Tribes in Alaska celebrate long-awaited victory in trust land case (July 4, 2016)

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has cleared the way for the Bureau of Indian Affairs to approve land-into-trust applications in the 49th state.

Native youth participate in first Jr. NBA camps in Indian Country (July 4, 2016)

The Tulalip Boys and Girls Club in Washington and the Red Cloud Indian School in South Dakota are hosting the events.

House to consider land-into-trust bills for two tribes in California (July 4, 2016)

One bill benefits the Tuolumne Band of Me-Wuk Indians and the other is for the Tule River Tribe.

Carly McIntosh: For our missing and murdered sisters in Canada (July 4, 2016)

A poem to the missing and murdered Aboriginal women of Canada.

Review: 'New England Bound' recounts slavery of Indian people (July 4, 2016)

As enslaved Africans came in, New England merchants sent Indian captives out, banishing them to Barbados or somewhere else beyond the seas.

Editorial: Bureau of Indian Affairs moves slowly on public safety (July 4, 2016)

The fatal beating, choking and burning of Roylynn Rides Horse, a 28-year-old Crow Agency woman, has rekindled outrage over violence on Montana Indian Reservations.

Dan Bear Crane: The importance of Sacrifice Cliff in Crow history (July 4, 2016)

Let’s save the beauty and history for our descendants using our spiritual sense and not turn it into a circus because of greed.

Bruce Meyers: Sentencing reform and justice for Indian women (July 4, 2016)

We have to do something for the thousands of Native American women who are behind bars, away from their families and their communities.

Simon Moya-Smith: Sen. Elizabeth Warren keeps avoiding Indian Country (July 4, 2016)

Native Americans are far more than political fodder, or a white woman's claim to ethnicity. We are your neighbors, and we deserve respect.

Mark Charles: Native people dehumanized in Declaration of Independence (July 4, 2016)

According to the Declaration of Independence, natives are dehumanized as savages who stood in the way of westward expansion.

Hillary Clinton envisions women making up half of Cabinet posts (July 4, 2016)

Historically, women have held only about a quarter to a third of the top-level positions within the executive branch.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux citizen graduates from West Point (July 4, 2016)

Dakota Robinson endured the intense educational and military training and graduated in the top 15 percentile of his class from the military academy at West Point, New York.

Tim Giago: Political movement obscures role of Indians in history (July 4, 2016)

I remember that as an elementary student on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation we used a history book that sugar-coated, ignored or revised history as applied to Native Americans.

Terri Miles: New leader of university center is only playing Indian (July 4, 2016)

The First Nations Educational and Cultural Center has been a hard fought creation over the past 11 years with many Native American students and faculty putting in thousands of volunteer hours.

Steve Russell: Music forms the soundtrack of our lives and times (July 4, 2016)

By the time you are pushing 40, you understand why oldies radio stations are common coast to coast.

Steven Newcomb: Challenging the basis of Indian law and policy (July 4, 2016)

Isn’t it time for our nations to start challenging such bad and illogical storytelling that is being used by the U.S. in the name of 'law?'