Press Release: Bureau of Indian Affairs approves land-into-trust application for Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (September 18, 2015)

Assistant Secretary Washburn Issues Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe of Massachusetts’s First Land-Into-Trust Decision.

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe celebrates land-into-trust decision (September 18, 2015)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is placing 321 acres in trust for the tribe in Massachusetts.

House committees hold long hearing into Gold King Mine spill (September 18, 2015)

The proceeding didn't tread much new ground as lawmakers kept Environmental Protection Administrator Gina McCarthy at the witness table for nearly three hours.

Appeals court won't award additional fees to late Elouise Cobell (September 18, 2015)

The late lead plaintiff sought an additional $10.5 million cover expenses incurred during the course of her 15-year fight to hold the federal government accountable.

Final guidance issued on taxation of tribal per capita payments (September 18, 2015)

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service issued final guidance after extensive consultation in Indian Country

Press Release: Mashpee Wampanaog Tribe land-into-trust application (September 18, 2015)

Nearly four centuries after helping the Pilgrims survive on these shores, the United States government today officially acknowledged the sovereign territory of the indigenous Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe.

Assistant Secretary Washburn plans to return to New Mexico (September 18, 2015)

The Chickasaw Nation citizen is on leave as dean of the University of New Mexico School of Law.

Exhibit features photos of tribal leaders and Abraham Lincoln (September 18, 2015)

Tribal leaders, military generals and ordinary civilians sat for portraits in the Washington, D.C., studio of Alexander Gardner.

Indian Land Capital Company names Rjay Brunkow as new CEO (September 18, 2015)

The member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians comes to the job with a background in Indian law, investment banking and economic development.

Land conflicts lead to deaths of tribal members in Nicaragua (September 18, 2015)

The casualties include Mario Leman, the leader of an indigenous organization based in the territory of the Miskito Tribe.

James Giago Davies: Now where did my Lakota mind end up? (September 18, 2015)

All your life you deal with the crazy ideas White people have about Indians.

Native Sun News: Lakota woman takes over news director job (September 18, 2015)

Beginning this year, Marnie Cook, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Member, has been named News Director of KOTA Radio 1380.