Dozens charged for dealing meth on Mescalero Apache Nation (December 14, 2015)
Federal authorities said a 51-year-old tribal member named Lorenzo Saenz led the drug trafficking ring on the reservation.
Carly McIntosh: Finding your path even when you're on your own (December 14, 2015)
I was never one who got a perfect education, because of my health all my education escaped from the reach of my hands.
Mark Trahant: The road to the White House is paved with the Native vote (December 14, 2015)
If you get information from watching television or from Internet rumblings, you might think Republicans are driving toward a massive victory. And why not? =
Kevin Abourezk: 'Christmas in Whiteclay' tackles liquor problems (December 14, 2015)
A story that activist Frank LaMere wrote about liquor problems in Whiteclay, Nebraska, has been set to music,
Dean Chavers: Some myths about Native student scholarships (December 14, 2015)
We really want Indian students to succeed. They are sorely needed in Indian country.
Member of Northern Arapaho Tribe accused of assaulting minor (December 14, 2015)
Martin James Goggles is accusing of stabbing a boy in the face with a knife.
Search underway for Indian murder defendant who escaped jail (December 14, 2015)
Paul Newberry, 24, had been arrested in July with the help of a Choctaw Nation police officer.
Navajo team ropers score top medals at National Finals Rodeo (December 14, 2015)
Aaron Tsinigine won the gold buckle in team roping and is now ranked number one in the world in terms of earnings for headers.
Santee Sioux Tribe weighs voting for off-reservation members (December 14, 2015)
Tribal members collected signatures on a petition in hopes of calling a secretarial election on the issue.
Supreme Court agrees to review yet another Indian law dispute (December 14, 2015)
The justices will determine whether tribal convictions can be used against repeat domestic violence offenders.
Marc Simmons: Apache people betrayed by federal government (December 14, 2015)
In the last years of the Apache wars, a warrior named Massai acquired something of a name for himself when he made a daring escape from the clutches of his white captors.
Lenard Monkman: Raising our girls to be indigenous and fierce (December 14, 2015)
We need to teach our daughters to be strong, and we need Canadians to support indigenous women.
Broadman and Miller: Disenrollment is bad for tribal economies (December 14, 2015)
Tribal governments that disenroll members do it for the money.
Ivan Star Comes Out: It's easy for Native people to feel excluded (December 14, 2015)
The systematic disruption of the family unit, the boarding school system, obliteration of language and culture, and outright theft of land effectively diluted our ancestor’s solidarity and sovereignty.
Native Sun News: Tribes oppose uranium mine near sacred site (December 14, 2015)
Among at least 100 people who attended a uranium hearing were leaders of the Navajo Nation and three Indian Pueblos opposing a request to reopen a polluted underground mine located at sacred Mt. Taylor in New Mexico.
Sandra LaFleur: Indigenous people helped European strangers (December 14, 2015)
When the European explorers floated, half dead and starving onto Turtle Island’s shores, First Nations folk had to nurse the sailors back to health.
Alex Jacobs: Native community brings old Curtis film back to life (December 14, 2015)
The name Edward S. Curtis immediately invokes spirited discussions amongst Native and non-Native artists, scholars and just plain folks who are attracted to the historic, romantic and nostalgic.
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