House Natural Resources Committee passes three tribal bills (November 21, 2014)
The bills affect an Alaska Native corporation, the Hualapai Tribe and the Ponca Tribe.
House passes bill to address Grand Portage Band per capitas (November 21, 2014)
The payments to citizens of the Grand Portage Band will be exempt from state and federal taxation under H.R.3608.
Ex-employee of Passamaquoddy Tribe admits to drug charge (November 21, 2014)
A pharmacy technician stole prescription pain medicine and shredded documents to conceal the theft.
Little Traverse Bay Bands swear in interim leader after recall (November 21, 2014)
Chairman Fred Kiogima and Vice Chair Deb De Leon were voted out of office on Monday.
Leader of Navajo Nation signs bill for higher tax on junk food (November 21, 2014)
The bill imposes an additional 2 percent tax on sugary foods that are deemed to have little or no nutritional value.
Winona LaDuke: No one believes in the 'black snake' pipeline (November 21, 2014)
The executive director of Honor The Earth, calls on politicians to reject the Keystone XL Pipeline and look for long-term energy solutions.
Chaske Spencer: Changing the narrative for our Native youth (November 21, 2014)
Actor discusses his partnership with the Center for Native American Youth.
Editorial: Work with Burns Paiute Tribe on land-into-trust bid (November 21, 2014)
The tribe wants 29,000 acres placed in trust as part of its wildlife mitigation efforts.
Blog: Play-by-play of election controversy on Navajo Nation (November 21, 2014)
Tribal members are still waiting to cast ballots and choose their next president.
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe passes language to new generation (November 21, 2014)
A 2005 survey found only two people were fluent in the language.
Oglala Sioux Tribe rounds up dogs after deadly attack on girl (November 21, 2014)
Police Chief Ron Duke said addressing the dog problem will be priority for the tribal council.
North Dakota tribe in negotiations for pipeline to curb flaring (November 21, 2014)
An energy company needs permission to cross 1.8 miles of the reservation.
Column: Theories link Thanksgiving to 1637 Pequot massacre (November 21, 2014)
Some 700 people -- mainly women and children -- were killed at a Pequot village in Connecticut were killed on May 26, 1637.
Obamas welcome youth from Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to DC (November 21, 2014)
The youth were greeted at the Oval Office and were treated to lunch by the president and the first lady.
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux youth to join White House meet (November 21, 2014)
Last year a star freshman point guard inspired a reservation with a message of hope designed to prevent suicide.
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Tax disparities remain in Indian Country (November 21, 2014)
Enactment of H.R.3043, the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act, won't solve taxation problems facing tribes.
ICT interview with DOI deputy secretary on Cobell buy-backs (November 21, 2014)
Michael Connor, the second-highest ranking official at DOI, discusses the Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations.
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4 Trump budget includes funds to assist six newly-recognized tribes
5 Trump administration continues to back Indian Health Service pick
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