Students from Tulalip Tribes construction program help homeless (June 16, 2015)

The students built two tiny homes that will help address the homeless population in Seattle, Washington.

Eldest member of Saginaw Chippewa Tribe set for 100th birthday (June 16, 2015)

Mary Zilz was born on June 18, 1915, and remains active in the community.

John Guenther: Racist mascots aren't an honor for Native people (June 16, 2015)

If you are part of a non-Native team that has taken on one of these negative stereotypes then the time to change is now.

Former chairman of Omaha Tribe pleads guilty in fund theft case (June 16, 2015)

Amen Sheridan, 54, admitted that he knew about the theft of tribal housing funds.

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation students keep our language alive (June 16, 2015)

Members of the Cherokee Nation Tribal Youth Council have accepted the White House’s Generation Indigenous challenge to Indian Country to improve lives and increase opportunities for Native youth.

Blood Tribe sees big turnout at conference to address drug abuse (June 16, 2015)

The tribe dedicated more law enforcement resources and authorized the distribution of anti-overdose kits on the reserve.

Eastern Cherokees assert authority in all domestic violence cases (June 16, 2015)

The tribe can arrest, prosecute and try non-Indians who commit certain offenses on the reservation.

Hopi Tribe working on settlement over wastewater at sacred site (June 16, 2015)

The tribe filed the lawsuit over the use of treated sewage at the sacred San Francisco Peaks in Arizona.

White House questions 'misplaced priorities' in appropriations bill (June 16, 2015)

The Office of Management and Budget is calling for more funding for the Indian Health Service and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Appropriations measure blocks BIA's federal recognition reforms (June 16, 2015)

The rule hasn't been made public but lawmakers don't want to see it implemented or enforced.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe moves forward with legal marijuana (June 16, 2015)

The tribe will grow marijuana and sell it for medicinal and recreational use on the reservation.

Navajo Nation father competes on 'American Ninja Warrior' show (June 16, 2015)

Brandon Todacheenie traveled to Texas in March for a chance to appear on the highly-competitive show.

Interview: Chief Gary Batton of Choctaw Nation shares struggles (June 16, 2015)

The Durant Democrat interviews Chief Gary Batton, who is rounding out his first term as leader of the Choctaw Nation and is running for election in July.

Racial shifting common among Americans who claim Native roots (June 16, 2015)

More and more Americans are willing to self-identify as Native even if they lack documentation.

Cabinet members hear from urban Indian community in Maryland (June 16, 2015)

Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack visited Native American Lifelines in Baltimore.

Steven Newcomb: Indian law and policy came from the colonizers (June 16, 2015)

The ideas and arguments typically called U.S. federal Indian law and policy are the result of that persuasive use of human language in an effort to disempower our original nations while empowering the United States.

Native Sun News: Tribes seek removal of federal grizzly bear czar (June 16, 2015)

Twelve Tribal Nations have called on Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to remove the US Fish and Wildlife Service’s Grizzly Bear Recovery Coordinator, Dr. Chris Servheen, after questioning his 'fitness to participate in this process.'