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Doug George-Kanentiio: Indian Country Today failed because it was a business
Opinion
Doug George-Kanentiio: Indian Country Today failed because it was a business (September 11, 2017)
The problems with Indian Country Today can be traced to its decision to leave Lakota territory and move to offices in central New York and then to an office in Manhattan.

Bureau of Indian Affairs still failing on online security measures
National | Technology | Trust
Bureau of Indian Affairs still failing on online security measures (February 21, 2017)
More than 15 years after a computer shutdown sent Indian Country into turmoil, the agency is still struggling to protect its information technology systems.

North Dakota county wants 'Sheriff Kirchmeier' account off Twitter
Law | National | Technology
North Dakota county wants 'Sheriff Kirchmeier' account off Twitter (December 7, 2016)
America's infamous #NoDAPL sheriff is not sending out tweets but some users seem to think the account is legitimate.

Harlan McKosato: Don't believe everything you read on Facebook
Opinion
Harlan McKosato: Don't believe everything you read on Facebook (December 5, 2016)
'There are a lot of Indians on Facebook that crack me up.'

Eastern Cherokees looking to build data center on reservation
Business | Technology
Eastern Cherokees looking to build data center on reservation (October 25, 2016)
The North Carolina tribe plans to secure $100 million in financing for the project.

Geek Squad Academy takes digital camp to Choctaw Nation youth
Education | National | Technology
Geek Squad Academy takes digital camp to Choctaw Nation youth (June 14, 2016)
About 180 students from the Oklahoma tribe are getting a crash course in the latest technologies.

Washington and North Dakota tribes join Promise Zone program
Business | National | Politics
Washington and North Dakota tribes join Promise Zone program (June 6, 2016)
The Spokane Tribe and the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians will work closely with federal agencies to address economic development, employment and other needs.

David Shorter: Images of indigenous people go missing in media
Opinion | Technology
David Shorter: Images of indigenous people go missing in media (May 16, 2016)
What causes the Internet to lack respectful images of Native people using technology?

Gabe Galanda: Companies still abusing Indian Arts and Crafts Act
Arts & Entertainment | Business | Law | Opinion
Gabe Galanda: Companies still abusing Indian Arts and Crafts Act (May 12, 2016)
Indian artists should be allowed to assume their rightful place at the center of the digital Indian arts and crafts market—not relegated to its margins.

Witness list for hearing on telecommunications in Indian Country
National | Politics | Technology
Witness list for hearing on telecommunications in Indian Country (April 25, 2016)
The hearing will focus on a Government Accountability Office report that outlined numerous challenges faced by tribes in securing high-speed Internet service.

James Giago Davies: Lakota culture reshaped by social networking
Opinion
James Giago Davies: Lakota culture reshaped by social networking (April 18, 2016)
I drive hundreds of miles across isolated blacktop just to get to remote arenas to watch two tiny schools ball up, and the bleachers are full of people sitting with cell phones glued to the sides of their heads.

Adrianne Chalepah: I'm the comic who waged war on Ralphie May
Opinion
Adrianne Chalepah: I'm the comic who waged war on Ralphie May (April 15, 2016)
Ralphie and I both got kicked all over the internet, and we are going to get back up, and get back on our horses.

Comedian Ralphie May tries to turn Indian joke controversy around
Arts & Entertainment | National
Comedian Ralphie May tries to turn Indian joke controversy around (April 13, 2016)
The popular comedian offered to use his celebrity to help Indian Country even as he faced continued criticism for an old routine that many found offensive.

Comedian Ralphie May apologizes after Indian routine resurfaces
Arts & Entertainment
Comedian Ralphie May apologizes after Indian routine resurfaces (April 7, 2016)
The comedian denied being a racist but it wasn't enough for him to keep an upcoming gig in Minnesota.

