Menominee Nation woman hired as executive director for NAIHC (April 13, 2015)

Pamala Silas joins the organization as it continues to push for the reauthorization of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act.

First woman to lead Mississippi Choctaws opens re-election bid (April 13, 2015)

Phyliss J. Anderson made history when she was elected chief in 2010.

Mary Pember: Activists protest opening day for Cleveland team (April 13, 2015)

Although it's been one hundred years since the inception of the Cleveland Indians’ name, it is a year like any other for Cleveland resident Marjorie Villafane of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe.

Indian attorneys take a stand and denounce tribal disenrollment (April 13, 2015)

With the federal courts and the Bureau of Indian Affairs unlikely to intervene, the National Native American Bar Association is calling on lawyers to address the situation.

Witness list for House subcommittee hearing on three tribal bills (April 13, 2015)

Indian employment, trust reform and an Alaska Native land transfer are on the agenda for the House Subcommittee Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs at its first legislative hearing of the 114th Congress.

Yanomami Tribe buries blood samples studied without consent (April 13, 2015)

Nearly 2,700 samples were returned to the tribe after they were taken during the 1960s and subjected to scientific study.

Editorial: Tribal online lending operations deserve state scrutiny (April 13, 2015)

The real lenders, the ones who are raking in the incredible profits, are unscrupulous lenders with no claim to sovereignty.

Oglala Sioux Tribe struggles to address suicide among its youth (April 13, 2015)

Since December, seven young people -- including a 12-year-old -- have committed suicide on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Idaho and Oregon clash over Chief Joseph statue at US Capitol (April 13, 2015)

The governor of Idaho is staking a claim to the Nez Perce leader while Oregon considers him as its representative in the National Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C.

Sheldon Wolfchild: Return land promised to Dakota descendants (April 13, 2015)

The Traditional Dakota, our ancestors, always believed that the land upon which everyone walks is sacred because of how it was created by our creator, as the old ones say.

Marc Simmons: The legend of the White chief among the Apache (April 13, 2015)

New Mexicans had long speculated that this individual was Charley McComas, seized by Apaches near Lordsburg in 1883 when he was 6 years old and raised as an Indian.

Column: Michael Jandreau was 'giant' to many in Indian Country (April 13, 2015)

Some of the speakers talked of Michael Jandreau as if he were a giant. In the sense of history, perhaps he was.

Presidential hopeful Rand Paul draws 'NDN' supporter on Twitter (April 13, 2015)

It's not clear who is behind the account or whether it is linked to the Republican candidate's campaign.

Navajo Nation presidential election still on tap despite meddling (April 13, 2015)

An election official said the vote will proceed as planned even as a new referendum regarding language fluency has already been scheduled.

Native Sun News: Troubled reservation school work back on track (April 13, 2015)

If all goes as planned under new approach to a Lame Deer Elementary School expansion project funded by Impact Aid, students at Northern Cheyenne will start next school year in new classrooms.

Steven Newcomb: Indian policy and 'internal' self-determination (April 13, 2015)

Language from the National Security Council’s memorandum explains the basis for the U.S.’s 2010 position on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples issued by the Department of State.

Steve Russell: Shocking students with the truth about US history (April 13, 2015)

There’s a word, sophomoric, that describes one of the few downsides of the professoring trade. If you teach college students, it describes your very own personal Groundhog Day.