Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe nears completion of long-awaited movie theater (June 23, 2016)

Construction is wrapping up on the 7th Generation Cinema in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, and it's slated to open in the next few weeks.

Native American Basketball Invitational draws top talent to Arizona (June 23, 2016)

More than 1,400 athletes from tribal communities in the United States and Canada are taking part in the annual event.

Susanville Rancheria thanks lawmakers for land-into-trust bill (June 23, 2016)

The tribe's reservation will be growing by 300 acres thanks to a bill that was signed into law by President Barack Obama.

Mescalero Apache woman hosts fundraiser for Miss United States (June 23, 2016)

Vanessa Hernandez is proud to represent her tribe as she prepares for the pageant later this summer.

Seneca-Cayuga Nation ordered to conduct another council election (June 23, 2016)

Confusion has arisen following a disputed vote in early June. Two people are now claiming to be chief of the Oklahoma tribe.

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to collect sales tax on entire reservation (June 23, 2016)

Chairman Dave Archambault said some tribal members aren't happy with the council's decision.

Matthew Fletcher: A 'huge win' for Mississippi Choctaw court system (June 23, 2016)

Huge win for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians tribal court and most especially for the family of John Doe.

Supreme Court deadlocks in closely-watched tribal jurisdiction case (June 23, 2016)

Dollar General must now answer to a lawsuit filed in the courts of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.

Supreme Court backs affirmative action policy in long-running case (June 23, 2016)

By a narrow 4-3 vote, the nation's highest court finally ruled on the merits of a case that began in 2008.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs schedules hearing on three bills (June 23, 2016)

The committee will take testimony on two tribal water settlements and a bill to repeal a series of outdated federal Indian laws.

White House defends fracking standards imposed on Indian Country (June 23, 2016)

The controversial regulation is already before the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals after a judge issued an injunction sought by the Ute Tribe, states and the energy industry.

Mark Trahant: A Republican plan to terminate the Indian Health Service (June 23, 2016)

The mentality of Congress is that it has never considered a single proposal to fully-fund Indian health.

Two charged for beating and setting woman from Crow Tribe on fire (June 23, 2016)

Roylynn Rides Horse, 28, suffered third-degree burns over 45 percent of her body and is being treated in Utah.

James Giago Davies: Welfare for corporations but nothing for tribes (June 23, 2016)

Wasicu somehow miss noticing trillions lost to corporate welfare, but bellyache if Lakota receive any government monies due them because of treaty obligation.

Native Sun News: Senate committee takes on Indian Health Service (June 23, 2016)

What started out as a meeting to improve accountability and the quality of healthcare to Great Plains Indians serviced by the Indian Health Service, quickly turned to focus on the awarding of emergency room contracts to AB Staffing Solutions.

Peter d'Errico: Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas critiques federal Indian law (June 23, 2016)

We need not fear engaging with Justice Thomas or anyone else in the American government who wants to challenge the mess in federal Indian law.