Oklahoma tribes still struggling with Freedmen citizenship issues (August 31, 2016)
The Freedmen of the Cherokee Nation remain in limbo while the Freedmen of the Seminole Nation are still being denied certain services.
Morongo Band awards $30K in scholarships to three Native students (August 31, 2016)
Ty’ithreeha Allen (Yurok), Gabriella Jarnaghan (Hoopa) and Raymond LeBeau (Pit River) each received $10,000 to further their education.
White House Tribal Nations Conference expands to a second day (August 31, 2016)
The final conference of the Obama era is taking place September 27 and September 27 in Washington, D.C.
Joel Heitkamp: Officials in North Dakota need a lesson in respect (August 31, 2016)
The people I met at Standing Rock are my neighbors and fellow North Dakotans. They deserve to be treated with respect.
American Indians at the camp continued to be painted as people that should be feared: terrorists.
Terri Miles: Indian Country unites and stares down the black snake (August 31, 2016)
Running roughshod over Native beliefs, threatening the drinking water—it all adds up and becomes more, more than the people can tolerate.
United Keetoowah Band readies for council election in November (August 31, 2016)
Former chief George Wickliffe, who was impeached in May, is seeking to get his seat back.
John McCain survives primary challenge to face Ann Kirkpatrick (August 31, 2016)
Both candidates support a controversial mine on sacred Apache land and have tried to stop the Tohono O'odham Nation from using its trust land for gaming.
Mark Trahant: Two Native candidates fall short in Arizona primary (August 31, 2016)
Victoria Steele, Seneca, and Shawn Redd, Navajo, are out of the running for seats in the U.S. Congress.
White Mountain Apache Tribe helps bust big marijuana operation (August 31, 2016)
Over 2,400 plants were seized on the Fort Apache Reservation in Arizona after a tribal member reported being confronted by armed men.
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community mourns loss of two firefighters (August 31, 2016)
James Shelifoe, 23, and Alan Swartz, 25, were killed in an accident while their crew was on its way to fight a fire.
'The Red Road Project' depicts modern-day life in Indian Country (August 31, 2016)
A Native writer and an Italian photographer are planning to hit the road again later this year.
Lakota Country Times: #NoDAPL roadblock remains a major issue (August 31, 2016)
Native people who have traveled to North Dakota to speak out against the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline have been met with stiff resistance in the form of police surveillance, military style roadblocks, racial profiling and blocked roads.
Brandon Ecoffey: #NoDAPL resistance is the start of a movement (August 31, 2016)
What is happening in North Dakota is the beginning of a movement led by our people to rise up against the power of capitalism run amok.
Native Sun News: Honoring Oglala racing legend Leonard 'Boob' Ferguson (August 31, 2016)
Leonard 'Boob' Ferguson did not compete in a sophisticated world of corporate sponsors and intense media hype.
Carly McIntosh: First Nations get little help with water problems (August 31, 2016)
Imagine every morning having to set a full pot of tap water on your stove and continuing to wait for it to boil just to be able to drink it.
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