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November 17, 2003
Subsistence hunters oppose drilling in North Slope (11/17)
Suquamish Tribe wants to manage state park (11/17)
Appeals court rules in 'reservation shopping' dispute (11/17)
Taos Pueblo's Robert Mirabal named artist of year (11/17)
NCAI kicks off annual convention in N.M. (11/17)
Top health service official visiting Navajo Nation (11/17)
Indian boarding school looking into abuse charges (11/17)
Santee Sioux Tribe discusses dispute over fossil (11/17)
Editorial: Stop 'pussyfooting' on Chief Illiniwek (11/17)
Cobell plaintiffs disputing trust fund rider (11/17)
Calif. tribe ousts members who oppose leaders (11/17)
Small Minn. tribe spreads wealth to Indian Country (11/17)
Man translates prayers into Passamaquoddy (11/17)
Hog farm on S.D. reservation draws complaints (11/17)
Bank wants court to rule on Meskwaki Tribe's funds (11/17)
Minn. tribes challenged on membership policies (11/17)
Indian Affairs panel had placed hold on Anderson (11/17)
Trahant: Selling democracy to Indian Country (11/17)
Yellow Bird: Spirit of the North brings wonders (11/17)
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Tim Giago: South Dakota still doesn't get it when it comes to bison
It should not be up to the tribes of South Dakota to fill out applications hoping to be accepted as riders in the Buffalo Roundup.
David Quincy: Indigenous people remember when America was 'great'
History is repeating itself, and again it is our most vulnerable who is suffering these genocidal acts.
Graham Lee Brewer: Colonial violence on the Tohono O'odham Nation
Tribal members positioned to help Border Patrol are instead getting run down by its agents.
'No question at all': More Indigenous families are crossing the border
Language barriers mean Indigenous families may be more likely to be split up when they cross into the United States.
Cronkite News: Trump shifts immigration debate to crime after rocky week
So-called 'Angel Families' told President Trump that separation of families is a small price to pay for border security.
'This is still Indian Country': Indian lawmakers trash Trump's immigration policy
Indigenous families are being separated at the border, Native lawmakers said, calling on tribal citizens to fight the Trump administration's 'zero tolerance' policy.
Cronkite News: Republicans buck party leaders and derail immigration bill
Conservative Republicans bucked their party’s leaders and joined Democrats to kill a GOP-backed immigration reform bill in the House.
Senate confirms Indian nominee without so much as a confirmation hearing
In what appears to be a first, a Trump administration Indian policy nominee has been confirmed without so much as a confirmation hearing.
States win big victory with Supreme Court ruling on online taxation
The nation's highest court has opened the door for states to tax internet sales, a big development that encroaches on tribal efforts to expand their economies.
'Open our communities to them': Doug George-Kanentiio on refugees
We must not permit these Native children to be tossed about the country, living in fear.
'Never Again': Trump administration revives boarding school era
The Trump administration’s actions are an attempt to write another chapter of the boarding school era, this time for immigrant families.
Cronkite News: Trump reverses course on separation of families
Between May 5 and June 9, more than 2,300 children were taken from their parents after attempted crossings at the U.S. border.
'Yellowstone' focuses on clash between wealthy family and tribe
The 'Broken Rock' tribe wants its land back in Yellowstone, a new series on the Paramount Network.
'Locked in cages': James Singer on forced separation of families
Immigrant children and families being separated by our government is a despicable policy and must stop now.
Aaron Payment: Innocent children victmized again by our government
There are so many parallels to the internment of innocent immigrant children with Indian boarding schools and forced reservation policy.
'The administration has the power': Trump team defends family separation policy
Republican John McCain called the forced separation of families an "affront to the decency of the American people" as the Trump team stood firm.
Cronkite News: Secretary Zinke pressed on uranium mining ban at Grand Canyon
Secretary Ryan Zinke has no plans to revisit uranium mining in and around the Grand Canyon but a coalition of sportsmen’s groups is worried.
The Conversation: Indigenous communities are no strangers to mathematics
Inspired by Indigenous storytelling traditions, the Math Catcher Outreach Program attracts youth to the study of mathematics.
Landowners from Umatilla Tribes see another round of Cobell buy-back offers
Landowners from the Umatilla Reservation are benefiting from a second round of the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
Alaska in focus at Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on subsistence
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is focusing on Native subsistence just as the Supreme Court takes up a case with potential impacts.
'I am not shocked': Harold Frazier on forced separation of families
At what point does the United States have to realize they are the bad guys?
Mark Trahant: Indian Country remembers the trauma of forced separation
Indian Country remembers. This is not the first administration to order the forced separation of families.
