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  • The Black Hills await justice

    The Black Hills await justice

    The U.N. Human Rights Council believes that South Dakota's Black Hills belong to their native Sioux inhabitants -- but do most Americans even understand the issue?

  • Regaining identity through restoration

    Regaining identity through restoration

    Charles Wilkinson's new book, The People Are Dancing Again: The History of the Siletz Tribe of Western Oregon describes how a tribe "terminated" by the federal government fought to regain its identity.

  • Cigarette wars

    The late activist Alison Gottfriedson was one of many Indians who saw selling tax-free cigarettes as an act of Native sovereignty.

  • Sovereign immunity on trial

    Recent court decision puts tribal governments at risk

  • 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.

  • The Latest Bounce

    Navajo Nation opens arms to coal-fired Desert Rock power plant; plan to trade public lands for schools is pulled off table; EPA has new Homeland Security position

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