Choctaw Nation and Chickasaw Nation to settle trust litigation (July 14, 2015)
The tribes sued the federal government in 2005, seeking an accounting of their trust assets and trust funds.
Marc Simmons: Spanish book of laws included section on 'Indios' (July 14, 2015)
The Recopilación provided extensive protection for the Indians, who were regarded as wards of the government.
Quapaw Tribe offers $25K reward for information on dead cow (July 14, 2015)
An Angus bull that was part of the tribe's cattle herd was killed sometime over the weekend.
Youth from Umatilla Tribes inspired after White House gathering (July 14, 2015)
Participants said hearing from First Lady Michelle Obama was a highlight of the White House Tribal Youth Gathering in Washington, D.C.
Opinion: Native Americans weren't the first environmentalists (July 14, 2015)
It’s hard to make it through a US history textbook without coming across the silly claim that American Indians were the original environmentalists.
Mel Sheldon: Tulalip Tribes aim to improve education for youth (July 14, 2015)
Years ago we identified the critical need for a strong early education program.
Leslie Wheelock: Native youth rise to climate change challenge (July 14, 2015)
Recently, ninety Alaska Native, American Indian, and Native Hawaiian high school students came together for a week of intensive education and peer-to-peer training about the impact of climate change on tribal communities.
Youth from Absentee Shawnee Tribe visit ancestral Illinois land (July 14, 2015)
Nearly a dozen young tribal members visited sites in and around the Shawnee National Forest.
Twila Barnes: Cherokee tribes do not claim fraudulent academic (July 14, 2015)
None of the three federally recognized Cherokee tribes claim her, therefore she isn't Cherokee, period.
Seneca Nation expresses interest in joining marijuana industry (July 14, 2015)
President Maurice John said tribal leaders are monitoring developments but cautioned that no decisions have been made.
Albert Bender: Andrew Jackson doesn't deserve to be on $20 bill (July 14, 2015)
It would only be the most fitting justice that Jackson should be replaced with a representative of the people he so viciously tried to exterminate.
Witness list for House subcommittee's hearing on tribal bills (July 14, 2015)
The bills address issues for the Navajo Nation, Zuni Pueblo, the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe and six Nevada tribes.
Nooksack Tribe disenrollment proceedings placed on hold again (July 14, 2015)
More than 300 people are facing removal
Menominee Nation schedules referendum on legal marijuana (July 14, 2015)
Tribal leaders believe marijuana could help improve the economy on Wisconsin's largest reservation.
House passes measure to resolve Morongo Band land dispute (July 14, 2015)
The tribe and a non-Indian landowner have agreed to swap equal portions of land in order to settle the dispute.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe set for annual rodeo (July 14, 2015)
The Oglala Nation Rodeo will receive a special treat this year as nine-time rodeo clown of the year Keith Eisley will entertain crowds and protect riders.
Native Sun News: Lakota man brings solar power to the people (July 14, 2015)
Access to solar power became dreams closer to every family’s reality in late June with the announcement of free skills training sessions in renewable energy installations provided by Lakota Solar Enterprises and Dakota Rural Action.
Kim TallBear: Anti-Indian atmosphere thrives in university town (July 14, 2015)
We know now that Illinois is a place that is very difficult to do work on behalf of indigenous peoples.
Steven Newcomb: Pope Francis takes a first step with apology (July 14, 2015)
Pope Francis can show true courage and moral authority by taking a next logical step: Revoke those papal bulls that have resulted in the domination and dehumanization of our original nations and peoples.
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