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Melvin Martin: Calling all anti-Semites and racists (November 2, 2009)

This article was featured in the Rapid City (South Dakota) Journal on October 27, 2009: Rapid City couple has sold Nazi memorabilia for seven years. If you can access the...

Reception to mark anniversary of Kennedy Report (November 2, 2009)

Tribal and Indian education leaders will gather in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of Indian Education: A National Tragedy - A National Challenge, commonly known as...

Gyasi Ross: Becoming an elder or just getting old (November 2, 2009)

"I feel very fortunate to be a 30-something who still has a living grandparent; very lucky. Since my father passed at a pretty young age, I tend to think of...

Mark Trahant: New Republican 'interest' in IHCIA (November 2, 2009)

"There’s a new interest in the Indian Health Care Improvement Act. House Democrats are now including the act as an amendment to the larger health care reform proposal. But...

NCAI leader hails historic time for Indian Country (November 2, 2009)

Jefferson Keel, the newly elected president of the National Congress of American Indians, welcomed the proclamation of November as Native American Heritage Month. Keel, a member of the Chickasaw Nation...

Obama declares Native American Heritage Month (November 2, 2009)

President Barack Obama has declared November as Native American Heritage Month. Obama said American Indians and Alaska Natives have played a prominent role in the history of the U.S. He...

Tribal leaders head to DC for summit with Obama (November 2, 2009)

Over 500 tribal leaders are expected to attend the first ever White House Tribal Nations Conference on Thursday, November 5. President Barack Obama promised to hold a meeting with tribes...

Veterans Affairs hearing on cooperation with IHS (November 2, 2009)

The Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee will hold a hearing this Thursday on cooperation between the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Indian Health Service. The VA and the IHS have...

Interview: Sherman Alexie discusses alcoholism (November 2, 2009)

The Big Think interviews author Sherman Alexie (Spokane / Coeur d'Alene) about his new works, old works and being an alcoholic. "Sherman Alexie: My name is Sherman Alexie and...

New chair for Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation (November 2, 2009)

Rodney Butler has been named the chairman of the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation of Connecticut. Butler, 32, has served on the tribal council for two terms. Most recently, he...

Alaska Native firm runs unusual jail in New York (November 2, 2009)

A subsidiary of Ahtna Inc., an Alaska Native regional corporation, runs an unusual immigrant detention facility in New York City under a $79 million, three-year contract with the federal...

Editorial: Reject tribal claim on wind turbine site (November 2, 2009)

"After eight years of arduous state and federal environmental reviews, the promoters of Cape Wind, a wind energy project off the Massachusetts coast, had every reason to believe that...

Seneca Nation targets lawmakers in tobacco fight (November 2, 2009)

The Seneca Nation plans to spend $500,000, and possibly up to $1 million, to defeat lawmakers who say tribes should be forced to pay state tobacco taxes. The tribe has...

Marc Simmons: Food storage important to tribes (November 2, 2009)

"In New Mexico's early-day history, one can find scattered references to the ways those who came before us preserved their food. Although quite interesting in itself, the subject appears...

Editorial: Strong partnership for Indian education (November 2, 2009)

"Almost 27 years to the day after Korczak Ziolkowski's death, another layer of his plan for the Crazy Horse Memorial is unfolding. The site of his monumental sculpture is becoming...

Opinion: Improving education for Indian students (November 2, 2009)

"Robert Cook gave people at a multicultural education convention in Denver a patriotic history lesson that was different from any that most people had heard before. Cook, president of the...

Opinion: Shameful attack on Saginaw Chippewas (November 2, 2009)

"I am writing in response to the opinion published in last Sunday's edition of the Morning Sun (Oct. 25) authored by Morning Sun editor Rick Mills. Mr. Mills and the...

Tim Giago: Tribal governments and democracies (November 2, 2009)

If one takes a deep look into tribal politics one would find a broad spectrum of inter-relationships that overlap. This would include not only tribal government, but also health care,...

Charles Trimble: White House summit a milestone (November 2, 2009)

It is truly a milestone in the history of federal-tribal relations: a genuine summit meeting between the heads of state of the United States of America and the tribal Nations...