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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.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star: Sharing Lakota perspectives and meanings of colors (12/23)
This may appear petty and out of place in these fast modern times, but the lack of cultural knowledge among our younger generations deserves mention.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ivan Star: Being Lakota is something that comes from the heart (12/15)
Active use of the language and involvement of culture are indispensable to what makes a person Lakota.

Filed Under: Education | National
Lac Courte Oreilles youth represent tribe at White House meeting (12/10)
Preston and Niizhoo Sullivan sang for President Barack Obama and got to meet him.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Navajo Nation sets auditions for roles in dubbed 'Finding Nemo' (12/05)
The animated film is the second to be translated into the Dine language.

Filed Under: Education | National
VOA: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe focuses on education for youth (12/02)
President Barack Obama promised to focus on education when he visited the reservation this past June.

Filed Under: Opinion
Ben Shelly: There's a lot to be thankful for on the Navajo Nation (11/25)
It is a time of celebration and reflection on the sacrifices our ancestors made for us to be where we are today.

Filed Under: Opinion
Harold Monteau: Teach children about our positive tribal values (11/24)
It's never too late to change lives, especially our own

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