ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — More than a dozen New Mexico pueblos are being awarded grants to expand and create library services.
Members of New Mexico's congressional delegation say the pueblos...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A federal judge has rejected an effort by a Native American tribe to reclaim Valles Caldera National Preserve.
U.S. District Judge James Browning recently issued a...
MADISONVILLE, Texas (AP) — The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children says a girl whose remains were found three years ago in a suitcase along a Texas pasture was likely from Southeast...
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Federal managers, Native American tribes and others have renegotiated the costs of a drinking water system that will serve communities in northern New Mexico.
Montana Native storyteller awarded national arts fellowship
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana Native American storyteller is expected to be honored as a National Heritage Fellow by the National Endowment for the Arts.
State offering grants to modernize recreational facilities
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The state is offering $5 million to help communities acquire or improve outdoor recreational facilities.
The Department of Environmental Management says outdoor...
Oklahoma AG hires outside attorneys on gambling negotiations
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's attorney general has agreed to pay a Michigan law firm up to $250,000 to help represent the state in negotiations with Oklahoma-based Native American tribes over...
Business under fire for prohibited mascot apparel
SKOWHEGAN, Maine (AP) — A Maine business owned by a school board member is under fire after producing and selling apparel featuring a prohibited Native American-themed...
Dems question Trump official on lands, Native Americans
DENVER (AP) — Skeptical Democrats questioned a Trump administration official Tuesday on whether he's committed to preserving public lands and whether he respects Native Americans.
Environmentalists, tribe challenge PolyMet wetlands permit
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Several environmental groups and a Native American tribe have gone to court to challenge a permit issued by the Army Corps of Engineers for the planned PolyMet copper-nickel...
US seeks dismissal of tribes’ lawsuit over Keystone pipeline
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Attorneys for the Trump administration want a U.S. judge to throw out a lawsuit from Native American tribes trying to block the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada...
Talks planned for expanded gambling at Indiana tribal casino
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Indiana officials are going to start negotiating with a Native American tribe over allowing expanded gambling at its South Bend casino.
Oil drilling plan near Utah monument draws tribal opposition
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The U.S. government will allow oil and gas companies to make lease bids Monday on lands considered archaeologically sensitive near a national monument stretching across the...
Maryland highway agency removes ‘Negro Mountain’ road signs
CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Maryland's Highway Administration has removed several road signs for "Negro Mountain" over concerns about racial insensitivity in the name.
DOJ hires missing persons specialist, grant coordinator
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's Department of Justice has hired two people to oversee efforts to better report and track missing persons cases
Kentucky state park celebrating 18th century attack on fort
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Fort Boonesborough State Park is hosting its annual "1778 Siege of Boonesborough" weekend later this month.
Events at the Madison County park will include a battle...
Tribes sign child welfare services agreement with state
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The leaders of four American Indian tribes in North Dakota have signed an agreement with the state that includes allowing tribes to license foster care parents on and off...
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- Jackson Hole DailyIdaho school district votes to 'retire' Redskins mascotJuly 18, 2019
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- The DayHigh school mascots for today's sports teamsJuly 9, 2019
- The Spokesman-ReviewFormer WNBA All-Star Shoni Schimmel happy to return to Hoopfest after break from competitive basketballJune 30, 2019
Oh how sweet it isn’t: Navajo president bans candy at parade
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Oh how sweet it isn't.
Thousands of people will line a highway on the Navajo Nation this Saturday for the largest Native American fair parade in the country. But...
Schools now limit Spanish conquistador re-enactors’ visits
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Annual school visits by Spanish conquistador re-enactors in Santa Fe are being limited under new rules amid criticism their visits whitewashed the violent history of the...
Native American bones to be returned to a tribe
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Human bones excavated from a 4,000-year-old burial site in western Wyoming will be returned to a Native American tribe to be determined.
Grant aims to boost number of Navajos studying neuroscience
TSAILE, Ariz. (AP) — Researchers at the University of Arizona and Dine (dih-NEH') College are partnering to try to get more Navajo students into biomedical sciences.
Dior stokes outrage with new ad for its Sauvage fragrance
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Dior has produced a fragrance called Sauvage since the mid-1960s and used Johnny Depp in recent years to promote it. But a new advertising campaign that paired them with...
The Latest: Native Americans say Dior ad pushes stereotypes
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on outrage over a Dior ad campaign for its Sauvage fragrance that featured a Native American dancer and symbols (all times local):
Judge rules disputed land is part of Yakama Reservation
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a disputed area in southern Washington state is part of the Yakama Nation Indian Reservation.
