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Tim Giago: Boot camp etched forever into the minds of veterans (5/25)
Native Sun News: Newspaper comes home with 14 media awards (5/25)
Gyasi Ross: Martin Sensmeier lands role in major Hollywood film (5/25)
Andre Cramblit: Let's see some real Indian actors on the screen (5/25)
Steven Newcomb: U.S. perpetuates dominance over our nations (5/25)
Valerie Goodness: Don't ignore indigenous ecological knowledge (5/25)
Peter d'Errico: Lawmakers kill bill for indigenous rights in Canada (5/25)
Matthew Scraper: ICWA opponents wrong to cite blood quantum (5/25)
Judge at center of ICWA lawsuit in South Dakota stripped of title (5/25)
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne student receives top honor (5/22)
Lakota Country Times: Newspaper takes home a slew of awards (5/22)
James Davies: The new tactic is to pretend racism doesn't exist (5/22)
Thomas O'Rourke: Yurok Tribe is a leader in forest restoration (5/22)
Terese Marie Mailhot: Message to all young Native Americans (5/22)
Matt Remle: Tribal nations take a stand to protect Turtle Island (5/22)
DOJ proposes bill to improve access to voting in Indian Country (5/22)
Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate ready to exercise VAWA jurisdiction (5/22)
Grande Ronde Tribes await decision on flying flag at high school (5/22)
Cherokee Nation sues pharmaceutical firms over drug products (5/22)
Snoqualmie Tribe reports result of election for five council seats (5/22)
Law Article: Navajo Nation wages battle over 'Navajo' products (5/22)
Review: A son leads his father into the wild with 'Medicine Walk' (5/22)
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe to distribute $2.7M in gaming revenues (5/22)
Prairie Island Indian Community eyes $19M expansion at casino (5/22)
Creek Nation seeks Native workers for $329M casino expansion (5/22)
Eastern Shawnee Tribe to debut rodeo event at reopened casino (5/22)
Opinion: Poarch Creeks need state to protect gaming enterprise (5/22)
Native Sun News: North Dakota tribe hit with another brine spill (5/21)
Lakota Country Times: NAIHC presents honor for lifetime service (5/21)
Ivan Star: I'm finding it hard to stand for 'Star Spangled Banner' (5/21)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds field hearing in Oklahoma (5/21)
Haskell University announces cuts to troubled athletics program (5/21)
Crystal Echo Hawk: Indian Country still invisible to philanthropy (5/21)
Judge won't require school to allow eagle feather at graduation (5/21)
School apologizes for teaching song about brutal Indian mission (5/21)
Coquille Tribe hosts National Indian Timber Symposium in June (5/21)
Pokagon Band to file land-into-trust application at housing site (5/21)
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe to hold election for chief and sub-chief (5/21)
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community to honor Civil War veterans (5/21)
Yakama Nation woman sentenced to 10 years for child abuse (5/21)
Heroin blamed for crash near Saginaw Chippewa Tribe school (5/21)
Navajo Nation business opens tech data center in New Mexico (5/21)
Opinion: Indian Country left out of nation's economic recovery (5/21)
Review: 'Hoop Jumper' offers look at allotment era in Oklahoma (5/21)
Opinion: Putting a woman on $20 bill might not be an easy task (5/21)
Opinion: Today's Indian wars are being fought over new casinos (5/21)
Oneida Nation close to opening of new gaming facility on June 2 (5/21)
Tribes hail movement on bill for one more casino in Connecticut (5/21)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe hoping for casino decision this year (5/21)
Forest County Potawatomi Tribe buys properties next to casino (5/21)
Native Sun News: Cheyenne River elder cast in forthcoming film (5/20)
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux fighter set for new matches (5/20)
Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing on water (5/20)
NCAIED set to return to DC with Reservation Economic Summit (5/20)
