Senate bill bars federal funds to tribes that grow marijuana (August 7, 2015)
Sen. James Lankford (R-Oklahoma) doesn't think tribes should make their own decisions on the drug.
Voting Rights Act in focus with presidential election on horizon (August 7, 2015)
With a presidential election on the horizon, top Obama administration officials are promising to protect the voting rights of Native Americans and other citizens.
FBI launches preliminary probe into shootings of Indian men (August 7, 2015)
Leaders of the Northern Arapaho Tribe of Wyoming traveled to Washington, D.C, to make the case for federal intervention.
TV show set in future comes up with new name for NFL team (August 7, 2015)
The Washington Red Clouds takes inspiration from a prominent Oglala Lakota leader from the 1800s.
Official in Oklahoma makes bizarre claim about HEARTH Act (August 7, 2015)
The vice mayor in Shawnee gets everything wrong about the Helping Expedite and Advance Responsible Tribal Homeownership Act of 2012.
Ernestine Chasing Hawk: What our children really need is love (August 7, 2015)
It is so easy to blame someone or something else when things aren’t going right in our communities.
Native Sun News: Center examines security after racial incident (August 7, 2015)
While the alleged hooligan sports fan awaits the results of his poor decision making, Trace O’Connell may also be banned from future events at the civic center; depending on the outcome of his disorderly conduct trial.
Mike Myers: Settler regimes overthrew indigenous governments (August 7, 2015)
As many Indigenous territories throughout North America once again enter the settler imposed election cycles it might be a good time to revisit the meaning of democracy as we understand it.
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