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Last updated: August 29, 2014
Next update is planned to be published by: September 5, 2014
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Culture & Tradition
9th Circuit won't stop repatriation of Kumeyaay Nation ancestors (Indianz) 8/27/14
Navajo boy sent home from TX school because of hair length (KOB4) 8/27/14
Bush fellow preserves Lakota peacemaking traditions (South Dakota Public Broadcasting) 8/20/14
Tribe's casino plan roils quaint Martha's Vineyard (Boston Herald) 8/25/14
Casinos worry as more Navajo communities go smoke-free (NPR) 8/18/14
Federal officials say Native American school in Minnesota needs help (WDIO) 8/19/14
Environment & Energy
Ruling requires native tribes' consent for energy projects [Canada] (SF Gate) 8/27/14
Moving back home together: Rarest native animals find haven on tribal lands (New York Times) 8/25/14
Health & Welfare
ICWA lawsuit in Pennington County could affect other state circuits (South Dakota Public Broadcasting) 8/21/14
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
Land & Water
Bracing for impact: Millions of tribal acres at stake in upcoming court ruling (Indian Country Today) 8/27/14
Ute's 'SITLA Land Exchange' bill passes Senate, awaits President's signature (Indian Country Today) 8/24/14
Federal government, Oneida Indian Nation sign historic land trust agreement (Syracuse Online) 8/22/14
Recognition & Enrollment
Little Shell Chippewa Tribe closes in on official federal recognition (Grand Forks Herald) 8/22/14
Lac du Flambeau tribe and Vilas County open joint drug court (WTAQ News Talk) 8/20/14
Key Congressional races may hinge on support from Native Americans, Alaskan Natives (Huffington Post) 8/28/14
Opinion: Heather Kendall-Miller: GOP candidate a threat to Native rights (Indianz) 8/26/14