Narragansett Tribe renews request for surplus military property (September 5, 2014)
The properties are located on Aquidneck Island, which is part of tribal territory
Judge tells tobacco firm on Yakama Nation to pay $58M in taxes (September 5, 2014)
The King Mountain Tobacco Company cited the Yakama Treaty of 1855 and the General Allotment Act in a bid to gain a tax exemption.
House subcommittes to hold hearings on tribal and Alaska bills (September 5, 2014)
Bills affect tribal consultation and land conveyances to Alaska Native corporations.
Eastern Cherokees pass resolution to seek return of sacred site (September 5, 2014)
Tribal leaders say the town of Franklin hasn't taken good care of the Nikwasi Mound.
Chief Allan: Coeur d'Alene Tribe looking to adjudicate water rights (September 5, 2014)
Chairman Chief Allan of the Coeut d'Alene Tribe explains why the tribe is seeking to quantify its water rights.
Chippewa Cree Tribe sues online loan business partners for $13M (September 5, 2014)
The Chippewa Cree Tribe of Montana is accusing its partners in an Internet lending business of theft and fraud.
Lac du Flambeau Band banishes nonmembers for drugs and crime (September 5, 2014)
The latest banishment occurred in June with the removal of one person from the reservation.
Lens: Gender identity among Warao people in remote Venezuela (September 5, 2014)
The Lens Blog of The New York Times talks to Alvaro Laiz about his experiences with the Warao people of Venezuela and a unique aspect of their culture.
Clara Caufield: Complaints hit Northern Cheyenne school official (September 5, 2014)
Lame Deer Public Schools, one of the lowest performing public schools in the State of Montana on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation is no stranger to controversy.
Native Sun News: Grants help tribes fight violence against women (September 5, 2014)
Speaking to tribes from across the Four Corners area, Associate Attorney General, Tony West, announced last week a release of $3 million in grants from the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women, designed to increase the capability of tribes.
Opinion: Native language immersion efforts make better students (September 5, 2014)
Teresa L. McCarty discuses how Native language immersion programs are improving student achievement.
Jacqueline Keeler: Hair represents who we are as Navajo people (September 5, 2014)
Jacqueline Keeler explains why long hair is important in Navajo Nation culture.
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