Cheyenne-Arapaho Tribes take part in unique gut microbe study (December 3, 2015)

Researchers led by the University of Oklahoma conducted the first-ever study of the gut microbes of a Native population.

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation children deserve loving homes (December 3, 2015)

This time of year let’s keep in mind those Cherokee children that need a loving, nurturing home.

Supreme Court blocks Native Hawaiian self-governance vote (December 3, 2015)

Native Hawaiians who are trying to form their own government were dealt another setback by the nation's highest court.

Fond du Lac Band seeks to reacquire lands within reservation (December 3, 2015)

Plans call for the land to be set aside for conservation, rice harvesting, hunting and fishing activities.

Chippewa Cree Tribe received $420M in federal funds over five years (December 3, 2015)

Tribal leaders, employees and associates have stolen millions of dollars through various theft, embezzlement and bribery schemes on the reservation.

Cherokee Nation donates $4M for renovation of historic building (December 3, 2015)

The Seminary Hall at Northeastern State University opened in 1889 as a boarding school for Cherokee students.

Lawmakers concerned about late and missing tribal justice reports (December 3, 2015)

The Department of Justice sent an investigation and prosecution report to the Senate Indian Affairs Committee less than one hour before a hearing on the Tribal Law and Order Act.

Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation grows economy with olive oil brand (December 3, 2015)

The tribe grows olives at the Seka Hills farm and presses them into oil and its own mill.

Steven Newcomb: Showing true leadership on tribal sovereignty (December 3, 2015)

Why is the unemployment rate so high on Indian reservations? Why are there so many dire health statistics on Indian reservations?

Saginaw Chippewa Tribe swears in Frank Cloutier as new leader (December 3, 2015)

Frank Cloutier is a newcomer to the council who previously served as the tribe's director of public relations.

Koi Nation leads effort to protect sacred resources from looters (December 3, 2015)

Looting is almost a daily occurrence and artifacts are even easier to find because drought conditions have exposed tribal sites.

Hawaii's top court halts construction on sacred Native mountain (December 3, 2015)

Native Hawaiian activists believe the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope will desecrate Mauna Kea, the most sacred peak on the big island.

Vi Waln: Many Lakota people are thankful every day of their lives (December 3, 2015)

Learn to be grateful for your daily blessings, it’s better to be happy with what you have than to use all your energy complaining about what you don’t have.

Lakota Country Times: Oglala champion hosts bull riding challenge (December 3, 2015)

The newly crowned two-time Indian National Finals Rodeo World Bull Riding Champion is set to host a bull riders challenge on the Saturday night of the Lakota Nation Invitational.

James Giago Davies: History of Lakota sports heroes lost forever (December 3, 2015)

Last week I received e-mail from a couple of people who played basketball back during the years of the great Cobbler dynasty Coach Dave Strain built at Rapid City Central,

Native Sun News: Lakota elder could lose housing due to rent hike (December 3, 2015)

As the light of morning finds its way into Carol Hatten’s cabin room at the Budget Inn located in Rapid City’s corridor of poverty on East Boulevard North, evidence of years of neglect and filth are revealed on the stained carpet.