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Last updated: September 11, 2014
Next update is planned to be published by: September 19, 2014
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Culture & Tradition
Preserving the native languages in Montana (Indian Country Today) 9/11/14
Treaty of Canandaigua arrives at National Museum of the American Indian (Indian Country Today) 9/11/14
Proposed bill would ban Native mascots in Colorado; Sponsor gets hate mail (Indian Country Today) 9/10/14
Fifth Circuit grants Native Americans religious freedom to obtain permits for eagle feathers (Southeast Texas Record) 9/9/14
Secret bidder saves sacred object from auction for Alaska Natives (Indian Country Today) 9/6/14
Interior secretary: It's 'surprising' Redskins name not changed, but it's not top priority for tribal leaders (Washington Post) 9/5/14
Native American tribes in Alaska receive grants to preserve language (Native American Times) 9/4/14
New battle in turf war over Native Education (Indian Country Today) 9/5/14
Environment & Energy
Tester delves into budget shortfalls plaguing tribal irrigation programs (Indian Country Today) 9/11/14
Tribes worried about Black Hills uranium mines (Indianz.com) 9/10/14
Fracking on tribal lands fracked by federal government (Oil & Gas Monitor) 9/5/14
Officials say oil ill effects reach MT reservation (Associated Press) 8/28/14
US slammed for failure to fulfill legal obligation to eliminate all forms of race discrimination (Huffington Post) 9/9/14
Land & Water
Nisqually tribe, state partnering on development of Nisqually State Park
(Indian Country Today) 9/10/14