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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.

Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment
Puyallup News: Project Runway contestant isn't enrolled in tribe (10/15)
A popular reality TV show now airing on the Lifetime Network includes one contestant that identifies as Native American, but she claims to be Puyallup and here is where the problem comes in.

Filed Under: Health | Law | National
Mary Pember: Mental health system fails young Indian woman (10/15)
The struggles of Amelia Kay Looking Sabinsky, a member of the Fort Peck Tribes who died on August 19 at the age of 36.

Filed Under: Environment
Native Sun News: Hopi woman brings solar power to the people (10/09)
Deb Tewa, a member of the Hopi tribe of Arizona, is one of few women who install solar energy systems

Filed Under: Law | National
Mary Pember: Shelter on Rosebud Reservation shares in grant (10/06)
The White Buffalo Calf Woman Society is receiving $400,000 from the Department of Justice.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Crystal Willcuts: A tribute to my mother who was lost to cancer (10/01)
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Crystal Willcuts writes in honor of her mother.

Filed Under: National | Politics
Oneida Nation repeats history with women in top leadership jobs (09/29)
Women hold the four top posts -- chair, vice chair, secretary and treasurer -- and make up a majority on the council.

Filed Under: Law | National
Interview with Sarah Deer about violence against Native women (09/24)
Mary Hudetz interviews attorney and professor Sarah Deer about her work to prevent violence against Native women.

Filed Under: Opinion
Elissa Washuta: This living Indian doesn't owe you any answers (09/23)
Elissa Washuta, a member of the Cowlitz Tribe of Washington, explains why she doesn't need to answer to people's conceptions of an Indian person.

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.

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