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Panel to look into death of pregnant Indian woman in Mexico (04/17)
The National Human Rights Commission in Mexico launched an investigation into the death of a pregnant Indian woman.

Onondaga Nation headed to DC to pursue justice for land claim (04/14)
The Onondaga Nation of New York is asking the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights for help with its land claim.

NCAI and Oneida Nation welcome UN statement on racist name (04/11)
The National Congress of the American Indians and the Oneida Nation welcomed the involvement of the United Nations in the campaign against the Washington professional football team's racist mascot.

Zuni Pueblo asks European museums to repatriate sacred items (04/08)
Leaders of Zuni Pueblo in New Mexico have been meeting with museums in Europe to seek the return of sacred property.

Team to look for signs of Native massacre at hands of Russians (04/07)
A team of archaeologists, geologists and biologists will look for signs of a massacre of Alaska Natives in the Aleutian islands.

Civil rights leaders press for confirmation of Keith Harper to UN job (03/31)
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights is urging swift confirmation of Keith Harper to serve as the U.S. Representative to the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Research changes timeline for arrival of people in South America (03/28)
New research is challenging the theory that the ancestors of Native people first arrived in the Americas about 13,000 years ago.

Jimmy Carter seeks permission to bring medical service to tribe (03/25)
Former president Jimmy Carter is seeking permission from Brazil and Venezuela to bring medical services to a remote tribe in the Amazon.

Hundreds of families being evicted from Indian reserve in Brazil (03/21)
The Brazilian government is evicting hundreds of families from an Indian reserve that was set aside for the Awa people.

Review: 'Xingu' shares history behind tribal preserve in Brazil (03/14)
Xingu shares the history behind the creation of the Xingu National Park in Brazil.

Research ties Native Americans to indigenous people in Siberia (03/14)
Researchers who analyzed indigenous languages in the U.S., Canada and Siberia say their ancestors once lived together in the Bering Strait before migrating to their present locations.

Tribes seek return of scalps on display at museum in Germany (03/12)
The Karl May Museum in Germany is refusing to repatriate a collection of 17 scalps despite a request from tribes in the U.S.

Women Leaders: Confirm Keith Harper to UN human rights post (03/07)
We are writing this letter to convey our support of the nomination of Keith Harper as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council.

Judge won't make Chevron pay $9M judgment to Ecuador tribe (03/04)
Chevron doesn't have to pay a $9.5 billion judgment to the Cofan people of Ecuador because the award was obtained through fraud, a federal judge said.

Native Sun News: Indian inmates see religious rights suppressed (03/04)
In response to the continued denial of religious freedoms to Native American prisoners in multiple states across the country, several prominent advocacy groups have approached the United Nations Human Rights Committee with a complaint.

2nd Circuit won't allow lawsuit over massacre at Indian village (02/21)
The 2nd Circuit of Appeals won't let a former president of Mexico be sued over a massacre at an Indian village in 1997.

Mapuche activist convicted of arson and murder for fatal attack (02/21)
An activist from the Mapuche Tribe in Chile was convicted of arson and murder in an attack linked to an ongoing land rights struggle.

Sacred property being returned to tribes in Arizona after auction (02/20)
Two dozen sacred items are being returned to three tribes in Arizona after they were put up for sale in a controversial auction in France.

Opinion: DNA tests offer clues into Indian and Spanish ancestry (02/19)
Cancer researchers are finding clues about the mixed Indian and Spanish origins of remote villages in the Andes of Columbia.

Tribes in Ecuador battle oil pipelines through ancestral territory (02/18)
Tribes in the Amazon forest of Ecuador are asking the government to stop the steady intrusion of oil pipelines through their traditional territory.

T.J. Oshie, Ojibwe, helps lead Olympic hockey team to early win (02/18)
T. J. Oshie led the U.S. Olympic team to a preliminary victory over Russia at the 2014 Olympics in Sochi on Saturday.

NCAI President Cladoosby attends White House state dinner (02/12)
National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby and his wife were guests at the White House State Dinner in honor of French President Francois Hollande.

Senate panel approves Keith Harper nomination for UN post (02/05)
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday approved the nomination of Keith Harper, a member of the Cherokee Nation, to serve in an ambassador-rank post.

Pamunkey Tribe went to England to document recognition bid (02/04)
The Pamunkey Tribe of Virginia made four trips to England to bolster its federal recognition petition.

Church worker sentenced over abuse of Indian girls in Brazil (01/30)
A Christian missionary was sentenced to 58 years in federal prison in connection with the sexual abuse of Indian girls in Brazil.

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