November is upon us and that means another Native American Heritage Month.
Tribes reminded about new rule affecting overtime for employees (November 1, 2016)
Tribes will be required to increase overtime wages for employees but some say it will hurt programs and services.
Interior Department highlights achievements of Cobell buy-back program (November 1, 2016)
With the presidential election only a week away, the future of a major Indian land effort hangs in the balance.
Seneca Nation headed to polls to choose a new leadership slate (November 1, 2016)
Three candidates are running for president of the New York tribe: Todd Gates, J.C. Seneca and Sally Snow.
Seminole Tribe elects new chairman after prior leader was ousted (November 1, 2016)
Marcellus Osceola Jr., won a special election after former chairman James "Jim" Billie was ousted in late September.
Lakota Country Times: South Dakota sends officers to North Dakota for #NoDAPL crackdown (November 1, 2016)
The Crow Creek Sioux Tribe is cutting ties -- and funding -- with the South Dakota Highway Patrol due to its involvement in #NoDAPL crackdowns.
Christopher Ketcham: Bundy verdict puts target on federal workers (November 1, 2016)
'With the jury acquittals last week of Ammon and Ryan Bundy and their accomplices in the 41-day armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon last winter, the lives of federal land managers in the American West got a whole lot more difficult.'
Cronkite News: Native Spirit group dispels stereotypes with culture (November 1, 2016)
Native Spirit leverages comedy instead of lectures, defying caricatures and telling the audience the meanings behind each drum beat, dance step and musical note.
Denver American Horse: Veterans column in the Lakota language (November 1, 2016)
Denver American Horse, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, writes his weekly column in the Lakota language.
Clara Caufield: Tribes are putting more of our people behind bars (November 1, 2016)
More prisoners are facing longer sentences in tribal or Bureau of Indian Affairs jails which are not equipped to handle the increased numbers.
Native Sun News Today: Challenge filed over Oglala Sioux Tribe's primary election (November 1, 2016)
Bruce W. Whalen, a presidential candidate for the Oglala Sioux Tribe, has filed a petition contesting the primary election.
Ray Cook: My Mohawk family never stood for the national anthem (November 1, 2016)
'I went from second or third grade till my high school graduation not once standing for the national anthem.'
Ed Rice: Cleveland baseball team cursed by a real Indian player (November 1, 2016)
'Just a walk around the grounds of Cleveland’s Progressive Field makes very clear how little respect the team has for Louis Sockalexis.'
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