Navajo Nation awarded $25K grant to provide training for mine workers (July 7, 2016)

The tribe's Division of Natural Resources was the only Indian County recipient of a grant from the Department of Labor.

Oneida Nation considers sales tax to generate revenue for per caps (July 7, 2016)

The 5 percent tax on retailers would be in addition to the Wisconsin's 5 percent tax.

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes endorse Democrat for governor (July 7, 2016)

Tribal leaders unanimous passed a resolution praising incumbent Steve Bullock for supporting a water rights settlement.

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe mourns loss of former chairman Kevin Battise (July 7, 2016)

Kevin Battise defended the tribe's rights during a high-profile gaming and sovereignty battle with authorities in Texas.

Stillaguamish Tribe disputes liability claim for deadly mudslide in 2014 (July 7, 2016)

The state claims the tribe waived its sovereign immunity and can be held liable for the Oso disaster.

Hualapai Tribe wins dismissal of lawsuit by former business partner (July 7, 2016)

Proceeding with the lawsuit would violate the tribe's sovereignty, a judge in Arizona determined.

Gathering of Nation signs title sponsor deal with cannabis company (July 7, 2016)

Starting in 2017, the popular powwow will be known as 'Ultra Health - Gathering of Nations' as part of the deal with the Ultra Health company.

Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation slams Donald Trump for 'bigoted' attacks (July 7, 2016)

The real estate mogul's incendiary comments are extremely personal to members of the Connecticut tribe, whose ancestors survived wars, massacres and slavery.

Mary Smith: Indian Health Service takes action to stop opioid abuse (July 7, 2016)

IHS data indicate that the rate of drug-related deaths among American Indians and Alaska Natives has increased dramatically in recent decades.

Tribal community in Bolivia abandons homeland after lake dries up (July 7, 2016)

The lake that provided the Uro-Muratos with food and medicine slowly disappeared.

Native woman avoids hate crime sentence for punching non-Native (July 7, 2016)

Tamara Crowchief yelled 'I hate white people' before assaulting a non-Native victim in Calgary, Alberta.

Lakota Country Times: Native youth come together for graffiti jam (July 7, 2016)

The Cheyenne River Youth Project will again look to provide children with an outlet through its acclaimed Red Can graffiti project.

Ernestine Chasing Hawk: Mismanagement at Indian Health Service (July 7, 2016)

Frustration was building inside me as I sat and listened to the testimony of patients who have been adversely affected by inadequate healthcare provided by the Indian Health Service.

Native Sun News: Lakota artists recount legend of the Black Hills (July 7, 2016)

The Great Race, a story of the formation of the Black Hills in South Dakota, an ovate shaped range of hills and mountains that clearly resemble a modern racecourse, was recorded in written format by Oglala Lakota author James LaPointe.