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Filed Under: Law | National
Indian farmers rally over $380M in unspent Keepseagle funds (06/29)
Indian farmers and ranchers are opposing a plan to distribute the money to non-profits.

Filed Under: Education | National
University to cover murals that depict lynching of Indian man (06/26)
One mural shows a shirtless Indian man, with his back turned, kneeling by a noose. Two White stand next to him with guns.

Filed Under: National | World
Smithsonian festival to feature replica of sacred bridge in Peru (06/22)
Representatives of four Quechua communities will build the Q’eswachaka Bridge on the National Mall.

Filed Under: Law | National
Sault Tribe member recognized for work at U.S. Attorney's Office (06/19)
David Adams developed and implemented a program to combat violence against Native women in New Mexico.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Supporters open national prayer days to protect sacred places (06/19)
The annual event draws attention to the threats facing sacred sites across the United States.

Filed Under: Business | Opinion
Gary Davis: A new day for economic prosperity in Indian Country (06/18)
Entrepreneurship has always been essential to our identity, and that remains true in 2015.

Filed Under: Business | National | Politics
Lawmakers share priorities with RES DC at Capitol Hill meeting (06/17)
Tribal and business leaders hear about action, and inaction, on Indian legislation in the 114th Congress.

Filed Under: Business | National
Session at RES DC meeting explores marijuana in Indian Country (06/17)
Interest in marijuana is growing but tribes are being urged to move with caution as they enter the new industry.

Filed Under: Business | National | Sports
Tribal leaders return to nation's capitol for big economic summit (06/15)
The burgeoning marijuana industry, online lending, taxation and labor unions are just a few of the issues on the agenda.

Filed Under: Education | National
Mary Annette Pember: Shawnee tribes head from Oklahoma to DC (06/12)
All three Shawnee tribes from Oklahoma are coming together at the National Museum of the American Indian for the first time to share their culture, language and history.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
March planned in nation's capitol over mine at sacred Apache site (06/04)
Congress authorized the transfer of federal land to a foreign-controlled company that will build a copper mine on sacred Apache lands.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National
Students from Oglala Sioux Tribe get close with First Lady Obama (06/04)
Avianna Garcia, 9, and Gabriel Brooks, 10, shared a lot of face time with First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House event.

Filed Under: Education | Health | National
Native youth help First Lady Obama harvest White House garden (06/02)
Students from the Oglala Sioux Tribe Child Care and Development Program are taking part in the Let's Move! In Indian Country initiative.

Filed Under: Education | National
Miccosukee Tribe secures first NCLB waiver in Indian Country (06/01)
The Miccosukee Indian School in Florida integrates tribal culture and language into the curriculum.

Filed Under: Education | National
Miccosukee Tribe joins Native youth announcement at DOI in DC (05/29)
Chairman Colley Billie will be joined by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Education Secretary Arne Duncan at the announcement.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Onondaga Nation player earns top lacrosse award for 2nd year (05/29)
Lyle Thompson, a senior at SUNY Albany, is the first men's player to win the Tewaaraton Award in consecutive years.

Filed Under: Education | Law
Cherokee law students eager for summer work on Indian issues (05/27)
Alayna Farris will be working at the Native American Rights Fund and Bryan Shade will be at the National Indian Gaming Commission.

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.

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