Editorial: Social media brings dramatic changes to Indian politics
Opinion | Politics
Editorial: Social media brings dramatic changes to Indian politics (April 5, 2016)
The advent of the Internet and Social Media has brought a dramatic change to Indian politics

Clara Caufield: A perspective on technology from an old dinosaur
Opinion | Technology
Clara Caufield: A perspective on technology from an old dinosaur (March 30, 2016)
Everyone who reads this column will realize that I am a dinosaur from an older 'pre-cell phone era' and like it that way.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs reschedules telecom hearing
Politics | Technology
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs reschedules telecom hearing (March 14, 2016)
The hearing will focus on a Government Accountability Office report that outlined numerous challenges faced by tribes in securing high-speed Internet service.

Miami Nation agrees to forfeit $48M from online lending business
Business | Law | National
Miami Nation agrees to forfeit $48M from online lending business (February 11, 2016)
The Oklahoma tribe admitted it acted as a front for Scott Tucker and Timothy Muir, two men charged with running an illegal $2 billion lending enterprise.

Video: Native Americans have some questions for White people
National
Video: Native Americans have some questions for White people (January 29, 2016)
Participants in the BuzzFeed clip talk about racism, stereotypes and other issues they face due to their heritage.

Lac Vieux Desert Band bolsters lending business with acquisition of service firm
Business | Technology
Lac Vieux Desert Band bolsters lending business with acquisition of service firm (January 27, 2016)
Chairman James Williams said the purchase will enable the tribe to continue growing its economy.

Brandon Ecoffey: Making history with Lakota Country Times app
Opinion | Technology
Brandon Ecoffey: Making history with Lakota Country Times app (January 7, 2016)
One of the many things that we have learned is that people from all over the world are interested in reading news about Lakota people and about the governance of our nations.

James Giago Davies: Holding things together in Lakota country
Opinion
James Giago Davies: Holding things together in Lakota country (December 15, 2015)
Pages are set up on the internet, with the intent of supplying timely information about an event, about sports rosters, but you find many of them haven’t been updated for years.

Secretary Jewell goes to Arizona to meet with BIE students
Education | Environment | National
Secretary Jewell goes to Arizona to meet with BIE students (November 16, 2015)
The trip highlights a high-speed Internet partnership and the Every Kid in a Park initiative.

Sally Jewell: High-speed Internet coming to BIE dormitories
Opinion | Technology
Sally Jewell: High-speed Internet coming to BIE dormitories (November 11, 2015)
No matter who you are, where you grew up or what you want to do, we all know digital skills and connectivity are crucial for success in today’s job market.

Harvard Law Library puts tribal court decision database online
Education | Law
Harvard Law Library puts tribal court decision database online (October 29, 2015)
The Free the Law project will make nearly every state, federal, territorial and tribal judicial decision available for anyone, free of charge.

Radio station brings news and more to Yankton Sioux Reservation
National | Technology
Radio station brings news and more to Yankton Sioux Reservation (October 8, 2015)
KDKO got its start on the Internet about 10 years ago and can now be found on 89.5 FM.

Editorial: Otoe-Missouria Tribe's lending operation is a 'scam'
Business | Law | Opinion | Technology
Editorial: Otoe-Missouria Tribe's lending operation is a 'scam' (September 14, 2015)
Tribal sovereignty is a limited right to self-government; it is not a right to intrude on another state's right to govern itself.

Turtle Talk removes briefs in Grand Ronde disenrollment dispute
Law | National
Turtle Talk removes briefs in Grand Ronde disenrollment dispute (September 10, 2015)
The tribe's attorneys were seeking contempt of court sanctions against a law firm and 86 descendants of a chief who signed an 1855 treaty.

Haskell University nearly finished with $4M in campus upgrades
Education
Haskell University nearly finished with $4M in campus upgrades (September 9, 2015)
Students at the tribal college in Kansas can finally get Internet access in their dorm rooms.

Vi Waln: Rosebud Sioux Tribe needs to establish 'virtual' school
Education | Opinion
Vi Waln: Rosebud Sioux Tribe needs to establish 'virtual' school (September 2, 2015)
Our newly elected members of tribal government will serve the people well by establishing a virtual school as an alternative to the failing educational systems.

