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Filed Under: Canada | National
Native Sun News: Native women speaking out against violence (09/22)
A photo posted by First Nations woman, Sarah Rainville has gone viral and is giving those who are fed up with the high rates of violent crime against indigenous women in Canada.

Filed Under: Canada
Group starts dragging of river in search of missing Native women (09/17)
Volunteers are looking for clues about missing and murdered Native girls and women in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Filed Under: Law | National
Sarah Deer wins genius grant for work to protect Native women (09/17)
The Muscogee Nation citizen's efforts led to the passage of the Tribal Law and Order Act and the inclusion of tribal jurisdiction provisions in the Violence Against Women Act.

Filed Under: Canada | Law
Serial killer sentenced to life term for murder of Native woman (09/16)
A serial killer was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a Native woman and to three additional life sentences for three other murders.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Ten reasons why every Native person should vote (09/15)
There are reasons to vote. Examples big and small that show how we can make a difference

Filed Under: National
Native Sun News: Native woman warrior honored at White House (09/09)
Women warriors have always existed in many tribes across Indian Country.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Opinion: Sen. Begich playing politics with Native women's issues (09/08)
We have decided as Alaska Native women to respond to Heather Kendall-Miller and Lloyd Miller’s egregious op-ed about Dan Sullivan and Sen. Mark Begich.

Filed Under: Opinion
Harlan McKosato: Pueblo woman running for office in New Mexico (09/08)
Harlan McKosato sits down with Deb Haaland, a single mother from Laguna Pueblo who is running for lieutenant governor of New Mexico.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | World
Lens: Gender identity among Warao people in remote Venezuela (09/05)
The Lens Blog of The New York Times talks to Alvaro Laiz about his experiences with the Warao people of Venezuela and a unique aspect of their culture.

Filed Under: Politics
Liana Onnen sworn in as chair of Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation (09/03)
The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation of Kansas has a new leader.

Filed Under: Law | National
DOJ awards grants to address violence in Bakken energy region (08/27)
Two tribes and one Native organization were among the seven grantees in Montana and North Dakota.

Filed Under: National
Gila River Indian Community mourns loss of first female leader (08/26)
Mary Thomas served two terms as the tribe's governor and twice as lieutenant governor.

Filed Under: Politics
Darlene Miller seeks to be first female Seneca Nation president (08/26)
Miller is a tribal council member and is former director of the Seneca Nation Health Systems.

Filed Under: Opinion | Politics
Heather Kendall-Miller: GOP candidate a threat to Native rights (08/26)
Republican Senate candidate Dan Sullivan’s record is clear: he is a staunch opponent of Native rights.

Filed Under: Politics
Oneida Nation swears in women to four top leadership positions (08/15)
Women hold six seats on the council, including the chair, vice chair, treasurer and secretary positions.

Filed Under: Business | National
Native Sun News: WEWIN to honor entrepreneur Karlene Hunter (08/15)
A Lakota woman has been selected for honoring by an organization that celebrates and honors Native women.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | National
Puyallup fashion designer survives 2nd week on Project Runway (08/01)
Korina Emmerich said growing up in the powwow circuit continues to inspire her.

Filed Under: Law | National
Tanya Lee: Violence against Native women a national disgrace (07/30)
Tanya H. Lee writes about the history of federal Indian law and policy leading up to the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.

Filed Under: Canada | National
Native Sun News: Site documents missing and murdered women (07/30)
Amidst wide spread government intrusion and an epidemic of murder and kidnapping of Indigenous women, First Nation people in Canada are finding ways to address these issues by decolonizing their world and institutions.

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.

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