Tara Houska: Stop stealing cultural traditions from Native people (February 12, 2016)
Despite the protestations of honor and respect, one has to wonder – what exactly does imitating a culture do for the living people?
Lorraine Loomis: Help treaty tribes with salmon recovery efforts (February 12, 2016)
More salmon would mean more fishing, more jobs and healthier economies for everyone.
President of Navajo Nation to sign bill for veterans department (February 12, 2016)
The Navajo Nation Veterans Act creates the Navajo Nation Veterans Administration and establishes an advisory council of tribal veterans.
Native Sun News: Young tribal runners invited to compete in Australia (February 12, 2016)
Three South Dakota tribal athletes may soon be running cross country in the land Down Under.
Study looks at rates of binge drinking among Native Americans (February 12, 2016)
Researchers looked at data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health and found that drinking rates among Native Americans and Whites are about the same.
Burns Paiute Tribe to help assess damage from armed takeover (February 12, 2016)
Authorities will be looking for damage to sacred sites and thousands of artifacts at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.
Obama weighs tribal request for Bears Ears National Monument (February 12, 2016)
A coalition of tribes in Utah, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico are seeking to protect ancestral lands in Utah.
Lakota Country Times: Native youth work to bring relatives home (February 12, 2016)
Spirit is believed to be guiding the efforts of a group of young people in their quest to have human remains disinterred and returned to tribal lands.
Mark Trahant: Native voters are the true outsiders in any election (February 12, 2016)
There has never been an election with more opportunity for Indian Country. Why? Because we are the ultimate outsiders.
Vincent Schilling: I am not ashamed to be a sexual assault victim (February 12, 2016)
As I try to stand up for our women, I also want my fellow Native men to know you are not cowards, you are no less a warrior and you are not alone if you were sexually assaulted in your lifetime.
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