Appeals court hands lifeline to 'Lifeline' program in Indian Country (August 14, 2018)

Controversial changes to a program that helps tribal citizens obtain telephone, cell phone and internet service are on hold thanks to court action.

Cherokee scientist Mary Ross finally gains widespread attention (August 9, 2018)

Mary Golda Ross, the great-great granddaughter of a Cherokee chief, was the first Native woman to work as an aerospace engineer.

Witness list for hearing on tribal homelands and economic development bills (July 23, 2018)

The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs is taking testimony on tribal homelands and economic development bills.

Posting about 'merciless Indian savages' can get you censored (July 6, 2018)

Mark Charles has been talking about it for years but did you know that 'merciless Indian Savages' can get you censored on Facebook?

Native students learn about science in 'Sovereign' summer camp (July 2, 2018)

The Sovereign Native Youth STEM Leadership Academy introduces science careers to Native students,

States win big victory with Supreme Court ruling on online taxation (June 21, 2018)

The nation's highest court has opened the door for states to impose taxes on internet sales, a major development that further encroaches on tribal efforts to expand their economies.

The Conversation: Indigenous communities are no strangers to mathematics (June 20, 2018)

Inspired by Indigenous storytelling traditions, the Math Catcher Outreach Program attracts youth to the study of mathematics.

Native Sun News Today: Oceti Sakowin Fellows aim to help their communities (May 3, 2018)

Six social entrepreneurs of the Oceti Sakowin are receiving $10,000 each to strengthen renewable energy, food and water initiatives in their communities.

Native Sun News Today: Pueblo artist combines traditions with new technology (May 1, 2018)

'In my spare time I would mess with computer programs to see what capabilities they had,' says Acoma Pueblo artist Jon Juanico.

Terri Hansen: March for Indigenous Science reflects tribal knowledge (April 16, 2018)

'Indigenous peoples were always scientists. Their lives depended on it.'

High Country News: Tribes exercise sovereignty for faster internet (April 11, 2018)

Across sovereign governments, a group of Southwest tribes prepares to launch their own network.

Tim Mentz: New FCC policy sacrifices our sacred sites for monetary gain (April 4, 2018)

The cultural history of indigenous nations has been chapter upon chapter of defending our rights against corporate America.

Chickasaw Nation announces $28.9 million expansion of engineering firm (March 28, 2018)

The Chickasaw Nation is investing $28.9 million to expand one of its businesses in North Carolina.

Spending bill includes large infusion of funds for Indian housing (March 27, 2018)

The $1.3 trillion spending bill approved by Congress and signed into law last week includes the largest infusion of funds for Indian housing in nearly a decade.

Jenni Monet: Indian Country isn't rushing to #DeleteFacebook (March 27, 2018)

Facebook has done more for bolstering the modern Indigenous rights agenda than perhaps any other platform of our time

Tribes prepare court challenge after FCC adopts contentious policy (March 22, 2018)

Tribes are ready to fight after the Federal Communications Commission approved a new policy that they say will make it harder to protect sacred sites and ancestral territories.

Democrats demand consultation on FCC policy opposed by tribes (March 21, 2018)

More Democrats and at least one member of the Federal Communications Commission are calling for additional tribal consultation as a critical vote approaches.

Tribes object as Trump appointees 'streamline' interests of wireless industry (March 20, 2018)

Republican members of the Federal Communications Commission are poised to 'streamline' the interests of the wireless industry despite strong objections from Indian Country.

Republican investigation links Russian trolls to #NoDAPL movement (March 1, 2018)

The movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline originated in Indian Country but some on Capitol Hill are seeing links from somewhere far, far away.

Facebook takes down fake 'Native' pages that posted fake news (February 2, 2018)

Facebook has taken down a slew of 'Native American' pages that were posting links to illegitimate news sites based in Europe.

Jason Small: The digital divide grows day by day on our reservations (January 23, 2018)

Closing the digital divide is one of the most important challenges facing Indian Country today.

Native Sun News Today: FCC's vote on net neutrality impacts Indian Country (December 19, 2017)

Net neutrality is the concept that Internet service providers (ISPs) must treat all data on the internet the same.

Gyasi Ross: What the demise of net neutrality means for our Native communities (December 18, 2017)

The digital divide, already wide in Indian Country, just got a LOT bigger, Gyasi Ross writes on The Huffington Post.

Navajo Nation signs contract to implement AMBER Alert system on reservation (December 14, 2017)

The Navajo Nation is finally close to implementing an AMBER Alert system on the reservation.

Native activists go viral with 'Redhawks' campaign aimed at NFL team's racist mascot (December 13, 2017)

A series of fake news articles, claiming the Washington NFL team changed its controversial name to the Washington Redhawks, went viral across Indian Country.

Native Sun News Today: Indian Country hit hardest by FCC's 'Lifeline' changes (December 1, 2017)

In the midst of Native American Heritage month, the Federal Communications Commission approved changes to the Lifeline program that will hit people who live on Indian reservations the hardest.

Cronkite News: Indian Country hit hard by changes in Lifeline telecommunications program (November 27, 2017)

The Federal Communications Commission is moving to rein in a low-cost telephone service for low-income customers that critics say will hit Indian Country hard if fully implemented.

Osage Nation continues language revitalization efforts with mobile application (November 2, 2017)

The Osage Nation is keeping its language alive with the help of new technology.

Spokane Tribe throws hat into ring for potentially lucrative Amazon headquarters (October 26, 2017)

The Spokane Tribe is among the many communities seeking to host a second headquarters for online retailer Amazon.

Tribes stand to benefit from public safety network as deadline approaches for states (October 23, 2017)

A new public safety network could help Indian Country avoid the types of communications problems seen by the Spokane Tribe when a fire hit the reservation in Washington.

Cronkite News: Senate committee takes up bill to combat online sex trafficking (September 20, 2017)

The Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act has bipartisan support but is facing opposition from free speech advocates and the tech industry.

Southern Ute Tribe offers $1 million matching grant for KSUT public radio station (August 10, 2017)

One of the first radio stations in Indian Country is raising funds to move to a new home.

Global Voices: Digital radio station promotes indigenous communities in Brazil (July 24, 2017)

Rádio Yandê, the first Indigenous online radio station in Brazil, uses digital media to promote Native languages and communities.

Jackson Rancheria expands media enterprise with digital radio station (July 11, 2017)

The Jackson Rancheria Band of Miwuk Indians is offering non-stop, commercial-free music on Radio Rancheria.

White Mountain Apache Tribe chooses Native name for meteorite (June 5, 2017)

A unique meteorite discovered on the Fort Apache Reservation in Arizona has a name in the Apache language.