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Filed Under: Business | National
NCAIED set to return to DC with Reservation Economic Summit (05/20)
The second RES DC takes place June 15-18 and will include a rally at the U.S. Capitol.

Filed Under: Politics | Sports
County board calls on NFL team to eliminate its racist mascot (05/20)
The Arlington County Board in Virginia joins the District of Columbia Council in opposing the use of a racial slur in professional sports.

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: 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
California weighs replacement of statue of Indian mission figure (04/29)
Junipero Serra has represented the state in the National Statuary Hall since 1931.

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: 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: Politics
Colorado lawmaker continues tradition of bolo ties on Capitol Hill (04/17)
Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colorado) joins former Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R) and former Sen. Ken Salazar (D) in bringing Native fashion to the nation's capital.

Filed Under: Law | National
Lawsuit seeks information on remarks at Indian law conference (04/14)
A top Department of Justice official said the government 'made mistakes' by advancing racially and culturally biased arguments in two historic Indian law cases.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Idaho and Oregon clash over Chief Joseph statue at US Capitol (04/13)
The governor of Idaho is staking a claim to the Nez Perce leader while Oregon considers him as its representative in the National Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Education | National
First Lady Obama speaks to Native youth at White House session (04/08)
The first lady said Native youth are working hard to succeed despite facing numerous obstacles that she traced to genocide, forced removal and the boarding school system.

Filed Under: National
First Lady Obama to deliver remarks at Native youth meeting (04/03)
The Creating Opportunity for Native Youth event is being held at the White House on April 8.

Filed Under: Education | Law | National | Trust
Inter Tribal Council of Arizona files trust mismanagement case (04/03)
A wealthy family that benefited from the closure of the Phoenix Indian School has reneged on a deal to provide $34.9 million for Indian education.

Filed Under: National | Politics | Sports
Original Americans Foundation claims work with over 50 tribes (04/03)
The Washington NFL team announced the organization more than a year ago but its financial activities remain a secret.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Sports
Paiute Tribe moves to oust leader for accepting NFL team's gifts (04/01)
Chairwoman Gari Lafferty accepted a free trip to Washington, D.C., and is feeling the fallout.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Storied 'Chief Ike' bar to close after 23 years in nation's capitol (03/24)
The owner of Chief Ike's Mambo Room grew up thinking the president of the United States was Indian.

Filed Under: Opinion
Peter d'Errico: On new and honest relations with tribal nations (03/19)
King Kalākaua of Hawaii was the first foreign leader to address a Joint Session of Congress on December 18, 1874.

Filed Under: Law | National
Muscogee Nation helps unveil 1790 treaty for NMAI exhibit in DC (03/17)
The treaty, on loan from the National Archives, has never been displayed in public until now.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Ojibwe author Louise Erdrich receives Library of Congress prize (03/17)
The writer from the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians will receive the award at the National Book Festival in September.

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