More data needed to address human trafficking in Indian Country (April 19, 2017)
Of the four federal agencies that investigate or prosecute human trafficking, three aren't required to confirm whether a victim is Native American.
The hearing will look into the implementation of the Native American Children's Safety Act, which became law in 2016.
Non-Indian tenant loses bid to stay on Colorado River Reservation (April 19, 2017)
Another long-running dispute over the boundaries of the reservation appears to have come to an end.
Opponents said the change from 'Navajo Nation' to the 'Dine Nation' would confuse tribal citizens and outsiders.
Mohegan Tribe wins approval to develop site of former hospital (April 19, 2017)
The tribe plans to invest up to $600 million on a large entertainment, retail and housing complex in Norwich, Connecticut.
Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribal Tribune: Citizen retires after 50 years in law enforcement (April 19, 2017)
Harvey Pratt is considered one of the leading forensic artists in the United States, spending 50 years completing thousands of witness description drawings and thousands of soft tissue reconstructions.
Dakota Access Pipeline announces May 14 as first date of service (April 19, 2017)
Tribal opponents still have time to stop oil from flowing through the controversial project.
Fort Peck Tribes finally gain access to federal criminal databases (April 19, 2017)
Law enforcement on the reservation in Montana believe the information will help them address drug trafficking and other crimes.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions repeated criticisms of sanctuary cities, calling them a threat to U.S. safety that “dangerously undermine” efforts to stop transnational criminal gangs.
Anna Hohag: Bringing indigenous science to water management (April 19, 2017)
An emergency or an answered prayer for Paiute and Shoshone traditional water managers in Owens Valley area?
Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux citizen opens bookstore (April 19, 2017)
Bird Cage Book Store features Native book titles of the Northern Plains, including children’s books, women’s literature, print on demand books and Native classics like Custer Died for Your Sins.
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