Saginaw Chippewa man faces sentencing for murder of 4yo boy (March 25, 2014)
A member of the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan awaits sentencing for the death of a four-year-old boy.
Oneida Nation wins decision on permit for waste recycling plant (March 25, 2014)
A Wisconsin court of appeal ruled that the city of Green Bay improperly revoked a permit for an Oneida Nation project.
Oklahoma tribes meet with city to discuss dispute over sales tax (March 25, 2014)
Leaders of four tribes met with the city of Shawnee, Oklahoma, on Monday to discuss a dispute over sales taxes.
Patrice Kunesh: Building economic opportunity in Native villages (March 25, 2014)
Patrice Kunesh, the deputy under secretary for rural development at the Department of Agriculture. recently visited Alaska.
Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee budget hearing (March 25, 2014)
The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold a hearing tomorrow to discuss the fiscal year 2015 budget request for Indian programs.
OPB: Grand Ronde Tribes to remove descendants of treaty signer (March 25, 2014)
The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde in Oregon are moving to remove the descendants of a treaty signer from the rolls.
NCAI calls foundation a 'publicity stunt' by football team owner (March 25, 2014)
The National Congress of American Indians said a foundation created by the owner of the Washington professional football team is nothing more than a 'publicity stunt.'
Radio: Salish and Kootenai Tribes push for water compact again (March 25, 2014)
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes are once again asking lawmakers in Montana to approve a water rights compact.
Chemehuevi Tribe ensures students get to school across border (March 25, 2014)
The Chemehuevi Tribe of California has a unique partnership with a public school district across the border in Arizona.
Jimmy Carter seeks permission to bring medical service to tribe (March 25, 2014)
Former president Jimmy Carter is seeking permission from Brazil and Venezuela to bring medical services to a remote tribe in the Amazon.
Barry Brandon: Obama targets online lenders in Indian Country (March 25, 2014)
Barry Brandon, the executive director of the Native American Financial Services Association, wonders why the Obama administration supports businesses in the marijuana industry while going after Internet lenders in Indian Country.
Supreme Court declines hate crime case involving Navajo victim (March 25, 2014)
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge to a hate crime conviction involving a Navajo Nation victim.
Rep. Markwayne Mullin faces ethics probe for business dealings (March 25, 2014)
Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma) faces an ethics probe for continuing to work on his plumbing business while drawing a taxpayer salary in Congress.
Football team owner announces 'Original Americans Foundation' (March 25, 2014)
The owner of the Washington professional football team says the problems facing Indian Country demand 'action, not words' and that's why he's won't eliminate his controversial racist mascot.
Dry Creek Rancheria aims to remove more than 75 from the rolls (March 25, 2014)
The Dry Creek Rancheria of California is planning to remove more than 75 people from the rolls.
President Obama signs Fond du Lac Band land transfer into law (March 25, 2014)
President Barack Obama signed H.R. 2650, the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Non-Intercourse Act, into law on Friday.
White House Blog: Tribes urge membership to #GetCoveredNow (March 25, 2014)
With a March 31 deadline approaching, tribes are taking part in a nationwide campaign to get as many American Indians and Alaska Natives enrolled under the Affordable Care Act.
Alaska Native leaders in DC to make case for controversial road (March 25, 2014)
Leaders and residents of an Alaska Native village are in Washington, D.C., this week to put the pressure on the Obama administration.
Native Sun News: Dana Lonehill depicts rez life with debut book (March 25, 2014)
Finding a book written about Native people written by someone from an actual Indian reservation is a rarity.
202 630 8439 (THEZ)
Top Stories1. House subcommittee takes up controversial American Indian Empowerment Act
2. Native Sun News Today: Student speaks out about racism in South Dakota school
3. Tribes open their doors in response to devastating wildfires in northern California
4. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules hearing on public safety measures
5. James Giago Davies: School fumbles historic opportunity after incident of racism
MorePrevious: March 24, 2014
Next: March 26, 2014