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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.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Ruth Hopkins: Tribes need to raise awareness of breast cancer (10/28)
Ruth Hopkins shares the struggle her mother faced after being diagnosed with breast cancer.

Filed Under: Law | National
Native Sun News: Violence against Native women is on the rise (10/24)
Women residing on Indian reservations suffer domestic violence and physical assault at rates far exceeding women of other ethnicities.

Filed Under: National
Ho-Chunk Nation woman named president of Girl Scouts board (10/23)
Kathy Hopinkah Hannan is the first Native American in the post.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Bill John Baker: Addressing breast cancer in our communities (10/21)
Encouraging regular testing to address breast cancer among Native women.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Ousted Project Runway contestant reaffirms Puyallup heritage (10/20)
Korina Emmerich says her family can document its Puyallup ties despite not being enrolled with the tribe.

Filed Under: Opinion
Crystal Willcuts: Remembering the beauty that was my mother (10/17)
Crystal Willcuts reflects on the loss of her mother to breast cancer.

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