Selected Native American News Stories

Last updated: November 16, 2022

Next update is planned to be published by: December 7, 2022

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Culture & Tradition

Massachusetts museum returns Wounded Knee artifacts to Sioux Tribes (Smithsonian Magazine) 11/10/22

Economic Development

Voters reject sports-betting measures as California tribes rally against non-exclusive online gambling (Native News Online) 11/9/22

Health & Welfare

The fate of ICWA (Native America Calling) 11/10/22

Justices seem to favor most of Indian Child Welfare Act (Indian Country Today) 11/9/22

Alaska could see effects of Indian Child Welfare Act challenge heard by Supreme Court (Alaska Public Media) 11/9/22

Supreme Court struggles with a case dealing with the rights of Native American tribes (NPR) 11/9/22

The Indian Child Welfare Act: What it is and what’s at stake (Native News Online) 11/9/22

Land & Water

Tribal nations fight for influence on the Colorado River (High Country News) 11/16/22

Counties pressured to object to CSKT compact (Daily Inter Lake) 11/15/22

‘Till the last drop: As water grows scarce in Utah, urban and rural needs come to a head (The Daily Yonder) 10/25/22

Tribal Government

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians becomes first tribe in U.S. to add donor registration to tribal IDs (The Dickinson Press) 11/14/22


ND tribal advocates highlight efforts of poll watchers in midterms (Public Service News) 11/14/22

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