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Lummi Nation workers affected by fishing industry layoffs receive emergency grant (Indian Country Today) 12/31/14

A man of healing, a saga of suffering (Washington Post) 12/28/14

Lawrence Baca is still fighting for our civil rights (Psychology Today) 12/28/14

Native leaders appointed to positions in education, environment, justice in Washington State (Indian Country Today) 12/18/14

U.S. House and Senate pass bill to aid Grand Portage Chippewa tribe (NNC Now) 12/18/14

Native American reservations now free to legalize marijuana (Washington Post) 12/12/14

Tribes wary of selling pot, even if feds allow it (Washington Post) 12/12/14

Great Plains tribal leaders' letter asks Congress to strike land swap from Defense bill (Indian Country News) 12/11/14

Feds: Native American tribes can make their own marijuana laws (Huffington Post) 12/11/14

Biden stresses more VAWA improvements at tribal nations conference (Indian Country News) 12/7/14

Opinion: Implementing UNDRIP will save Native lives (Indianz) 12/4/14

Attorney General Eric Holder delivers remarks during the White House Tribal Nations Conference (Department of Justice) 12/3/14

USDA announces broadband and infrastructure support for Indian Country (Indian Country Today ) 12/3/14

"Above the law:" Responding to domestic violence on Indian reservations (PBS) 11/22/14

FBI expands background checks on tribal and (The Hill) 11/1914

Washington state official joins Northwest tribes in urging oil train regulation (Indian Country Today) 11/20/14

Chabad lawyer mediates between Inuit tribes in Alaska - and keeps Kosher (The Jewish Daily Forward) 11/11/14

Treaty of Canandaigua observance: A celebration of unity (Webster Post) 11/12/14

Opinion: Klamath pact puts tribes' sovereign rights at risk (Statesman Journal) 11/11/14

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy talks to ICTMN about Indigenous knowledge, stewardship, and tribal relations (Indian Country Today) 11/10/14

1974 Canandaigua Treaty observance has national impact (Webster Post) 11/9/14

Tribal, state, and federal courts met to expand collaboration on child welfare issues (Legal News) 11/5/14

DOJ may intervene in Alaska Supreme Court case (Alaska Public Media) 10/29/14

Second federal circuit court refuses to enforce arbitration by South Dakota tribe (Arbitration Nation) 10/15/14

Bill exempting tribal benefits taxation is hailed (Springville Journal) 10/12/14

World Bank Group: Proposed policy a setback for [Indigenous Peoples'] rights (Human Rights Watch) 10/10/14

Tribes in Wisconsin win big decision in treaty hunting dispute (Indianz) 10/10/14

Wisconsin: Judge told to reconsider ban on tribes' night deer hunt (Twin Cities) 10/9/14

'Modernize the Columbia River Treaty,' religious leaders urge U.S. and Canada (Indian Country Today) 10/9/14

Buffalo Restoration Treaty signed by tribes, First Nations (Environmental News Service) 9/24/14 [copy of treaty]

Nation to nation: Treaties between the United States and American Indian Nations (National Museum of the American Indian YouTube Channel) 9/23/14

What did Indigenous Peoples get out of the World Conference? (Indian Country Today) 9/25/14

Three Kansas tribes receive U.S. public safety grants (CJ Online) 9/23/14

Alaska Natives, state wrestle with tribal ID card issues (News Miner) 9/21/14

Native farmers band together to distribute remaining $380M of Keepseagle (Indian Country Today) 9/19/14

Arm in a cast, Sotomayor tours Oklahoma and meets tribal leaders (National Law Journal) 9/17/14

HUD reaches settlement resolving Native lending discrimination case (Indian Country Today) 9/15/14

US slammed for failure to fulfill legal obligation to eliminate all forms of race discrimination (Huffington Post) 9/9/14

Smithsonian revisits history of treaties (Indian Country Today) 9/4/14

Tester begins hearings on sex trafficking in Indian country (Indian Country Today) 9/3/14

Tribal management of bison range considered (Bigfork Eagle) 8/20/14

Feds provide $3 million to address tribal violence (Great Falls Tribune) 8/27/14

After six years, Obama administration gets good marks on tribal issues (WMI Central) 8/23/14

Were tribal govts adequately consulted for Powertech mine? (Black Hills Pioneer) 8/20/14

Bishop Paiute Tribe makes history with Low Income Housing Tax Credit award (Native American Times) 8/15/14

Senators support CSKT water compact (Hungry Horse News) 8/15/14

Viejas Band signs compact with new revenue sharing provisions (Indianz) 8/14/14

Native Americans key to border security success (The Hill) 8/12/14

New report says indigenous rights violated across the Americas (MBC Network Radio) 8/8/14

Klamath agreements strengthen tribal sovereignty (Indian Country Today) 8/7/14

In brief: tribes to hold vigils for return of salmon (Spokesman-Review) 8/6/14

New agreement proposed to share bison range management between government, tribes (Greenfield Daily Reporter) 8/5/14

