MHA Nation citizen ordered to pay $109M in child abuse case (December 15, 2015)

Romeo Whitebird was just seven months old when he was beaten by his caretaker, who is now serving nine years in prison.

Albert Bender: Let's carry on the legacy of the late John Trudell (December 15, 2015)

Another dauntless advocate of American Indian activism has walked on with the passing of Native rights stalwart John Trudell.

Arne Vainio: Starting a new medical segment for Native Report (December 15, 2015)

I want to make going to the doctor less scary and I want medical issues to make sense.

Tom Colicchio: Let consumers make choices about genetic foods (December 15, 2015)

The idea that I would try to hide what’s in my food from my customers offends everything I believe in. It’s also really bad for business.

Review: 'The Ridiculous 6' turns out to be more stupid than offensive (December 15, 2015)

A handful of extras, portraying Native American characters, walked off the set because they were disgusted by grotesque or stereotypical portrayals.

James Giago Davies: Holding things together in Lakota country (December 15, 2015)

Pages are set up on the internet, with the intent of supplying timely information about an event, about sports rosters, but you find many of them haven’t been updated for years.

Native Sun News: Activists demand inclusion in climate accord (December 15, 2015)

Calling for inclusion of indigenous rights in global climate accords during a canoe paddling event to highlight grassroots concerns, about 150 organizations signed a statement reflecting traditional Native American elders’ formal position

Authorities bring in 22 for warrant sweep on Spirit Lake Nation (December 15, 2015)

A total of 29 warrants were cleared as the defendants were rounded up on various federal, tribal and state charges.

Northern Cheyenne man convicted of aggravated sexual abuse (December 15, 2015)

Olaf James Haugen, 29, was found guilty of raping and beating a woman on the reservation in August 2013.

Blood Tribe accepts $5.8M settlement for illegal use of reserve (December 15, 2015)

During World War II, the Canadian government took 55,000 acres for a shooting and bombing practice range.

Colville Tribes announce closure of plywood mill in early 2016 (December 15, 2015)

The loss of a major customer, devastating fires and declining plywood prices were cited as reasons for the closure of Omak Wood Products.