Kina Swayney: Eastern Cherokees don't support racist NFL name (January 5, 2015)
Veteran discusses opposition to the Washington NFL team's racist mascot.
Column: Legal marijuana could bring dramatic changes for tribes (January 5, 2015)
The potential economic implications of easing Federal prosecution of marijuana on Native lands cannot be overstated.
Senate committee to take up Keystone XL Pipeline bill this week (January 5, 2015)
Republicans take control of the Senate and are wasting little time in pushing one of their major priorities.
Young members from Houma Nation work to revitalize language (January 5, 2015)
Some elders still remember and use words in the language, which is related to Choctaw.
Opinion: Indigenous peoples suffer from highest rates of suicide (January 5, 2015)
Indigenous peoples suffer the greatest suicide risk among cultural or ethnic groups worldwide.
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: A realistic assessment of indigenous meeting (January 5, 2015)
One of the most significant aspects of the four-year long WCIP preparations was the eventual participation of indigenous governments.
Controversy continues over Navajo Nation presidential election (January 5, 2015)
The tribe was supposed to have a new president by now but it looks like the election won't be held until sometime this fall.
S.E. Ruckman: Series on Affordable Care Act and Indian Country (January 5, 2015)
An ordinary glance might see Chinle, Arizona as sparse and unyielding. But it is the site of a bona fide bonanza.
Native Sun News: Allies unite over uranium cleanup in New Mexico (January 5, 2015)
Jonnie and Milton Head’s granddaughter won’t bring her children to visit them at their home here in the Bluewater Valley.
James Giago Davies: Fighting the good Lakota fight in the new year (January 5, 2015)
New Years is a time that gets me thinking of the two great Lakota clans who make up my family, the Giago’s and the Tapio’s.
Steve Russell: Indian unemployment isn't tradition worth keeping (January 5, 2015)
Like all crises, if we call chronic unemployment in Indian country a crisis, this one contains both opportunity and danger.
Byron Dorgan: Working to improve lives of Native American youth (January 5, 2015)
Despite the efforts of parents and tribes, too many Indian children are living in poverty and strife.
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