Supreme Court nominee comes with some Indian law experience (March 16, 2016)

Judge Merrick Garland has heard a number of big Indian law cases but didn't write the decisions in any of them.

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe to remove invasive trees on reservation (March 16, 2016)

The red cedar trees are interfering with grazing areas so they will be removed over the next four years with support from the Department of Agriculture StrikeForce program.

Oglala man charged in connection with theft of $1M in Indian education funds (March 16, 2016)

Stacy Phelps was charged after a lengthy investigation that arose after a tragic murder-suicide in South Dakota in September 2015.

Oneida Nation seeks to renew land agreement with community (March 16, 2016)

The tribe wants to pay the city of Green Bay, Wisconsin, for services to its trust properties but some local leaders have concerns about taxation and jurisdiction issues.

Aroostook Band of Micmacs combats threat to native ash trees (March 16, 2016)

The Maine tribe has enlisted youth in an effort to prevent an invasive species from devastating an important part of its culture.

Washington tribes prepare for another bad year of salmon runs (March 16, 2016)

The Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission is worried that there aren't enough returning fish to produce the next generation of salmon.

Activists lead 80-mile Walk for Mother Earth through Everglades (March 16, 2016)

Elders Bobby C. Billie and Betty Osceola will march for six days along the Tamiami Trail to seek protections for the Miccosukee and Seminole homelands.

Nisqually Tribe objects to tests of rocket system at military base (March 16, 2016)

The reservation borders the Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington and the tribe is worried about the impacts on its lands and its cultural and natural resources.

Special Trustee Vince Logan hosts open house for 20th birthday (March 16, 2016)

The agency that was charged with overseeing trust reform efforts at the Interior Department is welcoming beneficiaries from the Washington, D.C., and Mid-Atlantic area.

Chickasaw Nation helps restart work on troubled Indian museum (March 16, 2016)

The tribe has agreed to contribute $15 million for construction and up to $14 million for operations of the stalled American Indian Cultural Center and Museum in Oklahoma City.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton continue to rack up more wins (March 16, 2016)

Republican real estate mogul Donald Trump won three more states as a rival dropped out. Democrat Hillary Clinton won at least four of five states.

Clara Caufield: Encouraging our own people to share our stories (March 16, 2016)

It is curious that so many non-Native, well-intentioned, compassionate and empathic journalists want to write stories about Indians, er..I mean Native Americans, er..I mean indigenous people, currently the most politically correct label.

Native Sun News: Rosebud singer turns attention to a higher power (March 16, 2016)

As Darlene 'Red Elk' Myers sang her Lakota heart out in a smoke-filled, country & western club in Bordentown, N.J., a friend continuously came to her shows inviting her to church.

Terese Marie Mailhot: Harry Potter author careless with Native 'magic' (March 16, 2016)

Kids who should be reading rinky-dink novels about orphaned white kids, fantasizing about magic worlds, are being forced to face some of the dank realities of being Indian.