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Filed Under: Health | Law | National | Politics
Updates from National Congress of American Indians DC meeting (02/27)
The status of leadership at the Indian Health Service, updates from members of Congress and a tribal court jurisdiction case were some highlights from this week's session.

Filed Under: Education | National
Kevin Abourezk: Omaha language advocate passes on at age 58 (02/27)
Mark Awakuni-Swetland’s accomplishments were many and likely will have longstanding impact on the Omaha Tribe.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo Nation Supreme Court issues decision in election dispute (02/23)
Presidential candidates Joe Shirley Jr. and Russell Begaye welcomed the ruling but the tribe's legislative leader doesn't believe the matter has been settled.

Filed Under: Education | National
Omaha Tribe counts just a dozen fluent speakers of language (02/16)
One elder said it has been difficult to pass on the language to younger generations.

Filed Under: Education | National
Lakota immersion program at Pine Ridge receives playground (02/13)
The students have been enjoying the new playground since it was installed late last month.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Navajo Nation Supreme Court to issue ruling in election dispute (02/12)
At issue is legislation passed by the Navajo Nation Council to authorize an entirely new presidential election.

Filed Under: Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Bering Strait migration theory a big lie (02/04)
Imagine you are part of a small group of nomadic hunters, compelled for some unknown reason to leave your territory and drift to the northeast.

Filed Under: National
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation mourns passing of Gary Mitchell (01/26)
Mitchell, who was the chairman of the gaming commission, spent 28 years in service to his people.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: North Dakota takes on impacts of energy boom (01/26)
A golden sunset behind the Killdeer Mountains glows with more luminosity than a Karl Bodmer landscape, tinting the clouds pink in the waning light of a wintery evening.

Filed Under: Education | National
Lac Courte Oreilles Band joins immersion school with BIE school (01/20)
The Waadookodaading was facing financial pressures but will continue its mission to preserve the Ojibwe language.

Filed Under: Opinion
Letter: Name island in New York in honor of a Great Clan Mother (01/20)
Changing the name of Squaw Island is important to me because I’ve been exploring the deep history of Buffalo-Niagara for the past 25 years.

Filed Under: National
Crow Tribe sponsors billboard proclaiming 'Jesus Christ Is Lord' (01/20)
Many tribal members practice a blend of traditional and Pentecostal beliefs.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Supporters of Chris Deschene still upset with handling of election (01/16)
The Navajo Nation entered a new year without a new president.

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National | Politics
Judge dismisses case against Lakota activist for honor song (01/13)
Greg Grey Cloud was arrested for singing a Lakota song as the Senate rejected a bill to approve the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Arizona's first Native American lawmaker Lloyd House passes on (01/07)
Lloyd House, who was Navajo and Oneida, served one term in the Arizona Senate.

Filed Under: Opinion
Peter d'Errico: Native students raise questions about colonization (01/06)
Defense of traditional values runs head on into mass culture, commercialism, and pressures toward uniformity.

Filed Under: Education | National
Young members from Houma Nation work to revitalize language (01/05)
Some elders still remember and use words in the language, which is related to Choctaw.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Controversy continues over Navajo Nation presidential election (01/05)
The tribe was supposed to have a new president by now but it looks like the election won't be held until sometime this fall.

Filed Under: Health | National
S.E. Ruckman: Series on Affordable Care Act and Indian Country (01/05)
An ordinary glance might see Chinle, Arizona as sparse and unyielding. But it is the site of a bona fide bonanza.

Filed Under: Opinion
James Giago Davies: Fighting the good Lakota fight in the new year (01/05)
New Years is a time that gets me thinking of the two great Lakota clans who make up my family, the Giago’s and the Tapio’s.

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