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Filed Under: National
Alaska Natives excluded from secret military intelligence program (09/02)
A declassified document indicates some stereotyping and racism was at work.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes take on Air Force over expansion plan (08/26)
During a historic meeting, the Coalition of Large Tribes, the Montana-Wyoming Tribal Leaders Council and the Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Association have banded together to support the Northern Cheyenne Tribe in protecting culturally significant sites and reservation lands.

Filed Under: Environment | Trust
Navy rejects transfer of surplus property to Narragansett Tribe (08/21)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has been trying to obtain properties on Aquidneck Island for the tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Military's use of tribal names amounts to propaganda (06/27)
Writer calls on the U.S. military to stop using tribal names for its equipment.

Filed Under: Opinion
Chaske Martin: Racial slurs were common on US military base (06/25)
As I approach my 62nd winter I feel obliged to stand tough for tradition and honor and to freely share of my life experiences as an elder to our younger people.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Black Hills site being used for military training (05/23)
Uranium mining is not the only avenue of concern for introducing dangerous levels of radiation into the air and water supplies.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: War games over reservations still a concern (04/30)
The Federal Aviation Administration is extending the deadline for comment on the military’s proposal to expand the Powder River Training Complex to include airspace over four Great Plains Indian reservations.

Filed Under: National
Al Jazeera: Paying respects to the last Seminole Code Talker (04/28)
Al Jazeera America publishes a lengthy feature on the passing of Edmond Andrew Harjo, the last Code Talker from the Seminole Nation of Oklahoma.

Filed Under: Business | Technology
CSKT firm lands $1.8M contract to provide military equipment (04/24)
A business owned by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of Montana has won a $1.8 million contract.

Filed Under: National
Navajo Code Talker Samuel Smith passes away at age of 88 (04/16)
Samuel 'Jesse' Smith, a Code Talker from the Navajo Nation, died on Monday

Filed Under: Environment | Law | National
Native Sun News: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe rejects military plan (03/27)
With an April 3 deadline looming for public comments on the military’s proposal to expand its Powder River Basin airspace training area in Indian Country, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has conditioned its permission on nothing less than total disarmament.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Native Sun News: Tribes question proposal to expand air training (03/24)
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is giving the public until April 3 to submit letters of comment on the military’s proposal to expand its Powder River Basin airspace training area over four Great Plains Indian reservations and adjacent ancestral lands.

Filed Under: National
Mescalero Apache Nation puts surplus housing units to good use (02/26)
The Mescalero Apache Tribe of New Mexico is putting surplus military housing units to good use.

Filed Under: National | Technology
Native Sun News: Suicides in military continue to escalate (01/20)
More active duty personnel in the U.S. military died by their own hand than in combat in 2012.

Filed Under: Politics
Rep. George Miller, Democrat of California, plans to retire (01/14)
After 40 years in office, Rep. George Miller (D-California) will retire at the end of the year.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes seek return of ancestral land (01/09)
The Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes are seeking the return of ancestral land in Oklahoma

Filed Under: Opinion
Sen. Thune: Honoring our Native American War Code Talkers (11/26)
On Wednesday, November 20th, Congress—in a long-overdue ceremony—recognized Native American code talkers from eight of South Dakota’s tribes with the Congressional Gold Medal.

Filed Under: Opinion
Harlan McKosato: Code Talkers receive long overdue honors (11/25)
Harlan McKosato discusses the importance of the Code Talkers and their Native languages.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Obama nominates Brad Carson, Cherokee, to top Army post (11/22)
President Barack Obama plans to nominate Brad Carson, a member of the Cherokee Nation, as Under Secretary of the U.S. Army.

Filed Under: National
Congress honors 33 tribes for sending Code Talkers into battle (11/21)
In a ceremony at the US Capitol on Wednesday, Congress bestowed its highest honor on 33 tribes whose languages helped the United States defeat its enemies.

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