IHS awaits test results for botched diabetes screening (January 16, 2014)
The Indian Health Service is awaiting test result for members of a Nevada tribe who may have been exposed to infectious diseases.
All Arizona tribal members eligible for in-state tuition (January 16, 2014)
All members of Arizona tribes are eligible for in-state tuition regardless of residency.
Budget bill includes $18.5M for new BIA school in Maine (January 16, 2014)
The 2014 Omnibus Appropriations bill includes $18.5 million for a new Bureau of Indian Affairs school in Maine.
Seminole Tribe objects to unauthorized 'Scalp 'Em' shirt (January 16, 2014)
The Seminole Tribe of Florida is criticizing an unauthorized t-shirt that surfaced after the Florida State University Seminoles won a championship last week.
KUOW: A clean slate for tribal fishermen in Washington (January 16, 2014)
House Bill 2080 in Washington will help tribal fishermen who were convicted in the 1960s for exercising their treaty rights.
Nakia Zavalla: Elders play special role in Chumash Tribe (January 16, 2014)
Nakia Zavalla, the cultural director for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians in California, explains the role of elders within the tribe.
NCAI's new president to deliver State of Indian Nations (January 16, 2014)
Brian Cladoosby, the new president of the National Congress of American Indians, will be giving his first State of Indian Nations address on January 30.
Lac du Flambeau Band won't be amending constitution (January 16, 2014)
The Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians in Wisconsin won't be amending its constitution after tribal members voted against change.
Liard First Nation lays off most of staff following election (January 16, 2014)
The Liard First Nation in the Yukon territory has laid off nearly its entire staff and says it doesn't have any money to pay its bills.
Designer uses headdress and feathers to call out racism (January 16, 2014)
Designer Walter Van Beirendonck used Indian imagery to send a message to the fashion industry during his show in Paris on Wednesday.
WPM: Border town worried about Cobell cash and crime (January 16, 2014)
Wyoming city wants to ensure members of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe aren't targeted for their share of the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement
IBIA won't stop United Keetoowah Band land-into-trust (January 16, 2014)
The Interior Board of Indian Appeals has dismissed a challenge to the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians land-into-trust application.
Kent Blansett: The Red Power movement continues on (January 16, 2014)
Kent Blansett traces the modern Indian rights movement, including Idle No More in Canada.
EPA finds major risk in mine opposed by Alaska Natives (January 16, 2014)
The controversial Pebble Mine in Alaska poses a significant risk to salmon and the Alaska Native way of life, the Environmental Protection Agency said.
DOJ to expand rules that restrict racial and other profiling (January 16, 2014)
The Department of Justice will expand rules that restrict the use of racial profiling by federal agents.
Native Sun News: Monument honors Cheyenne outbreak (January 16, 2014)
The 18th annual observance of the Cheyenne Indians’ Jan. 9, 1879 breakout from the former Army barracks jail here brought hope to many who have been working for more than a decade to establish a memorial at the site of the historic event.
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