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Filed Under: Law
Arguments heard in lawsuit over federal judge's racist e-mails (05/26)
A group of Indian plaintiffs want to see the messages to determine whether the former judge was biased in the courtroom.

Filed Under: Education | National | Politics
Indian schools go without fixes while military schools see $5B (05/20)
Indian school construction ground to a halt during the Bush administration but the effort appears to be back on track as lawmakers from both parties put focus on the issue.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Blanket given to President Obama carries a hidden message (05/15)
The Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate presented a star quilt to the president that was made by a tribal member.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Jodi Gillette exits White House and joins Indian law firm in DC (05/14)
After six years in the Obama administration, former White House advisor Jodi Gillette is starting a new chapter in her career.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Keystone protesters greet President Obama (05/14)
When President Barack Obama completed his agenda for visiting all 50 states with a stop in South Dakota, Native Americans and allies made sure to focus his attention on the longstanding demand to prevent the proposed construction of the Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
FBI broke rules in probe into Keystone XL Pipeline opponents (05/13)
Agents failed to secure permission from top officials as they investigated a group called Tar Sands Blockade.

Filed Under: National
Women on 20s campaign announces winner of national vote (05/12)
Wilma Mankiller, the late former chief of the Cherokee Nation, didn't come out on top of the ballot.

Filed Under: Education | National
Deadline extended for White House Tribal Youth Gathering (05/11)
Native youth have until Friday to submit applications and become a part of the historic event in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: National
Winner of Women on 20s ballot to be announced on May 12 (05/08)
Voting closes on Sunday to so time is running out to support the late Wilma Mankiller, who was the first woman to lead the Cherokee Nation.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Protest urges President Obama to deny Keystone XL Pipeline (05/08)
Tribal members are a holding a protest and rally to draw the president's attention during his visit to Watertown, South Dakota.

Filed Under: National | Politics
GOP candidate compared jihadists to 'bad guys' in Westerns (05/08)
National Congress of Americans Indians President is criticizing Mike Huckabee's use of 'hurtful' stereotypes.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Budget plan means deep cuts for Indian programs (05/01)
Let’s be clear about this plan: It would require deep spending cuts in federal Indian programs.

Filed Under: Opinion
Allison Renville: Inviting President Obama to Sisseton-Wahpeton (04/30)
Our story is one of excellence and a true accolade of the American drive and determination expressed through patriotism and faith.

Filed Under: Health | National | Politics
Coeur d'Alene Tribe takes proactive approach in diabetes fight (04/28)
The tribe is screening more people and introducing healthier foods as part of its effort to combat the disease.

Filed Under: Education | National
President Obama invites Native youth to White House on July 9 (04/27)
Some 800 youth are to be selected to participate in the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Education | National
White House to host first-ever Native youth conference on July 9 (04/24)
The White House Tribal Youth Gathering will take place July 9 in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Senate votes to confirm Loretta Lynch as next attorney general (04/24)
The federal prosecutor from New York is the first African American woman to lead the Department of Justice.

Filed Under: Opinion
White House Blog: Improving the lives of Native American youth (04/22)
Native youth shared stories about strengthening their communities through public service and community engagement.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Senate to vote on long-delayed Attorney General nomination (04/22)
If confirmed, Loretta Lynch would be the first African American woman to lead the Department of Justice.

Filed Under: National
Widower of Wilma Mankiller 'excited' about Woman on 20s effort (04/20)
Charlie Soap said he was surprised when he found out his late wife was among four finalists to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.

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