Vi Waln: Rosebud Sioux Tribe deserves leaders with integrity
Opinion | Politics
Vi Waln: Rosebud Sioux Tribe deserves leaders with integrity (July 23, 2015)
Our children deserve to have people of integrity elected to the governing body of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. Let’s not disappoint them.

Tribal lenders praise Treasury Department study of industry
Business | Law | National
Tribal lenders praise Treasury Department study of industry (July 20, 2015)
The Native American Financial Services Association represents tribes with online lending operations.

Treasury Department seeks comments about online lending
Business | Law | National
Treasury Department seeks comments about online lending (July 17, 2015)
Tribes have attracted nationwide attention by establishing online lending operations on their lands.

Choctaw Nation embraces President Obama on 'historic day'
National | Politics | Technology
Choctaw Nation embraces President Obama on 'historic day' (July 16, 2015)
The president met with Chief Gary Batton and a group of Native youth before announcing the ConnectHome initiative for high-speed Internet.

Transcript: President Barack Obama speech to Choctaw Nation
Education | National | Politics | Technology
Transcript: President Barack Obama speech to Choctaw Nation (July 16, 2015)
Remarks by President Barack Obama on the Launch of ConnectHome Initiative in Durant, Oklahoma.

Choctaw Nation excited for visit from President Barack Obama
National | Politics | Technology
Choctaw Nation excited for visit from President Barack Obama (July 15, 2015)
President Barack Obama will meet with Chief Gary Batton, sit down with Native youth and speak to tribal members.

Native Americans join protest over 'identity' policy on Facebook
National | Technology
Native Americans join protest over 'identity' policy on Facebook (June 3, 2015)
Native activists are frequently locked out of their accounts because Facebook allows anyone to 'report' them for allegedly using a fake or improper name/

Mark Trahant: Indian Country's future shaped by technology use
Business | Opinion | Technology
Mark Trahant: Indian Country's future shaped by technology use (June 2, 2015)
American Indians and Alaska Natives have a long history of adapting to new technology.

Chippewa Cree Tribe hit with class action over online lending
Business | Law
Chippewa Cree Tribe hit with class action over online lending (May 15, 2015)
Two consumers from Vermont are accusing Plain Green Loans of predatory lending practices.

Andre Cramblit: Indian names considered 'fake' on Facebook
Opinion | Technology
Andre Cramblit: Indian names considered 'fake' on Facebook (May 15, 2015)
Apparently the maestros behind the scenes of your favorite online guilty pleasure-social media experience known as FaceBook think that Native Americans could not possibly have such absurd surnames as Nighthorse, ManKiller or Crazy Horse.

Alaska Native corporation trying to recover $3.8M lost in fraud
Business | Law | Technology
Alaska Native corporation trying to recover $3.8M lost in fraud (May 7, 2015)
Afognak Native Corporation fell victim to a cyberfraud attack last month.

Opinion: Connecticut takes wrong approach with tribal lenders
Business | Law | Opinion
Opinion: Connecticut takes wrong approach with tribal lenders (April 30, 2015)
While payday lending is technically illegal in Connecticut, Federally-recognized Native American tribes and their elected representatives are immune from Connecticut process and suit.

Supreme Court won't review case involving Indian online lender
Business | Law
Supreme Court won't review case involving Indian online lender (April 29, 2015)
Non-Indian customers of Western Sky Financial won't have to submit to tribal court jurisdiction.

Connecticut tribes support state's efforts against online lenders
Business | Law | National | Politics
Connecticut tribes support state's efforts against online lenders (April 14, 2015)
The Mashantucket and Mohegan tribes are siding with the state against a fellow tribe from Oklahoma.

Editorial: Tribal online lending operations deserve state scrutiny
Business | Law | Opinion
Editorial: Tribal online lending operations deserve state scrutiny (April 13, 2015)
The real lenders, the ones who are raking in the incredible profits, are unscrupulous lenders with no claim to sovereignty.

