Civil rights group calls for elimination of NFL team's racist name (January 19, 2015)

A testy meeting that included Gary Edwards, a Cherokee man who runs the Original Americans Foundation, proved to be the last straw.

Northern Cheyenne Tribe reaches settlement with Catholic school (January 19, 2015)

The St. Labre Indian School uses images of Indian children and of the reservation in fundraising pleas.

Lawmakers concerned about Lower Brule Sioux Tribe allegations (January 19, 2015)

A report from Human Rights Watch accused tribal leaders of failing to account for about $25 million in federal funds.

Christine Dupres: Cowlitz Tribe on long journey to reclaim land (January 19, 2015)

In late December of last year, I braved slogging rain, soggy ground, and dropping temperatures to join a sizable crowd of my fellow Cowlitz people as we gathered to celebrate a future reservation.

Internet lenders linked to Miami Nation agree to $21M settlement (January 19, 2015)

The Federal Trade Commission accused the companies of violating consumer protection laws.

Woman arrested for deaths of two people on Barona Reservation (January 19, 2015)

Authorities believe Elaina Rose Welch killed her three-year-old son and fatally shot a 32-year-old man identified as her boyfriend.

Gyasi Ross: Staying healthy for the New Year in Indian Country (January 19, 2015)

Last year I got particularly out of shape for the holidays. So I was kinda in triage mode when New Year hit.

Opinion: Tribal sovereignty ignored when it becomes unprofitable (January 19, 2015)

The disappointing decisions of the federal government in the face of lucrative energy prospects are nothing new for Native Americans.

Opinion: Indian artist Andrew Morrison creates powerful murals (January 19, 2015)

It wasn’t until I stood in front of Native American artist Andrew Morrison’s murals on a cold December morning that I really grasped how powerful — and valuable — they are.

Opinion: Treaty doesn't promise off-reservation water for tribes (January 19, 2015)

What is the origin of off-reservation claims?

Initial DNA tests show Kennewick Man linked to Native peoples (January 19, 2015)

The 9,500-year-old remains were discovered on federal land in Washington that was once a part of the Umatilla Reservation.

Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux Tribe denies off-reservation voters (January 19, 2015)

The tribal folks in the Great Plains Region should be concerned about how their constitutions were drafted and the subsequent language that is contained in them.

Fort Peck Tribes approve use of marijuana for medicinal purposes (January 19, 2015)

The council set a deadline of June 1 to draft new laws to regulate the drug.

Steven Newcomb: Church plans to sanctify a legacy of domination (January 19, 2015)

The same institution that brought us the Crusades, a Borgia Pope and the Inquisition is now going to sanctify Serra’s legacy.

No contest plea for death of Oglala Sioux man in November 2012 (January 19, 2015)

Albert Apple Sr. was a former tribal police officer who was 48 years old when he was murdered.

Native Sun News: Report due into police shooting of Native man (January 19, 2015)

As the community begins the healing process following the shooting death of Allen Locke by officer Anthony Meirose, several organizations are scrambling to find positive solutions to investigate and solve these too frequent occurrences.