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Filed Under: Opinion
Harlan McKosato: Apache woman develops 'indispensible' guide (01/22)
If you are looking for present day, solid information about the 566 federally recognized Indian tribes in the U.S. you need look no further than Tiller’s Guide to Indian Country.

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: Law | Politics
Women take chair and top positions in Caddo Nation election (01/14)
Voters choose Tamara Michele Francis, Carol Ross as vice chair, Jennifer Reeder as secretary and Wildena Moffer as treasurer.

Filed Under: Law
Pueblo woman to be sworn in as judge in Washington county (01/14)
Raquel Montoya-Lewis will be the only Native superior court judge in the entire state.

Filed Under: Opinion
Memory Dawn Long Chase: No easy answer on domestic abuse (01/12)
Maybe it’s the abusers who don’t have the strength to stop abusing their families for themselves.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Obama signs measure to extend VAWA tribal provision to Alaska (12/19)
Alaska tribes -- like those in the lower 48 -- will be able to exercise jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Business | National
Native Sun News: Native women launch business in Rapid City (12/16)
Opened on October 10, Sage & Silver Americana is a locally owned, Native American business located in the heart of downtown Rapid City.

Filed Under: Education
Chairwoman of Oneida Nation to deliver commencement address (12/10)
Cristina Danforth graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay with a degree in social work.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Vice President Biden calls for inclusion of Alaska tribes in VAWA (12/04)
Alaska tribes are excluded from provisions in the Violence Against Women Act that recognize tribal jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders.

Filed Under: National
Native women ask city in New York to find new name for park (11/28)
Council members said they are open to the proposal.

Filed Under: Opinion
James Giago Davies: Polygamy and shunning in Lakota culture (11/25)
Shunning works for all cultures — not just Lakota tiospaye.

Filed Under: Law | National
PBS: VAWA helps tribes go after non-Indian domestic offenders (11/24)
The Tulalip Tribes are one of the first to exercise authority over non-Indian offenders as part of the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013.

Filed Under: Politics
Little Traverse Bay Bands swear in interim leader after recall (11/21)
Chairman Fred Kiogima and Vice Chair Deb De Leon were voted out of office on Monday.

Filed Under: Opinion
Eric Holder: Responding to sexual violence in Indian Country (11/18)
Discussing the work of the American Indian/Alaska Native Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner-Sexual Assault Response Team Initiative.

Filed Under: Opinion
Chelsey Luger: Native women are putting their voices out there (11/14)
Member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians explains why she began publishing her writing.

Filed Under: Health | National
IHS still without a written policy on emergency contraception (11/13)
Coverage remains uneven more than a year after a verbal directive was issued.

Filed Under: Opinion
Cedric Sunray: Violence against women cannot be trivialized (11/06)
Violence against women has no place on the college campus.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Opinion: Mohawk First Nation bars mixed-race couples on land (11/06)
The Mohawk Council of Kahnawake is facing a challenge to a law that requires Mohawk women whose partners are non-Native to leave the reserve.

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: 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.

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