Brian Young: This Navajo filmmaker won't be walking off Netflix (April 30, 2015)
Netflix is a company. It’s not a person with which can be reasoned. It will not understand a conversation on how degrading and damaging ‘injun’ stereotypes can be.
UNITY hosts 'Empower Your Lakota Story' event in South Dakota (April 30, 2015)
The regional media summit takes place Saturday, May 2, at the American Horse School on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Crow Tribe to use $1.2M grant to establish veterans cemetery (April 30, 2015)
The Apsaalooke Veterans Cemetery in Crow Agency ensures that tribal veterans will be buried close to home.
Navajo Nation's zoo helps provide eagle feathers to members (April 30, 2015)
Going through the National Eagle Repository takes years but the tribe is able to reduce the wait through a special program.
John Barrasso: More work needed to address reservation roads (April 30, 2015)
We must work to ensure that federal agencies, such as the BIA, provide all the necessary flexibility the tribes need to move forward faster with road and bridge rehabilitation and construction projects.
Jay Daniels: There's a whole lotta shaking going on in Oklahoma (April 30, 2015)
In one recent day, the U.S. Geological Survey recorded seven small earthquakes shaking central Oklahoma in a span of about 14 hours.
Opinion: Connecticut takes wrong approach with tribal lenders (April 30, 2015)
While payday lending is technically illegal in Connecticut, Federally-recognized Native American tribes and their elected representatives are immune from Connecticut process and suit.
Judge imposes long sentence for Montana reservation death (April 30, 2015)
A Blackfeet Nation man was sentenced to 60 years for the death of a member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.
Tribal members support new name for sacred Black Hills peak (April 30, 2015)
The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names heard near unanimous support for changing the name of Harney Peak to Black Elk Peak.
Republican lawmakers kill Indian mascot measure in Colorado (April 30, 2015)
Indian students and parents testified in support of the bill but it was stopped by a party-line vote.
Pechanga Band to reclaim collection of ancestors and artifacts (April 30, 2015)
The collection includes more than 50,000 items that were taken from the first village of the Luiseno people.
Interview with attorney about marijuana for tribes in Oklahoma (April 30, 2015)
Attorney Gerald L. Jackson: Although more than 20 states have legalized either medical or recreation marijuana use, marijuana is illegal in all of its forms under Oklahoma law.
Silent 1920s film with all Indian cast set for commercial release (April 30, 2015)
The cast features about 300 Comanche and Kiowa tribal members and was nearly lost to history until a copy was acquired by the Oklahoma Historical Society.
North Dakota tribe re-examines agreement after oil tax changes (April 30, 2015)
Chairman Mark Fox said the tribe will consider withdrawing from a 2008 revenue-sharing agreement.
Vince Two Eagles: The top 10 influential people in Indian Country (April 30, 2015)
Time magazine recently published their 100 Most Influential People List for this year. Unless I missed it, there were no Natives included in their list.
Clara Caufield: Off-reservation Cheyenne need a voice with tribe (April 30, 2015)
Over the past 40 years, I have also lived off the reservation many times for years at a stretch, always returning in sort of a love-hate relationship.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud walk raises awareness of autism (April 30, 2015)
Elementary students were accompanied by their family members and school staff on a walk to bring awareness to autism on the Rosebud Reservation.
Native Sun News: Juvenile center offers services to Native youth (April 30, 2015)
The Juvenile Services Center, formerly Juvenile Detention Center, is more than just a facility for locking up our youth in Rapid City.
Allison Renville: Inviting President Obama to Sisseton-Wahpeton (April 30, 2015)
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