This weekend's stories: Proposed legislation to improve voting for Native Americans; Hearing set for Keepseagle v. Vilsack settlement; Native American LGBT housing protections; Native American housing plan set to break ground this fall in Portland; Wisconsin tribes developing tourism show

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.

 
By MARK TRAHANT
News From Indian Country
 
Interview by Dawn Karima
News From Indian Country

Q) It’s great to visit with you!!! What are some of the facts you’d like us to know about you?

A) I am not sure I really don’t like to talk about myself.
 
By Ricey Wild
News From Indian Country

…My bad. Or am I?   
Whilst ‘Under the Clock’ which is a euphemism for being in city jail I experienced some of the greatest terror and trauma up till then in my life.
 
IndianCountryTV.com correspondent, Kimberlie Acosta talking with Ernie Stevens Jr., NIGA Chairman. Ernie shares his views on his re-election as chairman of the Nation Indian Gaming Association; Economic development in Indian Country and the ongoing battles to protect tribal sovereignty and mother earth.
 
This weekend's stories: Tribes oppose Yellowstone area grizzlies; Oklahoma Senate committee passes bond proposal for completion of Native American museum; Saginaw Tribe to repatriate ancestral remains from several museums; Bill introduced to honor Billy Frank Jr; Elder refuses $1.8 million for home, he says on sacred ground.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.

 
By Ricey Wild
News From Indian Country

A few months ago my son Steve visited me and my friends at the Risky Raccoon Kasino Hotel where we were staying for a powwow.
 
This weekend's stories: Karen Diver – A leader on climate change; The Esther Martinez Native American Language Preservation Act; Washington State legislation to mandate Native curriculum; APTN coming to U.S. cable stations; Cheyenne Brady crowned Miss Indian World.

Native News Update with anchor Kimberlie Acosta from the studios of IndianCountryTV.com.