Religious leader of non-recognized tribe reclaims eagle feathers (March 10, 2015)
Federal agents attended a powwow in March 2006 and seized eagle feathers and regalia.
Warm Springs Tribes enact policy for Indian preference in hiring (March 10, 2015)
The policy will be overseen by the new Tribal Employment Rights Office.
Cherokee Nation nurse returns from Ebola efforts in West Africa (March 10, 2015)
Dana Hayworth, who works at a tribal hospital, spent nearly two months in Liberia.
Jason Small: Northern Cheyenne Tribe must develop resources (March 10, 2015)
The Northern Cheyenne Tribe has stagnated since the early 1980s at which point there was the potential in the future for energy development and the promise of prosperity.
Maulian Smith: Indian people are not your mascots or costumes (March 10, 2015)
Native indigenous people are not mascots. We are real living and breathing humans that are still in the modern world.
Gabe Galanda: Disenrollments aren't an exercise in sovereignty (March 10, 2015)
Disenrollment is instead an exercise of federal removal, assimilation and termination policies, which tribes are now inflicting upon themselves.
Opinion: True history of Pocahontas much darker than you think (March 10, 2015)
Despite popular belief, the young girl was actually 10-years old when the settlers arrived in 1612 and she was mercilessly taken prisoner at Jamestown for over a year.
Hunter from Crow Tribe pleads guilty for poaching in Wyoming (March 10, 2015)
The area is covered by an 1868 treaty but the state does not recognize off-reservation hunting rights.
Lytton Band enters into land-into-trust agreement with county (March 10, 2015)
The tribe has agreed to an up-front payment of $6.1 million and to make payments in lieu of property taxes on trust lands.
Interview: Allyson Doctor on National Indian Cannabis Coalition (March 10, 2015)
A member of the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe discusses a newly-formed organization to promote the marijuana industry in Indian Country.
Brian Pierson: Recent federal court rulings affecting Indian law (March 10, 2015)
Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions involving tribal interests in Nebraska, Washington and New York and beyond.
Jacqueline Keeler: Tribes showing interest in growing marijuana (March 10, 2015)
At the very first Tribal Marijuana Conference, the former chairman of the Moapa Paiute tribe, William Anderson, tall and dignified and walking with a cane, explained to me what brought him.
Supreme Court won't hear Yakama Nation treaty tobacco case (March 10, 2015)
The tribe argued that its treaty was interpreted without considering all of the evidence of the facts.
Tribes in pilot project filed 26 VAWA cases against non-Indians (March 10, 2015)
The 2013 reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act recognizes the 'inherent power' of tribes to prosecute non-Indians.
Charles Trimble: A Lakota memorial for victims of youth suicide (March 10, 2015)
It is easy to write off the suicide phenomenon as an epidemic, as if it were an affliction from outside the community and tribe; or to write it off as intergenerational trauma or historic trauma.
Native Sun News: Lakota Nation Invitational urged to relocate (March 10, 2015)
The Oglala Sioux Tribal Council gave its support to request the LNI Board move the Lakota Nation Invitational from the Rapid City Civic Center to another South Dakota community.
Ivan Star: Oglala Sioux Tribe suffers with suicide among youth (March 10, 2015)
The recent homeland suicides among our youth have been foremost in my thoughts.
Peter d'Errico: Book details US defeat at hands of tribal nations (March 10, 2015)
Professor Colin Calloway's new book chronicles how a confederation of Native nations defeated the U.S. Army when it invaded Indian lands across the Ohio River in 1791.
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