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Russell Begaye: Washington must help secure jobs on reservation Russell Begaye: Washington must help secure jobs on reservation (03/17)
Our nation is faced with an impending economic disaster after the owners of a power plant on Navajo land, have threatened to shut down the facility by 2019.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Native people have the most to fear from Donald Trump's reign Native Sun News Today Editorial: Native people have the most to fear from Donald Trump's reign (03/17)
Native Americans probably have much more to fear than any other American from this man who considered Indians his enemy when their casinos put him out of business.
Native Sun News Today: 'We're still here and we're not going away!' Native Sun News Today: 'We're still here and we're not going away!' (03/17)
Beginning on March 7, tipi poles were in the ground kicking off four days of lobbying, ceremonies, cultural events, and discussions culminating in a march from the Army Corps of Engineers headquarters to the White House.
Indian lawmaker charged in child prostitution case in Oklahoma Indian lawmaker charged in child prostitution case in Oklahoma (03/16)
Sen. Ralph Shortey (R), who is Rosebud Sioux, was allegedly found in a motel on March 9 with a 17-year-old male.
Donald Trump praises Andrew Jackson but neglects history of genocide Donald Trump praises Andrew Jackson but neglects history of genocide (03/16)
Andrew Jackson is widely reviled as one of the worst presidents for Indian Country but he has one prominent admirer in the White House.
Secretary Zinke promotes budget cut as a 'saving' for taxpayers Secretary Zinke promotes budget cut as a 'saving' for taxpayers (03/16)
The new leader of the Interior Department promised to 'fight' for a fair budget but it doesn't look like he convinced President Donald Trump.
Mark Trahant: Donald Trump's budget means less for the first Americans Mark Trahant: Donald Trump's budget means less for the first Americans (03/16)
The new Trump Administration budget is short on details, but clear on direction.
Donald Trump brings bad news to Indian Country with first budget Donald Trump brings bad news to Indian Country with first budget (03/16)
The parent agencies of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service are seeing major cuts to offset increases in defense spending.
Cronkite News: Tribes remain wary of wall along US-Mexico border Cronkite News: Tribes remain wary of wall along US-Mexico border (03/16)
President Donald Trump’s proposal for a southwestern border wall would do more than separate two nations – it would split another nation in half, say tribal advocates.
Steve Russell: Donald Trump fails to live up to his many promises Steve Russell: Donald Trump fails to live up to his many promises (03/16)
As the unkept promises continue to stack up, do the voters also forget what he said yesterday?
Native Sun News Today: Tribes promise fight against Keystone XL Native Sun News Today: Tribes promise fight against Keystone XL (03/15)
'The Dakota Access Pipeline resistance was just the preseason,' South Dakota Sen. Kevin Killer (D) said.
Harlan McKosato: Don't pay any more attention to Donald Trump Harlan McKosato: Don't pay any more attention to Donald Trump (03/15)
Donald Trump’s ego grows with the attention we give him.
Cronkite News: San Carlos Apache Tribe marches for sacred site Cronkite News: San Carlos Apache Tribe marches for sacred site (03/14)
It’s a chilly Friday morning on highway AZ-170 on the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts infrastructure roundtable Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hosts infrastructure roundtable (03/14)
Four panels of tribal leaders and tribal officials will present information on infrastructure needs in their communities.
Native Sun News Today: Lawmakers in South Dakota honor legacy of Sitting Bull Native Sun News Today: Lawmakers in South Dakota honor legacy of Sitting Bull (03/14)
Several new laws and resolutions favoring members of the South Dakota’s nine federally-recognized tribes are waiting for Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s approval.
Options dwindling for tribes as Dakota Access prepares to move oil Options dwindling for tribes as Dakota Access prepares to move oil (03/13)
As thousands of Native citizens and allies participated in a historic march and rally to the White House, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe was escalating a lawsuit in federal court.
Markwayne Mullin: Promise kept to protect Indian health care law Markwayne Mullin: Promise kept to protect Indian health care law (03/13)
This Congress, one of my priorities is to improve Indian health care.
