Cherokee Nation candidate emerges victorious in new election (July 28, 2015)
Keith Austin lost his council race by one vote in the general election but came out on top after the tribe's Supreme Court called for a new round of ballots.
Tuscarora Nation returns to ancestral home in North Carolina (July 28, 2015)
The tribe lived throughout the state until being driven out after a bloody war in the early 1700s.
Haskell students to study fracking on North Dakota reservation (July 28, 2015)
Mary Iorio and Joshua Cunningham want to know how hydraulic fracturing has affected water supplies on the reservation.
Makah Nation man charged for assault during attempted escape (July 28, 2015)
Brandon Joseph Eaton allegedly bit and punched a tribal police officer during an attempted escape from the jail on the reservation.
Warm Springs Tribes welcome early start to huckleberry season (July 28, 2015)
The tribe retains a treaty right to gather huckleberries on public lands.
Miami Nation stays out of public school mascot debate in Indiana (July 28, 2015)
The North Side High School features a 'Redskins' mascot and an Indian head logo.
Aaron Angerman: Alaska Natives not consulted about mine plan (July 28, 2015)
I am frightened to think that what happened at Mount Polley could happen here in our back yard now that the Red Chris Mine is operational.
9th Circuit sides with Suquamish Tribe in fishing rights dispute (July 28, 2015)
A dispute arose with the Tulalip Tribes, whose leaders tried to exclude certain fishing grounds from a ruling made back in 1975.
Young man from Omaha Tribe sentenced for sexual abuse of child (July 28, 2015)
Lawrence Merrick Jr., age 23, pleaded guilty for an incident that occurred on the reservation of the neighboring Winnebago Tribe.
The 230-acre property will be used for the proposed Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, the route that traces the forced removal of the tribe.
Erica Pinto makes history as first woman leader of Jamul Village (July 28, 2015)
The new chairwoman joined the council back in 1994 at the young age of 22.
10th Circuit affirms convictions of former Paiute Tribe employee (July 28, 2015)
Jeffrey Charles Zander diverted Bureau of Indian Affairs grant money to his own bank accounts.
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Indian Country stuck with bad Republican (July 28, 2015)
Let’s face it: where Rep. Bishop is concerned, the real bull crap is that we’re stuck with him representing us.
IHS hired physician who was sanctioned by Justice Department (July 28, 2015)
An 18-year-old member of the Navajo Nation was diagnosed with conjunctivitis and sent home with ibuprofen even though he displayed serious neurological problems.
Steve Russell: The hypocrisy of race and Cherokee citizenship (July 28, 2015)
One of the whitest Indian nations by blood is now litigating to expel its black citizens, many of whom have more Cherokee blood than the white citizens so eager to see them expelled.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe hosts war pony races (July 28, 2015)
Three Moccasin Park on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota was the site of the Oglala Lakota Nation Veteran’s horse races.
Acting director Robert McSwain said the agency is committed to serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and Two Spirit communities.
Native Sun News: Young artist wins top award at Native market (July 28, 2015)
The Third Annual Gathering of People, Wind and Water, a Native art market and cultural celebration drew more than 4,000 visitors to the heart of downtown Rapid City.
Terese Marie Mailhot: I was raised to be angry at White women (July 28, 2015)
Yes, white women have it easier, but they’re not the problem.
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