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Indian Country mounts another fight after Donald Trump approves another pipeline
'Here we are again,' said Chairman Larry Wright of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska.
Appeals court hears slew of Indian cases amid focus on Supreme Court nominee
Wednesday was just another busy day for Neil Gorsuch and the federal appeals court where he has served as a judge for a decade.
Internal tribal disputes continue to trip up federal court system
Tribal citizens who have been punished by their governments are finding few allies in the federal court system but that isn't stopping them from seeking justice.
Mark Trahant: Indian health care gains ignored in political debate
The story of Alaska and Montana is not front and center in the health care debate in the House. But it should be.
Indian lawmaker resigns after being charged for child prostitution
Ralph Shortey, a citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, had served in the Oklahoma Senate since 2010.
Alex Jacobs: Donald Trump in middle of the 'deep state civil war'
How deep state arguments are being used to benefit or dismantle ‘Citizen Trump.’
Keystone XL Pipeline route crosses path of Ponca Tribe's forced removal
Indian Country thought the controversial project was dead until President Donald Trump revived it just four days after taking office.
Harold Monteau: Tribal governments are abusing their own people
Recent corruption and Civil Rights abuse of Indians means an Indian Civil Rights Act refresher may be needed.
Supreme Court nominee acknowledges poor treatment of 'sovereign' tribes
The U.S. Supreme Court hasn't always been kind to Indian Country but a federal judge from Colorado appears ready to ensure tribes will be treated fairly.
Dakota Access submits another status update entirely under seal
The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline appear closer than ever to completing their controversial project but there's no way for the public to know for sure.
Cronkite News: Copper mine on sacred Apache land in Arizona complains about delays
The Resolution Copper Mine in Arizona would be operating by now in most countries, but is still years away from getting all the permits it needs in the U.S., a company official testified.
Mary Annette Pember: Awareness for missing and murdered sisters
'It’s a hard struggle when a member of your family passes away. But this Day of Awareness can mean that her memory will live on forever.'
Indian Child Welfare Act survives attack from conservative groups
Tribal leaders and advocates are breathing a sigh of relief after a federal judge rejected a broad challenge on the historic law.
Osage Nation passes referendum to legalize same-sex marriage
Tribal law previously restricted marriages to a man and a woman.
Tulalip Tribes install first leadership board with women in majority
A woman is serving as chair of the Washington-based tribe for the first time in nearly 80 years.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules hearing on diabetes
The hearing comes as tribes lobby Congress to reauthorize the Special Diabetes Program for Indians.
Mary Smith and Mary Wakefield: Obamacare repeal is bad for Indian Country
The hidden costs of Affordable Care Act repeal with American Health Care Act replacement on Native Americans.
Southern Ute Tribe pressured to share more of $126M settlement
The tribe already shared 60 percent of the settlement on a per capita basis but some citizens want the rest.
Top leaders from Sac and Fox Nation face another recall petition
Chairman Edmore Green, Vice Chairman James Jensen and Treasurer Nancy Keller are being targeted once again.
Donald Trump's 'beachead' teams still operating across federal agencies
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke appears to be working well with the situation but Administrator Scott Pruitt of the Environmental Protection Agency doesn't seem to be happy.
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe sees another Dakota Access setback
A federal appeals court refused to halt the controversial pipeline, which is almost ready to accept oil.
Supreme Court nominee fares well in review of Indian law record
Donald Trump's nominee has a far better record when it comes to tribes than the man he would be replacing on the nation's highest court.
Russell Begaye: Washington must help secure jobs on reservation
Our nation is faced with an impending economic disaster after the owners of a power plant on Navajo land, have threatened to shut down the facility by 2019.
Native Sun News Today Editorial: Native people have the most to fear from Donald Trump's reign
Native Americans probably have much more to fear than any other American from this man who considered Indians his enemy when their casinos put him out of business.
Native Sun News Today: 'We're still here and we're not going away!'
Beginning on March 7, tipi poles were in the ground kicking off four days of lobbying, ceremonies, cultural events, and discussions culminating in a march from the Army Corps of Engineers headquarters to the White House.
Indian lawmaker charged in child prostitution case in Oklahoma
Sen. Ralph Shortey (R), who is Rosebud Sioux, was allegedly found in a motel on March 9 with a 17-year-old male.
Donald Trump praises Andrew Jackson but neglects history of genocide
Andrew Jackson is widely reviled as one of the worst presidents for Indian Country but he has one prominent admirer in the White House.
Secretary Zinke promotes budget cut as a 'saving' for taxpayers
The new leader of the Interior Department promised to 'fight' for a fair budget but it doesn't look like he convinced President Donald Trump.
Mark Trahant: Donald Trump's budget means less for the first Americans
The new Trump Administration budget is short on details, but clear on direction.
Donald Trump brings bad news to Indian Country with first budget
The parent agencies of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service are seeing major cuts to offset increases in defense spending.
Cronkite News: Tribes remain wary of wall along US-Mexico border
President Donald Trump’s proposal for a southwestern border wall would do more than separate two nations – it would split another nation in half, say tribal advocates.
Steve Russell: Donald Trump fails to live up to his many promises
As the unkept promises continue to stack up, do the voters also forget what he said yesterday?
Native Sun News Today: Tribes promise fight against Keystone XL
'The Dakota Access Pipeline resistance was just the preseason,' South Dakota Sen. Kevin Killer (D) said.
Harlan McKosato: Don't pay any more attention to Donald Trump
Donald Trump’s ego grows with the attention we give him.
Cronkite News: San Carlos Apache Tribe marches for sacred site
It’s a chilly Friday morning on highway AZ-170 on the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation.
2016 Democratic National Convention
Indian Country again shares stage on final night of Democratic convention
Native Democrats make urgent case for Hillary Clinton as president
Indian Country shares spotlight at Democratic National Convention
Recap: Native American Council at Democratic National Convention
Indian Country makes presence known at Democratic convention
Native American Council meets at Democratic National Convention
2016 Democratic Party Platform
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Democrats embrace tribal sovereignty in platform for convention
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Republicans unveil platform and project inclusion at convention
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