Mary Pember: New allies in battle against Indian youth suicide (5/20)
Harlan McKosato: It's time to change school policy on feathers (5/20)
Bryan Newland: Important context on land-into-trust process (5/20)
Jay Daniels: Indian Country forced to choose among two evils (5/20)
Anthony Trujillo: A cultural ambassador with the Peace Corps (5/20)
Mark Rogers: Some truths of the ethnic experience in America (5/20)
Indian schools go without fixes while military schools see $5B (5/20)
Indian student in federal court over right to wear eagle feather (5/20)
Pascua Yaqui Tribe hosts Violence Against Women Act training (5/20)
Tribal traditions put to use for battle against substance abuse (5/20)
Apology sought for treatment of tribes at grizzly bear meeting (5/20)
SCOTUSBlog: DOJ urges denial of petition in tribal court dispute (5/20)
County board calls on NFL team to eliminate its racist mascot (5/20)
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe names casino hire (5/20)
Judge again refuses to stop Jamul Band from building casino (5/20)
Connecticut lawmakers weigh bill for one more tribal casino (5/20)
Judge dismisses gaming case filed by Cayuga Nation faction (5/20)
Native casino in Saskatchewan on track with expansion plan (5/20)
Native Sun News: Program helps offenders rebuild their lives (5/19)
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe seeks water funding (5/19)
Native Sun News: Comments sought on North Dakota pipeline (5/19)
Mark Trahant: Indian Country finds success in diabetes battle (5/19)
Native caucus upset with Democrats in hot Senate campaign (5/19)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets hearing on water rights (5/19)
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation building for brighter future (5/19)
Mary Pember: Memories of racism come back in police stop (5/19)
Energy Department announces new director of Indian office (5/19)
Rosebud Sioux student to wear eagle plume for graduation (5/19)
Authorities look into brine spill on North Dakota reservation (5/19)
Police officers on Navajo Nation often go out on patrol alone (5/19)
George Tiger seeks re-election as leader of Muscogee Nation (5/19)
Chickasaw Nation astronaut meets with Hopi Tribe students (5/19)
Oglala Sioux chef working on plans for restaurant and truck (5/19)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe signs agreement for burial sites (5/19)
Chief of Chickahominy Tribe eyes seat in Virginia Legislature (5/19)
Opinion: Protecting sacred places should matter to everyone (5/19)
John Berrey: Governor in Kansas turns back on Quapaw Tribe (5/19)
Theft case at Yakama Nation casino wraps up with sentences (5/19)
New bill limits Connecticut tribes to one more gaming facility (5/19)
Umatilla Tribes host Tesla vehicle charging station at casino (5/19)
Mayoral candidate embraces Fond du Lac Band urban casino (5/19)
Native Sun News: Retired officer accuses candidate of racism (5/18)
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs sets two more hearings (5/18)
Appeals court rules against tribal jurisdiction in school cases (5/18)
Navajo Nation Head Start teachers receive master's degrees (5/18)
Gyasi Ross: Message of encouragement to Native graduates (5/18)
Gina Sixkiller: Just say no to dehumanization of our peoples (5/18)
Steve Russell: About that 'obsession' with tribal sovereignty (5/18)
Joe Flood: What's lurking behind suicides in Indian Country? (5/18)
Rosanna Deerchild: An iconic Buffy Sainte-Marie still inspires (5/18)
Frank Black Cloud: Spirit Lake Nation supports Fighting Sioux (5/18)
Column: Pueblo student takes to street to raise college funds (5/18)
Rep. Young stirs questions in Indian Country in two hearings (5/18)
Rep. Sanchez apologizes for insensitive remarks and gesture (5/18)
United South and Eastern Tribes open meeting in Connecticut (5/18)
New Mexico court allows lawsuits for actions of tribal officers (5/18)
Mishewal Wappo Tribe files appeal in federal recognition case (5/18)
