Former Chippewa Cree Tribe chair sentenced in corruption case (July 29, 2015)
John "Chance" Houle admitted he accepted bribes and kickbacks from companies and vendors that did business with the tribe.
Opinion: Sioux tribes deserve a seat on university naming panel (July 29, 2015)
We may never be the Fighting Sioux again, but most UND alumni, students, fans and people from around the entire state feel we must honor the Sioux people for their past gift and include them in picking a new name.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe adopts banishment for drug dealers (July 29, 2015)
Anyone who has been convicted of trafficking in meth, heroin and other dangerous drugs faces removal "immediately" from the reservation.
Column: Northern Cheyenne Tribe took a final stand in Oklahoma (July 29, 2015)
Chiefs Dull Knife and Little Wolf had led a band of Northern Cheyenne off the reservation in an attempt to return to their original lands in Montana and Wyoming.
Lakota language is no longer a primary means of communication here in Oglala country.
Native Sun News: Rapid City trial ends with no defense witnesses (July 29, 2015)
The trial of Trace O’Connell ended abruptly on the morning of Thursday, July 23 before the supporters of the American Horse School could all file into the Performing Arts Center of Rapid City, South Dakota.
Community on Crow Reservation on lockdown due to shooting (July 29, 2015)
A county coroner is on the scene of a shooting in Pryor, Montana.
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe claims DOJ support for marijuana (July 29, 2015)
The tribe plans to start selling marijuana for medicinal and recreational purposes by the end of the year.
A former employee claims Ernie Stevens, Brian Cladoosby and Brian Patterson were paid to help the business land more contracts.
Sen. Barrasso introduces another version of land-into-trust fix (July 29, 2015)
S.1879, the Interior Improvement Act, includes some incentives for tribes that work with local and state governments.
Officials in Goshen got rid of the mascot after hearing about the offensive nature of the 'Redskins' name.
Tribal leaders scale back plans to regulate energy development (July 29, 2015)
The West Segment of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation in North Dakota has seen a huge increase in oil drilling.
Hillary Clinton refuses to answer questions about Keystone XL (July 29, 2015)
The former Secretary of State and former U.S. Senator won't give a position on the controversial project.
Congress fails to provide funds to help tribes comply with VAWA (July 29, 2015)
The Violence Against Women Act of 2013 authorized $25 million over five years but none of the money has been made available to Indian Country.
Fort Belknap Indian Community awaits tests in deaths of bison (July 29, 2015)
The tribe found 19 bodies during and after the July 4 weekend. The cause of death hasn't been determined.
Judge upset with delay in drilling dispute affecting sacred land (July 29, 2015)
An energy company has been waiting more than 30 years to start development in an area sacred to the Blackfeet Nation of Montana.
Lakota Country Times: Youth come to Pine Ridge for 'Exposures' (July 29, 2015)
Students from across the country came to Pine Ridge to share, to learn and to work together for the 14th annual program.
Charles Trimble: Being mixed-race Indian and being proud of it (July 29, 2015)
As many who have read my columns over the years know, I am a so-called Iyeska – a mixed-blood product of a Lakota mother and white father.
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