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Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Puyallup fashion designer competes for prize in Project Runway (07/28)
Korina Emmerich is a member of the Puyallup Tribe of Washington.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Donna Ennis: Open border to indigenous sisters and children (07/22)
Donna Ennis calls on the United States to open the border to indigenous women from Canada and indigenous children from Mexico and Central America.

Filed Under: Law | National
Al Jazeera: Advocates seek inclusion of Alaska tribes in VAWA (07/21)
Al Jazeera reports on efforts to include Alaska Natives in the tribal jurisdiction provisions of the Violence Against Women Act.

Filed Under: Canada
Native woman who suffered vicious attack remains in hospital (07/17)
Marlene Bird is grateful for the public support she has received since the June 1 incident.

Filed Under: Environment | National
Oregon still working to rename dozens of 'squaw' place names (07/15)
Indian women convinced lawmakers to change the names but it's been a slow-moving process.

Filed Under: Politics
Sherry Cordova wins re-election as Cocopah Tribe chairwoman (07/15)
Incumbent leader has held the post for 18 years.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Women take four top council seats in Oneida Nation election (07/14)
Women now hold six out of 9 seats on the tribal council.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Andre Crambit: Apologize for mistreatment of Native women (07/14)
Andre Crambit calls on the San Francisco Giants to apologize to the public for the mistreatment of two Native women.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Gyasi Ross: Bethany Yellowtail carries on tradition with fashion (07/10)
Gyasi Ross sings the praises of Northern Cheyenne / Crow fashion designer Bethany Yellowtail.

Filed Under: National | Politics | World
Ambassador Harper thanks tribes for backing historic nomination (07/01)
Cherokee Nation citizen is first member of a federally recognized tribe in an ambassador-rank post.

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Marcella LeBeau honored during Obama visit (06/30)
A mere 20 years after the US granted citizenship to the first Americans, a young Mniconjou woman left her reservation in South Dakota and joined the Army Nurse Corps during World War II

Filed Under: Opinion | World
Keith Harper: Eliminating violence against indigenous women (06/25)
As we prepare for the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, we express great concern that indigenous women and girls often suffer multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination and poverty.

Filed Under: Opinion | Recognition
Opinion: Pocahontas and one tribe's bid for federal recognition (06/23)
Laurie Gwen Shapiro travels to historic Jamestown in Virginia and learns about the Pamunkey Tribe.

Filed Under: Politics
Pueblo woman aims to be first Native candidate in state office (06/23)
Deb Haaland is a single mother from Laguna Pueblo.

Filed Under: National | World
Ambassador Harper discusses racism against Native peoples (06/19)
Cherokee Nation citizen cited discrimination in housing, denial of religious freedoms and high rates of violence against Native women.

Filed Under: Opinion | Sports
Gyasi Ross: Shoni Schimmel brings rez basketball to the majors (06/19)
Gyasi Ross recognizes the Rez Ball talents of Schoni Schimmel, a player in the WNBA.

Filed Under: Law | National
Mary Hudetz: Slow moving justice for women in Indian Country (06/16)
Mary Hudetz says the Tribal Law and Order Act and the Violence Against Women Act still don't fully protect Native women from violence.

Filed Under: Canada
Native woman remains in hospital after attack in Saskatchewan (06/16)
Authorities say solving the case is a top priority.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Review: Indian women find connection in 'Sacred Wilderness' (06/16)
A review of Sacred Wilderness, a novel by Susan Power, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.

Filed Under: Law | National
Man pleads not guilty for death of woman from Standing Rock (06/12)
Natalie White Lightning was from the community where President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will visit.

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