President Obama invites Native youth to White House on July 9 (April 27, 2015)

Some 800 youth are to be selected to participate in the first-ever White House Tribal Youth Gathering in Washington, D.C.

Sparring continues in Wind River Reservation jurisdictional feud (April 27, 2015)

The Environmental Protection Agency recognized the authority of the Eastern Shoshone Tribe and the Northern Arapaho Tribe in December 2013 but the case has yet to be resolved in federal court.

Choctaw Nation citizens slam Vanilla Ice's shaky ancestry claim (April 27, 2015)

The actor and rapper is defending his participation in The Ridiculous Six by bringing up his alleged Indian heritage.

Oneida Nation faces questions over land-into-trust acquisitions (April 27, 2015)

The tribe lost its entire 65,400-acre reservation to allotment and has been slowly reacquiring the land.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe might be interested in growing hemp (April 27, 2015)

Hemp is already legal in North Dakota and the former U.S. attorney in the state believes a new Department of Justice policy applies to the plant.

Youth of Hoopa Valley Tribe speak out against marijuana grows (April 27, 2015)

The Hoopa Valley Youth Council believes marijuana cultivation harms the environment.

Opinion: Deadline approaches in Alaska land-into-trust dispute (April 27, 2015)

If the village of Akiachak wins or the lawsuit is dropped, the Interior Department can begin processing applications from any of the 220-plus tribes in Alaska that may request their land be put into federal trust status.

Gabe Galanda: Even Hollywood is taking on tribal disenrollment (April 27, 2015)

Amidst the furor about Adam Sandler’s racist depiction of Indians in his forthcoming movie, consider another narrative about Indian Country that is increasingly being told by Hollywood.

Jean-Luc Pierite: School makes bad choice with fake headdress (April 27, 2015)

For the Biloxi-Chitimacha, to my knowledge, your 'honor' does not rebuild their homes.

Editorial: States need help dealing with newly recognized tribes (April 27, 2015)

Of the Obama administration approves new federal tribal recognition rules, the administration and Congress had better help states deal with the consequences.

Lakota Country Times: Cobell scholarship fund being put to use (April 27, 2015)

The Cobell Scholars program fund is designed to provide funding for American Indian and Alaska Native students who are attending both post-secondary vocational schools and other 'institutions' of higher learning.

Native Sun News: Author brings Lakota heritage to stewardship (April 27, 2015)

A natural resources management system based on traditional Lakota values, developed by Richard Sherman, Cante T’inza (Strong Heart), Oglala from Pine Ridge, has been selected for special honor by Australia.

Peter d'Errico: Pope fails to address genocide of Native peoples (April 27, 2015)

Pope Francis speaking out about the Armenian genocide is significant, but the pope has not addressed U.S. history, nor has he looked closely enough at the Christian colonial record.

Steve Russell: Same-sex marriage back before Supreme Court (April 27, 2015)

Indians who live in their homelands and wish to solemnize a relationship with a same sex partner must do so, if at all, under tribal law.

Terese Mailhot: The epidemic of early death on the reservation (April 27, 2015)

Don't misunderstand me, I'm proud of my heritage, but not of our mortality rate.