The IHS is forming a national workgroup after hearing positive feedback from tribes in the Lower 48.
Mark Trahant: Native lawmakers make history with leadership roles (January 9, 2017)
Native Americans are in key leadership positions in at least seven states.
American Indian Society returns with 13th inaugural celebration (January 9, 2017)
Indian Country is finding plenty of ways to celebrate as the nation transitions to new leadership.
Rep. Tom Cole takes another stab at addressing land-into-trust ruling (January 9, 2017)
The Oklahoma lawmaker, a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, is once again offering fixes to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v .Salazar.
Supreme Court declines petition in Indian Child Welfare Act case (January 9, 2017)
A Choctaw Nation girl will remain with her relatives instead of being displaced by a non-Indian foster couple.
Mary Annette Pember: Group re-enacts hanging of Native man in 1785 (January 9, 2017)
A man painted in red-face portrays Mamachtaga, a Lenape man who was found guilty of murder in present-day Pennsylvania.
Tribes celebrate designation of national monument at Bears Ears (January 9, 2017)
The Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition successfully lobbied President Barack Obama to protect 1.35 million acres of sacred sites and ancestral lands in Utah.
James Giago Davies: People don't really want to see the grim truth (January 9, 2017)
There is a face people present to the public, and we all present that public face whether we are a public figure or a contrary recluse.
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe wins consultation ruling (January 9, 2017)
Nuclear Regulatory Commissioners must heed the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s demand for consultation in order to validate a license for proposed uranium mining operation in the Black Hills.
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