Oklahoma Democrats hire LaRenda Morgan as first Native liaison (March 27, 2017)
The Cheyenne-Arapaho citizen will be reaching out to tribes in hopes of making the party more friendly to Indian Country.
Dakota Access confirms pipeline about to go into service with work complete in North Dakota (March 27, 2017)
'Oil has been placed in the Dakota Access Pipeline underneath Lake Oahe,' attorneys for the controversial project wrote in the latest and apparently final status report.
Colville Tribes hail 'historic victory' on aboriginal hunting rights (March 27, 2017)
A judge has concluded that a Colville citizen retains hunting rights in British Columbia, Canada, despite living on the other side of the border.
Witness list for hearing on diabetes prevention among Native youth (March 27, 2017)
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing takes place in Washington, D.C., on March 29.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs considers new round of bills (March 27, 2017)
Health care for Native veterans, outdated federal Indian laws, economic development, criminal jurisdiction and Columbia River treaty tribes are on the agenda.
Mona Evans: Creek Nation fails to support Indian Child Welfare Act (March 27, 2017)
Where was the Muscogee Nation in tribal member’s Indian Child Welfare Act fight?
Steve Russell: Losing our status as 'domestic dependent nations' (March 27, 2017)
Indian nations have a method to render themselves before U.S. law equal to Walmart, Exxon and Apple.
Tiffany Midge: There's a happy ending for Standing Rock out there (March 27, 2017)
But in this version of Standing Rock there’s a happy ending.
Steven Newcomb: Getting to the true meaning of our sovereignty (March 27, 2017)
The true meaning of indigenous sovereignty is not what we’ve come to know.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation hails decision on aging power plant (March 27, 2017)
A federal appeals court rejected two cases related to the Navajo Generating Station, one that aimed to tighten environmental restrictions and another questioned the process that calls for the plant’s closure.
Sarah Van Gelder: Huge bank divests from Dakota Access Pipeline (March 27, 2017)
Last month, bank officials met face to face with leaders of the Standing Rock Sioux, and this week they announced the bank had sold the loan at the request of tribal leaders.
Bill John Baker: Woman play important roles in Cherokee Nation (March 27, 2017)
Historically, the Cherokee Nation has been a matriarchal society and has always looked to strong women for guidance and leadership
Brian Lightfoot Brown: One last victory for the Narragansett Tribe (March 27, 2017)
It had been three months since the Narragansett Tribe had been ambushed and decimated at the Great Swamp in modern day Rhode Island.
James Giago Davies: Troubled times are coming to Lakota country (March 27, 2017)
Back when George Dubya Bush’s popularity had reached an historical low, progressives speculated the impending death of the GOP.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs general assistance fund is due to run out of money on March 30.
Mark Trahant: The fight ahead for the future of Indian health care (March 27, 2017)
President Donald J. Trump’s legislative agenda has crashed.
Tim Giago: There's a smell of treason in the air in nation's capital (March 27, 2017)
Things in Washington are beginning to smell a lot like Watergate.
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