Report: US Native American health agency at crossroads
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Emergency rooms shut down for months. Hospitals put patients at risk for opioid abuse and overdoses. A longtime pediatrician was charged with sexually abusing...
A Native American radio station on air again in Washington
YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington radio station has returned on air nearly a year after burglars robbed the station of essential production equipment.
- Business WireApplications Invited for Native American Policy Advocacy FellowshipApril 26, 2019
- Business WireApplications Invited for Native American Policy Advocacy FellowshipApril 26, 2019
- Business WireBerman Tabacco Announces Major Win in Second Circuit for Victims of Plain Green Online Lending SchemeApril 24, 2019
- Business WireKeystone XL Pipeline Must Comply with Treaties and Tribal LawApril 24, 2019
- BusinessWireWomenHeart Hosts Expert Panel on Heart Disease in Native American WomenDecember 4, 2018
Sturgeon removed to avoid river chemicals targeting lampreys
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — State regulators and Native American tribes are temporarily removing juvenile lake sturgeon from two Michigan rivers to protect them from chemical treatments targeting sea...
US attorney: Feds push for progress on tribal safety
SANTA ANA PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — Federal officials have launched multiple measures to reduce cases of missing and killed Native Americans in the past year, including boosting funding for crime victim...
Regulators hold hearing on disputed uranium mine
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A three-day hearing before federal regulators that began Wednesday aims to resolve a long-running dispute over the potential impact of a proposed uranium mine in South...
Man charged in child’s death on Ely Shoshone reservation
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An enrolled tribe member has been charged with murder in the death of a 3-year-old girl on the Ely Shoshone Indian Reservation in northeastern Nevada, federal officials announced...
Archaeology day planned at Wickliffe Mounds
WICKLIFFE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Parks is hosting an Archaeology Day next month at Wickliffe Mounds State Historic Site.
A statement from the agency says the Sept. 21 event in western...
State, nonprofits brainstorm overcoming 2020 census hurdles
ISLETA PUEBLO, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico officials are pulling out the stops to encourage 2020 census participation, from promotional recordings in Native American languages to outreach to military...
Book tries to show how US democracy hurt Native Americans
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A new book by a noted historian attempts to show how expanding American democracy hurt Native Americans in the early days of the nation and how tribes viewed the young...
Ruins unearthed in Colorado during construction preparations
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Archaeological ruins have been unearthed in Colorado in the path of a proposed highway construction project.
The Durango Herald reported Friday that well-preserved...
2 sex abuse charges added against former Pine Ridge doctor
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota authorities have filed additional child sexual abuse charges against a former Indian Health Services pediatrician.
An apology, a packed rally and a plan: 24 hours with Warren
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Elizabeth Warren started the day with an apology, repeating her regrets for her past claims of Native American heritage. She ended it with a clear sign that Democrats aren't...
Warren apologizes for heritage claim, woos Native Americans
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren offered a public apology Monday to Native Americans over her past claim to tribal heritage, directly tackling an area...
Correction: Election 2020-Native Americans story
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Aug. 17 about a forum on issues related to the Native American community, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Elizabeth Warren claimed Cherokee citizenship....
Wisconsin Native Americans granted funds for green projects
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two Native American tribes in Wisconsin are receiving federal grants for renewable energy projects that tribe members say will help reduce costs and lead to energy...
‘God’s blessing’: Murrysville family farm predates America
MURRYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — The Murrysville land farmed by Herb Gearhard and his family is older than America.
The Gearhard farm, the oldest continuously worked farm in Westmoreland County,...
GOP Senate candidate is expert witness, tiny-home enthusiast
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Gavin Clarkson works as an expert legal witness on Native American economic issues and lives in an experimental tiny home that is 15 feet...
Tribe wants challenges to Dakota pipeline permits resolved
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Native American tribe leading the fight against the Dakota Access oil pipeline wants a judge to resolve all legal challenges to federal permits issued for the...
9th Circuit: Federal court can enforce tribal court rulings
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals says Native American tribal courts can ask the federal courts to enforce rulings against non-tribal members.
Spanish conquistador re-enactment replaced with new ceremony
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Organizers of the retired annual re-enactment of a 17th-century conquistador reclaiming Santa Fe after a Native American revolt are set to hold a new ceremony that seeks to...
Navajo Nation eyes renaming US highway after late senator
FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — Some Navajo Nation officials want New Mexico to rename a U.S. highway after one of the longest-serving Native American lawmakers in U.S. history.
Regional Health participates in national opioid research
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Regional Health is participating in a two-year study on patients' experiences with pain and their prescribed opioid use.
San Francisco to keep but cover up divisive mural
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco school board voted Tuesday to preserve but cover up a public high school mural depicting slavery and the killing of a Native American.