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Filed Under: National | Politics
National Congress of American Indians gathers in Minnesota (06/29)
Tribal leaders will hear from members of Congress and federal officials and participate in the first NDN Talks.

Filed Under: National | Recognition
BIA issues long-awaited update to federal recognition process (06/29)
The final rule does not include a controversial provision that would have allowed groups to submit new petitions.

Filed Under: Health | National
IHS requests public comment on LGBT issues in Indian Country (06/22)
A public meeting will be held sometime this summer as part of a new initiative to address the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

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: Environment | National
Seneca Nation supports new name for island and park in New York (06/17)
The Buffalo Common Council will hold a public meeting to discuss the proposal for Unity Island (Ga’nigo:i:yoh).

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: Environment | National | Politics
Native Sun News: Tribes seek removal of federal grizzly bear czar (06/16)
Twelve Tribal Nations have called on Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to remove the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s Grizzly Bear Recovery Coordinator, Dr. Chris Servheen, after questioning his 'fitness to participate in this process.'

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: Environment | National
Native Sun News: EPA hears Native views about uranium mining (05/27)
During public hearings May 12-14, nuclear industry representatives and their supporters lined up to tell the EPA that uranium companies can’t stay in business if they have to protect groundwater to the extent prescribed in draft rules.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Coquille Tribe hosts National Indian Timber Symposium in June (05/21)
The Intertribal Timber Council organizes the annual event, set for June 8-1 at the Mill Casino Hotel and RV Park in Oregon.

Filed Under: National
Lakota Country Times: NAIHC presents honor for lifetime service (05/21)
The National American Indian Housing Council presented Paul Iron Cloud with the 2015 George Nelson Outstanding Lifetime Service Award.

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: Law | National
Pascua Yaqui Tribe hosts Violence Against Women Act training (05/20)
The Tribal Court Trial Advocacy Training was held in conjunction with the Bureau of Indian Affairs earlier this month.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
United South and Eastern Tribes open meeting in Connecticut (05/18)
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is hosting the semi-annual meeting on its reservation.

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: Opinion
Column: Journalists travel to homeland of Oglala Sioux Tribe (05/11)
When journalists get the opportunity to share and collaborate with those they report on — to give something back rather than simply taking their photos or their statements — it can be life-changing.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Water conference in Arizona focuses on tribal perspectives (05/08)
The Gila River Indian Community is hosting the University of Arizona Water Resources Research Center conference next month.

Filed Under: Law | National
BIA hopes to implement new ICWA regulation by end of year (05/08)
Public comments are due by May 19 on a rule that seeks to ensure compliance by state courts and child welfare agencies.

Filed Under: National
Kevin Abourezk: Nebraska symposium focuses on Native issues (05/05)
The symposium set for May 14-15 incorporates the commission’s Standing Bear Breakfast and will be informative for anyone concerned about the future wellbeing of Natives in the Great Plains.

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