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Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: NMAI exhibit finally puts federal-tribal dealings to light (09/29)
Writer says the National Museum of the American Indian is finally exploring the federal government's relationship with tribes as part of a new exhibit.

Filed Under: Education | Politics
DC Council considers bill to ban race-based mascots at schools (09/24)
A handful of public schools in the nation's capital retain 'Indians' and 'Warriors' mascots.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Law
Review: NMAI treaties exhibit exposes historical tragedies in US (09/24)
A review of Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations, a new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian.

Filed Under: National
Cherokee Nation sends 'Warrior Flight' for WWII veterans to DC (09/23)
Seven veterans will visit the World War II Memorial and see other monuments on the tribe-financed trip.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
NWIFC schedules briefing on 'Treaty Rights 101' on Capitol Hill (09/18)
The educational session comes amid a renewed focus on treaty rights in the nation's capital.

Filed Under: Business | National | Politics | Sports
Sen. Cantwell to introduce bill to end NFL's tax-exempt status (09/16)
The lawmaker said she was taking action because the NFL has done little to address the racist name of the Washington franchise.

Filed Under: Education | Law | National | Politics
Tribal leaders headed to Capitol Hill to push legislative priorities (09/16)
A fix to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar and Native language programs are high on the agenda.

Filed Under: Law | National
NMAI hosts symposium on treaties to coincide with new exhibit (09/16)
The agenda includes Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn, the head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, activist Suzan Shown Harjo and journalist Mark Trahant.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Column: DC-area Native people oppose NFL team's racist mascot (09/15)
Columnist talks to members of the American Indian Society of Washington, DC, who oppose the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Filed Under: Law | National
Vice President Biden to commemorate 20th anniversary of VAWA (09/08)
Tribal leaders will be joining Biden at the event in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Arts & Entertainment | National | National
National Museum of the American Indian celebrates 10th birthday (09/01)
Years of planning, fundraising and contributions from Indian Country led to NMAI's opening in September 2004, an affair that drew tens of thousands of indigenous people from across the Americas to the National Mall.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National | Sports
Artist Gregg Deal takes on Indian mascots for performance piece (08/28)
The Pyramid Lake Paiute artist will subject himself to eight hours of public abuse to address the treatment of Indian people.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Three Indian artists selected as NEA's National Heritage Fellows (08/22)
A Mohawk basketweaver, an Odawa quillworker and an Omaha singer will be honored next month in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Business | National
Ho-Chunk Inc executive Lance Morgan receives business honor (07/28)
Winnebago tribal member is being named Advocate of the Year by the Minority Business Development Agency.

Filed Under: National
Al Jazeera: Organization celebrates Black Indian ancestry (07/22)
Al Jazeera reports on the first meeting of the newly-formed National Congress of Black American Indians.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Raina Thiele: Native youth participate in My Brother's Keeper (07/22)
Raina Thiele of the White House recaps My Brother's Keeper event that included Native youth.

Filed Under: Cobell | Law
Disputes over attorney fees in Cobell lawsuit still in mediation (07/02)
Some $13.6 million has been claimed by the Native American Rights Fund and a solo practitioner.

Filed Under: National | Politics | World
Ambassador Harper thanks tribes for backing historic nomination (07/01)
Cherokee Nation citizen is first member of a federally recognized tribe in an ambassador-rank post.

Filed Under: Cobell
Indian Land Tenure Foundation hosts seminar on Cobell lawsuit (07/01)
Dennis Gingold, who worked on the case from the start, will appear on panel.

Filed Under: Law
Cherokee Nation man being recognized as Champion of Change (06/27)
Daryl Legg helps find employment for ex-offenders.

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