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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe slams Trump for lack of consultation on Dakota Access Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe slams Trump for lack of consultation on Dakota Access (02/23)
The tribe is launching a new effort aimed at stopping the Dakota Access Pipeline ahead of a critical hearing in federal court.
Congressman who was advocate for Indian Country passes on Congressman who was advocate for Indian Country passes on (02/23)
Eni H. Faleomavaega defended tribes on sovereignty, land-into-trust, gaming and economic development matters during his time on Capitol Hill.
Mark Trahant: A victory on Indian health from Washington state Mark Trahant: A victory on Indian health from Washington state (02/23)
Look for more action and more Indian health success stories coming from state capitals.
Native Sun News Today: Tribes asked to participate in treaty 'land grab' in South Dakota Native Sun News Today: Tribes asked to participate in treaty 'land grab' in South Dakota (02/23)
The state wants to take over federally-managed land that was promised to the Sioux Nation by treaty.
Tanya Lee: Republicans in Congress run amok as nation fixates on Trump Tanya Lee: Republicans in Congress run amok as nation fixates on Trump (02/23)
While Trump has everyone focused on travel ban here’s what is really happening.
Indian Country joins legal push to block Dakota Access Pipeline Indian Country joins legal push to block Dakota Access Pipeline (02/22)
With all hope lost in the Trump administration, more tribes and tribal advocates are joining the court fight.
Trump team puts hold on pro-tribal and pro-treaty Dakota Access legal opinion Trump team puts hold on pro-tribal and pro-treaty Dakota Access legal opinion (02/22)
Since January 20, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe have lost all of their allies in the federal government.
Trump administration opposes injunction against Dakota Access Trump administration opposes injunction against Dakota Access (02/22)
Arguments on an injunction sought by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe take place in federal court on February 28.
Dakota Access offers up March 6 as earliest date for completion Dakota Access offers up March 6 as earliest date for completion (02/22)
Construction crews have completed drilling a 'pilot hole' and are making it bigger in order to install a 30-inch pipe under the Missouri River in North Dakota.
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe affirms election results after recount Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe affirms election results after recount (02/21)
Chairman Cedric Cromwell easily defeated his challenger while Vice Chairwoman Jessie Baird won re-election by four votes.
Tohono O'odham Nation leaders share concerns about border wall Tohono O'odham Nation leaders share concerns about border wall (02/21)
Chairman Ed Manuel and Vice Chairman Verlon Jose asked the Department of Homeland Security for a seat at the table.
Pacific Northwest tribes finally rebury remains of Kennewick Man Pacific Northwest tribes finally rebury remains of Kennewick Man (02/21)
The Ancient One was laid to rest after a 21-year legal and political battle over the status of the remains.
Mary Annette Pember: Indigenous people can't ever back down Mary Annette Pember: Indigenous people can't ever back down (02/21)
The long-term implications of the election of Donald Trump as president and the inexorable corporate-driven greed of the Dakota Access pipeline have left me feeling vulnerable and in need of solace.
Harold Monteau: Democrats are to blame for President Donald Trump Harold Monteau: Democrats are to blame for President Donald Trump (02/21)
The Democratic Party reaped what they sowed.
Tribal sovereignty foe in charge of nation's environmental agenda Tribal sovereignty foe in charge of nation's environmental agenda (02/20)
Scott Pruitt, as attorney general in Oklahoma, repeatedly fought tribes on jurisdiction, immunity and taxation fronts.
Senate finally ready to consider nomination of Ryan Zinke as Interior Secretary Senate finally ready to consider nomination of Ryan Zinke as Interior Secretary (02/20)
It's unusual for Indian Country to wait so long for someone to be confirmed at the Interior Department, which includes the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs sets hearing on Trump administration 'priorities' Senate Committee on Indian Affairs sets hearing on Trump administration 'priorities' (02/20)
Tribes are still in the dark about the future of Indian health and the Cabinet position most important to Indian Country remains vacant.
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Sen. John Hoeven raises red flags in Indian Country Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Sen. John Hoeven raises red flags in Indian Country (02/20)
Your words of working together is a slap in the face of Indian country.
