Top education official in North Dakota insists Defenders of the Water School lacks approval (October 12, 2016)

The state's top education official is questioning the existence of one of the success stories of the #NoDAPL movement.

Obama administration fudges numbers to reach land-into-trust goal (October 12, 2016)

More than 500,000 acres has been placed in trust but the figure includes properties that weren't the subject of land-into-trust applications.

Eastern Cherokee chief vows cooperation with federal investigations (October 12, 2016)

The Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Justice are looking into the North Carolina tribe.

Native students condemn 'racist' images used in official program at Yale University (October 12, 2016)

Officials at the Ivy League institution apologized for the use of the stereotypical imagery.

Mark Trahant: Getting the first Native woman elected to Congress (October 12, 2016)

This country cannot be the country it wants to be, the one that it says it is, or the one that’s changing fast, without including more voices who are as diverse as the country.

Mary Annette Pember: Tribal leaders meet for NCAI convention (October 12, 2016)

Independent journalist Mary Annette Pember is in Phoenix, Arizona, for the National Congress of American Indians 73rd annual convention.

Steve Russell: Freedom of the press still lacking in Indian Country (October 12, 2016)

'Freedom of information can only make our governments better.'

Member of Puyallup Tribe threatens to buck Hillary Clinton pledge (October 12, 2016)

Robert Satiacum Jr. was a supporter of Bernie Sanders and isn't happy with his party's nominee.

Cronkite News: Moving beyond a holiday named for an explorer (October 12, 2016)

Elvira Bitsoi, principal at a school on the Navajo Nation: 'As a people, we’ve moved on from Columbus.'

Jim Kent: Putting a stop to pollution of our waters and our lands (October 12, 2016)

Widespread pollution - in spite of government agencies, environmental organizations and front-line activists – is still a global concern.

Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge school puts priority on health (October 12, 2016)

One school on the Pine Ridge Reservation is continuing its efforts to improve the learning environment of its students

Native Sun News Today: Turning to traditions to combat trauma (October 12, 2016)

Each new piece of beadwork created by Dawn Marie Arkinson represents overcoming a personal experience in her life.