Native American Reservation

In this June 9, 2014 photo from left, Storm Plentychief, 14; Kenyon Uses Arrow, 14; Brent Carry Moccasin, 14; Shelby Standing Bear, 15, and Quintan Standing Bear, 17 stand with their supervisor Lyle Uses Arrow, front, on the first day of a summer work program at Standing Rock Indian Reservation in Cannon Ball, N.D. The small prairie district of approximately 850 will host President Barack Obama Friday at at tribal pow wow ceremony where they hope to show him their traditions, but they also hope he sees their issues: the lack of adequate housing, health care and education, among others, that plague this reservation and other parts of Indian Country. (AP Photo/Kevin Cederstrom)

Obama’s 1st visit to Indian Country as president

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is making his first presidential visit to Indian Country Friday for a look at two sides of Native American life — a celebration of colorful cultural traditions on the […]


Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder walks off the field before an NFL football game against the New York Giants Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Redskins’ Snyder says team name is ‘not an issue’

STERLING, Va. (AP) — Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder said Tuesday it’s time for people to “focus on reality” concerning Native American matters instead of criticizing the team’s nickname. “We understand the issues out there, […]


Navajo establishes new judicial district in Pinon

(AP) – The Navajo Nation has established a new judicial district on the reservation. The Tribal Council’s Law and Order Committee recently passed legislation for a new court in Pinon, creating an eleventh district. It […]



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