Moapa Band starts 50-mile walk to protest power plant (April 20, 2012)
The Moapa Band of Paiute Indians is leading a 50-mile march to protest a power plant next to the reservation. The march starts on the reservation today and ends at the federal courthouse in Las Vegas on Sunday. Tribal leaders...
Dee Gokee-Rindal: Red Cliff Ojibwe students succeeding (April 20, 2012)
"Long ago, an Ojibwe chief was teaching his grandson about life. He told his grandson, “A terrible fight is going on inside me….a fight between two wolves”. He explained further, “One wolf is evil - he is anger, envy, greed,...
FBI won't reopen investigation into Oglala Sioux deaths (April 20, 2012)
The FBI said it won't reopen investigations into the deaths of 57 people on the Pine Ridge Reservation unless new information emerges, the Associated Press reported. In 2000, the FBI released the so-called death list that attempted to explain why...
Navajo Post: Navajo voters look to presidential election (April 20, 2012)
"As the 2012 Presidential Election gears up, Republicans make their way to Native America for support in rural Arizona. Former Presidential Candidate John McCain made his way to meet with Navajo Leaders to discuss ‘Water rights’ with the Navajo Nation....
Native Sun News: Bill seeks change in unemployment data (April 20, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Jesse Abernathy, Native Sun News Editor. All content © Native Sun News. U.S. Rep. Duncan D. Hunter (R-California) wants the federal government to be more forthcoming, and less manipulative, when it comes...
Native Sun News: Political cartoonist takes bow from paper (April 20, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Jesse Abernathy, Native Sun News Editor. All content © Native Sun News. Del Iron Cloud took the People’s Choice Award at the art show held during the Stock Show in February here...
Delvin Cree: Powwows an important part of tribal culture (April 20, 2012)
Close to 40 years ago in an area north of my hometown Dunseith, North Dakota -- which is home to descendants of the great chiefs Little Shell and Red Bear -- a small pow-wow was conducted on a daily basis...
Letter: Get the federal government out of tribal affairs (April 20, 2012)
"Why is the Interior Department managing more than 50 million acres of land that belongs to American Indian tribes. Among the tribes there are accountants and lawyers who are perfectly capable of, and probably more honest at, handling the various...
Opinion: Chumash report ignores land-into-trust issues (April 20, 2012)
"Completely absent from this analysis are a number of impacts that paint an entirely different picture, and substantiate many people’s belief that this report is just an attempt to provide cover for politicians and their back-room deal making. Let’s look...
Levon Helm, singer/drummer from The Band, passes on (April 20, 2012)
Levon Helm, the singer and drummer for The Band, a group formed with Mohawk singer/songwriter Robbie Robertson, died on Thursday. He was 71. Helm was part Chickasaw on his father's side, The New York Times reported. After being a part...
Suzan Shown Harjo: White privilege in American society (April 20, 2012)
"White privilege in America first stood for wealth advantage, the provenance of white men, no matter how amassed, deserved, shared or inbred. Among its prominent symbols are oil baron J.D. Rockefeller, Monopoly guy with a fistful of cash, television’s The...
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