Mille Lacs Band slams county for ending law enforcement deal (June 30, 2016)
The county took offense after the Obama administration sided with the tribe and confirmed that the Mille Lacs Reservation continues to exist.
Tlingit and Haida Tribes acquire government contracting firm (June 30, 2016)
KIRA provides facilities maintenance and base operations throughout the United States and overseas and has won more than $1 billion in federal contracts.
Shinnecock Nation weighs options to reclaim ancestral territory (June 30, 2016)
The tribe contends the state of New York stole 3,600 acres through an illegal transaction in 1859.
Tohono O'odham Nation signs health self-governance compact (June 30, 2016)
Beginning July 1, the tribe will take over most administrative and clinical operations at the Sells Service Unit in Arizona.
County might end Grand Traverse Band land-into-trust appeal (June 30, 2016)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved the tribe's application for 12 acres but the land has been in limbo for more than three years.
The agency has approved applications totaling 416,000 acres and hopes to reach 500,000 acres by January 2017.
Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe secures proclamation for 410 acres (June 30, 2016)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs issued a proclamation to add another 410.5 acres to the reservation in Washington.
Tribes will be able to enter into government-to-government agreements to gather plants from national parks and national monuments.
As the First Peoples of Turtle Island, we live with daily reminders of the centuries of efforts to terminate our nations, eliminate our cultures, and destroy our relatives and families.
Five tribes donate over $500K for Democratic party's convention (June 30, 2016)
The tribal contributions were significant because they represented about half of the total that was raised in May for the upcoming meeting.
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes press for water deal (June 30, 2016)
The Obama administration is balking at the high cost -- $2.3 billion to settle the Montana tribe's water rights.
Cronkite News: Senate committee takes on tribal water issues (June 30, 2016)
The federal government needs to 'honor its commitment' to Arizona’s White Mountain Apache and let the tribe use funds from a federal water-rights settlement funds to continue work on the Miner Flat Dam, lawmakers said Wednesday.
In partnership with the tribe, researchers from Arizona State University found 15 meteorites on the reservation.
Dave Archambault: A day for all of Indian Country to remember (June 30, 2016)
For Indian people, the anniversary of the Battle of Greasy Grass should be a grand celebratory time to remember who and why we are.
Native Sun News: Lakota and Cheyenne people join forces again (June 30, 2016)
On June 25, the Lakota and Northern Cheyenne once again celebrated their victory over General George Armstrong Custer and the 7th Calvary.
Change will happen when we elect or appoint candidates who have the experience, knowledge, and most importantly, the integrity to work in the best interest of the group they are elected to serve.
Lakota Country Times: Paper continues to reach large audience (June 30, 2016)
Over the course of the last year Lakota Country Times has grown at an unprecedented rate.
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