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Apology offered to girls who were forced to change Navajo hairstyle Apology offered to girls who were forced to change Navajo hairstyle (02/05)
The Lady Eagles from Flagstaff, Arizoina, were forced to remove their hair ties and let down their buns before a basketball game this week.
Judge weighs compromise for $380M in leftover Keepseagle funds Judge weighs compromise for $380M in leftover Keepseagle funds (02/05)
The Obama administration reached a settlement to address discrimination against Indian farmers and ranchers but most of the funds remain unspent.
Mark Trahant: Bernie Sanders campaign starts Indian policy group Mark Trahant: Bernie Sanders campaign starts Indian policy group (02/05)
Nicole Willis, a member of the Umatilla Tribes, just joined the Democratic candidate's campaign as an advisor.
Gun Lake Tribe announces retirement of longtime chair D.K. Sprague Gun Lake Tribe announces retirement of longtime chair D.K. Sprague (02/04)
D.K. Sprague led his people through a number of major milestones, including federal recognition and the establishment of the tribe's land base.
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe supports move to Indigenous People's Day St. Regis Mohawk Tribe supports move to Indigenous People's Day (02/04)
Students at Stafford Middle School in Plattsburgh, New York, came up with the idea after learning more about Christopher Columbus and his impacts on indigenous peoples.
Reno-Sparks Indian Colony mourns passing of William Coffey Reno-Sparks Indian Colony mourns passing of William Coffey (02/04)
William Coffey, Jr., was a veteran who served 22 years on the tribal council. He was 86.
Brown University joins growing Indigenous People's Day movement Brown University joins growing Indigenous People's Day movement (02/04)
Native Americans at Brown, a student group, persuaded faculty to make the change.
Tribal leaders question management changes at IHS in Great Plains Tribal leaders question management changes at IHS in Great Plains (02/04)
The regional director of the Great Plains Area was removed just days before a major Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing.
IHS chief medical officer apologizes for comments about newborns IHS chief medical officer apologizes for comments about newborns (02/04)
The agency's top medical advice and guidance official admitted she told Senate staff: 'If you’ve only had two babies hit the floor in eight years that's pretty good.'
Wounded Warriors Family Support reaches out to tribal veterans Wounded Warriors Family Support reaches out to tribal veterans (02/03)
Seven tribes have received vehicles to help veterans who need transportation and transition assistance on their reservations.
Choctaw Nation to break ground on new headquarters in March Choctaw Nation to break ground on new headquarters in March (02/03)
The 500,000 square-foot building in Durant, Oklahoma, will consolidate programs and services that are currently housed at about 30 different locations.
Bernie Sanders won Democratic precinct on Meskwaki Reservation Bernie Sanders won Democratic precinct on Meskwaki Reservation (02/03)
The state of Iowa as a whole narrowly went for Hillary Clinton but members of the Meskwaki Tribe overwhelmingly favored Bernie Sanders.
Indian Health Service makes changes ahead of big Senate hearing Indian Health Service makes changes ahead of big Senate hearing (02/03)
The Great Plains Area is getting a new acting director following years of complaints by tribes in Nebraska and South Dakota.
Navajo Nation seeking millions of dollars for unauthorized products Navajo Nation seeking millions of dollars for unauthorized products (02/02)
The Urban Outfitters retail company sold products labeled as 'Navajo' without the tribe's permission.
Group concedes after defeat in Pamunkey Tribe recognition case Group concedes after defeat in Pamunkey Tribe recognition case (02/02)
Stand Up For California was the only group that challenged the Virginia tribe's federal status.
Tigua Tribe dance group to perform at event featuring Pope Francis Tigua Tribe dance group to perform at event featuring Pope Francis (02/02)
The Tigua Social Dance Group will open the musical portion of the Two Nations One Faith event in El Paso, Texas, on February 17.
Ted Cruz wins GOP caucus as Hillary Clinton claims victory in Iowa Ted Cruz wins GOP caucus as Hillary Clinton claims victory in Iowa (02/02)
The Republican Senator from Texas cruised past front-runner Donald Trump as the former Secretary of State claimed victory over Bernie Sanders.
