Bureau of Indian Affairs opens door to big shift in tribal economies (December 8, 2016)
A long-overdue update to the Indian Trader Regulations could finally address unfair systems of taxation on reservations.
Dakota Access Pipeline disputes small fine for disturbing tribal site (December 8, 2016)
Construction crews dug up tribal artifacts and waited 10 days to disclose but the firm insists it can't be punished by the state of North Dakota.
Tribes vow fight against Dakota Access ahead of court hearing in D.C. (December 8, 2016)
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe remain united as they offer a path forward in their #NoDAPL lawsuit.
Tribes bring #NoDAPL fight to international human rights forum (December 8, 2016)
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Yankton Sioux Tribe are calling on the United States to respect their treaties and human rights.
Delphine Red Shirt: We must step up and take care of our children (December 8, 2016)
When a parent stops caring for that child, because of substance abuse or other issues, probably the proper word for these children is wablenica.
Lakota Country Times: Arrests made in three fatal Pine Ridge shootings (December 8, 2016)
Multiple arrests have been made in connection with the shooting deaths of three Oglala Lakota citizens who were gunned down in separate crimes.
James Giago Davies: President Obama could have stopped #NoDAPL abuses (December 8, 2016)
For years involved parties knew the pipeline conflict up at Standing Rock was coming. For years. They knew.
Native Sun News Today: A temporary victory on the Dakota Access Pipeline (December 8, 2016)
As thousands of veterans seeking to halt the Dakota Access Pipeline gathered in North Dakota, the Obama administration denied a key permit for the project.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: A bumpy ride with Donald Trump (December 8, 2016)
It doesn’t matter if you are a Republican Indian or Democrat; the power to uplift or crush Indian Country is now in the hands of extremely conservative people.
Harold Frazier: 'Wopila tanka' to all the #NoDAPL water protectors (December 8, 2016)
This movement to fight the Black Snake transcends tribe, nation, and race.
Steven Newcomb: An unjust war against #NoDAPL water protectors (December 8, 2016)
'It is outrageous to see the photos of people injured by North Dakota’s brutal police actions at Standing Rock.'
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