Blackfeet Nation wins ruling against development at sacred site (November 23, 2015)
The Obama administration is ready to cancel a lease in the sacred Badger-Two Medicine Area in a matter of weeks, rather than months as previously expected.
Quinault Nation slams approval of genetically modified salmon (November 23, 2015)
Salmon has played an important role in Northwest tribal life for tens of thousands of years, serving as an important subsistence food and as a cornerstone of tribal economies.
Center for Native American Youth hires new executive director (November 23, 2015)
Erik Stegman is Assiniboine from the Carry the Kettle First Nation in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Native actors speak Abenaki language in 'Saints & Strangers' (November 23, 2015)
The two-part mini-series debuted on the National Geographic Channel to favorable reviews.
Rep. Markwayne Mullin endorses Sen. Marco Rubio for president (November 23, 2015)
The Republican from Florida has one big mark against him -- he voted against the Violence Against Women Act in 2013.
Oglala Sioux Tribe loses grant for suicide prevention program (November 23, 2015)
At least 20 young people on the Pine Ridge Reservation have taken their lives since December and more than 250 have attempted suicide.
Mark Anthony Rolo: Bad River Band puts major focus on health (November 23, 2015)
This Thanksgiving, American Indian tribes will acknowledge they have a long way to go to fully restore health, economy and social justice in their communities.
Jay Daniels: Mascot opponents take aim at beloved 'Sooners' (November 23, 2015)
I try to avoid the Native American mascot issue as it serves no real purpose in changing personal feelings and minds which have been shaped and embedded by those around them throughout life.
Marc Simmons: Site of Apache chief Victorio's death in dispute (November 23, 2015)
Was Apache Chief Victorio killed in New Mexico or in Mexico in 1880?
Opinion: Native people seek a mutual partnership with Canada (November 23, 2015)
We aren't looking for someone to take care of us, but rather a leader who will respect our independence, understand our history, our uniqueness, and our goals for the future.
Native Sun News: Great Plains people key in defeating Keystone (November 23, 2015)
Tribes and grassroots organizations joined in planning direct actions to protest the Keystone XL route across 1851 and 1868 Ft. Laramie Treaty territory.
Mark Trahant: Who will be the Barack Obama of Indian Country? (November 23, 2015)
At least 73 American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians serve in 17 state legislatures. This is important for a couple of reasons.
Lakota Country Times: Legal 'victory' for reservation residents (November 23, 2015)
An order that deprived Oglala Lakota County residents of the right to sit on trial juries in cases originating in their county has been ruled illegal.
James Giago Davies: The greatest evil facing our communities (November 23, 2015)
There is something in Indian country that towers above the top of Harney Peak, something carved into the hearts and minds of Lakota people more indelibly than the faces on Mount Rushmore.
Charles Trimble: Book reveals ugly truth about the genocide of our people (November 23, 2015)
Up until recently I generally subscribed to the contention put forth by a California professor in recent news that the terms 'genocide' and 'Holocaust' best describe the systematic mass killings such as those carried out in Nazi death camps.
Opinion: Native Hawaiian group does not represent the people (November 23, 2015)
Our process and path to nationhood, whether via Federal recognition or Independence, is ours alone.
Adrianne Chalepah: Voices of Native women need to be heard (November 23, 2015)
No longer should we accept our Native women to be portrayed as fetishes, readily available for America’s exploitations.
Donna Loring: Native youth are changing lives with their music (November 23, 2015)
We do have star power in our communities and in my humble opinion these songs are good enough to be on the national charts.
Steve Russell: Just ask Indian people about wars over religion (November 23, 2015)
Religion can be perverted to justify terrible things, but American Indians know that.
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