H.R.5486, the Poarch Band of Creek Indians Land Reaffirmation Act, protects the Alabama tribe from ongoing litigation.
House panel considers draft of Pechanga Band water rights bill (June 20, 2016)
The southern California tribe has been pushing for a water rights settlement for a decade.
Cordelia Qignaaq Kellie: Justice for Native people in Alaska too (June 20, 2016)
Rural Alaska does not want special treatment; rural Alaska asks for equal treatment.
Menominee Nation mourns passing of former chair Lisa Waukau (June 20, 2016)
Lisa Waukau was a well-known educator who served as chair, vice chair and secretary of the Wisconsin tribe.
Lumbee Tribe sues after name and logo used by beer distributor (June 20, 2016)
Even the tribe's slogan appeared on ads that were displayed at convenience stores in Lumbee territory.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs to discuss rural programs (June 20, 2016)
Tribes and tribal colleges have benefited from grants, loans and other programs at the Department of Agriculture's Rural Development.
Supreme Court enters final stretch of historic yet unusual term (June 20, 2016)
A record four Indian law cases were on the docket and tribes are still waiting for a decision a closely-watched jurisdiction dispute.
Leaders of three tribes meet Donald Trump during Arizona stop (June 20, 2016)
Carlyle Begay, a Republican candidate for Congress, said tribes spent about 30 minutes with the real estate mogul.
Lakota Country Times: Relay for Life raises cancer awareness (June 20, 2016)
riple digit temperatures didn’t faze Relay For Life goers from enjoying an evening of cancer awareness activities honoring survivors and remembering relatives no longer here.
Delphine Red Shirt: Returning to a more traditional Lakota diet (June 20, 2016)
As humans we can adapt to any kind of diet, and we have, as Lakota people, but what if we go back to our native diet?
Penobscot Nation seeks a new start in rocky dealings with state (June 20, 2016)
The tribe will no longer participate in the Maine Legislature and has appointed a government relations ambassador to work with the state.
Harlan McKosato: Gathering of Nations is worth admission price (June 20, 2016)
I have noticed one thing, despite all the complaints I hear about the costs involved with the GON – it keeps getting bigger and bigger each year.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules business meeting (June 20, 2016)
Bills to expand tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians, improve law and order in Indian Country and boost tribal participation on federal forest lands are on the agenda.
Editorial: Bears Ears in Utah is worthy of monument designation (June 20, 2016)
President Barack Obama has nothing to lose politically, and everything to gain in terms of the environmental accomplishment.
Scott Sagan: Lakota warrior documented 1876 Battle at Bighorn (June 20, 2016)
Red Horse's depiction of the scalped and mutilated bodies is an uncensored portrayal of the consequences of revenge and hatred.
Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Anna Mae's last days in South Dakota (June 20, 2016)
Behind the scenes in the 1975 murder of American Indian Movement leader, Naguset Eask, lays a saga of lost love, nawizi (jealousy), revenge, a conspiracy theory and a cover up.
Native Sun News: Grandmothers convene Gathering of Eagles (June 20, 2016)
The international congregation of Spiritual Unity of the Tribes has prepared a Gathering of Eagles event in the Black Hills, June 21-25, to recognize the wisdom of elder women.
Mark Trahant: Pay tribes to leave coal resources in the ground (June 20, 2016)
Coal is a paradox for several Native American communities.
Terese Mailhot: Native writers forced to deal with ethnic frauds (June 20, 2016)
I resent people with dubious stories, who benefit from white privilege and refuse to be accountable to hardworking Natives who have to struggle against oppression and stigma every day.
If I feel the need to defend myself against accusations of implicit bias in my Trump coverage going forward, I'm going to cite the disclosures I'm about to make.
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