Menominee Nation mourns loss of veteran William Fredenberg (August 16, 2012)
William R. Fredenberg, a decorated combat veteran who was a member of the Menominee Nation of Wisconsin, died on July 21. He was 89. Fredenberg enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1942. He served in World War II, when...
Opinion: Good news coming from Indian Country on diabetes (August 16, 2012)
"Nearly one in four U.S. teens has diabetes or pre-diabetes. The number of those affected has raced out of control, from 9.9 percent in 2000 to 23 percent in 2008, according to the June issue of Pediatrics. This news doesn’t...
ICT interview with Jeff Haozous, Fort Sill Apache Tribe leader (August 16, 2012)
"What experiences made you become a public servant? I didn’t set out to become a tribal leader. I came for a temporary visit [to Oklahoma], and then I got more involved. The issues were a desire to learn more about...
Vincent Armenta: Chumash Tribe shares land-into-trust woes (August 16, 2012)
"When I testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Indian and Alaska Native Affairs earlier this month, my main goal was to share with Congress how difficult it has been for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians...
Books: 'Living With American Indian Art' shows tribal fashions (August 16, 2012)
"When one thinks of Jews and American Indians, fashion may not leap to mind as much as, say, Mel Brooks clad as a warrior chief in “Blazing Saddles.” But two new books find the exquisite and the offbeat in...
Blackfeet Nation ramping up for significant energy production (August 16, 2012)
The Blackfeet Nation of Montana is gearing up for some major energy development, causing divisions among its members. According to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, one million acres of the 1.5-million acre reservation has been leased to energy companies. Development...
Native Sun News: Rosebud Sioux Tribe leads fight on sacred site (August 16, 2012)
The following story was written and reported by Karin Eagle, Native Sun News Staff Writer. All content © Native Sun News. Rosebud Sioux Tribe leads fight to save Pe Sla $50K appropriated for Aug. 25 auction By Karin Eagle Native...
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