Tohono O’odham Nation signs health self-governance compact

Written by at June 30, 2016

Beginning July 1, the tribe will take over most administrative and clinical operations at the Sells Service Unit in Arizona.

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Shinnecock Nation weighs options to reclaim ancestral territory

Written by at June 30, 2016

The tribe contends the state of New York stole 3,600 acres through an illegal transaction in 1859.

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Tlingit and Haida Tribes acquire government contracting firm

Written by at June 30, 2016

KIRA provides facilities maintenance and base operations throughout the United States and overseas and has won more than $1 billion in federal contracts.

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Mille Lacs Band slams county for ending law enforcement deal

Written by at June 30, 2016

The county took offense after the Obama administration sided with the tribe and confirmed that the Mille Lacs Reservation continues to exist.

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Bureau of Indian Affairs still hoping to reach land-into-trust goal

Written by at June 30, 2016

The agency has approved applications totaling 416,000 acres and hopes to reach 500,000 acres by January 2017.

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County might end Grand Traverse Band land-into-trust appeal

Written by at June 30, 2016

The Bureau of Indian Affairs approved the tribe’s application for 12 acres but the land has been in limbo for more than three years.

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National Park Service finalizes rule for tribal gathering of plants

Written by at June 30, 2016

Tribes will be able to enter into government-to-government agreements to gather plants from national parks and national monuments.

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Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe secures proclamation for 410 acres

Written by at June 30, 2016

The Bureau of Indian Affairs issued a proclamation to add another 410.5 acres to the reservation in Washington.

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Funds available for HIV prevention, care of Native Americans

Written by at June 30, 2016

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The federal Indian Health Service is looking to provide financial assistance to tribes, tribal organizations and urban nonprofits across the country to improve HIV prevention and care outcomes among the Native American population. The agency will grant up to five awards together totaling no more than $200,000 a year for five years. 

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Howie Carr War Whoops During Donald Trump Rally – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Written by at June 30, 2016

Howie Carr War Whoops During Donald Trump Rally – Native American Articles – PowWows.com – Native American Pow Wows

Donald Trump and his supporter’s criticism of Elizabeth Warren and her claim of Native American heritage took an ugly turn yesterday.  During a rally in Bangor Maine, Howie Carr put his …

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White Mountain Apache, Lawmakers Seek Access to Funds to Finish Dam

Written by at June 30, 2016

The federal government needs to “honor its commitment” to Arizona’s White Mountain Apache and let the tribe use funds from a federal water-rights settlement to continue work on…

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A Letter From Leonard Peltier

Written by at June 30, 2016

NOTE: This letter was originally published on AmericanIndiansAndFriends.com.

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Seminole Tribe takes a big step forward with land-into-trust bid

Written by at June 30, 2016

Plans to develop land around the Coconut Creek Casino in Florida have been in the works for six years.

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Connecticut tribes still working on plan for potential new casino

Written by at June 30, 2016

The process has been taking so long that one location has been taken off the table although the tribes still have options.

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Eastern Cherokee youth push for change in gaming per capita

Written by at June 30, 2016

Leaders of the North Carolina tribe accepted a proposal to stagger payments for minors, a move that comes with economic benefits.

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Metis Photographer’s Two Spirit Project is Shaking Things Up

Written by at June 30, 2016

Wanting to capture the essence of a Two Spirit relationship and decolonize homophobic attitudes, Saskatchewan-based producer, filmmaker, and photographer,…

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Then and Now: 7 More Amazing Two-Spirit, LGBTQ Native People You Should Know

Written by at June 30, 2016

In celebration of Pride Month, ICTMN honors and recognizes pioneers in the LGBTQ community, both past and present.

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Donald Trump approved Indian gaming attack ads in New York

Written by at June 30, 2016

The campaign was aimed at the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, whose leaders were pursuing a casino that conflicted with the real estate mogul’s interests.

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National Center to Enhance 'Native Edge' With UPS Foundation $75K Grant

Written by at June 30, 2016

The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) recently received a $75,000 grant from the UPS Foundation, which drives corporate citizenshi…

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Kristi Noem Tackling ‘Third World’ Conditions at IHS Facilities

Written by at June 30, 2016

Rep. Kristi Noem is South Dakota’s at-large representative in the U.S. House….

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Tuyuc: After 3-Year Voyage, Traditional Hawaiian Canoe Lands in New York City

Written by at June 30, 2016

The art and science of Polynesian voyaging had gone unpracticed for nearly six centuries….

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Judge focuses on Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe casino decision

Written by at June 30, 2016

Opponents argue that the casino site in Massachusetts should not have been placed in trust as a result of the Supreme Court’s decision in Carcieri v. Salazar.

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Buena Vista Rancheria signs updated Class III casino compact

Written by at June 30, 2016

The tribe has been trying to build a casino in northern California for more than a decade.

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Lenape Center Honors Linguist Jim Rementer

Written by at June 30, 2016

On Friday, June 17, the Lenape Center honored Jim Rementer in Bartlesville, Oklahoma, for his more than 50 years of dedication to the preservation of the language of the Lenape…

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Jim Boyd Is Laid to Rest in Inchelium

Written by at June 30, 2016

It was a beautiful day with blue skies and white clouds but the mood was somber….

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