Al Jazeera: Native women face barriers with access to Plan B (September 24, 2013)
Al Jazeera reports on the barriers that American Indian and Alaska Native women face in trying to obtain emergency contraception from the Indian Health Service.
County leader calls meeting on Chumash Tribe land-into-trust (September 24, 2013)
A supervisor in Santa Barbara County, California, is hosting a meeting to discuss a land-into-trust application submitted by the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians.
Winnebago Tribe acquires majority ownership in startup firm (September 24, 2013)
The Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska has acquired a majority ownership in an Internet startup.
California Tribal Business Alliance welcomes another member (September 24, 2013)
The California Tribal Business Alliance, a group that has exerted significant political power in recent years, is back up to three members.
Court sides with Navajo man in sex offender registry dispute (September 24, 2013)
The state of Arizona can't enforce its sex offender registration law against a Navajo Nation man who lives on the reservation, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Monday.
Opinion: Long overdue pick of Native woman as federal judge (September 24, 2013)
Writer welcomes the nomination of Diane Humetewa, a member of the Hopi Tribe of Arizona, as federal judge in Arizona.
Gabe Galanda: Task forces bring problems to Indian Country (September 24, 2013)
Attorney Gabe Galanda warns of federal law enforcement task forces in Indian Country.
Michael Taylor: University should honor Paiute tribes in Utah (September 24, 2013)
Michael Taylor asks Dixie State University to acknowledge that the campus is on traditional Paiute land in Utah.
Albert Bender: Genocide and sexual slavery in South Dakota (September 24, 2013)
Albert Bender on the genocide and sexual slavery of Indian children in South Dakota.
Senate clashes with House on spending bill that affects IHCIA (September 24, 2013)
The Senate and the House are headed for a showdown on a spending bill that eliminates funds for the Affordable Care Act, the 2009 law that reauthorized the Indian Health Care Improvement Act.
Interview with DOJ official about initiatives in Indian Country (September 24, 2013)
The Washington Post interviews Karol Mason, an assistant attorney general at the Department of Justice, about Indian Country initiatives, including S.47, a bill that reauthorized the Violence Against Women Act.
Ex-official in Paraguay accused of stealing $700K due to tribe (September 24, 2013)
The former director of the National Indigenous Institute in Paraguay has been accused of stealing $700,000 in government funds that were to be used for a poor, landless tribe.
Jury returns guilty verdict for murders of Spirit Lake children (September 24, 2013)
A federal jury convicted a 20-year-old man on Monday for the murders of two children on the Spirit Lake Nation in North Dakota.
Cherokee Nation father hands daughter to non-Indian couple (September 24, 2013)
A Cherokee Nation man whose Indian Child Welfare Act case went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court lost custody of his daughter to a non-Indian couple on Monday.
Native Sun News: Conference promotes 'true' Lakota history (September 24, 2013)
The Lakota Education and Wicozani Center, and the American Indian Institute, announced the Promoting True Lakota History: Teton Lakota History Conference.
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