Havasupai Tribe still trying to regain control of domain names
Business | Law | Technology
Havasupai Tribe still trying to regain control of domain names (April 10, 2015)
An outside consultant has refused to transfer the names despite their importance to the tribe's tourism economy.

Otoe-Missouria Tribe wages campaign to protect online lending
Business | Law | National | Technology
Otoe-Missouria Tribe wages campaign to protect online lending (April 7, 2015)
A group called Institute for Liberty launched Native Kids First after the state of Connecticut went after the tribe's lending operation.

Information on Bureau of Indian Affairs website missing in action
Cobell Lawsuit & Settlement | National | Technology
Information on Bureau of Indian Affairs website missing in action (April 1, 2015)
The agency is working on getting the data back online after it mysteriously disappeared sometime in the afternoon on Tuesday.

Jane Daugherty: Tribal e-commerce continues to draw scrutiny
Business | Opinion
Jane Daugherty: Tribal e-commerce continues to draw scrutiny (March 26, 2015)
American Indians have a long history of having to adjust to forced changes to their way of life.

Ruth Hopkins: Tribes must exercise sovereignty over their data
Opinion | Technology
Ruth Hopkins: Tribes must exercise sovereignty over their data (March 17, 2015)
While we were watching Netflix, organizing ITunes playlists and downloading the latest apps, the NSA was hard at work building an elaborate infrastructure that allows it to intercept the vast majority of human communications.

Lynn Armitage: KBIC entrepreneur helps other Indian businesses
Business | National
Lynn Armitage: KBIC entrepreneur helps other Indian businesses (March 12, 2015)
If Thomas Carlson has his way, all Indian businesses would be listed on a new website he launched this past January called BuyIndianAct.org.

Chairman of Otoe-Missouria Tribe disputes fine in lending dispute
Business | Law | National
Chairman of Otoe-Missouria Tribe disputes fine in lending dispute (March 12, 2015)
Chairman John Shotton is accusing officials in Connecticut of violating his civil rights.

Aura Bogado: White racists keep Indian activists off Facebook
National | Technology
Aura Bogado: White racists keep Indian activists off Facebook (March 11, 2015)
The same social media network that hosts white supremacist fan pages has required Native American users to prove their identities.

James Williams: Lac Vieux Desert Band regulates online lending
Business | Law | Opinion
James Williams: Lac Vieux Desert Band regulates online lending (March 6, 2015)
We’re proud that 92 percent of our customers express satisfaction and would use our services again.

Lac Vieux Desert Band relies on revenue from lending business
Business | Law | National
Lac Vieux Desert Band relies on revenue from lending business (March 2, 2015)
According to The Washington Post, 42 percent of the tribe's budget comes from online loans.

Facebook deactivated account of Rosebud Sioux grandmother
National | Technology
Facebook deactivated account of Rosebud Sioux grandmother (February 13, 2015)
Vienna Elk Looks Back was locked out because her name wasn't considered authentic.

Arizona conference focuses on tribal e-commerce opportunity
Business | Education | Law | Technology
Arizona conference focuses on tribal e-commerce opportunity (February 10, 2015)
The Indian Legal Program at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University is sponsoring the event.

Aura Bogado: Facebook questions Indian people's names again
Opinion
Aura Bogado: Facebook questions Indian people's names again (February 10, 2015)
Dana Lone Hill tried logging on to Facebook last Monday only to be locked out because the social media giant believed that she was using a fake name.

Native American Financial Services Association names director
Business | National
Native American Financial Services Association names director (February 5, 2015)
Lance Gumbs, a well-known member of the Shinnecock Nation, will serve as executive director.

Mark Trahant: Building the new digital economy in Indian Country
Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Building the new digital economy in Indian Country (January 23, 2015)
We need a structure to prepare people for jobs that don’t yet exist.

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