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Decision day for National Congress of American Indians with leadership changes
House subcommittee takes up controversial American Indian Empowerment Act
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules hearing on public safety measures
Arne Vainio: I wanted you to know you are loved and that I am bringing you home
Albert Bender: Native community celebrates Indigenous Peoples' Day in Nashville
Native Sun News Today: Student speaks out about racism in South Dakota school
James Giago Davies: School fumbles historic opportunity after incident of racism
Tribes open their doors in response to devastating wildfires in northern California
National Congress of American Indians looks ahead to Tara Sweeney confirmation
Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs sign agreement for Cobell buy-back program
Alaska Native executive Tara Sweeney named to top Bureau of Indian Affairs job
Tribes slam Trump administration for adding hurdles to land-into-trust process
Native Sun News Today: Native Americans are over-represented in county's jail
Tim Giago: Clones in Congress won't stand up to the Clown in the White House
Mark Trahant: Exploring the 'business' of news in Indian Country these days
Native Sun News Today: Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate debuts new grocery store
Bears Ears remains in limbo as Republicans leave tribes out of monument bill
Mark Trahant: Trump brings more chaos to health coverage for tribal citizens
YES! Magazine: Tribal hospital in Alaska brings traditional foods to patients
Native Sun News Today: Tribal leaders absent at border town liquor summit
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Teams continue to denigrate Indian people
Secretary Zinke requires special flag to be flown when he's in Interior building
Lawsuit seeks damages for death of girl at Bureau of Indian Education school
President of Northern Cheyenne Tribe remains in office after disputed removal
Republican candidate questions mural for depicting Indian people as too 'dark'
Bureau of Indian Affairs supports name change for 'Negro Bill Canyon' in Utah
Aroostook Band of Micmacs backs ballot referendum for new casino in Maine
Gun Lake Tribe secures strong local support in casino case except for one town
Second federal appeals court chimes in with decision favoring tribal homelands
Harold Frazier: Another incident of racism targets Native youth in South Dakota
Native American Voting Rights Coalition convenes second hearing in Wisconsin
Yurok Tribe welcomes introduction of bill to add important lands to reservation
YES! Magazine: Native family uses energy proceeds to benefit Indian Country
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe refutes rumors of Black Hills 'sale'
James Giago Davies: A best friend sticks with us even at the very end of life
Cronkite News: Republicans quickly move bill to limit new national monuments
Raymond Hitchcock: Sorry but tribal casinos aren't linked to increases in crime
Osage Nation prepared to fight state over water rights on historic reservation
Eastern Cherokee council complete after second round of voting for one seat
Iowa Tribe announces 'Monsterous' deal linked to long-delayed poker website
Squaxin Island Tribe holds grand opening for remodeled hotel tower at casino
Judge deals tribes major setback with decision in Dakota Access Pipeline case
YES! Magazine: Winnemem Wintu Tribe struggles to bring salmon back home
Native Sun News Today: Rapid City turns out for Native American Day parade
Ivan Star Comes Out: Our teachers shouldn't be doing the jobs of the parents
Non-Indian parents file lawsuit to halt transfer of child custody cases to tribes
County in Oregon holds public hearing on name of 'Dead Indian Memorial Road'
Swinomish Tribe set to open substance abuse treatment center in Washington
All-Native band Warpath from California mixes heavy metal with tribal elements
Ramapough Lunaape Nation defends right to host prayer camp in New Jersey
Chehalis Tribe working with local authorities on fatal shooting outside casino
Gun Lake Tribe shares oral arguments with Trump team in Supreme Court case
Supreme Court puts end to case challenging Colorado River Indian Tribes lease
Kansas asks Supreme Court to overturn ruling in Quapaw Tribe homeland case
Jacqueline Keeler: 'Black Snake' film explores fight over pipeline in Minnesota
The Conversation: Indigenous people invented the so-called 'American Dream'
Navajo Nation mourns passing of Code Talker David Patterson Sr. at age of 94
Trump ignores Native people on Columbus Day while campaign touts '1492' sale
Agua Caliente Band showcases culture with major development in Palm Springs
Narragansett Tribe faces more questions about water deal with energy company
Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe announces first phase of gaming expansion project
Congress approves a very short-term extension for key Indian diabetes program
Trump nominates Quapaw citizen Robert Weaver to lead Indian Health Service
Doug George-Kanentiio: Sixties Scoop survivors weren't consulted on settlement
Mark Trahant: Native lawmaker Peggy Flanagan in race for Minnesota's top office
Tim Giago: South Dakota governor remains ignorant of our state's Indian history
Dennis Daugaard: South Dakota has cause to celebrate on Native American Day
Albert Bender: Tennessee's capital city takes big step on Indigenous Peoples' Day
The Conversation: How Christopher Columbus was resurrected in United States
Teton Times: Standing Rock citizens secure injunction in constitutional dispute
Native Sun News Today: Cheyenne River Sioux chairman seeks NCAI presidency
Native Sun News Today Editorial: To stand or to kneel for the National Anthem
YES! Magazine: Massacre in Las Vegas reveals deadly truths about violence
Crow Tribe declares emergency after vandalism at water treatment facility
Northwestern Band of the Shoshone Nation acquires site of 1863 massacre
Tonto Apache Tribe brings unusual food item to casino for annual festival
Gun Lake Tribe arrests suspect accused of attacking patrons in casino lot
New bill aims to address 'epidemic' of missing and murdered Native women
Lawmaker unveils unprecedented bill to abrogate tribal sovereign immunity
House committee passes Native American Energy Act in near party-line split
Tim Giago: When are Republicans ready to talk about gun violence in America?
