1. ‘The Great Hurt’: Facing the Trauma of Indian Boarding Schools
Old photo of children at St. Mary’s Indian boarding school.
2. $342 Million to Clean Duwamish River Superfund Site: EPA Finalizes Plan
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The industry-lined Duwamish River has been polluted for a hundred years or more and its bottom five miles ruled a Superfund site. That section will now get a $342 million cleanup.
3. Obama Puts Native Youth Front and Center at 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference
Some 40 Native Youth Ambassadors attended the 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference to witness President Barack Obama’s dedication to improving the lives of young American Indians throughout the country.
4. Holder’s ‘New Era of Progress’ at White House Tribal Nations Conference
Attorney General Eric Holder delivers a speech at the White House Tribal Nations Conference in Washington, D.C.
5. Three Native Women Headed to NCAA Division I Volleyball Championship
Alicia Ostrander is one of three Native women headed to the NCAA Division I Volleyball Championships
6. Children in the Crosshairs: The Emerging Battle Over Alaska’s Native Children
Richard Lincoln III left his foster family and returned to his coastal Yup’ik village on the western edge of Nelson Island in the Bering Sea.
7. Tohono O’odham Poised to Begin Major Construction on West Valley Resort Project
A look at the first phase of the West Valley Resort’s gaming facility.
8. Late Actress Misty Upham’s Cause of Death Revealed; Questions Still Remain
Misty Upham arrives on the red carpet at the 2013 AFI Fest premiere of ‘August: Osage County’ at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
9. ‘They Know Their Lands Better Than We Do’: Sally Jewell on Tribal Keystone XL Opposition
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell tells MSNBC host José Díaz-Balart, ‘They know their lands better than we do’ when asked about the Keystone XL pipeline.
10. Colorado Governor on Sand Creek Massacre: ‘I Want to Apologize’
Photo courtesy Tessa McLean
Arapaho and Cheyenne leaders stand on the west steps of the Colorado State Capitol during an event to recognize the 150 years since the Sand Creek Massacre on November 29, 1864.
11. New York Times Details Dueling Grand Canyon Projects
An aerial view of the Grand Canyon