Pamunkey Tribe wins IBIA decision in favor of federal recognition Pamunkey Tribe wins IBIA decision in favor of federal recognition (02/01)
The Virginia-based tribe is set to become the 567 federally recognized tribe in the United States.
Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing into IHS Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing into IHS (02/01)
Tribal representatives from the Great Plains Area will be joined by former Sen. Byron Dorgaon in discussing problems at the Indian Health Service.
Mary Annette Pember: Oglala man runs grocery store in Whiteclay Mary Annette Pember: Oglala man runs grocery store in Whiteclay (02/01)
Terry Two Bull’s guacamole is so good that people are willing to lie for it it.
BIA publishes list of federally recognized tribes on schedule again BIA publishes list of federally recognized tribes on schedule again (02/01)
The list contains the names of 556 federally-recognized tribes, the same number as last year.
Muscogee Nation looking to sign Cobell land buy-back agreement Muscogee Nation looking to sign Cobell land buy-back agreement (02/01)
The tribe would only be the third in Oklahoma to participate in the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
Sonny Skyhawk plans to wear war bonnet on red carpet for Oscars Sonny Skyhawk plans to wear war bonnet on red carpet for Oscars (02/01)
The Rosebud Sioux citizen is apparently the first and only Native American member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Nailah Harper-Malveaux named as one of 'New Student Activists' Nailah Harper-Malveaux named as one of 'New Student Activists' (02/01)
Nailah Harper-Malveaux is a daughter of Ambassador Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation.
Famed Indian ballerina Yvonne Chouteau passes on at age of 86 Famed Indian ballerina Yvonne Chouteau passes on at age of 86 (02/01)
Yvonne Chouteau rose to fame in the 1940s and performed with some of the most prestigious dance groups in the world.
Native Sun News: Human traffickers target Native women and girls Native Sun News: Human traffickers target Native women and girls (02/01)
The 21-minute documentary 'Chosen' was featured at a Community Awareness Night event sponsored by the South Dakota West River Human Trafficking Task Force.
Town joins Southern Ute Tribe in honoring late chairman Leonard Burch Town joins Southern Ute Tribe in honoring late chairman Leonard Burch (01/29)
Leonard Burch served as chairman of the tribe from 1966 through 2002, a time of unprecedented growth on the reservation.
Four people remain at refuge in Oregon as FBI defends shooting Four people remain at refuge in Oregon as FBI defends shooting (01/29)
The FBI continues to negotiate with the holdouts in hopes of resolving the takeover of the ancestral reservation of the Burns Paiute Tribe.
Video: Native Americans have some questions for White people Video: Native Americans have some questions for White people (01/29)
Participants in the BuzzFeed clip talk about racism, stereotypes and other issues they face due to their heritage.
Native Sun News: Firm suspends work on mine near sacred site Native Sun News: Firm suspends work on mine near sacred site (01/29)
The Canadian company that proposed to mine rare earth minerals near the culturally significant tribal landmark of Mahto Tipila, or Devils Tower, suspended activities at the so-called Bear Lodge Project.
Inspections of IHS facilities in Great Plains turn up big problems Inspections of IHS facilities in Great Plains turn up big problems (01/28)
The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare found serious problems at hospitals on the Pine Ridge Reservation and the Rosebud Sioux Reservation, both in South Dakota.
Oglala Sioux Tribe might ask membership about legal marijuana Oglala Sioux Tribe might ask membership about legal marijuana (01/28)
A fellow South Dakota tribe ran into serious obstacles after legalizing the drug on its reservation.
Puyallup Tribe signs marijuana compact with Washington state Puyallup Tribe signs marijuana compact with Washington state (01/28)
The tribe is the third to sign an agreement with the state and is planning to open a marijuana testing facility in Fife.
Alaska tribes share in $940 million Ramah contract support settlement Alaska tribes share in $940 million Ramah contract support settlement (01/28)
Of the $100 million going to tribes and tribal organizations in Alaska, the Tanana Chiefs Conference will receive nearly $11.8 million, the largest amount in the state.
Leader of armed takeover tells followers to leave federal refuge Leader of armed takeover tells followers to leave federal refuge (01/28)
Even as the group dwindled, Burns Paiute Tribe Chairwoman Charlotte Rodrique expressed concerns about the occupation.

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