Cronkite News: Basketball standout from Navajo Nation makes next move
JJ Nakai, 18, is blazing a trail for younger Native American basketball players.
Study pushes back earliest date of tobacco usage in North America
The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians helped finance a study of a limestone pipe that was used for tobacco.
Mashantucket and Mohegan tribes report mixed slot machine revenues
Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes saw mixed results in slot machine revenues as they get ready to break ground on a new development.
Supreme Court poised to take action on some major Indian law petitions
Tribal interests fared surprisingly well at the Supreme Court this term. But the drama isn't over yet.
Bill to repeal old ban on distilleries in Indian Country gains steam
Bipartisan efforts to repeal an outdated ban on distilleries in Indian Country continue to gain momentum on Capitol Hill.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules hearing on subsistence
Key members of Congress are taking a look a subsistence, just a week after tribes scored an unusual victory in a treaty rights case.
'A new chapter': Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation breaks ground on new casino
More than two decades after the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation famously stood up for its sovereignty, the tribe is embarking on a new era in Indian gaming.
Eastern Cherokees begin work on $200 million casino expansion project
The Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina keeps getting bigger, with a 725-room hotel and a convention center on the way.
Harold Frazier: Tribes once again deprived of voice in Keystone XL fight
I am constantly amazed about the ability of the powers that be to keep doing what is morally wrong while justifying it as legally right.
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation works to protect Native women and children
Native women suffer from violent crime at some of the highest rates in the United States.
Tim Giago: Not all Lakota people are happy with the 'memorial' to Crazy Horse
The people behind the Crazy Horse Memorial continue to make mistakes because they do not have a traditional Lakota elder on hand as an advisor.
Mark Charles: Separating families of color is a long tradition in America
Throughout our history, the United States has used the separation of families as a means of controlling people of color.
Rosalyn LaPier: Supreme Court case reminds us about tribal connections to food
A new generation of scholars and activists are learning about and reviving indigenous food systems.
Graham Lee Brewer: Indian Country needs a voice in the Trump administration
Tara Sweeney, an Inupiaq woman from Alaska, could become the second Native woman to head Indian Affairs.
'But Trump won': Children's biography about the president draws controversy
Parents and teachers aren’t angry over what the a new children's book says about the president, but rather what it leaves out.
Colville Tribes enter second year of hemp production with bigger grow
The Colville Tribes are expanding their hemp operation in Washington state.
Mashantucket Tribe announces unexpected passing of top gaming executive
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation is mourning the death of Felix Rappaport, the tribe's top gaming executive.
'They ran me over, bro': Tohono O'odham Nation investigates Border Patrol incident
The Tohono O'odham Nation has opened a criminal investigation after one of its citizens was struck by a Border Patrol vehicle.
'I grow food for survival': Indigenous women farm for their families
Threatened by a mining company, indigenous women in the remote highlands of Guatemala are marching, increasing productivity, and planting trees.
Republican leaders derail bipartisan immigration reform legislation
Republican leaders derailed an attempt to force a vote on a bipartisan package of immigration reform bills, drawing outrage from Democrats.
Four children who died at Indian boarding school being returned to families
Four students who died at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania are being returned to their tribal families.
Native ancestor laid back to rest more than 10,000 years after burial
An ancestor of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians has been laid to rest again in California.
Tribes dealt setback with dismissal of challenge to Keystone XL Pipeline
Two tribes have lost a legal challenge to the Keystone XL Pipeline as others try a new approach in hopes of blocking the controversial project.
Tribal opposition leads to decision against geothermal development
A portion of the Santa Fe National Forest has been closed to geothermal development in order to protect tribal sacred sites.
Study questions American origin of turquoise found at sites in Mexico
Turquoise used by Native societies in Mexico did not come from the American Southwest as previously thought, according to a new study.
'Sovereign nation helping sovereign nation': Sauk-Suiattle Tribe finally opening casino
The Sauk-Suiattle Tribe is getting into the gaming industry for the first time thanks to a fellow Indian nation.
Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians welcomes action on homelands bill
A bill to place 1,400 acres in trust for the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians is closer to becoming law.
'Very little progress': Lawmakers question Trump administration's Indian affairs record
Federal agencies that oversee Indian affairs are not making enough progress to satisfy key members of Congress.
The Conversation: Bringing Indigenous knowledge to our students
Innovative resources are integrating Indigenous perspectives into schools through inquiry, video, images and activities.
Jana Richman: Discovering the healing power of the desert
Nature offers solace for a man living with depression and a lesson in acceptance for his anxious partner.