Dalton Walker: Red Lake Nation rallies for boys basketball players (March 9, 2016)

Basketball is more than a game for many at Red Lake. It's a cherished outlet.

Harry Potter author invokes 'Native American magic' in new piece (March 9, 2016)

The British novelist, screenwriter and film producer has set her new story in North America and is drawing complaints about her use of Native imagery.

Former Blackfeet Nation council member indicted in federal court (March 9, 2016)

Cheryl Little Dog is accused of harboring a fugitive in her home on the reservation and lying to federal agents about his whereabouts.

Navajo Nation encourages members to pursue careers in medicine (March 9, 2016)

The tribe and the University of Arizona are establishing a scholarship fund to pay tuition for Navajo student who will be required to serve in their community after completing their medical residency.

Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation sees setback on recognition (March 9, 2016)

The tribe's status in New Jersey is in limbo as a judge dismisses one of two lawsuits aimed at resolving the impasse.

Little Shell Tribe receives documents to bolster federal recognition (March 9, 2016)

The hereditary chief of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians brought baptismal records, letters and other documents to help his relatives in Montana.

Indian Health Service aims to save certification for troubled facility (March 9, 2016)

The new leader of the beleaguered agency vowed to do 'whatever it takes' to prevent more facilities in the troubled Great Plains Area from losing a key source of funding.

Mary Annette Pember: Abuse leads to trafficking of Native women (March 9, 2016)

Independent journalist Mary Annette Pember wraps up her series into sex trafficking in Indian Country with a visit to the Great Plains.

Nooksack Tribe interferes with judicial branch and disbars law firm (March 9, 2016)

The tribal council disbarred prominent attorney Gabe Galanda, apparently without advance notice, leaving 306 disenrollees without a key advocate.

Mark Trahant: More opportunities for Native votes as race drags out (March 9, 2016)

Looking at the calendar and the states ahead, it’s certain that Indian Country and our issues will be on the agenda for the 2016 presidential election.

FBI agents failed to disclose shots fired at armed Oregon occupier (March 9, 2016)

The Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Justice is looking into the fatal shooting of the spokesperson of the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon.

David Bornstein: Program helps youth with education and services (March 9, 2016)

A remarkable nonprofit in Baltimore sends teams of volunteers to give overwhelmed youths unconditional help and guidance that cannot be withdrawn.

Donald Trump racks up 3 more victories as Clinton and Sanders split wins in 2 states (March 9, 2016)

Republicans voted in Hawaii, Idaho, Michigan and Mississippi while Democrats went to the polls in Michigan and Mississippi.

Mary Smith: Bringing more accountability to Indian Health Service (March 9, 2016)

We are committed to fixing these issues not simply in the short-term but so that the changes are sustainable over time.

Lakota Country Times: Rosebud housing units test positive for meth (March 9, 2016)

Statistics issued in January show 19 percent of the housing units under the management of the tribe's housing authority have tested positive for methamphetamine residual.

Native Sun News: Tim Giago shares the history of Indian journalism (March 9, 2016)

The South Dakota Newspaper Association is in the process of conducting oral and visual interviews with several longtime newspaper editors and publishers with long records of covering news and events.

Clara Caufield: Northern Cheyenne story prompts an unusual threat (March 9, 2016)

Last week, the grandfather of Indian journalists, Tim Giago, and I had similar experiences – both by readers who took great issue which articles we had earlier written.

Jennifer Falcon: Activists ended abuses at Bureau of Indian Affairs (March 9, 2016)

The story of the Indian Civil Rights Movement is a complex one with many facets and stories waiting to be explored and told.

Gyasi Ross: Nominate Diane Humetewa to serve on Supreme Court (March 9, 2016)

It’s time to recognize the ability of Indigenous women to restore the balance to not only our communities, but to all people; in fact, it’s long overdue.