Apology offered to girls who were forced to change Navajo hairstyle (February 5, 2016)
The Lady Eagles from Flagstaff, Arizoina, were forced to remove their hair ties and let down their buns before a basketball game this week.
Mary Annette Pember: Memorial to Indian genocide eyed in Russia (February 5, 2016)
The Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation recently announced a proposal to build a memorial commemorating the genocide of American Indians in front of the American Embassy in Moscow.
Judge weighs compromise for $380M in leftover Keepseagle funds (February 5, 2016)
The Obama administration reached a settlement to address discrimination against Indian farmers and ranchers but most of the funds remain unspent.
Mark Trahant: Bernie Sanders campaign starts Indian policy group (February 5, 2016)
Nicole Willis, a member of the Umatilla Tribes, just joined the Democratic candidate's campaign as an advisor.
Yakama Nation wins decision on costs of cleaning up contamination (February 5, 2016)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must pay the tribe for costs incurred at Bradford Island, a treaty fishing site on the Columbia River.
Blackfeet Nation welcomes movement on water rights settlement (February 5, 2016)
Chairman Harry Barnes said action in the House will prove more difficult due to policies adopted by the Republican leadership.
Charles Trimble: Taking responsibility for upkeep of our cemeteries (February 5, 2016)
As anyone who has buried a loved one in a public or private cemetery knows, there is a large up-front payment for the plot and for future upkeep of graves.
Terese Marie Mailhot: I guess I'm just one of those 'crazy' Indians (February 5, 2016)
If crazy is being out of one’s mind, I guess, by all accounts, Natives could be crazy.
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