Senate passes resolution for Native American Heritage Month (November 9, 2015)

The measure recognizes the contributions of Native Americans to the United States and highlights their cultures and heritages.

DOJ to help with arguments in Supreme Court jurisdiction case (November 9, 2015)

The justices will hear Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians on December 7.

Tribes and activists celebrate rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline (November 9, 2015)

Leaders in South Dakota spent seven years rallying opposition to a project that would have crossed treaty-protected territories.

Mary Pember: Wind saves Blackfeet community from big blaze (November 9, 2015)

The August 28 fire originated in the Lewis and Clark National Forest and was referred to as the Spotted Eagle fire.

Review: Kay WalkingStick connects to her heritage with art (November 9, 2015)

One hopes there was a long and complicated discussion about the placement of the first painting that greets visitors at the entrance of the Kay WalkingStick exhibition at the National Museum of the American Indian.

Muscogee Nation voters oust George Tiger as principal chief (November 9, 2015)

Challenger James Floyd won with 62 percent of the vote, according to the unofficial results.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe puts hold on marijuana resort (November 9, 2015)

Tribal officials remain optimistic but the decision puts a serious damper on the highly-anticipated project.

Former leader of Grand Traverse Band guilty of sex crimes (November 9, 2015)

Derek Bailey was found guilty of abusing a minor victim but was acquitted in connection with a second one.

President of Pawnee Nation resigns after two recent arrests (November 9, 2015)

Misty Tuttle served just six months as president of the Oklahoma tribe.

Ann Kirkpatrick: Fix reservation roads to help Indian students (November 9, 2015)

Tribal roads are a federal trust responsibility, but without funding to do more, the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs blades these roads just once or twice a year, carving deep channels below the surrounding ground level.

Mark Trahant: A new era of reconciliation emerges in Canada (November 9, 2015)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered the message that Aboriginal Canadians are significant intellectual contributors to Canada’s political discourse.

Ivan Star Comes Out: Impacts linger from boarding school era (November 9, 2015)

I see a huge void in our history from our ancestors’ experiences to our lives today.

Vince Two Eagles: A Native worldview remains relevant today (November 9, 2015)

The tapestry of multiculturalism making up our human community is absolutely, without question, relevant to today’s conversation about the ongoing development past, present, and future of collective mankind.

Lakota Country Times: Mobile arts center debuts at Pine Ridge (November 9, 2015)

The First People’s Fund has created a mobile arts center for artists that will help to bring customers, artists, and culture bearers together in a new and innovative way.

Steve Russell: Prosecutors need lessons about abuse of power (November 9, 2015)

In my jurisdiction, two prosecutors have lost their law licenses and a third had to move to the South Pacific to find work because of overzealous prosecutions.

Christie Michelle Poitra: Sorry but settlers are immigrants too (November 9, 2015)

Ann Coulter’s beliefs about the history of the United States are steeped in a Manifest Destiny narrative.