War of words escalates on mine at sacred Apache site in Arizona (July 27, 2015)
Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona), the sponsor of the Save Oak Flat Act, is striking back at Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona).
The following are the text of two Dear Colleague letters written by Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) regarding H.R.2811, the Save Oak Flat Act.
Editorial: New Jersey governor quietly obliterates three tribes (July 27, 2015)
President Andrew Jackson would have loved Gov. Chris Christie, The Atlantic City Press writes in an editorial.
Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation won't drop federal recognition bid (July 27, 2015)
The tribe won favorable decisions during the favorable decisions during the Clinton and Bush administrations but saw defeat after an appeal from the state of Connecticut.
Judge can't reopen Keepseagle case after $380M goes unspent (July 27, 2015)
The lead plaintiffs wanted another round of payments while the Obama administration and other attorneys wanted to create a new trust fund with the leftover money.
Mississippi Choctaw family seeks answers for county jail death (July 27, 2015)
Rexdale Henry, 53, died a day after being placed in the Neshoba County jail.
Senate panel sets hearing on substance abuse in Indian Country (July 27, 2015)
American Indians and Alaska Natives suffer from high rates of alcoholism and their mortality rate is about four times higher than that of the general population.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee to take up land-into-trust fix (July 27, 2015)
The 114th Congress is finally seeing some movementon a long-pressing issue in Indian Country.
Mark Trahant: Press the Republican candidates on Indian issues (July 27, 2015)
What do you do with sixteen candidates? It’s a thorny problem for Republicans.
Lakota Country Times: Lawmakers hear about tribal economies (July 27, 2015)
A task force created by the South Dakota House of Representatives met to hear presentations by the Rosebud and Oglala Sioux Tribes.
Brandon Ecoffey: Race remains an issue for police in Rapid City (July 27, 2015)
Much of the tension that exists between law enforcement and minority communities is based in the truth that the laws that are enforced in minority communities are not only different but also enforced differently.
Native Sun News: Indian elders suffer from higher dementia risk (July 27, 2015)
The first-ever study of dementia in American Indians showed that more than one-fourth of elders suffer from it.
Carly McIntosh: Native name brings me closer to Mother Earth (July 27, 2015)
Being placed in between two native elders, I was close to being given my own traditional spirit name.
Cynthia Dunne: Justice has been served in Leonard Peltier case (July 27, 2015)
It is time for President Obama to grant Clemency to Leonard Peltier.
Dear Colleague: Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) on Save Oak Flat Act (July 27, 2015)
Text of a Dear Colleague letter written by Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona) regarding H.R.2811, the Save Oak Flat Act.
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