Senate committee schedules hearing for Donald Trump's Interior nominee (January 10, 2017)
Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Montana) has earned praise for his work on protections for Native women, federal recognition, water rights, energy and economic development.
Hopi Tribe banishes non-Indian couple accused of federal fraud (January 10, 2017)
Thane Epefanio and his wife, Michelle, worked at a private religious school on the reservation in Arizona.
Indian Health Service to award scholarships and loan repayments (January 10, 2017)
The agency plans to award about $13.7 million in scholarships and about $30 million in loan repayments.
Interior Department cancels final leases on sacred Blackfeet Nation land (January 10, 2017)
The Badger-Two Medicine Area is now completely protected from oil and gas drilling.
Jacqueline Keeler: New monument marks victory for tribal sites (January 10, 2017)
By permanently protecting an area rich in indigenous cultural history, Obama has shown that some things are worth more than money.
Donald Trump's Justice pick opposed tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians (January 10, 2017)
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) was forced to admit that he opposed landmark provisions of the Violence Against Women Act.
Lee Hester: Threat of nuclear war resurfaces under Donald Trump (January 10, 2017)
'I’ve finally realized that the President-Elect’s supporters have a secret decoder ring.'
'When Indians mess up bad in the white world, our awards are taken away, and we’re not given a platform to apologize or elicit pity.'
Mike Myers: Indigenous people see through Canada's 150 sham (January 10, 2017)
'As Canada’s 150th anniversary nears it’s disturbing how some indigenous can celebrate it.'
Tiffany Midge: A new round in America's racist tirade competition (January 10, 2017)
Scoring the recent outburst at a Louisville JCPenney.
Alex Jacobs: Indian Country saw plenty of positive wins in 2016 (January 10, 2017)
'One year ago, who would’ve believed any of this?'
Confirmation hearings open for first of Donald Trump's nominees (January 10, 2017)
Eight of the Republican president-elect's picks are going before the Senate this week.
David Ganje: South Dakota needs to reform eminent domain law (January 10, 2017)
The use of eminent domain (condemnation) is a modern legal problem.
Native Sun News Today: Nation building through food sovereignty (January 10, 2017)
Localizing food facilities and methods inspections, establishing codes to protect seed banks and traditional planting and harvesting methods are some ways to exercise tribal sovereignty.
Paskenta Band seeks to freeze assets in connection with $6M theft (January 10, 2017)
A former official and two former employees have been indicted in federal court for allegedly stealing from the California tribe.
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