Republicans get behind Donald Trump as new challenges emerge for tribes (November 18, 2016)
Major hurdles include funding for Indian programs and understanding the incoming president's new leadership team.
Bureau of Indian Affairs transfers $14M in land proceeds to tribes (November 18, 2016)
A quirk in the Indian Land Consolidation Act kept tribes from restoring their homelands.
Pala Band pays $13M to protect sacred land from landfill project (November 18, 2016)
The tribe had been fighting the controversial project for nearly three decades.
Sacred land protection efforts face questions with Donald Trump (November 18, 2016)
Drilling on sacred Blackfeet Nation land in Montana and protections for Bears Ears in Utah are at stake.
Navajo Nation youth battle coal-fired power plant on reservation (November 18, 2016)
A federal appeals court is hearing arguments in two cases affecting the Navajo Generating Station.
Mark Trahant: Time is on the side of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (November 18, 2016)
A week ago, I was pessimistic about the Dakota Access pipeline and the Standing Rock Sioux tribe’s attempt to block its construction on treaty lands near the reservation.
North Dakota lawmakers punish tribes for taking #NoDAPL stand (November 18, 2016)
The upcoming tribal leader address has been canceled, with Republicans claiming it was about protecting public safety.
James Giago Davies: Expect more of the same with Donald Trump (November 18, 2016)
Donald Trump isn’t necessarily a bad guy, and he accurately reflects the nature and priorities of the majority of the electorate.
Brandon Ecoffey: Young tribal citizens barred from holding office (November 18, 2016)
Our generation was the first to grasp the power of social media as it it came to fruition during our high school and college years.
Lakota Country Times: Tribes unite to buy sacred Bear Butte land (November 18, 2016)
The Rosebud Sioux Tribe, the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes and the Northern Cheyenne Tribe outbid 21 others to acquire the land for nearly $1.1 million.
Native Sun News Today: Pine Ridge school honors tribal veterans (November 18, 2016)
Marine Corps veterans Tom and Chuck Conroy set out to make Veteran’s Day special not only for the veterans assembled at Pine Ridge High School in South Dakota.
Terese Marie Mailhot: Racist white women hurt us on election day (November 18, 2016)
'Like, a movement isn’t a movement until white people co-opt it.'
Steffani Cochran: #NoDAPL water protectors need legal services (November 18, 2016)
'Our support is greatly needed, and there are things we can and must do from within Indian country.'
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