Obama issues proclamation for Native American Heritage Month (October 30, 2015)
November has almost arrived and that means another Native American Heritage Month.
Chinook Nation asks President Obama for federal recognition (October 30, 2015)
The tribe who welcomed Lewis and Clark to the Pacific Northwest has been ignored by the United States ever since.
Mohawk women lose claim to freely cross US-Canadian border (October 30, 2015)
A judge in Canada rejected aboriginal rights to cross the border and held that national security rules are advanced in the bests interests of the Mohawk people.
Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribe to grow marijuana (October 30, 2015)
The tribe plans to open a cultivation facility to produce marijuana for medicinal purposes.
Congress passes budget agreement that raises spending levels (October 30, 2015)
The Bipartisan Budget Act is headed to President Barack Obama for his signature.
Native Sun News: Quapaw Tribe cleans up worst Superfund site (October 30, 2015)
Baseball legend Mickey Mantle’s hometown became part of the world’s first Superfund site after abandoned lead mines polluted nearby Tar Creek and ruined many people’s homes in Ottawa County.
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