Kickapoo Tribe files criminal complaints against former leaders (March 29, 2016)
The Kansas tribe is threatening Steve Cadue, a former longtime chairman, and two other ex-leaders with jail time and banishment.
Bureau of Indian Affairs adds more land to Shakopee Reservation (March 29, 2016)
Another 240.71 acres is in trust for the Minnesota tribe, according to five notices published in the Federal Register.
Top leaders of Colorado River Indian Tribes face recall petitions (March 29, 2016)
Chairman Dennis Patch, Treasurer Valerie Welsh-Tahbo and Secretary Amanda Barrera are being targeted by a tribal member.
Northwest tribes receive $204M in contract support costs case (March 29, 2016)
The money comes from a $940 settlement between the Bureau of Indian Affairs and nearly 700 tribes and tribal organizations.
Chippewa Cree Tribe yet to emerge from wide-ranging scandal (March 29, 2016)
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Montana has uncovered a significant number of crimes on the Rocky Boy's Reservation in the last few years.
Alaska shuts down herring fishery after request from Sitka Tribe (March 29, 2016)
Chairman Mike Baines said the egg gathering season was one of the worst in recent history.
Charles Wohlforth: Fixing Alaska's racially biased justice system (March 29, 2016)
If you are Alaska Native, you are more than three times more likely than a white Alaskan to be imprisoned.
Virginia to dedicate marker at site of clashes with tribes in 1700s (March 29, 2016)
According to historical sources, Shawnee warriors attacked European settlers at Kerr's Creek in 1759 and 1763.
Mike Myers: Donald Trump advances the destructive agenda of the West (March 29, 2016)
Don’t be surprised at what you see because this is an accurate rendering of the type of person required to advance the destructive agenda of the West.
Judge lifts injunction in hemp dispute on Pine Ridge Reservation (March 29, 2016)
Citing changes in the legal landscape, a federal judge opened the door for Alex White Plume, a former president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, to cultivate hemp again.
Oklahoma named at highest risk of human-induced earthquakes (March 29, 2016)
Hydraulic fracturing has put Oklahoma at the top of a list of states with the highest risk of human-induced earthquakes in 2016.
Lakota Country Times: South Dakota continues Medicaid debate (March 29, 2016)
South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) seems to have heavily weighed the merits of Medicaid expansion prior to announcing that he would not pursue it during this legislative session.
Vi Waln: Remembering women who contributed to Lakota society (March 29, 2016)
Aske Win is one of our Lakota ancestors. Remember her in your prayers.
Editorial: South Dakota must own up to its ugly role in genocide (March 29, 2016)
We cannot change the past but we can at least own up to the ugly as well as the good.
Native Sun News: Attorney discusses long-running Black Hills case (March 29, 2016)
Attorney Mario Gonzales and the Native Sun News discuss the long history of the Black Hills land claim.
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Commune urged to decolonize stolen lands (March 29, 2016)
Black Bear Ranch was founded ironically on the slogan 'free land for a free people,' apparently oblivious to the fact that the land was stolen in the first place.
Gyasi Ross: Indian Country continues our struggle with diabetes (March 29, 2016)
I don’t have any quick solutions; I do know that the answers are within our communities and us.
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