Miss Lumbee won't lose title following appearance in music video (January 20, 2016)
Miss Lumbee Alexis Raeana Jones remains on suspension until February 5 after acknowledging it was 'inappropriate' to participate in the video.
Basketball coach suspended after arrests by Osage Nation police (January 20, 2016)
Chad Kills Crow only started working at Pawhuska High School last summer but has been sidelined for the rest of the boys basketball season.
Tribes in California played a key role in reducing disease in 1900s (January 20, 2016)
History professor Clifford E. Trafzer is completing a book that details the collaboration between tribal and western medicine.
Colorado River Indian Tribes historian Michael Tsosie passes on (January 20, 2016)
Michael Tsosie was a former director of the tribe's museum and a fierce defender of the tribe's sovereignty.
Supreme Court hears Omaha Tribe reservation boundary dispute (January 20, 2016)
The justices appeared skeptical of the state of Nebraska's attempts to diminish the reservation by excluding the village of Pender from the tribe's land base.
Apple improves hiring of Native Americans but level remains low (January 20, 2016)
Only 271 Native American men and women worked at the California-based technology giant in 2015.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Oscar boycott ignores plight of Native people (January 20, 2016)
Native people are the least represented and the most stereotyped of all: if any group has any grounds to raise their voices in protest we do.
DOJ asks judge to dismiss Menominee Nation hemp grow lawsuit (January 20, 2016)
Federal agents raided the tribe's operation last October even though field tests appeared to confirm that the tribe was not cultivating marijuana.
Mark Trahant: Some tribes still see a future in coal development (January 20, 2016)
Tribal bets on coal are coming at a bad time, both in terms of market-prices and meeting international agreements to reduce emissions.
Mary Annette Pember: A land-into-trust milestone for Isleta Pueblo (January 20, 2016)
The event marked the placement of 90,151 acres of land. 140 square miles, into federal trust for the Pueblo and the culmination of over 20 years of work by Pueblo leaders who purchased the land that was once part of the tribes’ aboriginal homeland.
Eastern Shawnee Tribe welcomes children to early learning center (January 20, 2016)
The Eastern Shawnee Early Childhood Learning Center in Wyandotte, Oklahoma, features five classrooms and space for up to 75 children, ages three months through five years.
Mohegan Tribe opens first location of Smashburger in Rhode Island (January 20, 2016)
The tribe plans to open up to 16 locations of the popular burger chain in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
James Giago Davies: Looking back at the nine lives of my Little Miss (January 20, 2016)
I don’t think I ever properly honored and respected her for the quality of her character, but this little story about her life is one way I can try.
Andre Cramblit: David Bowie inspired a generation of Native youth (January 20, 2016)
David Bowie inspired a generation of youth, yes even Native youth, to imagine, dream and live outside the box.
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