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Filed Under: Opinion
Opinion: Putting a woman on $20 bill might not be an easy task (05/21)
All of our paper money feature white men, at least half of them slave-owners.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Canada | Opinion
Rosanna Deerchild: An iconic Buffy Sainte-Marie still inspires (05/18)
She is a musical innovator — producing her own music and adopting electronic instruments before anyone else.

Filed Under: National
Women on 20s campaign announces winner of national vote (05/12)
Wilma Mankiller, the late former chief of the Cherokee Nation, didn't come out on top of the ballot.

Filed Under: Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Native moms will run the whole world someday (05/11)
Native mothers simply don’t give up. They can’t give up; not in their DNA.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Column: Stereotypes of Native people can't pass as humor (05/11)
Adam Sandler himself is proudly Jewish. Would he find it funny for a Jewish woman with an obscene name to urinate while lighting a menorah?

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Business | National
Native Sun News: Native business celebrates grand opening (05/11)
Sage & Silver Americana Gallery and Boutique, a new, Native-owned women’s western boutique and art gallery, announced its grand opening celebration.

Filed Under: Opinion
Terese Marie Mailhot: My dedication to all those 'rez chicks' (05/11)
I used to be the rez chick, pushing a bundled baby down a gravel road with a stick to ward off dogs.

Filed Under: National
Marguerite Dennison from Osage Nation marks 100th birthday (05/07)
The Osage Nation Mineral Council presented the centurion with a Pendleton, flowers and a cake.

Filed Under: Politics
Mississippi Choctaw chief faces slew of challengers for top seat (04/29)
The race features a rematch between Phyliss J. Anderson, the first woman to lead the tribe, and Beasley Denson, the chief she ousted in 2011.

Filed Under: Law | National
Meskwaki Nation puts up $25K reward in case of missing woman (04/29)
Rita Janelle Papakee, a 41-year-old mother of four, was last seen by family on January 16.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Choctaw Nation citizens slam Vanilla Ice's shaky ancestry claim (04/27)
The actor and rapper is defending his participation in The Ridiculous Six by bringing up his alleged Indian heritage.

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.

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