ACLU to highlight Lakota child foster care crisis to United Nations (San Francisco Gate) 7/30/14

Operation Yurok ends with nearly 13,000 marijuana plants seized, no arrests made (Times-Standard) 7/28/14

Agencies launch raid on marijuana growers on Yurok reservation (Los Angeles Times) 7/21/14

New Mexico governor to meet with tribal leaders (Silver City Sun News) 7/18/14

Interior, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sign agreement to reduce land ownership fractionation in Indian Country (U.S. Department of Interior) 7/17/14

Panel finds Maine legislature erred in passing laws on tribal fishing rights, calls parties back to negotiating table (Bangor, ME Daily News) 7/12/14

BJS releases tribal crime data collection activities, 2014 (Reuters) 7/10/14

Chickasaws, Choctaws sign clinic agreement (Associated Press News) 6/29/14

Secretary Jewell statement on the Senate confirmation of Vincent Logan as Special Trustee for American Indians (US Department of the Interior) 6/27/14

US Ambassador Keith Harper: Violence against indigenous women ‘global scourge’ (Indian Country Today) 6/25/14

Pojoaque could seek federal gambling pact (Albuquerque Journal) 6/20/14

Obama makes first visit to Indian Country as president (CBS News) 6/13/14

President brings focus to Natives (Indian Country Today) 6/13/14

Obama to visit North Dakota reservation on 1st visit to Indian country as president (Minneapolis Star Tribune) 6/5/14

Native American lawyer confirmed to U.N. human rights post (Washington Post) 6/3/14

Obama plans trip to Indian reservation, officials say (Washington Post) 5/23/14

Obama to soon visit N.D. Indian reservation, Washington Post reports (Bemidji Pioneer) 5/24/14

Fischer co-sponsors Indian Affairs bill (Lexington Clipper-Herald) 5/21/14

Indigenous Texans want UN support against border fence (MyHighPlains.com) 5/22/14

Native American youth face antiquated juvenile justice system (Rocky Mountain PBS) 5/1/14

Jewell joining tribal summit on Bainbridge Island (SF Gate) 4/23/14

U.S. tribe looks to International Court for justice (Inter Press Service) 4/16/14

AG criticizes suggestions in report on Bush justice (Anchorage Daily News) 4/8/14

Sen. Begich presses VAWA protections for Alaska Natives (Indian Country Today) 4/7/14

Quinault President Fawn Sharp heads to D.C. to lobby for flood protections (Indian Country Today) 4/2/14

Tribal judge: Bill to improve village public safety doesn't go far enough (Alaska Public Media) 4/2/14

NAIHC and Census Bureau to improve tribal data (Indian Country Today) 3/26/14

Native Americans fight to ban marijuana in a quarter of Washington state (Albany Tribune) 3/25/14

Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules hearing on five bills (Indianz.com) 3/24/14

Treasury issues tax guidance on per capita tribal payments (Indian Country Today) 3/12/14

[Alaska] House panel says it will act on federal report on rural crime, but doesn't know how (Anchorage Daily News) 3/11/14

Justice can be hard to find with courts far from tribal lands (NPR) 3/11/14

State Senate OKs fish wars bill, heads to governor (Komo News) 3/5/14

Utah legislature recognizes "atrocities" against Native Americans (Cache Valley Daily) 3/4/14

Attorney General Holder meets with Tribal Nations Leadership Council (Department of Justice) 2/27/14

Sen. Begich speaks out on Indian & Alaska Native concerns (Indian Country Today) 2/26/14

Coalition for Prisoners' Rights addresses UN Human Rights Committee (Indian Country Today) 2/18/14

States challenge effectiveness of fish hatcheries (Standard) 2/18/14

A conversation with 2014 Nobel Peace Prize nominee James Anaya (Indian Country Today) 2/13/14

Fish wars victory still a success for South Sound Tribes 40 years later (The Olympian) 2/9/14

Appropriations provide mixed support for native programs (Friends Committee on National Legislation) 2/3/14

Legal marijuana raises issues for Indian tribes (Time) 2/6/14

American Indian leaders call for DOJ investigation of ICWA violations (Native News Online) 2/3/14

2014 State of Indian Nations: Honoring self-determination (Cultural Determination) 1/31/14

Under tribal scrutiny, Cantwell exiting SCIA; Tester to take charge (Indian Country Today) 1/30/14

Racist emails from federal judge—and who cares about them (Indian Country Today) 1/23/14

Cutting red tape: Navajo Nation FEMA aid gets sped up and streamlined (Indian Country Today) 1/22/14

New Congressional budget reimburses tribal contract support costs (Indian Country Today) 1/16/14

6 new year nomination battles for Obama's native-focused nominees (Indian Country Today) 1/16/14

Bill would clear Native Americans of Fish Wars convictions (Seattle Times) 1/15/14

Law enforcement gearing up to protect tribal members when settlement checks arrive (Wyoming Public Media) 1/15/14

Maine tribes clash with state over elver license bill (Kennebec Journal) 1/14/14






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