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Eleanor Spears Dove was a trailblazer for Native food and culture. She passed away just a couple of weeks before her 101st birthday.
A tweet from the White House hasn't completely derailed Indian Country. But it caused significant damage.
Perhaps it's just a matter of time before another Boston Marathon victory will belong to Indian Country.
Legislation to correct a disastrous Supreme Court ruling affecting tribal homelands and to improve tribal consultation were aired on Capitol Hill.
'This is Indian land,' tribal leaders were told. But does the Trump administration believe it?
One of the oldest living citizens of the Narragansett Tribe, Eleanor Spears Dove, turns 100 on August 1.
Ellison 'Tarzan' Brown deserves his name to become more of a household name, in the world, but even more so in Indian Country,
If even for just a day, the Narragansett people could feel pride in knowing that they have come together in the past and gained a victory.
The Pokanoket Nation is ending a month-long encampment on ancestral territory after reaching an agreement with Brown University in Rhode Island.
The Pokanoket Nation set up an encampment in Rhode Island to assert ownership of a historically important village.
Powwow is among the most common words associated with Native Americans but do you know its origin?
The state of Rhode Island refused to transfer the land until the tribe waived its immunity and accepted state jurisdiction.
It had been three months since the Narragansett Tribe had been ambushed and decimated at the Great Swamp in modern day Rhode Island.
Today the Narragansett continue to battle against challenges to the validity of our place in society and our place in what was once our homeland alone.
Tribal members say they impeached Chief Matthew Thomas after 20 years in office.
The tribe is actively engaged in new business ventures in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Native Americans at Brown, a student group, persuaded faculty to make the change.
The tribe plans to open up to 16 locations of the popular burger chain in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
The tribe received a $350,000 grant to enhance its justice system but some critics say the tribe still doesn't have its own court.
The tribe requires elected leaders to live in Rhode Island or within a 50-mile radius.
Chief Sachem Matthew Thomas obtained a driver's license and registered to vote in Florida, according to an investigation by a Rhode Island station.
Six council members who won election more than a year ago were removed from office last week.
The tribes in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island want to make sure ceremonial stone landscapes are not damaged or destroyed.
King Philip’s traditional hunting and farming ground was declining, and his young men were restless and uncertain about the future. King Philip justifiably feared poverty for his people.
The U.S. Attorney's Office decided not to pursue the case, which could have led to a negative ruling about the status of the tribe's reservation.
The tribe will be opening 10 locations of Jersey Mike's Subs in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Troy Lake Simonds is accused of stabbing another tribal member at the powwow grounds on the reservation.
The tribe wants to protect burial grounds and other sites that could be affected by wind energy projects.
According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Troy Lake Simonds, 26, stabbed a fellow tribal member in the back and in the chest.
The properties are located on Aquidneck Island, which is part of tribal territory
The Bureau of Indian Affairs has been trying to obtain properties on Aquidneck Island for the tribe.
John Christian Hopkins on how he became a writer at a young age on Narragansett tribal territory in Rhode Island.
A 37-year-old man was reported to be in serious condition after being stabbed at the powwow grounds.
Julianne Jennings pays tribute to Ella Wilcox-Thomas Sekatau, a member of the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island who passed away in April at the age of 85.
Properties are located on Aquidneck Islands, in ancestral territory.
Attorneys discuss recent federal court decisions affecting tribes and individual Indians.
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island can't assert sovereign immunity in a federal grand jury proceeding, the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals said.
Peter d'Errico discusses the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.
The former director of housing for the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island was sentenced for stealing federal funds.
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island has won a decision in a lawsuit that was filed by a former attorney.
The state of Rhode Island has purchased a historic Narragansett Tribe village to protect it from development.
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a former attorney.
Letter writer says justice remains elusive for the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island, 10 years after the state's raid of the reservation.
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island held a ceremony this Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of the state's raid of the reservation.
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island will hold a remembrance ceremony this Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of the state's raid of the reservation.
The former director of housing for the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island has pleaded guilty for stealing federal funds. Rosilyn W. Brown, 63, admitted that she took more than $100,000...
A leader of the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island is seeking to reverse his conviction on charges related to the state's July 2003 raid of the reservation. Hiawatha Brown, a...
The Narragansett Tribe in Rhode Island has been hard hit by Hurricane Sandy. Power is out on the reservation, located near the coast. It could be weeks before electricity is...
The Narragansett Tribe met with Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee (I) on Tuesday in his first official visit to the reservation since taking office in January 2011. Chief Matthew Sachem...
"This is in response to Aug. 1 editorial titled, “How about that tribal housing?” The editor portrayed the Narragansett Tribe as being only focused on having a casino, inferring that...
"Congress acted and the Supreme Court ruled, but neither makes a difference to members of the Narragansett Tribe who want to build a casino on their land in Charlestown. And...
The Narragansett Tribe wants to discuss land-into-trust issues with Gov. Lincoln Chafee (I). The tribe lost the right to follow the land-into-trust process as a result of the U.S. Supreme...
The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island will mark the ninth anniversary of the state's violent raid of the reservation at a ceremony tomorrow. State troopers stormed the reservation, arrested tribal...
The Obama administration is asking tribes to comment on an environmental assessment for wind energy off the shores of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The assessment identifies 164,000 acres for potential...
Sen. Jack Reed (D-Rhode Island) continues to oppose efforts to fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar. Reed is the chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Interior,...
A developer can't sue the state of Rhode Island in federal court for stalled work at a site that the Narragansett Tribe wants to protect, the 1st Circuit Court of...
The Narragansett Tribe has seen ups and downs in its relationship with the state of Rhode Island but a proposed plaque to founder Roger Williams should focus on the positive,...
The former housing director for the Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island was indicted on an embezzlement charge. Rosilyn M. Brown is accused of stealing at least $5,000 in Department of...