Passamaquoddy Tribe takes a step toward marijuana cultivation (September 1, 2015)
A letter of intent was signed with a company that is helping the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of South Dakota develop marijuana.
Education Department awards $50.4M in grants to tribal colleges (September 1, 2015)
The grants will help the institutions improve academic quality, management and overall fiscal stability, the Obama administration said.
Brian Pierson: Big decision in Seminole Tribe's taxation case (September 1, 2015)
The Supreme Court has described the rule that state and local governments may not tax Indians in Indian county as 'categorical.' The rule is far less clear where non-Indians are concerned, however.
Lakota Country Times: Not guilty verdict after Lakota 57 trial (September 1, 2015)
Trace O’Connell, the non-Native man was accused of throwing beer and yelling racially charged comments at a group of 57 Lakota children during a semi-pro hockey game this past January, has been found not guilty of disorderly conduct.
Jennifer Fielder: Tribes struggling to break free from bondage (September 1, 2015)
After 100 years, the Indian nations are still struggling to rise above the devastating effects of a federal government that didn’t know best.
Center for Native American Youth seeks new executive director (September 1, 2015)
The groundbreaking non-profit has helped raise the profile of issues facing American Indian and Alaska Native youth.
Rhonda Pitka: Alaska Natives put priority on subsistence rights (September 1, 2015)
Alaska Natives have identified the most pressing issue and priority amongst our people to be the mismanagement of hunting and fishing resources and the lack of tribal rights tied to these resources.
La Jolla Band welcomes visitors to longest zip line in California (September 1, 2015)
The La Jolla Zip Zoom ZipLine opens to the public just in time for the Labor Day Weekend.
Lake named for war secretary who pushed for removal of tribes (September 1, 2015)
Tribal members want the body of water in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to return to its Dakota name of Bde Maka Ska, or White Earth Lake.
Young tribal members cited for wild rice harvest in Minnesota (September 1, 2015)
A couple from the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe were exercising their treaty rights at an off-reservation lake in Minnesota.
Politicians in Ohio oppose use of Alaska Native name for peak (September 1, 2015)
North America's highest peak was originally named for president William McKinley, who never set foot in Alaska.
Tribal college students participate in NASA challenge in Virginia (September 1, 2015)
A delegation from Chief Dull Knife College on the Northern Cheyenne Nation in Montana sent scientific experiments into space.
Navajo Nation hires firm to pursue Gold King Mine spill lawsuit (September 1, 2015)
An August 5 incident at an abandoned mine in Colorado sent 3 million gallons of toxic waste into the water system.
Terese Marie Mailhot: Shutting down a new generation of hate (September 1, 2015)
It’s hard to combat racism. I understand it’s a daily struggle, but what did our ancestors fight for, if not better communities?
Clara Caufield: Cheyenne brothers and sisters preserve language (September 1, 2015)
White people often say 'You can choose your friends, but not your family.' Cheyenne disagree – we can choose our brothers and sisters and other relatives.
Native Sun News: Teens attacked on Rosebud Sioux Reservation (September 1, 2015)
On the evening of June 13, four brothers from Rapid City were allegedly ganged in Norris during a softball tournament and beaten with bats, knives, and fists and stomped as they were surrounded by nearly 50 people.
President Obama meets Native leaders after landing in Alaska (September 1, 2015)
Tribal leaders raise land-into-trust and voting rights at historic roundtable of Alaska Native representatives.
Transcript: Obama remarks following Native leaders roundtable (September 1, 2015)
Transcript of remarks by President Barack Obama following a roundtable with Native leaders in Anchorage, Alaska.
94-year-old Alaska Native elder greets Obama with Denali song (September 1, 2015)
Poldine Carlo welcomed President Obama as he landed in the 49th state for his historic three-day trip.
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