Bo Mazzetti: California should regulate Internet poker games (5/18)
Supreme Court asks Kialegee Tribal Town for casino case brief (5/18)
More pleas in incident at Chukchansi Tribe's shuttered casino (5/18)
Judge issues decision in Fort Sill Apache Tribe gaming dispute (5/18)
Homeowner group raises fears of casino by Miccosukee Tribe (5/18)
Rep. Torres issues statement on heated exchange at hearing (5/15)
Native Sun News: Tribes ignored in Yellowstone grizzly talks (5/15)
Lakota Country Times: Museum features work of ledger artist (5/15)
Andre Cramblit: Indian names considered 'fake' on Facebook (5/15)
Raymond Coriz: Southern Ute Tribe works to save more lives (5/15)
Blanket given to President Obama carries a hidden message (5/15)
Blackfeet Nation rebuilds relationships after leadership spat (5/15)
Navajo Nation tackles large horse population on reservation (5/15)
Osage Nation fires officer who was involved in fatal accident (5/15)
School doesn't want to display flag from Grand Ronde Tribes (5/15)
Chippewa Cree Tribe hit with class action over online lending (5/15)
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe holds reburial ceremony next week (5/15)
Maine lawmakers won't back fishing agreements with tribes (5/15)
Red Cliff Band seeks to add K-9 unit to battle drug trafficking (5/15)
Young Meskwaki Tribe man sentenced to 25 years for murder (5/15)
Sen. McCain denies being influenced by tribal casino lobbyists (5/15)
Disputed Chuckchansi Tribe leader still involved in casino case (5/15)
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe questions non-Indian slot facility (5/15)
Chumash Tribe wins EPA honor for zero waste effort at casino (5/15)
Quechan Nation shares gaming revenues with the community (5/15)
House subcommittee hearing on land-into-trust turns heated (5/14)
Native Sun News: Keystone protesters greet President Obama (5/14)
Lakota Country Times: Business provides alternative medicine (5/14)
James Davies: Indian Country must face the man in the mirror (5/14)
Vi Waln: Vote in school board election to help Lakota children (5/14)
Jodi Gillette exits White House and joins Indian law firm in DC (5/14)
Turtle Talk: Analysis of GOP committee land-into-trust memo (5/14)
Alex Jacobs: Governor strikes political deal for nuclear waste (5/14)
DOJ files brief in tribal jurisdiction case before Supreme Court (5/14)
Cherokee Nation father supports Indian Child Welfare Act rule (5/14)
New Navajo Nation leader won't pursue Grand Canyon project (5/14)
Winnebago Tribe removes four council members after scandal (5/14)
Paiute Tribe won't reinstate leader ousted for NFL team's gifts (5/14)
Lummi Nation considers development on newly acquired land (5/14)
Federal judge won't block Ute Tribe's court from hearing case (5/14)
First Shoshone-Bannock Tribes member earns doctoral degree (5/14)
Designers take inspiration from Native cultures for new works (5/14)
Tule River Tribe secures permit to build 22-acre sports facility (5/14)
Jonodev Chaudhuri takes oath of office as new leader of NIGC (5/14)
Shoshone-Bannock Tribes planning $35M expansion of casino (5/14)
Eastern Cherokees look to hire up to 900 people at new casino (5/14)
Pokagon Band questions legality of new gaming law in Indiana (5/14)
Native Sun News: Film takes on tribal recognition controversy (5/13)
Lakota Country Times: Tribal students win Gates scholarships (5/13)
Brandon Ecoffey: Evaluating our priorities in the Native media (5/13)
Audio from Senate Indian Affairs Committee schools hearing (5/13)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee passes Pueblo land measure (5/13)
Monique Vondall-Rieke: Indian victims still treated differently (5/13)
Witness list for House subcommittee land-into-trust hearing (5/13)
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe issues statement on marijuana (5/13)
Indian student told to hide eagle feather for graduation walk (5/13)
Russell Begaye takes oath as new president of Navajo Nation (5/13)
Sentence for theft of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe ceremonial pipe (5/13)