Native Sun News Today: Indian Health Service pulls funds without telling tribe
James Giago Davies: Sometimes it pays off to be mediocre instead of perfect
John Thune: Celebrating the Native Americans who have shaped our identity
Cronkite News: How racism may contribute to higher rates of infant mortality
Secretary Zinke slams questions about travel as 'bull' while GOP provides cover
Tule River Tribe pursues off-reservation casino amid big change in Washington
Trump team discourages tribes from seeking land away from their reservations
Senate committee advances bill to update Johnson O'Malley education program
Oneida Nation donates assets of Indian Country Today Media Network to tribes
Mark Trahant: Congress finds ways to complicate health care for Indian children
Native Sun News Today: Liquor stores in reservation border town remain closed
Ivan Star Comes Out: Indians denied right to vote despite sacrifices for America
Secretary Zinke hit with investigation over 'motivational speech' to hockey team
Filmmaker Chris Eyre helps shed light on 1997 theft of foot from colonial statue
Narragansett Tribe faces opposition from citizens after signing water agreement
Wilton Rancheria clears yet another hurdle in quest to open casino in California
Eastern Shawnee Tribe celebrates debut of $34 million casino expansion project
Proposal for more games at tribal casinos generates little support in Oklahoma
Department of Justice announces Indian Country initiatives after facing criticism
House subcommittee schedules hearing on bill affecting Indian land in Oklahoma
Wilton Rancheria hails action on compact for long-awaited gaming development
Mark Trahant: Indian Country goes ignored as Republicans focus on tax reform
Mark Charles: Moving towards truth and reconciliation of our shameful history
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation remains hopeful about future of coal power plant
Northern Cheyenne Tribe praises efforts of two citizens in Las Vegas shooting
Wife of Lummi Nation council member injured in mass shooting in Las Vegas
Crow Tribe planning to shut down non-essential operations as funding dries up
Chippewa Cree Tribe can't account for millions of dollars from federal contracts
Chukchansi Tribe announces open enrollment period after years of mass purges
Secretary Zinke under investigation for travel on government and private planes
Supreme Court opens term with new justice and with Indian law cases on horizon
Landowners on Spirit Lake Nation see nearly $13 million in Cobell Buy-Back offers
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs set to advance Johnson O'Malley reform bill
Trump hire at Bureau of Indian Affairs heads back to Capitol Hill for casino hearing
Tim Giago: Fairness policy in media paved the way for more Indian Country voices
Mark Trahant: Trump's health secretary gone after reaching out to Indian Country
Cronkite News: 'Tribal Justice' documentary highlights issues facing tribal courts
YES! Magazine: Water protectors return to Standing Rock for healing ceremony
Trump administration offers harsh view on $680 million Keepseagle settlement
Creek Nation citizen heads to trial for 4th time on murder charge in Oklahoma
Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes sue former partners for failed online gaming site
Another effort to reauthorize Indian housing programs questioned by Trump
Native Sun News Today: Nothing beats taking the kids for a day at the zoo
James Giago Davies: We need to come together as a sovereign tribal nation
North Dakota accepts $15M from wealthy backers of Dakota Access Pipeline
Secretary Zinke flew home to Montana on charter flight that cost over $12K
Creek citizen seeks dismissal of murder charge as boundary case heats up
Mountain Protector Prayer Walk calls attention to sacred San Francisco Peaks
Native Sun News Today: Native imagery inspires artwork in downtown Rapid City
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Will Republicans stand up for Indian Country?
