Reno-Sparks Indian Colony hosts Department of Veterans Affairs (June 21, 2016)
Participants will be able to speak with VA officials and learn about home loans, the GI Bill and other services for veterans.
A bill to exempt tribes from providing health coverage to their employees is moving forward on Capitol Hill amid opposition from Democrats.
One potential revision would increase the amount that can be used to pay for funeral expenses.
Stillaguamish Tribe donates $400K to support public justice tax (June 21, 2016)
Voters in Snohomish County in Washington are being asked to approve Proposition 1 on August 2.
Kenaitze Tribe hosts grand opening for new elder service center (June 21, 2016)
The 6,500 square-foot Tyotkas Elder Center serves the Alaska tribe's growing elder population.
Indian Country isn't the only one paying attention to a tribal jurisdiction case that's pending before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Cherokee tribes support Senate bill to expand criminal authority (June 21, 2016)
S.2785, the Tribal Youth and Community Protection Act, recognizes the 'inherent' authority of tribes to arrest, prosecute and sentence any person for drug crimes and domestic violence against children.
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation in need of more foster families (June 21, 2016)
The work of our Cherokee foster parents, child welfare workers and advocates is near and dear to my heart.
Harold Monteau: Lessons from Canada in indigenous law and policy (June 21, 2016)
The history of the development of Federal Indian Law in the U.S. reveals a marked similarity to the development of Canadian Law.
When researching the names and personal histories of these Scouts, the researcher discovers that the Scouts themselves are hard to track.
We live in a world that spins 25,000 miles in 24 hours, that is 1,042 miles an hour, through space and we hardly ever take time to recognize the stillness by watching the stars, the moonrise, the sunset.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux Tribe creates youth councils (June 21, 2016)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe hopes that the creation of a youth council in each district will inspire its young leaders to take part in the governmental process.
Native Sun News: Tour brings group to sacred South Dakota sites (June 21, 2016)
Taking the lead in race relations and reparations in Rapid City, Regional Health sponsored another educational tour of the Black Hills and surrounding areas.
Editorial: Treat Citizen Potawatomi Nation as a business partner (June 21, 2016)
No rough patches in a partnership should be allowed to bring local political discourse to a tribal or racial level.
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