Sarah van Gelder: How the Standing Rock movement changed us (December 12, 2016)
As we work toward a post-fossil fuel society, we can look to these lessons from the Sioux.
Michael Dax: Blackfeet Nation scores victory in sacred land fight (December 12, 2016)
After 35 years of fighting for the cancellation of nearly 50 oil and gas leases, Montana’s Blackfeet tribe scored an unexpected victory when Devon Energy voluntarily backed out of their claims.
Narragansett Tribe locked in dispute over longtime chief sachem (December 12, 2016)
Tribal members say they impeached Chief Matthew Thomas after 20 years in office.
Northwest tribes set to reclaim ancestor known as the Ancient One (December 12, 2016)
The Kennewick Man will finally be coming home once President Barack Obama signs a national water bill into law.
Landowners from Colville Tribes see $25M in Cobell buy-back offers (December 12, 2016)
Offers went out to more than 5,100 landowners on the reservation in Washington.
Donald Trump's Interior pick offers mixed record on Indian issues (December 12, 2016)
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R) fought an off-reservation casino and opposed stronger protections for Native women during her time on Capitol Hill.
Mark Trahant: Navajo Republican lands job in Trump White House (December 12, 2016)
If, then, this. A series of three words explaining what happens in any new White House.
Louise Erdrich: Indigenous people unite to stop the Black Snake (December 12, 2016)
While the victory strengthens the tribe’s position, most people around me were aware that the struggle was not over.
Donna Ennis: New commission will advance Native youth issues (December 12, 2016)
The commission must conduct a comprehensive study of federal, state, local, and tribal programs that serve Native children ultimately creating a platform for a national dialogue on the state of Native youth in Indian Country.
Dave Archambault: The Dakota Access Pipeline battle is far from over (December 12, 2016)
We cannot afford to lose momentum and continue to be on edge due to the Dakota Access presence at the drill pad.
Peter d'Errico: 'Mashpee Nine' documents Wampanoag struggle (December 12, 2016)
Mashpee Nine tells the story of a modern epidemic of anti-Native racism on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and the survival—and triumph—of Native people practicing traditional ways in their own lands.
Steven Newcomb: What the mainstream media won't show at Standing Rock (December 12, 2016)
The U.S. Dakota territorial act specifies that no Indian land shall become part of the territory of Dakota until the Indians consent in a treaty with the United States.
Denver American Horse: Native veterans travel far for health care (December 12, 2016)
Denver American Horse, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, writes his weekly column in the Lakota language.
Lakota Country Times: Food sovereignty for the Rosebud Sioux Tribe (December 12, 2016)
Shoppers across the Sicangu Nation will now have a little help in choosing healthy foods at the supermarket.
Native Sun News Today: Uranium firms stake claims in sacred Black Hills (December 12, 2016)
Results of an exhaustive, two-year scientific study show 2,100 active claims of uranium companies in unsuspected areas near Black Hills population centers.
Tim Giago: Lakota people will never forget the Wounded Knee Massacre (December 12, 2016)
Americans may have forgotten Wounded Knee and pushed it to the back pages of history, a bad memory to some, but the Lakota people have not nor will they ever forget this terrible day.
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