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe ousts Dave Archambault as chairman in election
Leader of Congress of Aboriginal of Peoples 'can't remember' Native heritage
Village changes seal of Indian being pushed to ground with Indian standing
Interior Department won't talk about rumors of more employee reassignments
Trump upset with Secretary of Health and Human Services over private flights
Shakopee Tribe on track to finish big casino expansion in time for Super Bowl
Eastern Cherokees start work on entertainment center at second gaming facility
Gila River Indian Community hosts job fair for more than 260 gaming positions
Department of Justice won't collect data on Native human trafficking victims
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs session on consultation and infrastructure
St. Croix Chippewa Tribe announces plan for cannabidiol business in Wisconsin
Pueblo tribes seek ban on energy development on ancestral land in New Mexico
Native Sun News Today: Indian educators focus on successes and challenges
Ivan Star Comes Out: We must stop the federal 'Kill the Indian' education system
Cronkite News: GOP health bill collapses as Democrats air concerns about tribes
YES! Magazine: Food bank builds community and improves nutrition in Arizona
Secretary Zinke compared Interior to a pirate ship in speech coming under fire
President Trump urged to declare sacred Blackfeet Nation lands as monument
Meskwaki Tribe conducted undercover sex trafficking operation at Iowa casino
Mohegan Tribe believes Trump team accepted new casino despite murky letter
Trump administration willing to defer to Congress in federal recognition matters
The Conversation: Learning to include indigenous knowledge in the classroom
Chumash Tribe reaches tentative agreement in long-running land-into-trust fight
Ute Tribe thanks retired professor whose ancestors benefited from 'stolen' land
Cherokee Nation sends eight veterans to Washington on 4th annual Warrior Flight
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe goes to polls without constitutional changes on ballot
Fort Belknap Tribes return control of detention center to Bureau of Indian Affairs
Colorado River Indian Tribes look to water rights as potential boost for economy
Secretary Zinke claims 30 percent of Interior employees aren't loyal to 'the flag'
Museum announces $14.5 million upgrade to Hall of Northwest Coast Indians
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules hearing on tribal gaming industry
Trump hire at Bureau of Indian Affairs to make first appearance on Capitol Hill
Wife of Sen. McCain on witness list for hearing on trafficking in Indian Country
Tim Giago: Media in Indian Country still finds strength in the face of bad news
Mark Trahant: #NativeVote18 field grows with 7 Native candidates for Congress
Cronkite News: Sen. McCain delivers blow to latest Republican health care bill
Mary Annette Pember: New mural is a symbol of Native resilience in Minnesota
Secretary of Health and Human Services took private plane to tribal meetings
Lytton Band questions poll that shows opposition to land-into-trust legislation
Pokanoket Nation signs agreement to preserve ancestral land in Rhode Island
Gun Lake Tribe draws in more allies as Supreme Court considers casino case
Iowa Tribe promises to launch long-delayed online poker site sometime in fall
Ho-Chunk Nation sees support from Congress in bid for off-reservation casino
Mark Trahant: States complain to Senate about burdens of Indian health care
Cronkite News: Tribal leaders focus on marijuana industry at NIGA conference
The Conversation: Collaboration can help with Canada's indigenous water crisis
Museum acquires tribal collection from religious college with troubled record
President Trump headed to Alabama to campaign for land-into-trust opponent
Key Republican revives bill to strip Bureau of Indian Affairs of recognition powers
Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians choose Leonard Forsman as new president
California Tribal College names Blackfeet Nation citizen Billie Jo Kipp as president
Mark Trahant: Indigenous community in Dominica takes major hit from hurricane
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation shares more than $444K with our public schools
Democracy Now: Judges try to end legal defense program for #NoDAPL resisters
Cronkite News: Republicans in Senate aim for vote on Obamacare replacement
Mary Annette Pember: Native advocate can't trust Trump team due to instability
Dakota Access enters settlement for 'unanticipated discovery' of tribal artifacts
Navajo Nation plans to sue Trump administration to protect Bears Ears in Utah
Grand Portage Band celebrates trust status for 145-acre island at Lake Superior
Suquamish Tribe looks to address homelessness on reservation with tiny houses
Seneca Nation prepares for arbitration in gaming dispute with state of New York
YES! Magazine: Program aims to bring Native perspective into the classrooms
Cronkite News: Senate committee takes up bill to combat online sex trafficking
Yankton Sioux Tribe blasts police officers for use of force against elderly citizen
Former Indian Country editor blames demise on non-Indian gaming operations
Blackfeet Nation reaches deal to acquire assets of troubled town on reservation
Nottawaseppi Huron Band arrests casino patron who left son at home to gamble
Forest County Potawatomi Community names chief executive officer for casino
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe claims victory in long-running state taxation fight
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs reschedules hearing on human trafficking
Secretary of Health and Human Services continues outreach in Indian Country
Seminole Tribe secures emergency declaration in response to Hurricane Irma
New Yorker features Meskwaki word-songs performed by poet Ray Young Bear
Mark Trahant: Another Republican health care bill fails to help Indian Country
YES! Magazine: Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate takes steps toward food sovereignty
Native Sun News Today: Proclamation calls for action on Black Hills land claim
Chitimacha Tribe signed treaty with France at New Orleans nearly 300 years ago
Chris Feliciano Arnold: Indigenous people again at risk with mining rush in Brazil
Connecticut tribes can't get clear answer from Trump team on bid for new casino
White Earth Nation sticks by casino project despite delay in environmental review
Osage Nation secures landmark decision in dispute over construction of wind farm
Tim Giago: South Dakota continues to ignore history with annual buffalo roundup
Mark Trahant: Three fights ahead for the Native vote in United States and Canada
Native Sun News Today: Black Hills Unity Concert honors #NoDAPL participants
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Defending freedom of the press in Indian Country
YES! Magazine: Pueblo activists challenge annual depiction of Spanish 'conquest'
Cronkite News: Plans move forward to cull bison in Grand Canyon National Park