Selected Native American News Stories

Last updated: July 10, 2019

Next update is planned to be published by: July 17, 2019

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Culture and Tradition

Native American artifacts go on display in Cutchogue (The Suffolk Times) 7/10/19

NM delegation applauds Senate passage of bipartisan bill to reauthorize Native American language programs (U.S. Representative Deb Haaland) 7/9/19 (See 116th Congress S.256)

Molly comes home: Animated television show on PBS Kids has strong Alaska Native roots (Indian Country Today) 7/8/19


First Navajo business professor lands at Fort Lewis College (The Durango Herald) 7/1/19

Berkeley Law opening new doors for Native American students (Berkeley News) 6/27/19

Environment and Energy

How to Indigenize the Green New Deal and environmental justice (High Country News) 7/10/10

Outdoors industry taps into Southern Ute methane capture project (The Durango Herald) 7/9/19

U.S. Senate approves $11 million to improve Columbia River fishing sites; look to president's signature (The Oregonian) 6/27/19

Health and Welfare

Nez-Lizer administration reaffirms commitment to former uranium miners and downwinders (Navajo-Hopi Observer) 7/9/19

U's innovative workforce training will help address American Indian health gaps (Minnesota Star-Tribune) 7/8/19

Making sure the Census counts Indian Country (Indian Country Today) 7/2/19

The fight over Native American adoptions is about more than just the children (Time) 7/2/19

First cancer center opens on Native American reservation (The Seattle Times) 6/27/19


House subcommittee adds legislative hearing on Indian bills to agenda (Indianz) 7/9/19 (See 116th Congress H.R.396, H.R.895, H.R.2031, H.R.2414)

House subcommittee schedules hearing on infrastructure in Indian Country (Indianz) 7/8/19

Another tribal provision submitted for inclusion in 'must pass' defense bill (Indianz) 7/8/19

Justice and race: Native Americans under-represented in western SD jury pools (Rapid City Journal) 7/7/19

Land and Water

Seven ways tribes are repairing the Salish Sea and Washington waterways (Indian Country Today) 6/30/19

Cronkite News: Tribal leaders push for water rights settlements on Capitol Hill (Indianz) 6/27/19

'Lack of water is a major obstacle' to Hualapai Tribe's future (Indian Country Today) 6/27/19

Recognition and Enrollment

'A proud day': Little Shell Chippewa Tribe moves closer to federal recognition (Indianz) 6/27/19

Sovereign Immunity

Appeals court turns back attack on tribal lending operation (Indianz) 7/5/19

Tribal Jurisdiction

Feds: Cayuga Nation police can enforce laws inside reservation (The Auburn Citizen) 7/1/19


State officials, tribal leaders work to resolve ID issue (The Laramie Boomerang) 6/2/19

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