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Native American Reservations

Feds: Native American Tribes Can Make Their Own Marijuana Laws

AP | Posted 12.11.2014 | Politics

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department said Thursday Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana on their lands as long as they follow t...

How The Government Is Failing Native American Students

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.07.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Historically, Native American children have faced serious disadvantages in their educational pursuits. Students often take classes in aged, dilapidate...

Last Dry Reservation Ends Prohibition

AP | CARSON WALKER | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Native Americans on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation – home to some of the highest rates of unemployment, domestic abuse a...

Vote To Allow Alcohol On Last Dry Reservation Inconclusive

AP | CARSON WALKER | Posted 10.13.2013 | Politics

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A vote on whether to end prohibition and allow alcohol on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is too close to call ...

Longmire: Dogs, Horses and Indians

Jay Tavare | Posted 10.08.2012 | Entertainment
Jay Tavare

Most Americans don't realize that even today in 2012, there are three things in America that are categorized by the government according to a pedigree: dogs, horses, and the indigenous people of this land.

If You Commit a Crime, Can You Escape Prosecution by Fleeing to a Native American Reservation?

Quora | Posted 07.10.2012 | Crime
Quora

Each tribe sets the rules on how local and federal law enforcement operate on the reservation, within limits.

The Second Poorest County in America

Tim Giago | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics
Tim Giago

There are still those who believe that the 30-year lapse to improve a grave situation rests not only with the federal government, but also with the failed leadership of the Pine Ridge Reservation.

The Buffalo In The Room: A Reflection For Native American Heritage Month

Alison Owings | Posted 01.02.2012 | Religion
Alison Owings

As we, the American public, hack through thickets of politically enhanced blogoshere-distributed demonstrations and debates about who we are, most of us overlook one factor: We started out as trespassers.

The Liquor Merchants in Nebraska Won the Last Election on Prohibition

Tim Giago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tim Giago

By Tim Giago (Nanwica Kciji) © 2010 Native Sun News Prohibition doesn't work! It lasted 13 years in America and gave life to nationally syndicated ...