Trump administration quickly approves Dakota Access Pipeline over tribal objections (January 31, 2017)

Barely a week after a White House directive, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has taken action.

Southern Ute Tribe hires one of its own to lead economic efforts (January 31, 2017)

Raymond A. Baker started working for his tribe after a 30-year career in the U.S. Navy.

Navajo Nation legal opinions made available online for first time (January 31, 2017)

Attorney General Ethel Branch announced the publication of the tribe's formal legal opinions.

Democrats force a delay in vote on President Trump's tribal jurisdiction foe (January 31, 2017)

Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Alabama) has refused to say whether he will defend the tribal jurisdiction provisions of the Violence Against Women Act.

New York Times runs feature on the Native youth behind the #NoDAPL movement (January 31, 2017)

Young tribal citizens turned the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline into an international cause.

Senate committee approves President Trump's Interior and Energy choices (January 31, 2017)

Ryan Zinke for Interior and Rick Perry for Energy saw opposition from Democrats and Independents but both are expected to win final confirmation in the Republican-controlled Senate.

Yoshitaka Ota and Andrés Cisneros-Montemayor: Indigenous communities and food (January 31, 2017)

Until recently no one had ever quantified how intensively indigenous communities rely on seafood, or its importance for their existence as distinct peoples.

Victor Swallow: Two Lakota boys recall the Battle of Greasy Grass (January 31, 2017)

I have two short stories about two Lakota men named Jim Comes Again and Joe High Eagle.

Albert Bender: City joins fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline (January 31, 2017)

Nashville City Council passes resolution in support of Standing Rock Sioux opposition to pipeline.

Tiffany Midge: The new circus is in town and it's headed by Donald Trump (January 31, 2017)

Good things are happening in response to the incoming administration.