'You know, Andrew Jackson': Hearing scheduled into Trump reorganization (July 13, 2018)

Key lawmakers are looking into the Trump administration's controversial reorganization amid ongoing complaints in Indian Country.

Navajo Nation man still missing after more than two months (July 13, 2018)

Billy Nez, Jr., was last seen by his sister on April 28.

Native candidate for Congress draws attention of White House (July 13, 2018)

One #NativeVote18 candidate in Kansas is facing the Trump machine while another has resurfaced in New Mexico.

Red Fawn Fallis sentenced to nearly five years for #NoDAPL incident (July 13, 2018)

A non-fatal gun incident will keep Dakota Access Pipeline opponent Red Fawn Fallis in federal prison.

Republicans seek to 'modernize' federal endangered species law (July 13, 2018)

'Republicans are turning their back on the most vulnerable species in the country,' an environmentalist said.

Another tribal recognition bill advances with Republican support (July 12, 2018)

With little fanfare, another tribal recognition bill is advancing as a top Republican asserts authority over the politically-complex process.

'The reservation is our homeland': Paskenta Band dedicates highway signs (July 12, 2018)

Drivers in northern California will now know when they are in the homelands of the Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians.

Gun Lake Tribe hosts third annual Sweet Grass Moon Pow Wow (July 12, 2018)

Dancers, drummers and singers are gathering at Camp Jijak in Michigan for the Sweet Grass Moon Pow Wow.

Cherokee Nation acquires historic site by Trail of Tears landmark (July 12, 2018)

The Cherokee Nation is protecting a historic site from development and rebuilding its land base in Oklahoma.

'Love is in there too': Reviving tribal traditions for newborns (July 11, 2018)

With a new report highlighting the struggles facing Native mothers and their newborns, communities are turning to tribal traditions for support.

White Mountain Apache man sentenced for death of 16-year-old girl (July 11, 2018)

'She was destined to accomplish so much,' the sister of young victim Katherine Irene Tortice said.

Dakota Access sued for failing to sell ranch at Standing Rock (July 11, 2018)

Corporations aren't supposed to own ranches in North Dakota but Dakota Access got away with it in the name of a $3.8 billion oil pipeline.

'Shake it up': Bureau of Indian Affairs undergoes change in the Trump era (July 10, 2018)

Key lawmakers have described the Bureau of Indian Affairs as lacking 'leadership' and even being 'in complete disarray.'

Witness list for hearing on bill to return land to Leech Lake Band (July 10, 2018)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is taking testimony on the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe Reservation Restoration Act.

Grannies and Abuelas are heading to the border to support families (July 10, 2018)

A caravan of concerned women will head to the Mexico border to deliver grandmotherly love to migrant families.

A conservative majority: Supreme Court shifts to the right (July 10, 2018)

The nomination of Brett Kavanaugh gives the Supreme Court a solid conservative majority, worrying some advocates about the fate of abortion rights and other issues.

Charges filed for deaths of Lakota mother and her 14-year-old son (July 9, 2018)

A driver is facing just a year in jail for a crash that took the lives of Lynell Morrison-Cash and her son, Waylon, 14.

Funding package with increases for Indian Country slated for action (July 9, 2018)

A bill that protects Indian Country from funding cuts but fails to stop the Trump administration's controversial reorganization is moving forward.

Leech Lake Band gets first hearing on reservation restoration bill (July 9, 2018)

A bill to return nearly 12,000 acres to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe is getting its first hearing this week.

Lytton Band moves closer to success with tribal homelands legislation (July 9, 2018)

The Lytton Band of Pomo Indians is getting closer to securing a permanent homeland for its people.

'It's gut-wrenching': Migrant children still being held in shelters (July 9, 2018)

Children as young as 5 are still being detained by the United States despite orders to reunite them with their families.

Graham Lee Brewer: Diving deeper into Indigenous issues at High Country News (July 9, 2018)

The High Country News tribal affairs desk is going through a transformation.

Little Shell Chippewa Tribe sees progress on federal recognition bill (July 9, 2018)

A bill to recognize the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians is taking an important step forward on Capitol Hill.

Former Miss Indian New Mexico was told she'd be 'deported' by security guard (July 6, 2018)

Shopping while indigenous appears to be a new crime in sunny southern California.

Community on Navajo Nation terrorized by 'Red Skin Kingz' gang (July 6, 2018)

The leaders of the Red Skin Kingz, a violent gang on the Navajo Nation, were finally brought to justice after years of brutal crimes.

'Good riddance': Scott Pruitt steps down at Environmental Protection Agency (July 6, 2018)

Scott Pruitt aggressively rolled back agency regulations even as he was dogged by ethical questions at the Environmental Protection Agency.

Winnebago artist Henry Payer taps into tribal history (July 5, 2018)

Henry Payer's earliest memory involves a sketchbook his father once gave him. He's been filling pages ever since.

Appeals court rules against Winnebago tribal corporation in tobacco case (July 5, 2018)

Businesses owned by the Winnebago Tribe must turn over tobacco records to federal authorities, according to a new court ruling.

YES! Magazine: Protect salmon and protect tribal traditions (July 5, 2018)

Salmon are at the center of ceremonies, art, and identity for tribes in the Pacific Northwest, Alaska, and California.

Indian school went without fire alarm system for more than a decade (July 3, 2018)

A school on the Navajo Nation went without fire protection systems for more than a decade and the problem still hasn't been completely fixed.

Pokagon Band celebrates influx of $2.3 million in federal housing funds (July 3, 2018)

The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians celebrated National Homeownership Month with a big check.

The Conversation: Native Americans are still fighting for their rights (July 3, 2018)

In the thick of seismic social upheavals, Native Americans also reached for their rights, and activists renewed their campaign for recognition and status as fully sovereign nations.

Secretary Zinke blames Democrats for delaying Indian Affairs nominee (July 3, 2018)

Tara Sweeney waited a long time to be confirmed as the Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs. Who is to blame?

Native students learn about science in 'Sovereign' summer camp (July 2, 2018)

The Sovereign Native Youth STEM Leadership Academy introduces science careers to Native students,

'They're sacred': Volunteers take care of wild horses on Navajo Nation (July 2, 2018)

With drought conditions the worst in 15 years, wild horses on the Navajo Nation are looking for food and water.


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