Tribal views seen as influencing close vote on Obama-era energy rule (May 12, 2017)

The Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, as well as the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, support a federal regulation that carries environmental and economic benefits in Indian Country.

Nooksack Tribe remains without recognized council as Trump administration digs in (May 12, 2017)

A group of disputed leaders has been kicked out of federal court and denied access to an estimated $14 million in federal funds.

Native American Rights Fund slams President Trump for commission on 'voter suppression' (May 12, 2017)

The nation's oldest Indian legal advocacy group is speaking out President Trump's new voter fraud initiative.

Trump administration revives huge mine opposed by tribes in Alaska (May 12, 2017)

The Pebble Mine had been squashed by the Obama administration -- even Barack Obama visited the area to meet with Native fisherwomen.

Yakama Nation upset by break in storage tunnel at nuclear waste facility (May 12, 2017)

Chairman JoDe Goudy of the Yakama Nation calls the Hanford nuclear site in Washington a legacy of the 'domination and dehumanization' of Native peoples.

Confirmation hearing scheduled for top Interior Department official (May 12, 2017)

A lawyer and lobbyist who weathered a series of storms during the Bush administration has been nominated as Deputy Secretary of the Interior.

Crow Tribe welcomes Vice President Pence to coal mine on homelands (May 12, 2017)

The trip highlights the importance of coal to the Crow people in Montana.

Liz Perez Halperin: Environment will define the Donald Trump era (May 12, 2017)

The Trump era will, one day, be used as a case study for how it catapulted the environmental industry forward and brought greater attention to climate change.

Harold Frazier: The Dakota Access Pipeline isn't supposed to leak (May 12, 2017)

This pipeline was promised to be so safe that the possibility of an oil leak was astronomical, the chairman of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe writes.

Wilma Mankiller documentary set for world premiere in Los Angeles (May 12, 2017)

A new film called 'Mankiller' shares the remarkable story of the first woman to lead the Cherokee Nation.

Native Sun News Today Editorial: Donald Trump's racial slur draws laughter from far right (May 12, 2017)

This is probably the first time in the history of the American presidency that lies become meaningless.

Native Sun News Today: Tribal activists protest rollback of environmental regulations (May 12, 2017)

A grassroots organization on the Ft. Berthold Reservation has put the Environmental Protection Agency on notice that deregulation of environmental protections is unacceptable from the viewpoint of social justice.