Indian voters continue to favor Bernie Sanders as 2016 presidential race heats up (February 22, 2016)
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton won Nevada but rival Bernie Sanders is the candidate of choice of voters on and near reservations.
Center for Native American Youth honors 'Champions' of 2016 (February 22, 2016)
Five Native youth who are making a difference in their communities have been named as Champions for Change.
Capitol Hill briefing on Violence Against Women Act in Indian Country (February 22, 2016)
The 2013 reauthorization of the law recognizes the 'inherent power' of tribes to arrest, prosecute and punish non-Indians for certain domestic violence offenses.
No Supreme Court opinions this week following Scalia's death (February 22, 2016)
Decisions are pending in Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, a tribal jurisdiction case, and Nebraska v. Parker, a reservation diminishment case.
Four named to National Advisory Council on Indian Education (February 22, 2016)
Dahkota Kicking Bear Brown, a Native youth leader, and three others will help advise the Department of Education on issues facing Native American students.
National Congress of American Indians opens meeting in D.C. (February 22, 2016)
Hundreds of tribal leaders are in the nation's capital to hear from top Obama administration officials and members of Congress from both parties.
Sheriff charged for death of tribal member in North Dakota jail (February 22, 2016)
Dustin Irwin was a 25-year-old member of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation who died in October 2014.
Alice Kehoe: Women regarded in high status by tribal nations (February 22, 2016)
Fur trade and treaty records are abundantly clear that freeborn women were themselves free agents.
Mark Anthony Rolo: A 'shallow apology' to indigenous peoples (February 22, 2016)
At bottom, the pope’s words add up to a call for indigenous people to forget the atrocities leveled against their ancestors.
Vince Two Eagles: Some background on tribal general assistance programs (February 22, 2016)
Most Indian people would rather be working than to be on general assistance.
Mark Trahant: Federal land battle surfaces in presidential race (February 22, 2016)
The whole Sagebrush Rebel narrative misses the point that tribes in the region have called the area home for more than 10,000 years and if there’s any claim to rightful ownership then it’s the first owners who have the rightful claim.
Lakota Country Times: Initiative targets housing at Pine Ridge (February 22, 2016)
The complexities of building a sustainable and culturally appropriate community from the ground up are enormous.
Harlan McKosato: Shed the effects of colonization on our lives (February 22, 2016)
I’ve always argued that the history of Native peoples in this country is not about tragedy but resilience, tenacity and triumph.
Opinion: Don't let FCC cut off Lifeline on Oklahoma tribal lands (February 22, 2016)
Tribal lands are not colonies to be defined solely in terms of the short-term economic benefits of the federal government.