On the heels of a visit to North Dakota by President Barack Obama, newspaper argues for a free press in Indian Country.
NPR: Kiowa Tribe kept track of history with Silver Horn Calendar (June 17, 2014)
Calendar recorded severe weather events, including a deadly tornado in the summer of 1905.
Passamaquoddy Tribe pays $58K to county to end taxation suit (June 17, 2014)
Tribe agreed to make back payments to 2006 and to make payments in the future.
Young dancers from Standing Rock Sioux Tribe talked to Obama (June 17, 2014)
Trueth Ghost Crow, 4, and his friend, Elijah Goodhouse, 7, walked up to the president during the powwow.
Group questions Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation land-into-trust bid (June 17, 2014)
Group says it's not clear what the tribe plans to do with the land.
Vince Two Eagles: The Sun Dance came back to Yankton Sioux (June 17, 2014)
Vince Two Eagles shares the story of how the Sun Dance returned to the Yankton Sioux Tribe in South Dakota.
Two Native language bills are on the agenda.
Al Jazeera: Tribes face scrutiny for Internet lending operations (June 17, 2014)
Al Jazeera publishes a project on the Internet loan industry in Indian Country, including the involvement of the Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Mohawk leaders defend land settlement (June 17, 2014)
Last week I was able to attend the two public sessions in which the people of Akwesasne had an opportunity to discuss the proposed land claims settlement.
Inspections are spotty in Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming, according to investigation.
Boy from Guarani Tribe protests land policy at World Cup opening (June 17, 2014)
13-year-old boy carried sign that called for demarcation of tribal lands.
The Cherokee Nation and the Fort Peck Tribes are among five finalists for the animals.
Native Sun News: Climate change group headed to DC to lobby (June 17, 2014)
When the Climate Change Lobby planted its flag here this spring, the local chapter of the international non-profit group took a stand in the middle of a vast space with no other outposts of the organization.
Julianne Jennings: Tools of conquest are still being used today (June 17, 2014)
Julianne Jennings reflects a chance meeting with a descendant of a military officer who led war against New England tribes.
Steven Newcomb: US asks UN to recognize bigoted Indian policy (June 17, 2014)
Steven Newcomb questions the recognition of federal Indian law and policy at the United Nations.
Heidi Heitkamp/Lisa Murkowski: Standing up for Indian children (June 17, 2014)
Lawmakers call for passage of S.1622, the the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act.
Tony Bobtail Bear Sr had the crowd -- and the Internet -- on the floor during the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe powwow.
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