Shinnecock Nation allows felons to hold office in certain cases (October 22, 2014)
Tribal members who were convicted of a non-sexual felony and were released from incarceration for five years before an election can run for the office of trustee.
Native Sun News: Candidate seeks investigation into program (October 22, 2014)
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Susan Wismer is challenging a Republican legislature to demand accountability.
Chumash Tribe praises BIA movement on land-into-trust bid (October 22, 2014)
The finding of no significant impact puts the tribe closer to having 1,400 acres placed in trust.
2nd Circuit hears appeal from former chairman of Pequot Tribe (October 22, 2014)
Michael Thomas was found guilty of stealing from the tribe and is serving out his sentence in a federal prison in Massachusetts.
Christopher Chavis: Navajo court got it wrong in fluency case (October 22, 2014)
Law student argues that Navajo Nation presidential candidate Chris Deschene should be allowed to stay on the ballot.
Navajo Nation presidential candidate to be removed from ballot (October 22, 2014)
Chris Deschene was disqualified due to his lack of fluency in the Navajo language.
Alaska Native elders and youth share issues at annual meeting (October 22, 2014)
This year's theme is 'Get Up! Stand Up!' and participants are focusing on languages and culture.
Rep. Don Young criticized for comments to high school students (October 22, 2014)
Witnesses say he went too far with remarks about domestic violence, youth suicide and same-sex marriage.
SCIA to hold listening session at NCAI on Indian education bill (October 22, 2014)
The session takes place Tuesday, October 28, at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta.
FNDI urges passage for Indian Teacher Loan Forgiveness Act (October 22, 2014)
The bill provides up to $17,500 in student loan forgiveness for members of federally-recognized tribes who teach at Bureau of Indian Education schools or at schools that serve Indian students.
Aging BIA school on Navajo Nation awaits replacement funds (October 22, 2014)
The Little Singer Community School in Arizona was built in the 1970s and suffers from asbestos, radon, mice and mold problems
Review: NMAI treaties exhibit underscores misunderstandings (October 22, 2014)
A review of Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations, a new exhibit at the National Museum of the American Indian.
Cedric Sunray: Standing together to fight tribal disenrollment (October 22, 2014)
Solidarity requires other tribal members/citizens to disenroll themselves when others are disenrolled.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Lakota people disrespect our language (October 22, 2014)
I came into this world immersed in Lakota language and culture.
Eyapaha Today: Oneida singer follows in her mother's footsteps (October 22, 2014)
Kahawitha Shenandoah, known affectionately as Leah, has been singing since she can remember.
Steven Newcomb: The role of Latin in empire and colonization (October 22, 2014)
Exploring the role of language in the domination of Native peoples.
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