Native women schedule Quilt Walk for Justice at Supreme Court (December 1, 2015)
Native women and their supporters will rally as the justices hear a critical tribal jurisdiction case on December 8.
Coeur d'Alene Tribe promotes one of its own as chief of police (December 1, 2015)
Sam Abrahamson has worked for the tribal police department for 16 years.
Yurok Tribe holds installation ceremony for chair and vice chair (December 1, 2015)
James Dunlap won election as chair and David Gensaw won the vice chair's post. Both candidates defeated incumbents.
House passes bill to place land in trust for Susanville Rancheria (December 1, 2015)
The tribe plans to use about 300 acres for its powwow grounds, a cultural center, a museum and a recreational area.
House approves bill to rename wildlife refuge for Billy Frank Jr. (December 1, 2015)
The Billy Frank Jr. Tell Your Story Act honors and preserves the legacy of the late treaty rights activist.
Suquamish Tribe negotiates agreement to enforce state laws (December 1, 2015)
The memorandum of understanding would allow tribal police officers to enforce laws against non-Indians.
Steven Newcomb: Language of domination persists in Indian law (December 1, 2015)
While reading a 'friend of the court' brief filed by historians and legal scholars, I was struck by the way in which the language system of domination constrains the manner in which they have written their filing.
Tom Cole and Betty McCollum: Doing what's best for Indian children (December 1, 2015)
In recent years and especially in the past months, there has been sensationalized news coverage about the controversial adoptions of Native American children into non-tribal families or their placement into foster care.
Senate committee to take up land-into-trust reform legislation (December 1, 2015)
S.1879, the Interior Improvement Act, and S.1125, the Blackfeet Water Rights Settlement Act, are on the agenda.
Witnesses for SCIA hearing on Tribal Law and Order Act of 2010 (December 1, 2015)
Three federal officials and one tribal leader will testify about justice systems in Indian Country.
Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Trying to bridge racial divide in Rapid City (December 1, 2015)
Finding ways to 'come together' as a racially diverse city was the focus of a community gathering held at the Mother Butler Center in Rapid City.
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe welcomes governor (December 1, 2015)
The visit was part of a state-wide tour to combat childhood hunger and ensure that kids have access to nutritional meals.
Gyasi Ross: Native nations developed immigration policies too (December 1, 2015)
As a matter of historical record, different Native groups adapted their positions and policies based upon changing circumstances and relationships with the European immigrants.
Mike Myers: Native youth are more than just election promises (December 1, 2015)
We do not come from ways-of-life that are violent and hateful. We come from legacies of excellence and genius that developed amazing civilizations.
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