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The University of Alabama has more than 10,000 Native American human remains in its possession, according to a federal notice published by the National Park Service last week.
WASHINGTON — The Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma and the Fort Apache Indian Reservation in Arizona have been awarded $7.8 million in funding from The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA).
TAHLEQUAH, Okla.— Law enforcement agencies today confirmed a triple shooting that left one person dead and two injured in the Cherokee Nation capital on Labor Day.
This week's Tribal Business News roundup includes a report on a California tribe turning its climate-forward emergency preparedness into an economic opportunity and an Alaskan-Native corporation announcing plans to develop a new tourism-oriented pier on donated land in Juneau. As well, the federal Tribal Broadband Connectivity Program continues to award millions for high-speed internet in Indian Country.
One of two brothers allegedly connected with the mass stabbing deaths of 10 people and injuries of 18 others, has been found dead.
Breaking News. The James Smith Cree Nation, located near Weldon, Saskatchewan, was hit with an horrific tragedy early Sunday that left at least 10 people dead with several others injured by stabbings at 13 different locations on tribal land and in Weldon.
WASHINGTON — In addition to articles already covered by Native News Online, here is a roundup of other news released from Washington, D.C. that impacts Indian Country during recently.
On Sept.13, The Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition is hosting an informational webinar on the Truth and Healing Commission Boarding School Policies Act.
Mary Peltola made history on Wednesday when she became the first Alaska Native woman elected to Congress.
MINNEAPOLIS—The American Indian Movement (AIM) Grand Governing Council hosted a rally yesterday in Cedar Field Park to kick off a 15-week national walk demanding the release of Leonard Peltier.
Breaking News. History was made on Wednesday when Alaska Native Mary Peltola, a Democrat, was elected to fill Alaska's congressional at-large seat that has been vacant since longtime Congressman Don Young died unexpectedly in March, 2022.
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—The national and local chapters of the American Indian Movement (AIM) joined the United Farm Workers (UFW) on a 24-day “March for the Governor’s Signature” to encourage California Governor Gavin Newsom (D) to sign Assembly Bill 2183, which provides farmworkers more opportunities to vote in elections.
SAINT PAUL, Minn.—The Minnesota State Fair opened to thousands of attendees last week, kicking off the popular annual 12-day event to celebrate all things Minnesotan, including Indigenous people and culture.
A Holbrook Indian School student was killed and six others were injured on Sunday morning when a semi-truck rear-ended a school bus that was taking them to Window Rock, Arizona, on a field trip.
In the trial’s final days, courtroom debate turned to the origins of the state’s three new voting laws and the case’s ties to broader conspiracies about voter fraud.
NASA astronaut Nicole Mann is set to become the first Native American woman in space, with a launch date no earlier than Oct. 3.
On Wednesday, the state of Utah and several of its officials, including Governor Spencer Cox and Attorney General Sean D. Reyes, sued the Biden administration in federal court over the president’s executive action last year to restore two national monuments that were formerly reduced by President Donald Trump.
When Rep. Kaiali’i Kahele, a lieutenant colonel in the Hawaii Air National Guard, thinks about the men, women, and children massacred by the U.S. Army more than a century ago at Wounded Knee, it brings home memories of other wrongs.
The Interior Department’s inspector general found that Zinke misrepresented his communications with lobbyists and others leading up to a decision on a tribal gaming compact in Connecticut.
HAYWARD, Wisc.— After 40 years, a northern Wisconsin tribal community college has a new name, expanded mission and two newly accredited master’s degree programs offered by the school.