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Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Navajo actress was put in darker makeup for Adam Sandler film (04/24)
Allison Young said she felt uncomfortable from the start of production of The Ridiculous Six.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics
Senate votes to confirm Loretta Lynch as next attorney general (04/24)
The federal prosecutor from New York is the first African American woman to lead the Department of Justice.

Filed Under: Education | National
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux student vies for Miss Indian World (04/23)
One of this year’s Miss Indian World contestants offers to her Oglala Lakota Nation peers a ray of hope that life offers endless possibilities.

Filed Under: Law | National | Politics | Trust
Senate to vote on long-delayed Attorney General nomination (04/22)
If confirmed, Loretta Lynch would be the first African American woman to lead the Department of Justice.

Filed Under: National
Widower of Wilma Mankiller 'excited' about Woman on 20s effort (04/20)
Charlie Soap said he was surprised when he found out his late wife was among four finalists to replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill.

Filed Under: Opinion
Clara Caufield: A faithful servant to the Northern Cheyenne Tribe (04/17)
For the past 43 years, anyone who has called the Northern Cheyenne Tribal office in Lame Deer has heard the quiet, gentle and friendly voice of Barbara Onebear Spang, central office receptionist.

Filed Under: Canada
Manitoba agrees to pay funeral bill for murdered Native woman (04/16)
Angela Poorman, 29, was murdered in Winnipeg last December. Her case remains unsolved.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Museum named after famed Pueblo woman artist closes doors (04/15)
The Pablita Velarde Museum of Indian Women in the Arts was the only facility in the U.S. devoted solely to Native women artists.

Filed Under: Law
Quick justice for assault of woman on Chitimacha Reservation (04/15)
A non-Indian man pleaded guilty to one count of assault for attacking and injuring a tribal member in January.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Bill introduced in Senate to support placing a woman on $20 bill (04/15)
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-New Hampshire) said she was inspired by the Women on 20s campaign, which has named Cherokee Nation Wilma Mankiller as a potential candidate for the paper bill.

Filed Under: National | Politics
First woman to lead Mississippi Choctaws opens re-election bid (04/13)
Phyliss J. Anderson made history when she was elected chief in 2010.

Filed Under: Opinion
Brooke Shunatona: Don't make mistake by wearing headdress (04/10)
I'm a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, but I spent the better part of my youth uneducated about my Native American heritage

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Interview with fashion designer Bethany Yellowtail (04/10)
Beth is a badass Northern Cheyenne and Crow woman, creator and clothing designer.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Native girl is one of six murdered from same reserve in Manitoba (04/09)
The Sagkeeng First Nation has the largest number of outstanding cases, according to a review by CBC News.

Filed Under: National
Former chairwoman of Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe passes away (04/09)
Judith Peterson served one term as chair of the South Dakota tribe, from 1987 to 1990.

Filed Under: National
Wilma Mankiller generates interest for Women on 20s campaign (04/08)
The late former leader of the Cherokee Nation inspired a generation of Native women and girls and her legacy is generating new interest.

Filed Under: Business | National
Native Sun News: Cheyenne River Sioux woman debuts business (04/08)
Michelle Antone, a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, is the proud owner of the newly opened Edible Arrangements franchise at Rushmore Crossing Mall in Rapid City.

Filed Under: Canada
CBC to publish new list of missing and murdered Native women (04/07)
The list will include Annie Yassie, who was only 13 when she went missing from the Sayisi Dene First Nation in Manitoba in 1974.

Filed Under: Law | National
Hoopa Valley Tribe denies paying for bail of child abuse suspect (04/07)
Chairwoman Danielle Vigil-Masten and the tribe's chief financial officer responded to rumors about the case against the reigning Miss Hoopa Valley.

Filed Under: National
Wilma Mankiller added to final ballot to place woman on $20 bill (04/07)
The Woman on 20s group added the late Cherokee Nation leader at the last minute, citing 'strong public sentiment' about including a representative from Indian Country.

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