Member of Ute Tribe of Utah indicted on manslaughter charges (January 7, 2016)

Wilda Annie Manning is accusing of striking and killing Steven Chet Goodrich, who died at the age of 25 in June 2015.

Nisqually Tribe names community building in honor of the late Billy Frank Jr. (January 7, 2016)

The Billy Frank Jr. Community Service Building is being dedicated to the renowned treaty rights activist.

Kathleen Nilles: Five ways tribes can reduce taxes for members (January 7, 2016)

Thanks to the passage of federal legislation, as well as some favorable IRS administrative rulings and procedures, tribal leaders now have the ability to structure programs and establish plans that can relieve federal and state income tax burdens.

House Democrats call for armed group to leave refuge in Oregon (January 7, 2016)

Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Arizona) introduced a resolution condemning the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge.

BIA formally declares reservation for Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe (January 7, 2016)

Kevin Washburn made the historic decision on his second to last day as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs.

Cherokee Nation working to prosecute non-Indians under VAWA (January 7, 2016)

The largest tribe in the United States is close to meeting the requirements of the landmark 2013 law, a senior official said.

A Tribe Called Red working to release third album after big year (January 7, 2016)

Ian Campeau, also known as DJ NDN, said he's 'really excited' about the group's upcoming release.

Burns Paiute Tribe tells armed group to leave ancestral territory (January 7, 2016)

'They just need to get the hell out of here,' council member Jarvis Kennedy said during a press conference at tribal headquarters.

Charlotte Rodrique: Land rightfully belongs to Burns Paiute Tribe (January 7, 2016)

If anyone should assume a greater caretaking role for the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, which a group of armed protesters are occupying, it's not the state, or private owners, but the Burns Paiute Tribe.

Families await inquiry into missing and murdered Native women (January 7, 2016)

Top officials in Canada are holding consultation meetings across the country in advance of launching the formal investigation.

Native stereotypes fail to stop record views of 'The Ridiculous 6' (January 7, 2016)

Some Native actors and extras walked off the set last year in protest of the depiction of Native culture, particularly elders and women.

TransCanada seeks $15B in damages for death of Keystone bid (January 7, 2016)

The Canadian company filed a lawsuit against President Barack Obama and is initiating a second claim under the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Brandon Ecoffey: Making history with Lakota Country Times app (January 7, 2016)

One of the many things that we have learned is that people from all over the world are interested in reading news about Lakota people and about the governance of our nations.

Clara Caufield: A new member joins my rez home security system (January 7, 2016)

In Busby, Montana, as on most of the Northern Cheyenne Reservation, there is an alarming rate of home invasions, which we suspect is related to the alarming rate of meth addiction in this area.

Lakota Country Times: Tribal attorney tapped for state position (January 7, 2016)

Oglala Sioux Tribe Attorney General Tatewin Means was sworn in as deputy state’s attorney for Oglala Lakota County last month.

Native Sun News: Grandparents raising grandkids at Pine Ridge (January 7, 2016)

According to the most recent census, 58.7 percent of grandparents living on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation are raising their grandchildren.

Opinion: Native students threatened by cuts at Montana school (January 7, 2016)

Native American student success is the responsibility of the University of Montana because of treaty obligations by the federal government and constitutional mandates by the state of Montana.