Minor setback in corruption probe on Rocky Boy's Reservation (February 23, 2015)
Melody Henry, the former president of Stone Child College, and her husband, who used to work at the college, were acquitted on all counts.
Former council member for Ute Tribe indicted for sexual abuse (February 23, 2015)
Richard Jenks Jr. faces two counts of aggravated sexual abuse of a child and two counts of sexual abuse of a minor.
Energy industry brings gangs and drugs to tribe in North Dakota (February 23, 2015)
Methamphetamine is being trafficked by heavily-armed gangs from out of state and Latin America. Even heroin has shown up.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee business meeting and hearing (February 23, 2015)
Three bills are on the agenda for the business meeting while the oversight hearing will focus on the fiscal year 2016 budget request for Indian programs.
Tlingit and Haida Tribes ensure equal treatment in marriage law (February 23, 2015)
The tribe's governing body voted unanimously to embrace marriage equality.
Man from Omaha Tribe hopes for marriage equality in Nebraska (February 23, 2015)
Brandon Stabler grew up on the reservation feeling ostracized.
National Congress of American Indians set for winter conference (February 23, 2015)
Tribal leaders will hear from top Obama administration officials and key members of Congress.
Rich Winter: A few too many bad apples in 'racist' South Dakota (February 23, 2015)
The incident seemed like a clear and definable moment, where the state of South Dakota had a real opportunity to send a clear message that racism is not ok.
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Genocide and slavery linked to colonialism (February 23, 2015)
An image circulating on the Internet recently succinctly depicts colonialism’s impact on blacks and Indians.
Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe confirms measles exposure at clinic (February 23, 2015)
The four cases appear to have originated with a man who visited the clinic late last month.
Navajo Nation Supreme Court issues decision in election dispute (February 23, 2015)
Presidential candidates Joe Shirley Jr. and Russell Begaye welcomed the ruling but the tribe's legislative leader doesn't believe the matter has been settled.
Group on Navajo Nation still working towards marriage equality (February 23, 2015)
The effort has the support of presidential candidate Joe Shirley Jr. and sitting president Ben Shelly.
New Jersey appeals court calls for notice to tribes in ICWA case (February 23, 2015)
A woman who was about to lose her parental rights provided information about her potential Cherokee ancestors but child welfare officials failed to follow up..
Tim Giago: Reaching another milestone after 37 years of writing (February 23, 2015)
I have been writing a weekly column, or 'blog' as it is now called, since 1978 or 37 years. And aside from that I have been publishing a weekly newspaper since 1981, 34 years.
Steve Russell: Thoughts on Obama's speech at prayer breakfast (February 23, 2015)
Every Indian I’ve consulted about it thought Obama let his own religion off way too easily.
Ray Cook: Indian Country should say yes to cultivation of hemp (February 23, 2015)
In most cases, as with gaming, successful recreational and medicinal marijuana production would eventually and quickly serve a saturated market, one with experienced growers ready and able to turn legal at the drop of a hat.
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux entrepreneur creates foundation (February 23, 2015)
After traveling the world, Oglala Sioux Tribal member Twila True has come full circle, bringing with her hope for the most impoverished region in the country.
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