Wilma Mankiller generates interest for Women on 20s campaign (April 8, 2015)
The late former leader of the Cherokee Nation inspired a generation of Native women and girls and her legacy is generating new interest.
A decade’s worth of work by tribal leaders, educators, legislators and activists has shown that having difficult conversations about issues of race, history and culture is necessary and productive.
City agrees to work with Wiyot Tribe on return of ancestral land (April 8, 2015)
'The center of our world is Indian Island,' council member Chery Seidner said. 'This is where we come, this is where we sing, this is where we pray.'
Baseball team renews contract with disabled Barona Band man (April 8, 2015)
The San Diego Padres are keeping a promise to Matt LaChappa so he can maintain his health insurance.
First Lady Obama speaks to Native youth at White House session (April 8, 2015)
The first lady said Native youth are working hard to succeed despite facing numerous obstacles that she traced to genocide, forced removal and the boarding school system.
The Salish Integrative Oncology Care Center will provide a range of treatments options, both conventional and traditional.
Non-Indian businesses still trying to prevent removal from land (April 8, 2015)
The Indian landowners in Palm Springs, California, have ordered the businesses to leave by May 31.
Pokagon Band continues to diversify economy with acquisition (April 8, 2015)
The tribe's economic development corporation has acquired a mechanical trade contractor with operations in Indiana and Michigan.
Hoopa Valley Tribe sees police force drop to just three officers (April 8, 2015)
The largest reservation in California at one point had 12 officers but nearly all of them have left their jobs.
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul targeted BIA and IHS (April 8, 2015)
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) wanted to eliminate the Bureau of Indian Affairs altogether and cut the Indian Health Service budget in half.
Derek Bailey: Grand Traverse Band aims to protect sacred water (April 8, 2015)
The GTB currently is involved as a lead entity in a very complex river restoration project here locally in Traverse City, as the dams along the Boardman River are removed and restored to a natural state.
Editorial: Pamunkey Tribe deserves federal status despite past (April 8, 2015)
The Pamunkeys dispute the idea that the tribe discriminated against African-Americans and say some tribe members have black spouses.
The Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 was supposed to address sharing of tribal data but the law has not been fully implemented.
Review: Masterpieces of Native art at museum in New York City (April 8, 2015)
Curator Gaylord Torrence set an ambitious agenda for The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky – distill 2,000 years of artistic achievement by Plains Indians, with a particular focus on the changing culture of the last three centuries.
One of Indian Country’s most important debates about increasing funding for the Indian health system is occurring far from Congress in state legislatures across the country.
Native Sun News: Cheyenne River Sioux woman debuts business (April 8, 2015)
Michelle Antone, a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, is the proud owner of the newly opened Edible Arrangements franchise at Rushmore Crossing Mall in Rapid City.
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