Mark Trahant: Indian programs gain 'high risk' label at worst time Mark Trahant: Indian programs gain 'high risk' label at worst time (02/20)
Federal Indian programs have been added to the “high-risk” category by the Government Accountability Office.
Tribes find common ground with Donald Trump on Supreme Court nominee Tribes find common ground with Donald Trump on Supreme Court nominee (02/17)
It's been a rocky start for the Trump administration but the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the nation's highest court is drawing praise in Indian Country.
Hearing on injunction against Dakota Access Pipeline moved to February 28 Hearing on injunction against Dakota Access Pipeline moved to February 28 (02/17)
The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are pushing hard to stop the controversial project.
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation school official worried about Trump era cuts Cronkite News: Navajo Nation school official worried about Trump era cuts (02/16)
The superintendent for Navajo schools said 'alarming' calls for the Trump administration to eliminate Head Start funding could leave tribal children without preschool programs or the education resources they desperately need to succeed.
Native women push for more action on missing and murdered sisters Native women push for more action on missing and murdered sisters (02/16)
Advocates are hoping to build on the pro-tribal provisions of the Violence Against Women Act.
Army Department formally cancels review of Dakota Access Pipeline Army Department formally cancels review of Dakota Access Pipeline (02/16)
The decision from the Donald Trump administration marks another slight to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
Native Sun News Today: Dakota Access firms see spills and explosions Native Sun News Today: Dakota Access firms see spills and explosions (02/16)
Two giant oil companies involved in the Dakota Access Pipeline experienced toxic spills and fiery explosions on their other lines in February.
Standing Rock leader vows to 'forgive' but keep fighting after White House slight Standing Rock leader vows to 'forgive' but keep fighting after White House slight (02/15)
Mistrust of the new Trump administration is running high as Indian Country tries to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Native women host Capitol Hill briefing on missing and murdered sisters Native women host Capitol Hill briefing on missing and murdered sisters (02/15)
Advocates are calling for May 5 to be designated as National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls.
Mark Trahant: Another Native woman aims to make history at polls Mark Trahant: Another Native woman aims to make history at polls (02/14)
Timing is everything in politics — so Minnesota Rep. Peggy Flanagan (D) is wasting no time in her bid for Congress.
New leader of key House panel defends handling of Dakota Access Pipeline New leader of key House panel defends handling of Dakota Access Pipeline (02/14)
Rep. Doug LaMalfa (R-California) is toeing the Republican party line when it comes to the controversial project.
Tribal leaders hear dueling messages on Indian health in the new Donald Trump era Tribal leaders hear dueling messages on Indian health in the new Donald Trump era (02/14)
Indian issues have always been portrayed as non-partisan but it looks like that's no longer the case, at least when it comes to health care.
Native Sun News Today: Indian lawmakers invited to 'cracker barrel' Native Sun News Today: Indian lawmakers invited to 'cracker barrel' (02/14)
Three Native American legislators are among the 21 South Dakota state lawmakers invited to meet the public at the first-ever cracker barrel in Rapid City.
Dakota Access ready to start transporting oil sooner than expected Dakota Access ready to start transporting oil sooner than expected (02/13)
Even though Dakota Access is moving a lot faster than anticipated, a federal judge declined to halt construction activities in North Dakota.
Army Corps gave green light to Dakota Access Pipeline in key memo Army Corps gave green light to Dakota Access Pipeline in key memo (02/13)
The agency with a history of mistrust in Indian Country helped the Donald Trump administration justify its approval of the controversial project.
Donald Trump's Cabinet grows with more anti-Indian advocates Donald Trump's Cabinet grows with more anti-Indian advocates (02/13)
Attorney General Jeff Sessions won't support tribal jurisdiction over non-Indians while Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price wants to dismantle Obamacare.
First State of Indian Nations address in the new Donald Trump era First State of Indian Nations address in the new Donald Trump era (02/13)
National Congress of American Indians President Brian Cladoosby is delivering the speech in Washington, D.C.

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