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Navajo Code Talkers participate in presidential inaugural parade Navajo Code Talkers participate in presidential inaugural parade (01/13)
Veterans from the Navajo Nation will help usher in new leadership in Washington, D.C.
Alaska tribe makes history with approval of trust land application Alaska tribe makes history with approval of trust land application (01/13)
It's only 1.08 acres but the decision by the Bureau of Indian Affairs marks a major milestone in state and federal history.
Mille Lacs Band divests from Wells Fargo over financing for Dakota Access Pipeline Mille Lacs Band divests from Wells Fargo over financing for Dakota Access Pipeline (01/13)
The Minnesota tribe has terminated its relationship with Wells Fargo.
Native Sun News Today: Uranium expansion near sacred site in Wyoming put on hold Native Sun News Today: Uranium expansion near sacred site in Wyoming put on hold (01/13)
Peninsula Energy Ltd. has decided to shelve Ross uranium mine and mill expansion plans slated near the tribally significant Mato Tipila.
Bad River Band calls for removal of aging pipeline on reservation Bad River Band calls for removal of aging pipeline on reservation (01/12)
The Line 5 pipeline has been transporting oil through the reservation since 1953.
Donald Trump's Energy nominee vows to stay away from Dakota Access Pipeline Donald Trump's Energy nominee vows to stay away from Dakota Access Pipeline (01/12)
Former Texas governor Rick Perry has disclosed his financial interests in the companies backing the controversial pipeline.
Native Sun News Today: Legal fight continues over Dakota Access Pipeline Native Sun News Today: Legal fight continues over Dakota Access Pipeline (01/12)
While the permit is suspended, $1.4 billion of loans are on hold, and pipeline opponents are rallying for individuals to withdraw their money from accounts and a petition for bankers to cut their line of credit to the project.
Native Sun News Today: Leonard Peltier prosecutor supports clemency bid Native Sun News Today: Leonard Peltier prosecutor supports clemency bid (01/11)
In an extraordinary action, former federal prosecutor James Reynolds sent an open letter to President Barack Obama requesting clemency for convicted activist Leonard Peltier
Native women set to join historic march after Donald Trump's inauguration Native women set to join historic march after Donald Trump's inauguration (01/11)
Indigenous Women Rise is part of the Women’s March on Washington on January 21.
Alaska Native village still seeking approval for 'life-saving road' Alaska Native village still seeking approval for 'life-saving road' (01/11)
Indian Country remains wary of Republican president-elect Donald Trump but change in the nation's capital could benefit a rural Native community in Alaska.
Cobell scholarship fund grows to $47M thanks to buy-back effort Cobell scholarship fund grows to $47M thanks to buy-back effort (01/11)
More than $5.25 million in scholarships have been awarded as a result of the Cobell trust fund settlement.
Ex-leader of Cedarville Rancheria faces death sentence for murders Ex-leader of Cedarville Rancheria faces death sentence for murders (01/11)
Cherie Rhoades murdered four people and injured two others in a February 2014 incident at the tribal offices.
Nebraska county backs liquor licenses in reservation border town Nebraska county backs liquor licenses in reservation border town (01/11)
Native activists and their supporters continue efforts to shut down the sale of liquor near the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Donald Trump's Justice choice leaves door open to fight tribal jurisdiction Donald Trump's Justice choice leaves door open to fight tribal jurisdiction (01/11)
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) refused to repudiate his opposition to tribal jurisdiction despite acknowledging that non-Indians contribute to high rates of crime.
Confirmation hearing delayed for Donald Trump's Education pick Confirmation hearing delayed for Donald Trump's Education pick (01/11)
Betsy DeVos, a Michigan billionaire, doesn't have experience in Indian issues but her policies would affect the overwhelming majority of Indian students.
Senate committee schedules hearing for Donald Trump's Interior nominee Senate committee schedules hearing for Donald Trump's Interior nominee (01/10)
Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Montana) has earned praise for his work on protections for Native women, federal recognition, water rights, energy and economic development.
Interior Department cancels final leases on sacred Blackfeet Nation land Interior Department cancels final leases on sacred Blackfeet Nation land (01/10)
The Badger-Two Medicine Area is now completely protected from oil and gas drilling.
