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Filed Under: Environment | National
NATHPO launches effort to help U.S. military protect sacred sites (12/09)
Richard Meyers of South Dakota State University will be reaching out to Native communities as part of a study.

Filed Under: Environment | National | Politics
Defense bill approves transfer of military site to Ho-Chunk Nation (12/08)
The tribe has been trying to acquire land at the former Badger Army Ammunition Plant since 1997.

Filed Under: National
Members of Lumbee Tribe proud to carry on tradition of service (11/25)
Kelvin Oxendine and Charles Jacobs are among the 28,000 Native Americans currently serving in the U.S. military.

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: Trust
Narragansett Tribe renews request for surplus military property (09/05)
The properties are located on Aquidneck Island, which is part of tribal territory

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.

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