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Filed Under: Education | Law | National
Native Sun News: School district outlaws debate on honor song (09/25)
Despite a letter coming from one of the biggest names in civil rights, the Chamberlain School Board still reaffirms its stand that the topic of an honoring song for graduates will 'never' be allowed at their meetings.

Filed Under: Opinion
Melanie Yazzie: Border town violence connected to colonization (08/22)
Melanie Yazzie explores the murders of three Navajo Nation men in Albuquerque, the largest city in New Mexico.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Native Sun News: Indian parents to file discrimination complaint (08/14)
Two sets of Native American parents feel that their sons were discriminated against by the Post 22 American Legion baseball team.

Filed Under: Law | National
Memorial for Navajo men who were murdered in New Mexico (08/04)
Allison Gorman, 44, and Kee Thompson, 46, were killed on July 19 as they slept in a lot on the west side of Albuquerque.

Filed Under: Law | National
Navajo Nation president calls for FBI probe of brutal murders (07/25)
Tribal leader wants to know whether attacks were motivated by race.

Filed Under: Law | National
Navajo Nation president to discuss brutal murders with mayor (07/24)
Attacks on Navajo homeless people are common, advocates said.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: 'Drunktown's Finest' provides modern look at Navajos (07/11)
Praise for Drunktown's Finest, the debut film from Navajo filmmaker Sydney Freeland.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Nick Estes: Border town still has a problem with an honor song (06/25)
Nick Estes discusses the continued refusal of school officials in a border town to allow a Lakota honor song for high school graduates.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: 'Drunktown's Finest' opens world's eyes to Navajo life (04/30)
A favorable review for Drunktown's Finest, the debut film from Navajo filmmaker Sydney Freeland.

Filed Under: National
Race relations council looking to boost efforts in border town (04/17)
The race relations council in Bemidji, Minnesota, is looking to revive its efforts.

Filed Under: Law | National
Lawsuit: Club didn't want to be known as 'the next Indian bar' (03/18)
A Navajo Nation family is accusing a nightclub in Farmington, New Mexico, of treating Indian patrons unfairly.

Filed Under: Opinion
Tim Giago: Liberty and justice for all -- except Native Americans (03/03)
As I sat on at the podium in Washington, D. C., 20 years ago, I looked at the great African American women seated next to me.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
WyoFile: War rages over Wind River Reservation boundary (01/29)
The Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe are facing opposition from the state of Wyoming after Environmental Protection Agency recognized the tribes' authority.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: 'Drunktown's Finest' gives window into Navajo life (01/27)
The Hollywood Reporter finds some effective story-telling in Drunktown's Finest, the debut film from Navajo filmmaker Sydney Freeland.

Filed Under: Opinion
Editorial: Tribes take over border town with help from EPA (01/22)
Washington DC newspaper slams the Environmental Protection Agency for recognizing the sovereignty of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe:

Filed Under: Cobell | Law
WPM: Border town worried about Cobell cash and crime (01/16)
Wyoming city wants to ensure members of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe aren't targeted for their share of the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
WyoFile: Wyoming objects to EPA designation for two tribes (01/08)
The state of Wyoming filed papers to object to the treatment as state designation for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Wyoming plans appeal for tribal treatment of state designation (12/11)
The state of Wyoming plans to appeal the treatment as state designation for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
EPA approves treatment as state status for Wyoming tribes (12/10)
The Environmental Protection Agency has approved treatment as state status for the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe.

Filed Under: Law
Border town cites liquor consumption by Navajos as big issue (11/08)
The city of Farmington, New Mexico, says liquor consumption by residents of the Navajo Nation is one of the top concerns facing the next police chief.

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