand opening for first zip line (02/20)
The Apache Wind Rider Ziptour starts at an elevation of 11,500 feet, making it the highest zip tour in the world.

Native Sun News: Lakota Nation Invitational stays put in Rapid (02/20)
The Lakota Nation Invitational tournament brings millions of dollars into Rapid City each December.

Closed session at NCAI winter meeting to focus on marijuana (02/19)
Tribal leaders will discuss a new Department of Justice policy next week.

Non-Indian tenant plans to fight Colorado River Indian Tribes (02/19)
Roger French has refused to pay rent to the tribe for 17 years.

Authorities file just one charge for racial attack on Indian kids (02/19)
The charge of disorderly conduct carries just a 30-day jail sentence and a $500 fine.

Native Sun News: DOJ official visits Rapid City after racial flap (02/19)
The racism in Rapid City has drawn national and international attention from organizations asking for change for the betterment of race relations.

Native Sun News: Chemical spill at uranium mine by Pine Ridge (02/19)
Hazmat teams responded to a call for cleanup of a hydrochloric acid spill from a truck making a delivery to a uranium mine contested by the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

Hundreds pay respects to dog mushing legend George Attla Jr (02/18)
Attla won ten Fur Rendezvous Open World Championship titles and eight Open North American titles during his 54-year career in mushing.

Interior Secretary Jewell meets with Alaska Native leadership (02/18)
The leader of the Interior Department visited to Native villages and met with the Alaska Federation of Natives on her two-day trip.

Lummi Nation leader announces meeting to discuss marijuana (02/18)
Henry Cagey, a council member and former chairman, wants to form the Tribal Cannabis Association.

Native Sun News: Del Iron Cloud brings Lakota history into art (02/18)
When viewing Hunkpapa artist Del Iron Cloud’s panoramic murals, one feels they have transcended time and are enjoying life with the Lakota’s that once roamed the Northern Plains.

Member of Narragansett Tribe contests federal prosecution (02/17)
Troy Lake Simonds is accused of stabbing another tribal member at the powwow grounds on the reservation.

Northern Cheyenne Tribe enters debate over legal marijuana (02/17)
A tribal member wants the issue put to a referendum on the reservation.

Judge backs Colorado River Indian Tribes in jurisdiction case (02/17)
The decision means the tribe's court can move forward with eviction proceedings against a non-Indian man who has refused to pay rent.

Native Sun News: Rapid City paper admits error with headline (02/17)
Since the founding of Hay Camp in 1876, race relations between Native Americans and whites in the Rapid City area have been tainted and marred by instances like those which took place at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center these past few weeks.

Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe settles with church (02/17)
Tribal officials do not know when they will be able to speak about the settlement, but it will certainly not be until after a final agreement is completed.

Onondaga Nation attorney Tonya Gonnella Frichner dies at 67 (02/17)
Frichner dedicated her life to the protection of indigenous rights.

Reservation set aside in 1830 treaty for 'half-breed' Indians (02/16)
A road known as Half Breed Drive serves as a reminder to the forgotten reservation.

Omaha Tribe counts just a dozen fluent speakers of language (02/16)
One elder said it has been difficult to pass on the language to younger generations.

Interview with Sioux Chef Sean Sherman about Native foods (02/16)
The Minneapolis Star Tribune interviews Sean Sherman, better known as The Sioux Chef.

EPA decision anticipated on mine opposed by Alaska Natives (02/16)
The Pebble Mine would be one of the largest gold-mining operations in the world.

Native Sun News: Rapid City reaches out to Pine Ridge youth (02/16)
As the citizens of Rapid City work to save the reputation of a beautiful town nestled against the Black Hills, many organizations and businesses are reaching out to the students of the American Horse School in gestures of kindness.

Evictions linked to Pinoleville Pomo Nation's marijuana project (02/13)
A woman who has lived on the reservation for 20 years has been offered $3,000 to move.

Facebook deactivated account of Rosebud Sioux grandmother (02/13)
Vienna Elk Looks Back was locked out because her name wasn't considered authentic.

Lakota immersion program at Pine Ridge receives playground (02/13)
The students have been enjoying the new playground since it was installed late last month.

Bipartisan bill addresses irrigation projects in Indian Country (02/13)
The IRRIGATE Act provides $35 million a year from 2015 to 2036 to address operation and maintenance.

FBI leader cites 'hard truths' about race and law enforcement (02/13)
Native Americans are more likely to be killed by law enforcement than any other racial or ethnic group.

Native Sun News: 'Moccasins on the Ground' against Keystone (02/13)
Keystone XL resisters announced a civil-disobedience and direct-action training at the Lakota Community Center in the Cheyenne River Indian homelands, February 20-22.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux student earns top scholarship (02/13)
Red Cloud Indian School senior Jamie Rae Richards has earned the prestigious Horatio Alger Scholarship.

Washington bill authorizes tribal-state marijuana agreements (02/12)
The Suquamish Tribe supports the measure, Chairman Leonard Forsman said.

Navajo Nation Supreme Court to issue ruling in election dispute (02/12)
At issue is legislation passed by the Navajo Nation Council to authorize an entirely new presidential election.

Congress approves measure to authorize Keystone XL Pipeline (02/12)
The only two enrolled tribal members in Congress -- Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) and Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma) -- voted for the bill.

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