Member of Te-Moak Tribe accused of child sexual abuse in Utah (January 12, 2015)
Mark Ward Oppenhein has been ordered to a halfway house but federal prosecutors want to keep him in jail pending trial.
Native students subjected to experiments at residential school (January 12, 2015)
A researcher who came across the study said the children were exploited.
Opinion: DNA test can help determine Native American heritage (January 12, 2015)
So you think you have Native American ancestry, but you haven’t been able to prove it.
Agreement reached for leader of Navajo Nation to stay in office (January 12, 2015)
Ben Shelly will be sworn in tomorrow and will remain in office until tribal members elect a successor.
Colorado River Indian Tribes don't plan to remove 'illegal aliens' (January 12, 2015)
Chairman Dennis Patch said the tribe has no intention of going after all non-Indians -- only those who are in trespass.
Eastern Cherokees oppose Lumbee Tribe federal recognition bill (January 12, 2015)
Chief Michell Hicks said the Lumbees are not legitimate.
Steve Russell: Why buying a car will always be a big deal to me (January 12, 2015)
There was the time my transmission linkage broke and I managed to install a floor shifter backwards, making my car hard to steal because first gear was in fact reverse.
Group accuses Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of widespread corruption (January 12, 2015)
Critics are taking aim at Chairman Michael Jandreau, who has led the tribe for 36 years.
Don Marks: Native people ignored in push for education reform (January 12, 2015)
First Nations' history and culture was never considered important in education for most of the 20th century.
Opinion: Ratify water compact with Salish and Kootenai Tribes (January 12, 2015)
Montana lawmaker argues for approval of a water compact with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.
Al Jazeera: Mohawk people spend lives on both sides of border (January 12, 2015)
Miss the roadside signs welcoming you to Akwesasne and it can be hard to know you've arrived - possibly in another country.
JPR: Cow Creek Band thrives despite broken government treaty (January 12, 2015)
The Cow Creek Band has prospered despite a broken treaty and being subject to termination.
Editorial: Grand Traverse leader George Bennett was inspiration (January 12, 2015)
George Bennett was remembered as a fighter who helped lead the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians through some of its most tumultuous — and successful — times.
Memory Dawn Long Chase: No easy answer on domestic abuse (January 12, 2015)
Maybe it’s the abusers who don’t have the strength to stop abusing their families for themselves.
Valerie Goodness: Climate change can unite our tribal nations (January 12, 2015)
While Native Nations are far from being monolithic, there is one thing that forced assimilation cannot take from us, as Natives; our coevolved connection to nature.
Native Sun News: Tribal members debate legalization of 'peji' (January 12, 2015)
South Dakota tribes whose members remain some of the poorest people in the nation, can now take advantage of a Justice Department decision that has proven lucrative for Colorado and Washington.
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