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Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Opinion: Native women won't feel safe without action in Canada (03/02)
Well, if honesty matters, then it should not surprise the federal government or the prime minister that indigenous people are literally at wits end about their treatment and Canada’s failure to value indigenous women’s lives.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Updates from day 2 of National Congress of American Indians winter session (02/26)
Contract support costs, the Violence Against Women Act and Supreme Court litigation were some of highlights from the second day of the meeting in Washington, D.C.

Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Russell: Cherokees learned discrimination from colonists (02/25)
The colonists did not want any females signing treaties, regardless of their representative status.

Filed Under: Cobell | Politics
Bill to create day to honor late Elouise Cobell stalls in Montana (02/25)
Western Native Voice said supporters will look for other ways to advance the measure.

Filed Under: Law | National
Onondaga Nation attorney Tonya Gonnella Frichner dies at 67 (02/17)
Frichner dedicated her life to the protection of indigenous rights.

Filed Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Gyasi Ross: Faith Spotted Eagle discusses Keystone XL battle (02/13)
As a grandmother and Chair of the Ihanktonwan Treaty Council I am deeply opposed to the intrusion into our land of the Ft. Laramie Treaties of 1851 and 1868.

Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Violence against women turns into violence against all (02/09)
Until women are safe in the home, none of us will be safe outside the home.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Jacqueline Keeler: NFL perpetuates violence against our women (02/09)
Native women are the only group more likely to be victimized by someone not of their race.

Filed Under: National
Otoe-Missouria Tribe to mark 100th birthday of oldest member (02/04)
Lorena Kihega DeRoin was born in 1915 and worked for the tribe until she was 98.

Filed Under: Law
Law Article: Indian Country saw positive developments in 2014 (02/04)
From the favorable Supreme Court decision in the Bay Mills case through the issuance by the U.S. Attorney General of principles for working with tribes, the year started and ended with key legal advancements for tribal interests.

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.

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