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Montana to transfer bison from Yellowstone to Fort Peck Tribes (10/17)
Officials said they were confident of the tribe's ability to host and protect the herd.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe buckles to pressure on park (10/17)
The Oglala Sioux Tribal council has now reversed itself and has voted to send a decision to build a first of its kind Tribal National park to a referendum vote.

Crosscut to present special award to late activist Billy Frank Jr. (10/16)
Billy Frank died in May 2014 after dedicating his life to protecting the treaty rights of tribes in the Pacific Northwest.

Oglala Sioux Tribe agrees to put national park proposal to vote (10/15)
The tribe has been working on a proposal to manage the South Unit of the Badlands National Park.

National Park Service to send bison from North Dakota to tribes (10/15)
Upwards of 400 bison are being culled from the Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

South Dakota tribes seek $2M to acquire sacred Black Hills site (10/13)
The deadline to close on the 438 aces at Pe' Sla is November 30.

Native Sun News: Foes of uranium mine make case at hearing (10/13)
Five people testified against proposed northern Black Hills uranium mining in view of sacred Mato Tipila.

Tribes in Wisconsin win big decision in treaty hunting dispute (10/10)
Lac du Flambeau Band President Thomas Maulson welcomed the 'tremendous victory' for tribes in the state.

Apache Messenger: Younger generation returns to sacred site (10/10)
Living a life within boundaries, limiting religious ceremonies to places within the reservation have become a norm for Apache people today.

Army Corps approves mining expansion at historic Seneca site (10/09)
The Seneca Nation and the Tonawanda Band were worried about the exposure of ancestors and artifacts at the site.

Native Sun News: Hopi woman brings solar power to the people (10/09)
Deb Tewa, a member of the Hopi tribe of Arizona, is one of few women who install solar energy systems

Winona LaDuke: Fracking bans needed across Indian Country (10/09)
It is time for a fracked oil and gas moratorium on Ft. Berthold and Standing Rock reservations.

Town still won't transfer sacred mound to Eastern Cherokees (10/08)
The tribe has accused the town of failing to take care of the site.

Native Sun News: Senate debate focuses on Keystone XL plan (10/08)
As November approaches the South Dakota senatorial race is tightening and one particular important issue to Native American voters was addressed last week at political forum hosted by Oglala Lakota College.

Cherokee Nation receives bison from InterTribal Buffalo Council (10/07)
The tribe will raise bison for the first time in four decades.

Earthquake reported on reservation of Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe (10/06)
A spokesperson, however, said there were no reports of activity from reservation residents.

Native Sun News: Harvest the Hope concert unites Keystone foes (10/02)
Cowboys and Indians; West coast and East Coast; brown and white; rich and poor; 8,000 people gathered on a farm owned by Art and Helen Tanderup in solidarity

BLM struggles to manage wild horse population as herds grow (10/01)
Nearly 50,000 wild horses are in storage while another 48,000 roam on public lands.

Opinion: Working with New Mexico tribes to protect sacred sites (09/30)
The commissioner of the New Mexico State Lands Office vows to work with tribes to protect sacred and cultural sites.

North Dakota tribe sees big problems as energy industry grows (09/30)
Drugs and crime are putting a strain on the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation.

Native Sun News: Agency weighs uranium mine near sacred site (09/30)
A federal Atomic Safety and Licensing Board panel has given the public until Sept. 28 to submit written or oral comments about Strata Energy Inc.’s proposal to mine for uranium near Mato Tipila in the northern Black Hills.

Obama signs law for settlement with Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe (09/29)
The tribe will receive $3.6 million and several hundred acres of land in exchange for dropping its water rights claims.

Al Jazeera: Tribes working together to restore bison to their land (09/29)
Al Jazeera reports on the historic signing of a buffalo treaty between tribes in the United States and First Nations in Canada.

Opinion: Treaty rights prevail in Oregon coal terminal decision (09/25)
Author Paul VanDevelder calls decision to deny coal terminal in Oregon a victory for treaty rights.

State kept Seneca tribes in the dark about reburial of remains (09/25)
Ancestors and artifacts were removed from a mining site in the late 1990s but tribes were told little about the work.

Tommy Jones: Removing barriers for tribal renewable energy (09/25)
Tommy Jones explains how his internship at the Department of Energy will help tribes with renewable energy development.

Tribes from US and Canada sign historic treaty to protect bison (09/24)
The Buffalo Treaty was signed on the Blackfeet Nation in Montana.

Colville Tribes participate in repatriation ceremony in Canada (09/22)
Remains of a 10,000-year-old ancestor were exposed earlier this year in British Columbia.

House subcommittee holds hearing on bill for Hualapai Tribe (09/22)
The Obama administration opposes the bill due to concerns about a waiver of sovereign immunity.

Mark Trahant: Huge crowd turns out for People's Climate March (09/22)
So if people understand the implications of global warming and climate change, do politicians?

Regina Brave: The earth that once was will soon be no more (09/19)
Once upon a time this land was inhabited by the most civilized peoples of the world who lived in harmony with Mother Earth.

Native Sun News: Tribes united against Keystone XL Pipeline (09/19)
The tribally funded Oyate Wahacanka Woecun movement announced 'a monumental action' to oppose construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline in South Dakota.

House subcommittee to hold hearing on bill for Hualapai Tribe (09/17)
The Bill Williams River Water Rights Settlement Act ensures the tribe and allottees have sufficient access to water.

Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Tribes need to lead climate change reform (09/17)
Dina Gilio-Whitaker of the Center for World Indigenous Studies says tribes should take the lead on climate change policy.

House backs package to transfer federal land to Te-Moak Tribe (09/16)
The bill passed by a voice vote and it awaits action in the Senate.

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