Urban Indian center prepares for 36th Thanksgiving dinner (November 16, 2015)
United American Indian Involvement of Los Angeles, California, served nearly 400 dinners to family and youth at last year's event.
Former employee of Passamaquoddy Tribe pleads to theft (November 16, 2015)
Stephen E. Crawford admitted he took about $25,000 while serving as the tribe's environmental director.
Gabe Galanda: The tide keeps turning against disenrollment (November 16, 2015)
NCAI, NIGA and regional inter-tribal associations do sit deliberately quiet in the face of a disenrollment epidemic.
Patrick Lambert: My first month as Eastern Cherokee chief (November 16, 2015)
I have worked every day including weekends since being sworn in and have not had a day of less than 10 hours in the office or at meetings yet.
Secretary Jewell goes to Arizona to meet with BIE students (November 16, 2015)
The trip highlights a high-speed Internet partnership and the Every Kid in a Park initiative.
BIE schedules consultations for Johnson-O'Malley program (November 16, 2015)
Topics include the JOM student count and the funding methodology for the program.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets meeting and hearing (November 16, 2015)
Two land-into-trust bills for tribes in Oregon and three Indian education bills are on the agenda.
Vice chair of Nisqually Tribe sentenced to drug treatment (November 16, 2015)
William Frank admitted that he stole more than $50,000 from two tribal accounts while in the throes of a substance abuse addiction.
Los Angeles could join Indigenous Peoples Day movement (November 16, 2015)
Council member Mitch O'Farrell, who is a member of the Wyandotte Nation, wants the city to recognize its original inhabitants.
Winnebago Tribe distributes $250 per capita next month (November 16, 2015)
Tribal members can pick up their checks at the Blackhawk Center Gym on December 3.
Carla Fredericks: Racial slur tied to Sand Creek Massacre (November 16, 2015)
To use the word today evokes a history of racial violence and dehumanization to intimidate, humiliate and harm contemporary American Indians.
Arne Vainio: A mother opens up after the death of her child (November 16, 2015)
'Andrew died eight years ago and I think about him every morning when I wake up and every night when I’m falling asleep.'
Leonard Peltier paintings being removed after complaint (November 16, 2015)
The Retired FBI Agents Association complained about the paintings at the Washington Department of Labor and Industries.
Lakota Country Times: Tribal college impacts the economy (November 16, 2015)
A new report just released by the college puts in to perspective just how large of a positive impact that Oglala Lakota College on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota has on the region.
James Giago Davies: Operating outside the Native bubble (November 16, 2015)
Every now and again life jars you wide awake, blindsides you with the wholly unexpected.
Native Sun News: Food bank comes to Northern Cheyenne (November 16, 2015)
By the end of each month, most of the 800 or so tribal residents in Busby wind up hungry, the small amount of monthly assistance they receive by then exhausted.
Peter d'Errico: Obama doesn't understand Indian history (November 16, 2015)
Christianity promoted and justified slavery and land theft, in the name of making the whole world our 'own land.'
Ruth Hopkins: Tribes maintain a long tradition of tattooing (November 16, 2015)
Numerous North American Tribes also adorned themselves with permanent body art well before the arrival of Columbus.
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