Jacqueline Keeler: New monument marks victory for tribal sites Jacqueline Keeler: New monument marks victory for tribal sites (01/10)
By permanently protecting an area rich in indigenous cultural history, Obama has shown that some things are worth more than money.
Donald Trump's Justice pick opposed tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians Donald Trump's Justice pick opposed tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians (01/10)
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) was forced to admit that he opposed landmark provisions of the Violence Against Women Act.
Confirmation hearings open for first of Donald Trump's nominees Confirmation hearings open for first of Donald Trump's nominees (01/10)
Eight of the Republican president-elect's picks are going before the Senate this week.
Native Sun News Today: Nation building through food sovereignty Native Sun News Today: Nation building through food sovereignty (01/10)
Localizing food facilities and methods inspections, establishing codes to protect seed banks and traditional planting and harvesting methods are some ways to exercise tribal sovereignty.
Indian Health Service takes steps to expand community health aide program Indian Health Service takes steps to expand community health aide program (01/09)
The IHS is forming a national workgroup after hearing positive feedback from tribes in the Lower 48.
American Indian Society returns with 13th inaugural celebration American Indian Society returns with 13th inaugural celebration (01/09)
Indian Country is finding plenty of ways to celebrate as the nation transitions to new leadership.
Rep. Tom Cole takes another stab at addressing land-into-trust ruling Rep. Tom Cole takes another stab at addressing land-into-trust ruling (01/09)
The Oklahoma lawmaker, a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, is once again offering fixes to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v .Salazar.
Supreme Court declines petition in Indian Child Welfare Act case Supreme Court declines petition in Indian Child Welfare Act case (01/09)
A Choctaw Nation girl will remain with her relatives instead of being displaced by a non-Indian foster couple.
Mary Annette Pember: Group re-enacts hanging of Native man in 1785 Mary Annette Pember: Group re-enacts hanging of Native man in 1785 (01/09)
A man painted in red-face portrays Mamachtaga, a Lenape man who was found guilty of murder in present-day Pennsylvania.
Tribes celebrate designation of national monument at Bears Ears Tribes celebrate designation of national monument at Bears Ears (01/09)
The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition successfully lobbied President Barack Obama to protect 1.35 million acres of sacred sites and ancestral lands in Utah.
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe wins consultation ruling Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe wins consultation ruling (01/09)
Nuclear Regulatory Commissioners must heed the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s demand for consultation in order to validate a license for proposed uranium mining operation in the Black Hills.
Army Corps counters Dakota Access on crucial pipeline easement Army Corps counters Dakota Access on crucial pipeline easement (01/06)
With the clock winding down on the Obama administration, government attorneys are calling on a federal judge to reject efforts to complete the controversial project.
Tristan Ahtone: Cherokee Nation entitled to delegate in Congress Tristan Ahtone: Cherokee Nation entitled to delegate in Congress (01/06)
To deal with a Trump administration, the tribal nation might now want to use that 200-year-old treaty right.
EHN: Menominee Nation won't back down from fight against mine on sacred ground EHN: Menominee Nation won't back down from fight against mine on sacred ground (01/06)
The open pit gold, zinc and copper mine would be near tribal burial sites and centuries old raised garden beds along the Menominee River, the center of the Menominee Tribe's creation story.
Navajo Nation lawmakers pass bill to remove top financial officer Navajo Nation lawmakers pass bill to remove top financial officer (01/06)
The tribe's leader is warning of wide-ranging impacts after lawmakers ousted their controller, a certified public accountant.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs comes under new leadership Senate Committee on Indian Affairs comes under new leadership (01/06)
Sen. John Hoeven (R-North Dakota) and Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico) are taking control of the key panel.
Native Sun News Today: Young leaders share concerns on talk show Native Sun News Today: Young leaders share concerns on talk show (01/06)
Three new and young leaders from the Northern Cheyenne and Crow Tribes made media history when they were featured on the hour long Voices of Montana radio talk show.
Interior Department touts tribal homeland efforts as Obama era comes to an end Interior Department touts tribal homeland efforts as Obama era comes to an end (01/05)
The Obama administration has helped tribes restore more than 2 million acres of land since January 2009.

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