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Supreme Court upends tribal and federal understandings of IRA

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court has ruled in Carcieri v. Salazar that tribes not under federal jurisdiction as of 1934 cannot follow a longstanding land into...

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Stimulus money should help Indians

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Sen. Tim Johnson says the money in federal economic stimulus legislation for American Indian tribes will help people in some of...

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ONGOINGLanguage Classes Dakota Language Table at Anishinabe Academy Families and students of all ages, at any language levels are welcome and encouraged to join at any...

CD Review – Buggin Malone’s “Sacrifice”

Today there’s been a reprieve in the weather so I prep for a ride down to the e-bloc Cineplex to see Notorious because my...

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It ain’t easy being indian

I recently joined “E-SNAG” dot com. I found it on the website of News From Indian Country, a paper that just happens to pick...

Fond du Lac Follies

This is a final salute to Ronald Chic Smith. The Marine veteran was awarded three Purple Hearts in Korea. Chic was 77 years old....

Health Disparities in Indian Country

Your child’s health - so much more than just shots Is your child healthy? If your child has not had a full “well child” exam...

Political Matters: Native Issues in the Halls of Government

I was contacted in January about a physical attack on imprisoned American Indian Movement (AIM) activist Leonard Peltier. According to various accounts, Peltier was...

Author Joseph Marshall takes leadership lessons from Crazy Horse

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Court decision shrinks Wisconsin Tribe’s reservation

A January court ruling shrinking a Wisconsin Indian tribe’s reservation means gambling cannot resume at a golf course and some tribal members may have...

Red Lake Band holds COPS Native American Training Series

Twenty-five participants braved inclement weather to attend the COPS Native American Training Series (Train the Trainer) held at the Red Lake Humanities Center on...

Red Lake Band holds COPS Native American Training Series

Twenty-five participants braved inclement weather to attend the COPS Native American Training Series (Train the Trainer) held at the Red Lake Humanities Center on...

Peltier attacked and beaten

On Jan. 13, Leonard Peltier (64) was brutally assaulted by a group of inmates after being transferred to Canaan Federal Prison in Pennsylvania from...

Elder Circle helps troubled students at Fond du Lac School

Instead of standing before a panel of administrators, troublemakers and truants at the Fond du Lac Ojibwe School join a traditional circle of elders,...