Steve Russell: Health care lessons from the colonial government Steve Russell: Health care lessons from the colonial government (03/13)
It's easy to understand how the US pays more for health care than any other industrialized nation
Mark Trahant: Obamacare replacement faces narrow path to becoming law Mark Trahant: Obamacare replacement faces narrow path to becoming law (03/13)
Instead of a repeal, the Republican leadership took the framework of the Affordable Care Act.
Native citizens rally in nation's capital to send message to Donald Trump Native citizens rally in nation's capital to send message to Donald Trump (03/10)
The large crowd braved wind, rain and even some snow to show the nation's president that Native people are still here and are still fighting.
Recap: Large crowd for Native Nations Rise rally at White House Recap: Large crowd for Native Nations Rise rally at White House (03/10)
A Twitter recap of the Native Nations Rise rally in front of the White House in Washington, D.C.
Recap: Thousands march to White House for Native Nations Rise Recap: Thousands march to White House for Native Nations Rise (03/10)
A Twitter recap of the Native Nations Rise march from the headquarters of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to the White House.
Little Shell Chippewa Tribe sees brighter future with Ryan Zinke at Interior Department Little Shell Chippewa Tribe sees brighter future with Ryan Zinke at Interior Department (03/09)
The stars seem to be aligning for the Montana-based tribe, whose federal status has been in limbo for more than a century.
Dakota Access defends effort to keep oil spill documents secret Dakota Access defends effort to keep oil spill documents secret (03/09)
The wealthy backers of the pipeline keep bringing up the possibility for 'wrongdoers' to damage the controversial project.
Secretary Zinke vows to improve tribal consultation at Interior Department Secretary Zinke vows to improve tribal consultation at Interior Department (03/09)
The new leader of the Department of the Interior made his first appearance on Capitol Hill since joining the Trump administration.
Native Sun News Today: Water protectors take Dakota Access fight to D.C. Native Sun News Today: Water protectors take Dakota Access fight to D.C. (03/09)
With throngs headed to Washington, D.C., journalists received an answer to their plea to drop court claims against colleagues who were arrested for covering the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Indian health care law safe for now as GOP targets Obamacare Indian health care law safe for now as GOP targets Obamacare (03/08)
The Indian Health Care Improvement Act isn't affected by the repeal provisions of the new Republican health proposal.
Veterans Affairs aims to expand efforts with Indian Health Service Veterans Affairs aims to expand efforts with Indian Health Service (03/08)
Secretary David Shulkin says veterans deserve to receive care as close to home as possible.
Advocates open StrongHearts Native Helpline for Native survivors Advocates open StrongHearts Native Helpline for Native survivors (03/07)
Callers can receive culturally-relevant and confidential assistance at 1-844-7NATIVE (1-844-762-8483) Monday through Friday, from 9am to 5:30pm Central time.
Mark Trahant: Republicans roll dice with Obamacare replacement Mark Trahant: Republicans roll dice with Obamacare replacement (03/07)
There’s a bad joke that goes like this: What’s your plan to pay for the high cost of health care?
Judge refuses to halt Dakota Access as pipeline nears completion Judge refuses to halt Dakota Access as pipeline nears completion (03/07)
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe suffered a legal setback with the controversial project just days away from being finished.
Kevin Washburn: Advice for the next leader of the Bureau of Indian Affairs Kevin Washburn: Advice for the next leader of the Bureau of Indian Affairs (03/07)
Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs: ‘must run a thousand miles to move policy by an inch.’
Gyasi Ross: Indian Democrats support Tom Perez as party chair Gyasi Ross: Indian Democrats support Tom Perez as party chair (03/07)
Native American DNC members converged on Atlanta to celebrate Tom Perez as the new DNC Chair.
Dakota Access revises timeline after making 'very good progress' Dakota Access revises timeline after making 'very good progress' (03/06)
The pipeline is due to be laid under the Missouri River by the end of the week in anticipation of oil flowing as soon as next week.
House panel looks at Indian Health Service infrastructure needs House panel looks at Indian Health Service infrastructure needs (03/06)
Aging Indian Health Service facilities are under scrutiny at a hearing of the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

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