Tribal sovereignty foe Scott Pruitt slated to join Donald Trump's administration (December 7, 2016)

Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt has fought tribes on jurisdiction, sovereign immunity and taxation fronts.

Sen. John Barrasso passing on gavel at Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (December 7, 2016)

Democrats have already named Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico) as vice chair while Republicans have not announced who will serve as chair.

Rep. Markwayne Mullin refutes speculation of 'privatizing' tribal land (December 7, 2016)

The Oklahoma Republican said a widely circulated report 'completely distorted' his views about sovereignty and self-determination.

Rosalyn LaPier: How Standing Rock became a site of pilgrimage (December 7, 2016)

The Standing Rock Sioux tribe was able to achieve this victory in part because of the assistance of thousands of 'water protectors.'

Indian Health Service plans to award $1.4M in Native youth grants (December 7, 2016)

The money will be used to address suicidal behavior and substance misuse among Native youth.

Ivan Star Comes Out: The lust for oil and the #NoDAPL movement (December 7, 2016)

History does have a tendency to repeat itself, especially if people are oblivious to the past.

Vi Waln: The #NoDAPL movement reminds them we are still here (December 7, 2016)

What we’ve all witnessed in person, as well as on social media video shared from Standing Rock, can only be described as evil.

Lakota Country Times: North Dakota county sheriff sued for excessive force (December 7, 2016)

A lawsuit brought forth by a national lawyers guild is demanding an immediate injunction preventing law enforcement from continuing to deploy certain weapons against water protectors.

North Dakota county wants 'Sheriff Kirchmeier' account off Twitter (December 7, 2016)

America's infamous #NoDAPL sheriff is not sending out tweets but some users seem to think the account is legitimate.

Common Dreams: Veterans ask for forgiveness at Standing Rock (December 7, 2016)

Native American tribal leaders conducted a forgiveness ceremony with U.S. veterans on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota.

Nick Zaiac: Let tribes decide what to do with their own homelands (December 7, 2016)

'The important thing is that people have a choice rather than having that choice dictated to them by Washington.'

Editorial: A 'false victory' on the Dakota Access Pipeline easement (December 7, 2016)

'The Dakota Access affair is the second major instance of pipeline activism in recent years.'

Native Sun News Today: Lakota artist Rex Carolin designs 'Water is Life' tipi (December 7, 2016)

Mni Wiconi is the theme of the latest tipi project that Rex Carolin, a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, designed and painted.

Tiffany Midge: Don't shame the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe for the Dakota Access Pipeline (December 7, 2016)

'Standing Rock needs allies, not corrective measures and shaming.'