Conservative group to file class action lawsuit to challenge ICWA (July 6, 2015)

The Goldwater Institute claims Indian children are being hurt by compliance with the 1978 law.

President Obama signs bill to help Miami Nation revoke old charter (July 6, 2015)

The corporate charter was originally approved in 1940 under the Oklahoma Indian Welfare Act but was never used by the tribe.

Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee trust reform hearing (July 6, 2015)

Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn and Special Trustee Vince Logan are scheduled to testify.

House Natural Resources Committee considers tribal bills at markup (July 6, 2015)

The bills address land, water and other issues for the Miami Nation, the Navajo and three tribes in Oregon.

Bobcat wearing necklace found at Native burial mound in Illinois (July 6, 2015)

The bobcat was deliberately placed with the remains of 22 ancestors at a 2,000-year-old site.

Jodi Gillette joins board of directors for Notah Begay III Foundation (July 6, 2015)

The foundation, created by Navajo / Pueblo golfer Notah Begay, combats diabetes in Indian Country.

Washington fights tribal treaty rights decision before 9th Circuit (July 6, 2015)

A federal judge ordered the state to fix more than 800 culverts that prevent salmon from returning to usual and accustomed tribal fishing places.

Indian Country rallies to return Jim Thorpe back home to Oklahoma (July 6, 2015)

The National Congress of American Indians, the Native American Rights Fund and current and former members of Congress are supporting repatriation of the legendary athlete.

Editorial: Osage Nation loses out with energy development rules (July 6, 2015)

Tribal shareholders are paid a percentage of the revenue from oil and gas production on the county’s 1.4 million acres.

Editorial: Connecticut wins with BIA's federal recognition reforms (July 6, 2015)

Sometimes relentless political pressure can make something good happen in Washington.

Duane Champagne: Tribes willing to adapt without losing identity (July 6, 2015)

One of the most powerful forces arrayed against Indigenous Peoples are the forces of modernity.

Editorial: A woman belongs on $20 bill instead of Andrew Jackson (July 6, 2015)

Andrew Jackson was a slave owner whose decisions annihilated American Indian tribes of the Southeast.

Alray Nelson: Navajo Nation must stand up for marriage equality (July 6, 2015)

President Russell Begaye and the Navajo Nation Council now have a real opportunity to take a stand and be champions for our equality.

Terese Marie Mailhot: Get your Disney princesses out of Indian Country (July 6, 2015)

I want everything that intrudes on Indian’s right to live without racism or romanticism to die along with the old racists who invented them.

James Giago Davies: The things that really matter to Lakota people (July 6, 2015)

About time I compiled a personal list of things that matter, and of course, most of the things that do matter will be Lakota related.

Lakota Country Times: Native youth work on drama and filmmaking (July 6, 2015)

Students from the Little Wound School on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota work with actress Irene Bedard.

Alex Jacobs: Genocide and slavery aren't taught in our classrooms (July 6, 2015)

Researching slavery in American History is eye-opening as I realized it was not taught outright but only glossed over when I was a student.

Native Sun News: Oglala leader blames deaths on domestic violence (July 6, 2015)

President John Yellow Bird Steele issued Proclamation No. 15-06 declaring action on domestic violence.

Gregory Smithers: Cherokee Nation gave up symbol of Confederacy (July 6, 2015)

American Indians provide us with a clear example of how to move past the moribund imagery of the Confederacy.