11th Circuit hears arguments in Seminole Tribe taxation case (5/13)
Chumash Tribe updates fire services agreement with county (5/13)
FBI broke rules in probe into Keystone XL Pipeline opponents (5/13)
Tennessee groups file civil rights suit over recognition status (5/13)
Judge weighs sentence in Choctaw Nation casino fraud case (5/13)
Cherokee Nation to debut $80M casino near Arkansas border (5/13)
Quapaw Tribe still facing questions about casino in Arkansas (5/13)
Poarch Creeks oppose efforts to expand gaming in Alabama (5/13)
Nottawaseppi Huron Band looks into data breach at casino (5/13)
Opinion: Sen. McCain changes tune on Arizona tribal casino (5/13)
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe gets cell service (5/12)
Lakota Country Times: South Dakota Indian lawmakers meet (5/12)
Witness list for SCIA's hearing on Bureau of Indian Education (5/12)
Steve Russell: Indian Country isn't divided into 'left' or 'right' (5/12)
David Wilkins: Disenrollments aren't about tribal sovereignty (5/12)
Women on 20s campaign announces winner of national vote (5/12)
Delaware Tribe backs student's right to wear eagle feather (5/12)
Ancestors still remain in collections 25 years after NAGPRA (5/12)
Investigation into Native girl's death on reserve in Manitoba (5/12)
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe to launch marijuana business (5/12)
Cherokee Nation reports record $829M in business revenues (5/12)
Two Potawatomi tribes join forces for new business venture (5/12)
A record 10 Pueblo students earn doctoral degrees in Arizona (5/12)
Bill allows Maine tribes to follow VAWA jurisdiction provisions (5/12)
Leader of Sault Ste. Marie Tribe convicted of drug possession (5/12)
Washington Supreme Court hears tribal gas compact lawsuit (5/12)
Klamath Tribes hold swearing in ceremony for new chief judge (5/12)
Nez Perce Tribe bars members from selling treaty fish harvest (5/12)
Miccosukee Tribe fires attorney after being hit with huge fine (5/12)
DOI approves offshore drilling bid opposed by Alaska Natives (5/12)
Washoe Tribe partners with Poarch Creeks for gaming project (5/12)
Former Yakama Nation casino board director disputes ouster (5/12)
Tribes in Arizona see continued growth in gaming operations (5/12)
Editorial: Regulate online poker games to protect consumers (5/12)
Native Sun News: Native business celebrates grand opening (5/11)
Mark Trahant: Alaska tribes eye role in wildlife management (5/11)
Deadline extended for White House Tribal Youth Gathering (5/11)
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets meeting and hearing (5/11)
House subcommittee schedules hearing on land-into-trust (5/11)
BIA seeks comments about organization of California tribe (5/11)
Gyasi Ross: Native moms will run the whole world someday (5/11)
Terese Marie Mailhot: My dedication to all those 'rez chicks' (5/11)
Jay Daniels: Haskell University in danger of losing athletics (5/11)
Roger Birdbear: Indian mineral owners cheated on royalties (5/11)
Marc Simmons: Spanish expedition led to battle in Nebraska (5/11)
Stanley Heller: Still a ways to go on mascots in Connecticut (5/11)
Mayoral hopeful denies being racist at debate in Rapid City (5/11)
Council member of Grand Traverse Band accused of assault (5/11)
Washington governor signs tribal marijuana agreement bill (5/11)
Woman donates 200-acre Iowa farm to Rosebud Sioux Tribe (5/11)
Column: Journalists meet in homeland of Oglala Sioux Tribe (5/11)
Column: Stereotypes of Native people can't pass as humor (5/11)
Opinion: Incorporate Native knowledge into management (5/11)
Opinion: Listen to Nez Perce Tribe on megaload shipments (5/11)
Osage Nation police won't be charged for incident at casino (5/11)
Yakama Nation removes casino board for mismanagement (5/11)
Oneida Nation shares gaming revenues with communities (5/11)
Dennis Whittlesey: Shocking proposals to halt tribal gaming (5/11)
Column: Seminole Tribe won't give up easily in gaming flap (5/11)
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