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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.

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

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