Haskell University announces cuts to troubled athletics program (May 21, 2015)

The football program will be suspended for the upcoming season and four of 10 sports are due to be eliminated.

Yakama Nation woman sentenced to 10 years for child abuse (May 21, 2015)

Kai Martinez admitted she abused her twin 8-year-old daughters, starving them in the process.

Navajo Nation business opens tech data center in New Mexico (May 21, 2015)

NOVA Corporation will use the data center to meet the information technology needs of government and commercial clients.

School apologizes for teaching song about brutal Indian mission (May 21, 2015)

A young member of the Wukchumni Tribe refused to sing the words to 'Twenty-One Missions' out loud.

Heroin blamed for crash near Saginaw Chippewa Tribe's school (May 21, 2015)

The tribe declared a war on substance abuse and heroin has been of particular concern.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee holds field hearing in Oklahoma (May 21, 2015)

Sen. James Lankford (R), a new member of the Senate, will chair the hearing in Anadarko.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community to honor Civil War veterans (May 21, 2015)

The Marquette Regional History Center is hosting an event titled Remembering and Honoring the Civil War Ogichidaa.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe to hold election for chief and sub-chief (May 21, 2015)

The election board hasn't been able to release a list of candidates because criminal background checks are taking 'longer than anticipated.'

Judge won't require school to allow eagle feather at graduation (May 21, 2015)

Hayden Layne Griffith is graduating from high school in Oklahoma today and will likely have to walk without her eagle feather.

Ivan Star: I'm finding it hard to stand for 'Star Spangled Banner' (May 21, 2015)

There was a time in my life when I actually felt relieved as I cheered for the cavalry riding in, bugle blaring, to save the settlers and their wagon trains.

Opinion: Indian Country left out of nation's economic recovery (May 21, 2015)

The U.S. economy is showing signs of recovery — a slow recovery at the very least. The Native American population, however, has largely been left in the dust.

Pokagon Band to file land-into-trust application at housing site (May 21, 2015)

The tribe plans to build 74 houses on a 57-acre site Hartford Township, Michigan.

Coquille Tribe hosts National Indian Timber Symposium in June (May 21, 2015)

The Intertribal Timber Council organizes the annual event, set for June 8-1 at the Mill Casino Hotel and RV Park in Oregon.

Lakota Country Times: NAIHC presents honor for lifetime service (May 21, 2015)

The National American Indian Housing Council presented Paul Iron Cloud with the 2015 George Nelson Outstanding Lifetime Service Award.

Opinion: Putting a woman on $20 bill might not be an easy task (May 21, 2015)

All of our paper money feature white men, at least half of them slave-owners.

Native Sun News: North Dakota tribe hit with another brine spill (May 21, 2015)

While watchdogs Walter and Lisa DeVille were calling attention to truckloads of sewage being discharged on the edge of Lake Sakakawea, not far away a frack-water spill dumped 220,000 gallons of toxic brine on the Ft. Berthold Reservation.

Review: 'Hoop Jumper' offers look at allotment era in Oklahoma (May 21, 2015)

'Hoop Jumper,' by Tulsa native Vicki Lynn Mooney, premiered Thursday in the basement CitySpace Theatre at Civic Center Music Hall.

Crystal Echo Hawk: Indian Country still invisible to philanthropy (May 21, 2015)

A 2011 study published by Native Americans in Philanthropy and the Foundation Center that found that giving to Native Americans accounts for only 0.03 percent of all foundation giving.