Democrats pick new vice chair for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (November 16, 2016)
Sen. Tom Udall of New Mexico will take on a new leadership role during the next session of Congress.
White House honors the late Elouise Cobell with Medal of Freedom (November 16, 2016)
The late Blackfeet Nation citizen was the lead plaintiff in the landmark Indian trust fund lawsuit.
Melissa Hellmann: Aggressive law enforcement at Standing Rock (November 16, 2016)
To quell the largely indigenous resistance and protect the pipeline’s economic interests, North Dakota called upon the Emergency Management Assistance Compact, a 1996 program that enables interstate aid during crisis situations.
Tristan Ahtone: Tohono O'odham Nation determined to stop border wall (November 16, 2016)
Donald Trump will have to fight for every single mile of Tohono O’odham land—legally, and possibly even physically.
Mary Annette Pember: A 'desperate' legal move by Dakota Access (November 16, 2016)
'DAPL officials have ignored requests by three federal agencies to halt construction.'
Native women lead massive march to White House to stop Dakota Access Pipeline (November 16, 2016)
With Republican Donald Trump headed to the White House, Native women led a huge demonstration in the nation's capital, calling for an end to the controversial project.
Brandon Ecoffey: South Dakota officers abuse water protectors (November 16, 2016)
Now that South Dakota Highway Patrolmen have been caught on camera assaulting and abusing water protectors it is time for Gov. Daugaard to bring them back.
Lakota Country Times: South Dakota county criticized for role in #NoDAPL crackdown (November 16, 2016)
Pennington County Sheriff Kevin Thom came under fire for his recent decision to send deputies to assist with police action in North Dakota.
Steven Newcomb: Dakota Access Pipeline violates treaty rights (November 16, 2016)
'The United States has no right to unilaterally alter or cancel the 1851 Fort Laramie treaty by congressional legislation.'
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