Opinion: Washington NFL team makes money off racial slur (April 21, 2014)
James Rawlings, the chairman of the Connecticut Native American Inter Tribal Urban Council, calls on the Washington football team to eliminate its racist mascot.
Alaska Legislature passes Native language recognition bill (April 21, 2014)
The Alaska Legislature passed a bill that designates 20 Native languages as official languages in the state.
Linda Capps: Citizen Potawatomi Nation is a good neighbor (April 21, 2014)
Linda Capps, the vice chairman of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, explains how tribe spends its tax revenue.
Minneapolis city council to vote on Columbus Day change (April 21, 2014)
The city council in Minneapolis, Minnesota, will vote on a resolution to change the name of Columbus Day.
Native man's murder trial delayed due to jury roll problem (April 21, 2014)
The murder trial of a Native man has been delayed a year due to problems with the jury roll.
Column: Frank Waln blends Native traditions with hip-hop (April 21, 2014)
Frank Waln brings traditional storytelling to his award-winning hip-hop music.
Opinion: Double standard in treatment of Shoshone sisters (April 21, 2014)
Writer wonders why Carrie Dann and her late sister, Mary Dann, haven't received the same attention for their fight against the federal government.
Supreme Court takes no action on Indian tobacco petition (April 21, 2014)
The U.S. Supreme Court went back to work this morning with no new activity in an Indian tobacco case.
Fracking trucks take water from North Dakota reservation (April 21, 2014)
Energy companies have been seen taking water from the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation but it's not clear whether the tribe has authority.
Alaska Natives seek return of property for museum at Yale (April 21, 2014)
The Yale Peabody Museum in Connecticut should return artifacts that were taken from a Tlingit village, an Alaska Native leader said.
Henry Louis Gates: The myth of African and Indian ancestry (April 21, 2014)
Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. explains why most African-Americans do not carry Native American genes despite family stories and history.
Lens Blog: An Indian from India meets Indians from the US (April 21, 2014)
Annu Palakunnathu Matthew explains her series in which she mimics poses from historical photos of Indian people.
Lisa Charleyboy: Still looking for love under the Indian Act (April 21, 2014)
Lisa Charleyboy explores the difficulties of dating in Canada under the restrictions of the Indian Act.
Bryan Brewer: Supreme Court discriminates against tribes (April 21, 2014)
Bryan Brewer, the president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, explains how the U.S. Supreme Court has weakened tribal sovereignty.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets hearing on energy bill (April 21, 2014)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing next week on an energy bill.
Kiara Imani Williams: Tribal ID dismissed in nation's capital (April 21, 2014)
Kiara Imani WIlliams wonders why tribal ID cards aren't always accepted as valid documentation.
Pascua Yaqui Tribe faces a test of jurisdiction under VAWA (April 21, 2014)
All eyes are on the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona as it prosecutes three non-Indian offenders.
DOI looks to spend $2.55M on Makah Nation land buy-back (April 21, 2014)
As part of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations, the Interior Department plans to spend $2.55 million on Makah Nation in Washington.
State Department needs more time to review Keystone XL (April 21, 2014)
The State Department is taking more time to review the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.
Michell Hicks: Eastern Cherokees return to gardening roots (April 21, 2014)
Michell Hicks, the principal chief of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina, shares how tribal families are returning to agriculture.
Native Sun News: Shoni Schimmel a role model for youth (April 21, 2014)
The career of Shoni Schimmel as a college athlete was arguably the most followed of any Indian athlete in the history of sports.
Native Sun News: Keystone XL Pipeline foes headed to DC (April 21, 2014)
Arvol Looking Horse blessed the Pte Ospiye spiritual camp during a prayer ceremony in Green Grass on April 12, as stormy spring weather postponed groundbreaking.
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