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Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Youth take on lead role in Dakota memorial ride (12/17)
The annual Dakota 38+2 Memorial Ride is evidence of the power of the seventh generation to lead under the healing powers of the Sunka Wakan Oyate.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Dakota memorial riders start 330-mile journey (12/11)
This memorial ride is to honor the 38+2 Native Americans hanged as a result of the Dakota War of 1862.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion
Karen Diver & Reggie Joule: Tribes take action on climate change (12/04)
The chairwoman of the Fond du Lac Band and the mayor of the Northwest Arctic Borough discuss their work on climate change task force.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Editorial: Indian schools deserve more federal and state funds (12/01)
The Minneapolis Star Tribune is running a four-part series on the 'separate and unequal' system at the Bureau of Indian Education.

Filed Under: Education
Leech Lake Band sends youth to DC for Capitol Christmas Tree (12/01)
This year's tree comes from a national forest that lies within reservation boundaries.

Filed Under: Education | National
White House invites youth to DC for Tribal Nations Conference (11/26)
A few dozen youth from across Indian Country will be taking part in the meeting on December 3.

Filed Under: Opinion
Column: Remains of Dakota man hanged in 1862 kept in home (11/25)
The remains were removed recently but the current location is unknown.

Filed Under: Business
Mille Lacs Band grows economy with Oklahoma hotel purchase (11/24)
The Embassy Suites Oklahoma City features 236 rooms and 12,000 square-feet of event and meeting space.

Filed Under: National | Sports
Mascot fight reaches back generations at Little Earth complex (11/14)
Activism is part of the culture at the housing complex for urban Indians in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Filed Under: Education | National
HuffPo: Carri Jones and Chase Iron Eyes on Indian education (11/07)
The chairwoman of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe discusses the fight for school construction funds.

Filed Under: Law | National
Mary Pember: Changing attitudes on trafficking of Native girls (11/06)
A new report that documents how Native girls are victimized in the sex trafficking industry in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Ojibwe tribes open swan hunting season on treaty-ceded land (11/04)
The season runs through December 31, or until 10 trumpeter swans are taken, whichever comes first.

Filed Under: Law | National
Mary Pember: Native girls victimized by traffickers in Minnesota (11/04)
Seventy-five percent of juvenile sex trafficking cases involved Native American victims.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Minnesota Tribes: United in campaign against racist NFL mascot (11/03)
Leaders of eight tribes explain why they oppose the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.

Filed Under: Education | National
Tulalip Tribes to meet Red Lake Nation delegation after tragedy (11/03)
Both tribes have experienced school shootings.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Kevin Leecy: The truth about our history will set Americans free (11/03)
It is time for America to shine a light on its relationship with Indians.

Filed Under: Politics
Red Lake News: Tribe welcomes Sen. Tester and Sen. Franken (10/31)
October 19, 2014, found the Red Lake Tribal Council Headquarters a busy place as two U.S. Senators visited with tribal leaders about issues of concern to the Red Lake Nation.

Filed Under: Environment | Law
Prairie Island Indian Community sues over nuclear waste rule (10/29)
After 20 years, the tribe is will waiting for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to address the 'temporary' storage of nuclear waste next to the reservation.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion | Sports
Erma Vizenor: Join tribes for protest at NFL game in Minnesota (10/28)
As an American Indian woman, as a tribal leader, and perhaps most importantly, as a mother and grandmother, I find the term and the team name 'Redskins' deeply offensive in any context.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Editorial: Our schools can learn from success at tribal colleges (10/16)
Public schools should look to tribal colleges to help American Indian students succeed.

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