Pinoleville Pomo Nation blasts local raid of marijuana operation (September 28, 2015)

The tribe accused the sheriff in Mendocino County, California, of violating its sovereignty by raiding two facilities on the reservation.

Little Traverse Bay Bands count few fluent language speakers (September 28, 2015)

Only three people on and near the tribe's reservation in Michigan are considered to be fluent in Anishinaabemowin.

Oklahoma tribes settle trust mismanagement lawsuit for $186M (September 28, 2015)

The Choctaw Nation will receive $139.5 million and the Chickasaw Nation will receive $46.5 million to resolve a lawsuit filed in 2005.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Iroquois Nationals score silver at games (September 28, 2015)

The Iroquois Nationals are secure in their position as the second best box lacrosse team in the world.

Julian Brave NoiseCat: Sen. John McCain sells out on sacred sites (September 28, 2015)

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has been the subject of intense criticism from Native activists and their supporters over the past year for his role in orchestrating the sale of Oak Flat.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules hearing on seven bills (September 28, 2015)

All seven of the bills on the agenda focus on land-into-trust issues for tribes in California, Nevada and Oregon.

House subcommittee takes up two federal recognition measures (September 28, 2015)

Congress has not passed a stand-alone federal recognition bill since the mid-1990s but two measures seem to be gaining momentum.

Outgoing House Republican leader promises to avert shutdown (September 28, 2015)

Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio), who surprised Capitol Hill with his resignation, criticized extremist Republicans as 'false prophets.'

Jodi Rave Spotted Bear: Checks and balances on tribal leadership (September 28, 2015)

In theory, the Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council should revere our tribal constitution because it’s one of the most important documents for our people.

Native Sun News: Spreading the word on bison in Indian Country (September 28, 2015)

Marsha Small, a Northern Cheyenne, has had the 'summer of a lifetime.'

Native Sun News Editorial: No shame in continued use of 'Indians' (September 28, 2015)

We speak to Lakota elders and elders of other Indian nations frequently and never, not once, have we ever heard them refer to themselves as Natives or even Native Americans.

Brian Patterson: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe reclaims homeland (September 28, 2015)

As the Mashpee people celebrate this historic moment, know that USET is joyous and is celebrating along with the Mashpee people.

Steven Newcomb: Pope Francis endorses system of domination (September 28, 2015)

The doctrine of Christian domination has been carried forward and maintained by each new generation of the society.

Steve Russell: Dartmouth elevates a Pretendian to key position (September 28, 2015)

Elevating a Pretendian connection to an importance equal to academic specialty just aggravates the simmering insult of higher education’s embrace of box checking at the expense of the least successful minority in academia.