Michigan tribes warn of disaster from pipeline spill in Great Lakes (May 28, 2015)

The pipeline was built across the Straits of Mackinac in 1953 and one tribal leaders is worried about an 'imminent' oil spill.

Navajo Nation sees larger numbers of sand dunes on reservation (May 28, 2015)

Tribal members have to shovel back sand dunes that cover a third of the reservation territory.

Charges announced in big drug trafficking ring in Indian Country (May 28, 2015)

Tribal, federal and state authorities worked together to bring 41 people to justice for distributing heroin, meth and prescription drugs on reservations in Minnesota.

Omaha Tribe surprised by appeal in reservation boundary case (May 28, 2015)

The tribe met with local officials to discuss the matter but wasn't told that a Supreme Court petition had already been drafted.

Mille Lacs Band holds public hearing on proposed energy pipeline (May 28, 2015)

The $2.6 billion Sandpiper pipeline would bring crude from the Bakken region in North Dakota through treaty-ceded lands in Minnesota.

Lumbee Tribe to appeal findings of misuse of federal HUD funds (May 28, 2015)

An audit concluded that the tribe misspent about $225,000 in Indian Housing Block Grant funds.

Coquille Tribe completes acquisition of 3,200 acres of forestland (May 28, 2015)

The Sek-wet-se Forest is part of the tribe's ancestral territory.

Voters of Red Cliff Band show support for some uses of marijuana (May 28, 2015)

Tribal members want to legalize marijuana for medical and agricultural purposes, according to a non-binding referendum.

Maine tribes assert sovereignty and sever relationship with state (May 28, 2015)

The Aroostook Band of Micmacs, the Penobscot Nation and the Passamaquoddy Tribe said their efforts to work with the state have failed.

Mary Annette Pember: Historical trauma might affect Native DNA (May 28, 2015)

Folks in Indian country wonder what took science so long to catch up with traditional Native knowledge.

Osage Nation expects to see offers from land buy-back program (May 28, 2015)

The tribe signed a cooperative agreement with the Interior Department to engage in outreach with individual Indian landowners.

Nebraska ends death penalty in historic and close veto override (May 28, 2015)

Nationally, the death penalty has impacted Native Americans at disproportional rates.

Spiritual leader of Lipan Apache Tribe back in court over feathers (May 28, 2015)

Federal agents seized Robert Soto's regalia at a powwow in March 2006.

Erik Stegman: Native youth subjected to racism and stereotypes (May 28, 2015)

In K-12 schools across the country, Native youth still see their tribal cultures and family heritage reduced to a logo, a mascot, or a team name.

Native Sun News: Ex-Rapid City police chief admits erasing tape (May 28, 2015)

Recently, Native Sun News has published articles telling the story of Glen Yellow Robe’s efforts to come forward as a victim of racial discrimination and harassment during his time as an officer and investigator for the Rapid City Police Department.