Mine on sacred Apache site in Arizona remains a hot political issue (March 11, 2016)
What started off as a seemingly obscure battle has resulted in the conviction of a Republican lawmaker, a slew of belittling actions from another Republican, a major lobbying campaign in Indian Country and a cross-country, media-grabbing caravan to the U.S. Capitol.
Arguments in US v. Bryant, a case being watched closely by Native women and their advocates, will take place on April 19.
Diane Humetewa not under consideration for Supreme Court seat (March 11, 2016)
A short list of five potential candidates is being widely cited in the media but it does not include anyone from Indian Country.
Travel: Missions in Texas offer eye-opening look at Indian history (March 11, 2016)
Indian organizations in Texas are helping explain the history of the San Antonio Missions.
Indian Health Service extends comment period on emergency fund (March 11, 2016)
The Catastrophic Health Emergency Fund is designed to meet the medical costs associated with the treatment of victims of disasters or catastrophic illnesses.
Senate approves comprehensive drug addiction and recovery bill (March 11, 2016)
S.524, the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act, includes tribes in grant programs but Sen. John Thune (R-South Dakota) said it doesn't go far enough to help Indian Country.
Oscar-nominated film features Native actors and Native languages (March 11, 2016)
Embrace of the Serpent didn't win the Academy Award for best foreign-language film but the Colombian production is still drawing attention for its unique story.
Family from Puyallup Tribe seeks justice over fatal police shooting (March 11, 2016)
A march seeks to draw more attention to the death of Jacqueline Salyers at the hands of a police officer in Tacoma, Washington.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe revises education code (March 11, 2016)
The Rosebud Sioux Tribal Education Code was the focus of a forum held during the Annual Founder’s Day Celebration hosted by Sinte Gleska University.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Taking control of our tribal education system (March 11, 2016)
Since we can’t change other’s views and opinions of us, it is imperative that we re-learn our own culture, our histories and our ancient languages without the influences of popular, modern, and erroneous stereotypical views.
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe questions business proposal (March 11, 2016)
At a recent Oglala Sioux Tribe Finance Committee meeting, embattled financial consultant Gary Ruse pled for a contract renewal.
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