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Simon Moya-Smith: A Republican slur on our indigenous relatives Simon Moya-Smith: A Republican slur on our indigenous relatives (08/28)
For years I’ve said it is ironic that the descendants of a continent across an ocean would have the audacity to refer to the southern indigenous people of this continent as 'illegal.'
Navajo Nation to reopen irrigation canal after Gold King mine spill Navajo Nation to reopen irrigation canal after Gold King mine spill (08/28)
Farmers and ranchers on the Navajo Nation will finally be able to supply water to their crops and livestock, three weeks after the incident at an abandoned mine.
Native Sun News: Lower Brule Sioux Tribe misses Cobell deadline Native Sun News: Lower Brule Sioux Tribe misses Cobell deadline (08/28)
Acting Chairman Kevin Wright announced that the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe has missed the deadline for administering their Cobell Land Buy Back program.
Steve Russell: Donald Trump isn't the only crazy one in the race Steve Russell: Donald Trump isn't the only crazy one in the race (08/27)
According to the FEC as of August 25, we have 861 choices, all the way from Republican AAA TrueProsNC of North Carolina to Independent Daniel Paul Zutler of Florida.
Hillary Clinton campaign reaches out to tribal voters in Nevada Hillary Clinton campaign reaches out to tribal voters in Nevada (08/27)
The Democratic candidate's staff has held eight Native vote events in the state so far this year.
Southern Ute Tribe hosts top DOJ officials at crime conference Southern Ute Tribe hosts top DOJ officials at crime conference (08/27)
The 23rd annual Four Corners Indian Country Conference is underway in Colorado.
EPA releases internal report into Gold King Mine spill disaster EPA releases internal report into Gold King Mine spill disaster (08/27)
Workers underestimated the water pressure at the site, according to the first government-led assessment of the incident.
Paper must ask to attend Eastern Cherokee council meetings Paper must ask to attend Eastern Cherokee council meetings (08/27)
Freedom of the press remains a work in progress on the tribe's reservation in North Carolina.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold hearing on EPA mine spill Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold hearing on EPA mine spill (08/26)
The Navajo Nation and the Southern Ute Tribe are still dealing with the effects of the August 5 disaster.
Lytton Band faces local opposition to land development projects Lytton Band faces local opposition to land development projects (08/26)
Residents are concerned about plans for housing, a winery and a resort in the town of Windsor, California.
Kickapoo Tribe adds former treasurer to lawsuit against ex-chair Kickapoo Tribe adds former treasurer to lawsuit against ex-chair (08/26)
Current Chairman Lester Randall is blaming two former leaders for the the tribe's financial situation.
DC council member doesn't want racist name tied to stadium deal DC council member doesn't want racist name tied to stadium deal (08/26)
Officially, the District of Columbia Council has called on the Washington NFL team to get rid of a mascot considered to be 'racist and derogatory.'
Former Navajo Nation leaders blamed for lack of women's shelter Former Navajo Nation leaders blamed for lack of women's shelter (08/26)
The Shiprock Home for Women and Children was supposed to receive more than $1.4 million in funds from the state of New Mexico.
Alaska governor pursues appeal in landmark land-into-trust case Alaska governor pursues appeal in landmark land-into-trust case (08/25)
Alaska Natives who were looking for a new era in tribal-state relations have seen their dreams dashed by the state's top leaders.
Mississippi Choctaws vote again for chief after results invalidated Mississippi Choctaws vote again for chief after results invalidated (08/25)
Phyllis Anderson was sworn into office last month but the tribal council overturned her victory by ordering a new vote.
Opinion: Establish voting roll for descendants of African slaves Opinion: Establish voting roll for descendants of African slaves (08/24)
Reparations in America have come to mean 'free' money, so any serious discussion about them also mandates a discussion of how much — an exercise doomed to failure.
Clara Caufield: Revolution brews in Northern Cheyenne country Clara Caufield: Revolution brews in Northern Cheyenne country (08/24)
If tribal activists wish to return to a traditional form of government, the solution, in my view is very simple. Take the money out of politics.
