Tribes support Sovereignty Institute at University of Minnesota (August 13, 2015)
Tribes will play a key role in educating students, state employees and the general public about their unique status as governments.
Leader of EPA visits Navajo Nation after mine spill in Colorado (August 13, 2015)
Administrator Gina McCarthy met with top tribal leaders but didn't go to the Gold King Mine to see the origins of the disaster.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold field hearing in Alaska (August 13, 2015)
Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) will chair the hearing as the committee examines tribal justice issues, including tribal courts.
History: When Donald Trump belittled the Ramapough Nation (August 13, 2015)
Imagine that you have to prove your ethnicity when filling out a census form and myriad other forms posing that question in American society
Mary Annette Pember: Indian mother suffered through trauma (August 13, 2015)
Our growing knowledge about trauma is underscoring the depth of its impact not only on us but on our families as well.
DOI finalizes new rule for appeals in federal recognition cases (August 13, 2015)
The Interior Board of Indian Appeals has been cut out of the picture in an attempt to increase transparency and due process.
Othniel Art Oomittuk: Drilling threatens our Native way of life (August 13, 2015)
I sincerely ask that Shell reconsider drilling in the Arctic, which will endanger the traditional food supply, the environment and culture of the Inupiat.
Richard Peterson: Alaska GOP ignores facts on land-into-trust (August 13, 2015)
Tribes in Alaska have nowhere near enough money to buy thousands of acres, much less 'millions.'
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe hosts annual wacipi (August 13, 2015)
Some 354 dancers made their way into the Daniel Stands Memorial arena in Pine Ridge on the two busiest nights of the 30th annual four-day Oglala Nation celebration.
Brandon Ecoffey: Giving our youth opportunities to succeed (August 13, 2015)
Hundreds of kids across the Pine Ridge Reservation have gained access to an activity that requires very little supervision or financial investment.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Living in two worlds requires tolerance (August 13, 2015)
I believe it is fair to say that the steady loss of Lakota language and culture is our own doing.
Native Sun News: Tribes cite treaties in bid to halt Keystone XL (August 13, 2015)
While the world waited for South Dakota’s pivotal decision on TransCanada Corp.’s application to renew its Keystone XL permit, tribal members capped nine days of hearings with fiery statements insisting that treaty rights dictate denial.
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