Cherokee Nation files breach of trust lawsuit against federal government (November 28, 2016)
Citing dozens of treaties and agreements dating to the late 1700s, the tribe said it has never been provided with a proper accounting of its trust funds.
Blackfeet Nation landowners see more than $273M in land offers (November 28, 2016)
The Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations finally comes to the reservation where the late Elouise Cobell launched her landmark trust fund lawsuit.
Jenni Monet: Public outrage mounts over #NoDAPL crackdowns (November 28, 2016)
North Dakota is stretched thin in its battle to protect the Dakota Access pipeline construction.
Army Corps changes course and closes land to #NoDAPL encampment (November 28, 2016)
A Thanksgiving week that started off with a brutal crackdown ended with major upheaval as the Obama administration closed off public land to the largest #NoDAPL campsite in North Dakota.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Include tribal warriors in South Dakota's annual Buffalo Roundup (November 28, 2016)
To deny our warriors the right not to join in a roundup that has our history written all over it is to deny our history.
Charmaine White Face: Let the 'Big Spirits' take over at Standing Rock (November 28, 2016)
In the respectful ways of the Sioux culture, when an elder requests you to do something, you do it.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Indigenous renaissance starts with family (November 28, 2016)
Our ancestors wanted us to understand the newcomer’s ways so we would be able to survive, compete, and prosper far into the future.
Native Sun News Today: Crow Creek Sioux Tribe files water rights lawsuit (November 28, 2016)
Crow Creek Sioux Chairman Brandon Sazue says his tribe understands that all area tribes will be impacted a $200 million lawsuit against the federal government for Missouri River water rights.
Carly McIntosh: Native #BoysWithBraids carry on our traditions (November 28, 2016)
'When our young boys are bullied and teased about their braids they need the protection of our spiritual family.'
Steven Newcomb: All bets are off with Donald Trump as president (November 28, 2016)
'What’s likely coming is an era of Christian Dominionism, an ideological orientation committed to the belief that the Bible and fundamentalist Christianity ought to serve as a guide and backdrop for governing the American body politic.'
Peter d'Errico: Indigenous leaders must stand up for nationhood (November 28, 2016)
'When anti-Indigenous politicians stir up non-Indigenous hate and anger, Indigenous leaders must respond with strong alternative views.'
Terese Marie Mailhot: Americans wake up to their racist nation (November 28, 2016)
'White people are asking other white people how they can fix this problem.'
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