Navajo Nation remains cautious after spill impacts water system Navajo Nation remains cautious after spill impacts water system (08/21)
Tribal leaders have refused to reopen the San Juan River and questioned the Environmental Protection Agency for delivering what they said were contaminated water tanks.
Menominee Nation supports marijuana in advisory referendum Menominee Nation supports marijuana in advisory referendum (08/21)
Tribal members voted in favor of legalizing the drug for recreational and medicinal use.
Former Grand Traverse Band leader faces more abuse charges Former Grand Traverse Band leader faces more abuse charges (08/21)
Former chairman and former council member Derek Bailey is being accused of abusing minors in two different counties in Michigan.
Editorial: It's time for South Dakota to give Kristi Noem the boot Editorial: It's time for South Dakota to give Kristi Noem the boot (08/21)
It is time for a change and it is early enough for all Indians to register to vote and when the time comes, get out and make that vote count.
Three incumbents seek re-election for council of Mohegan Tribe  Three incumbents seek re-election for council of Mohegan Tribe (08/20)
The tribe typically does not disclose much about its elections.
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne activists seek overhaul Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne activists seek overhaul (08/20)
For the past week, there has been more activity outside the Northern Cheyenne Tribal offices than inside.
Obama promises long-overdue action on drilling on sacred land Obama promises long-overdue action on drilling on sacred land (08/19)
Leaders of the Blackfeet Nation and their supporters oppose energy development in the Badger-Two Medicine Area of Montana.
Hillary Clinton opposes Arctic drilling after Obama approves it Hillary Clinton opposes Arctic drilling after Obama approves it (08/19)
The Interior Department gave final approval for Shell to explore for oil in areas used by Alaska Natives for subsistence activities.
Chitimacha Tribe announces O'Neil Darden as new chairman Chitimacha Tribe announces O'Neil Darden as new chairman (08/18)
O'Neil Darden, a newcomer to tribal politics, was elected to serve a two-year term.
Ross Coen: Elizabeth Peratrovich remains a true Native hero Ross Coen: Elizabeth Peratrovich remains a true Native hero (08/18)
Elizabeth Peratrovich is remembered today for her role in the passage of the Anti-Discrimination Act of 1945.
Kickapoo Tribe accuses former longtime chairman of breach Kickapoo Tribe accuses former longtime chairman of breach (08/18)
Steve Cadue, who led the tribe for much of the past 30 years, was removed from office in January amid budget concerns.
Navajo Nation farmers losing crops amid mine spill concerns Navajo Nation farmers losing crops amid mine spill concerns (08/18)
The Navajo Nation won't declare the San Juan River to be safe until the tribe completes a comprehensive test of water conditions.
Steven Newcomb: Sen. McCain to blame for shady land swap Steven Newcomb: Sen. McCain to blame for shady land swap (08/18)
Dominating and dehumanizing conceptions from the fifteenth century, interwoven in existing U.S. law, are still being used today to create a subjecting form of reality for our original nations.
South Dakota county resists settlement in Indian voting case South Dakota county resists settlement in Indian voting case (08/17)
Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe have to make a one-hour round trip to register to vote and exercise their basic rights.
Paskenta Band to proceed with lawsuit against former officials Paskenta Band to proceed with lawsuit against former officials (08/17)
The tribe has sued several former officials and employees, who will have to answer to claims that they stole millions of dollars.
Jay Daniels: KIDS Act punishes tribes for exercising sovereignty Jay Daniels: KIDS Act punishes tribes for exercising sovereignty (08/17)
Estimates are that tribal legalization of marijuana could be a a greater revenue source than gaming.
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe extends police service to ancestral land St. Regis Mohawk Tribe extends police service to ancestral land (08/17)
A new law resolves a jurisdictional void in a 2,000-acre area known as the Hogansburg Triangle.
Menominee Nation prepares for referendum on legal marijuana Menominee Nation prepares for referendum on legal marijuana (08/17)
Tribal members will help determine whether the drug will be approved for medicinal and recreational uses.

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