Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approves three bills at meeting (May 17, 2017)

Legislation to bring more teachers to Indian Country, recognize the tribes whose ancestors welcomed the first European settlers and improve economic opportunities on reservations are advancing on Capitol Hill.

Passamaquoddy Tribe wins award for addressing climate change (May 16, 2017)

The tribe's 98,000-acre forestry project in Maine was the top generator of carbon credits in 2016.

Agua Caliente Band puts name on minor league basketball team (May 16, 2017)

The Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario will begin playing in California in the fall.

James Trimarco: Contact the banks funding Keystone and DAPL (May 15, 2017)

We hunted down the names of CEOs and their contact information for you. Here’s what to say.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs reschedules business meeting (May 15, 2017)

Lawmakers are taking action on bills to recruit and retain Native teachers, extend federal recognition to six tribes in Virginia and boost economic development in Indian Country.

Editorial: Oil money brings better life to the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation (May 15, 2017)

If they accomplish all the plans the reservation will be a better place and other areas of the state will get a boost.

YES! Magazine: Stopping the flow of dollars to the Keystone XL Pipeline (May 11, 2017)

A coalition of Indigenous leaders and other climate activists took over 12 JP Morgan Chase branches in Seattle, Washington, for a day of protest against the financing of tar sands projects

Whiteclay liquor store owners head to highest court in Nebraska (May 10, 2017)

Beer is no longer flowing in a small town near the Pine Ridge Reservation as a lawsuit plays out in the state courts.

Senate approves water bill for one tribe and land bill for two others (May 9, 2017)

Bills for the White Mountain Apache Tribe and two Pueblo tribes in New Mexico are moving forward on Capitol Hill.

Native Sun News Today: Whiteclay liquor sales come to an abrupt halt (May 9, 2017)

Liquor licenses for Jumping Eagle Inn, State Line Liquor, Arrowhead Inn and D&S Pioneer were set to expire April 30, and under advisement of their attorneys, the four stores shuttered their doors.

Cronkite News: Navajo Nation still working to save coal power plant (May 8, 2017)

Solar power advocates say a 250-megawatt renewable-energy facility could be in place in time for the late-2019 closure of the Navajo Generating Station/

Chippewa Cree Tribe set to recover $2.5M from online lending firm (May 4, 2017)

The guilty pleas are the latest to emerge from a wide-ranging corruption investigation on the Rocky Boy's Reservation in Montana.

Poarch Band of Creek Indians start hiring for big amusement park (May 4, 2017)

The Park at OWA is set to debut in mid-July with 21 rides along the Alabama coast.

Crow Tribe supports legislation to make coal tax credit permanent (May 2, 2017)

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is seeking to extend the Indian Coal Production Credit to spur economic development on and near reservations.

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation makes $2B impact on economy (May 1, 2017)

Today, more than ever, the Cherokee Nation is an essential part of the economic fabric of our great state

Whiteclay goes quiet as liquor stores near reservation shut down (May 1, 2017)

Liquor is no longer flowing in a small town near the Pine Ridge Reservation for the first time in more than a century.

Whiteclay liquor stores must close temporarily amid court battle (April 28, 2017)

The stores near the Pine Ridge Reservation are being advised to stop selling liquor when their licenses expire over the weekend.

Whiteclay liquor stores win surprise court ruling on liquor licenses (April 27, 2017)

A judge in Nebraska gave the owners a big victory, allowing them to continue selling beer near the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Native Sun News Today: Battle over Whiteclay liquor just beginning (April 27, 2017)

Frank LaMere, who crusaded against alcohol sales in Whiteclay, Nebraska, for more than two decades, broke down into tears.

Whiteclay liquor stores aim to stay open pending fight for licenses (April 26, 2017)

The stores in the tiny Nebraska town are supposed to shut down when their licenses expire over the weekend.

Native Sun News Today: Lakota youth set up beekeeping business (April 26, 2017)

Lakota youth hope beekeeping will provide opportunity for the Sicangu Oyate.

Mashantucket Tribe expresses interest in growing industrial hemp (April 24, 2017)

Hemp production represents a way for the Connecticut tribe to diversify its economy.

Meskwaki Tribe diversifies economy with barbecue sauces and more (April 21, 2017)

Over the years, the tribe has expanded into real estate, information technology, tobacco, coffee, construction and food.

Whiteclay liquor stores ordered to shut down after losing licenses (April 20, 2017)

A day many Native people thought would never come finally arrived in Nebraska.

Mohegan Tribe wins approval to develop site of former hospital (April 19, 2017)

The tribe plans to invest up to $600 million on a large entertainment, retail and housing complex in Norwich, Connecticut.

Dakota Access Pipeline announces May 14 as first date of service (April 19, 2017)

Tribal opponents still have time to stop oil from flowing through the controversial project.

Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux citizen opens bookstore (April 19, 2017)

Bird Cage Book Store features Native book titles of the Northern Plains, including children’s books, women’s literature, print on demand books and Native classics like Custer Died for Your Sins.

Southern Ute Tribe sees role as 'conscientious' energy developer (April 13, 2017)

A front-page story in The New York Times lumped the Southern Utes in with other tribes that engage in coal extraction.

Six more tribes are pursuing marijuana agreements in Washington (April 7, 2017)

Four tribes have already entered into marijuana compacts with the state and more are on the way.

Nebraska commission holds long hearing on Whiteclay liquor stores (April 7, 2017)

Tribal officials, activists and allies said the stores should lose their licenses because they create numerous problems.

Native Sun News Today: Tribes focus on banks and courts as Dakota Access fight continues (April 5, 2017)

As petroleum industry investors announced theintroduction of crude oil into the Dakota Access Pipeline, resistance continued to break out like a rash all across Indian Country.

Interior Department pulls back rule designed to maximize Indian coal revenues (April 4, 2017)

The Trump administration is living up to promises to end the so-called 'war on coal.'

Judge holds UPS liable for transporting Indian tobacco products (March 29, 2017)

The world's largest package delivery company is on the hook for millions of dollars after being found liable for shipping Indian tobacco products in New York.

Mohegan Tribe enters partnership with celebrity barbecue chef (March 29, 2017)

The Connecticut-based tribe continues efforts to diversify its economy.

Judge orders removal of gas pipeline on Indian land in Oklahoma (March 28, 2017)

The 38 individual Indian owners went to court after an energy company continued to operate the pipeline without their consent.