Stillaguamish Tribe signs policing powers agreement with county (June 4, 2015)

The agreement authorizes tribal police to enforce state law and officers will respond to all calls on the reservation, no matter who commits the crime.

Public comment period extended on whale hunt for Makah Nation (June 4, 2015)

The tribe secured the right to hunt in the 1855 Treaty of Neah Bay but the federal courts have ruled that the hunt must comply with federal law.

Frances Charles re-elected as chair of Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe (June 4, 2015)

Frances Charles has served on the council for 17 years and and as leader of the tribe since 2005.

Siletz Tribe becomes latest to join marriage equality movement (June 4, 2015)

The council took action after tribal members overwhelmingly said they favored a change in laws.

March planned in nation's capitol over mine at sacred Apache site (June 4, 2015)

Congress authorized the transfer of federal land to a foreign-controlled company that will build a copper mine on sacred Apache lands.

Pinoleville Pomo Nation starts planting marijuana on reservation (June 4, 2015)

The tribe has cautiously put 25 plants on one parcel and 26 on another and is inviting the county sheriff to come and eradicate that last plant.

Bill John Baker: Compact upholds Cherokee Nation treaty rights (June 4, 2015)

For millennia, we Cherokees have provided for our families by hunting and fishing the lands.

Albert Bender: Solar energy plant approved over tribal concerns (June 4, 2015)

An ancient, sacred Mohave Indian tribal site has been destroyed as a result of the Obama administration's push for solar development on public land.

Citizen Potawatomi Nation alleges retaliation in dispute with city (June 4, 2015)

The tribe blames flooding at its cultural center on city employees who allegedly tampered with the water system.

Red Earth Native American Cultural Festival ready for big kick-off (June 4, 2015)

The 29th annual event features a parade through downtown Oklahoma City, an arts market and a powwow.

Sac and Fox Nation launches campaign to bring Jim Thorpe home (June 4, 2015)

The effort comes as the tribe and the surviving sons of the legendary athlete filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court.

Clara Caufield: Tackling stereotypes by writing about our people (June 4, 2015)

It gives me joy to write stories about Indian people including men and women, young and old, who are accomplishing remarkable things, most often in a quiet and humble way.

Native Sun News: Rapid City mayoral victor vows to work with all (June 4, 2015)

At the end of the day and with all precincts reporting former Rapid City Chief of Police Steve Allender defeated incumbent Sam Kooiker winning the election by a margin of about 1,200 votes.

Steve Russell: Tribal governments face 'public money' challenge (June 4, 2015)

President Obama, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and much of the chattering class are focused on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a free trade agreement that will be a major symbol of Obama’s 'pivot to Asia'—if it happens.

Students from Oglala Sioux Tribe get close with First Lady Obama (June 4, 2015)

Avianna Garcia, 9, and Gabriel Brooks, 10, shared a lot of face time with First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House event.