Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Why the election was dangerous for Indian people (December 5, 2016)
'In the aftermath of this historic—if hideous—election, we are waiting for the dust to settle and see where we all stand.'
Indian Republicans associated with Donald Trump seek trust land changes (December 5, 2016)
Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R) and Ross Swimmer, a former head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, are floating some interesting ideas.
Senate committee ready for hearing on Cobell buy-back program (December 5, 2016)
A panel of tribal and federal witnesses will discuss the $1.9 billion land consolidation effort at the December 7 hearing.
Council on Native American Farming and Ranching gets new members (December 5, 2016)
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack appointed six members and re-appointed five others to the panel.
Dave Archambault: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe thanks many allies (December 5, 2016)
'Hundreds of tribes came together in a display of tribal unity not seen in hundreds of years.'
Democracy Now: Thousands of veterans deploy to Standing Rock (December 5, 2016)
The announcement from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that it would deny a permit to Energy Party Transfers to drill under the Missouri River came as thousands of Native and non-Native military veterans descended on Standing Rock.
Mark Trahant: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe continues to defy history (December 5, 2016)
Nearly two years ago the Dakota Access Pipeline and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers told the tribe about an inevitable pipeline that would cross near their reservation and within treaty lands.
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp again parts with Indian Country on #NoDAPL movement (December 5, 2016)
Key Democrats in Congress are joining Indian Country in celebrating the historic decision to deny an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline but one lawmaker isn't on board.
Tribes and Dakota Access headed back to court for #NoDAPL hearing in D.C. (December 5, 2016)
The wealthy backers of the controversial pipeline are still hoping to secure a legal victory on the easement to drill under the Missouri River.
Indian Country cheers historic decision on Dakota Access Pipeline (December 5, 2016)
The battle is far from over but a long-standing request to examine the impacts of the controversial project is now on the table thanks to the Obama administration.
Dana Lone Hill: Lakota prophecy warns of our water turning black (December 5, 2016)
When I read comments from non Natives regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline it is kind of shocking to me how much people disregard water.
James Giago Davies: Finding the real enemy in the #NoDAPL fight (December 5, 2016)
A line was crossed the night they cut loose with water cannons up at Standing Rock drenching unarmed protesters in below freezing wind chill.
Lakota Country Times: 'Tanka Bar' company recognized as leader in world business community (December 5, 2016)
A South Dakota-based Native American food company has been recognized as a Certified B Corporation by B Lab.
Native Sun News Today: Northern Cheyenne Tribe inaugurates new leaders (December 5, 2016)
With much pageantry and oratory, L. Jace Killsback was sworn into office as the new president of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe.
Bureau of Indian Affairs extends comment period on probate rule (December 5, 2016)
A new January 4, 2017, deadline leaves the agency little time to finalize changes if it intends to do so before the end of the Obama administration.
Harlan McKosato: Don't believe everything you read on Facebook (December 5, 2016)
'There are a lot of Indians on Facebook that crack me up.'
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