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  • Going Native

    A unique training program helps the Army Corps of Engineers work better with tribes

  • Raising the bar for lawyers

    Washington has become the third state to require that would-be lawyers taking the bar exam know more than a little about Indian law.

  • Turning the tide

    Washington tribes will receive millions to give up shellfish-harvesting treaty rights that they’ve never been able to enjoy.

  • A Navajo journalist makes it the hard way

    As a child on the Navajo Reservation, George Joe learned how to work hard and never give up in the quest to obtain his goals.

  • Tribal victory

    In Washington state, the Yakama Tribe purchases its traditional fishing grounds at Lyle Point on the Columbia River

  • A common problem

    There’s a great diversity among American Indians, but the tribes share some of the same tragic ills that plague the rest of society – particularly those caused by methamphetamine abuse

  • Problems in Paradise

    The brutal murder of a Japanese tourist shines an unwelcome spotlight on the social problems plaguing Arizona’s beautiful but troubled Havasupai Reservation

  • A brief, interpretive look at the Indian Wars

    Michael Blake’s new nonfiction book, Indian Yell, fails to live up to its ambitious subtitle, “The Heart of an American Insurgency,” with its quick tour of 12 battles between the U.S. Cavalry and American Indians.

  • The sacred and the toxic

    Just over the Arizona-Sonora border, Tohono O’odham traditionalists have joined environmental groups in fighting a proposed Mexican hazardous waste landfill.

  • "Prez on the Rez" brings candidates to Indian Country

    Democratic presidential hopefuls and tribal leaders will meet face-to-face this summer on California's Morongo reservation.

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