Audio from House subcommittee's hearing on three tribal bills (April 14, 2015)
Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) plans to move quickly on the bills with or without the support of the Obama administration.
Albert Bender: A landmark victory for Indian Child Welfare Act (April 14, 2015)
South Dakota Indian families and Tribes have just won a major legal victory, under the Indian Child Welfare Act that will resonate throughout the state and nationwide.
Nisqually Tribe construction business involved in fatal accident (April 14, 2015)
A young couple and their infant son were killed when a concrete wall fell from a highway overpass.
DOI submits Keystone XL opposition letters from tribes to State (April 14, 2015)
Tribes expressed near unanimous opposition but DOI -- as a trustee for Indian Country -- has not made public its comments on the controversial project.
Vote delayed on bill to restrict use of Indian mascots in Colorado (April 14, 2015)
One Democrat was going to vote no, which would have left the bill one vote short of what it needed for passage in the Colorado House.
Sen. Kaine optimistic on success for tribal recognition measure (April 14, 2015)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee approved the bill last month so it could head to the Senate floor at any time.
Review: Beauty over context in museum exhibition on Plains art (April 14, 2015)
The sins of Western culture as regards to its Indian policy scarcely rear their ugly head. They are alluded to through asides in secondary material and discrete videos.
Jordan Russell: Cultural appropriation continues at music fests (April 14, 2015)
Let’s be honest: if you can afford to drop $375 on a ticket to Coachella, you can afford to buy your Native-inspired jewelry and other goods from artisans whose profits help them to feed their family.
Bois Forte Band set to recover sacred items uncovered in 1920s (April 14, 2015)
The items belonged to the Midewiwin, a sacred society, and will be returned under the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
Mohegan Tribe announces another entry into restaurant industry (April 14, 2015)
The tribe will open a new location of a gourmet food company on the reservation and will consider other locations.
Connecticut tribes support state's efforts against online lenders (April 14, 2015)
The Mashantucket and Mohegan tribes are siding with the state against a fellow tribe from Oklahoma.
Lawsuit seeks information on remarks at Indian law conference (April 14, 2015)
A top Department of Justice official said the government 'made mistakes' by advancing racially and culturally biased arguments in two historic Indian law cases.
Navajo Nation Supreme Court rebuffs attempt to block election (April 14, 2015)
Tribal members will go the polls on April 21 and choose a new leader: Joe Shirley Jr. or Russell Begaye.
Native Sun News: County sheriff seeks more Native employees (April 14, 2015)
The Pennington County Sheriff’s Department is well aware of the fact there is a lack of Native American staffing in the jail and on the patrol unit.
Charles Kader: Mohawk people living through a new border war (April 14, 2015)
To date, there has never been a framework to enjoin Mohawks directly to play a part in the security of the region.
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