Trump team moves quickly to finalize big tribal economic development proposal (August 7, 2017)

The Bureau of Indian Affairs is poised to help tribes resolve a long-standing taxation issue even as a powerful lawmaker from President Trump's own party expresses resistance.

Tribes weren't consulted about being removed from Cobell buy-back program (August 7, 2017)

The Trump administration told tribes about changes to the Land Buy-Back Program less than an hour before a press release was issued to the public.

Las Vegas Paiute Tribe prepares to open largest marijuana dispensary in nation (August 7, 2017)

The Las Vegas Paiute Tribe is building what Chairman Benny Tso is calling the largest marijuana dispensary in the nation.

Department of the Army begins first removal of remains from Carlisle cemetery (August 7, 2017)

A delegation from the Northern Arapaho Tribe is overseeing the disinterment of three children who died at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania.

Warm Springs Tribes offer exclusive and pricey option for viewing solar eclipse (August 7, 2017)

A total solar eclipse is coming to America on August 21 and viewing options exist in Indian Country.

Crow Tribe blames drugs and gangs for fatal shooting on reservation in Montana (August 7, 2017)

The leader of the Crow Tribe is blaming drugs and gangs for a shooting that left three people dead and two others injured.

Ray Cook: Our indigenous freedoms are directly tied to the freedom of the Earth (August 7, 2017)

Freedom is an illusion, and all we have are redemption songs, Ray Cook writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Tom Perez: Trump administration steers government toward the termination era (August 7, 2017)

By steering the government toward termination-era policies, President Donald Trump threatens the health and prosperity of Native Americans and drags us all backward, Tom Perez of the Democratic National Committee writes.

Mary Annette Pember: Ojibwe women are the ones who hold everything together (August 7, 2017)

Ojibwe women survived European attempts to undermine their role as ‘one who holds things together,’ Mary Annette Pember writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Michael Paul Hill: It is up to Native communities to chart our own futures again (August 7, 2017)

The People—the Nnee (known today as Western Apache)—need to follow the lead of their great ancestors and fight for life, Michael Paul Hill writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Steven Newcomb: Indigenous nations aren't obligated to follow colonial ideas (August 7, 2017)

There is a false assumption today that Native people have inherited from our ancestors an obligation to meekly accept dominating ideas and judgment, Steven Newcomb writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Mark Trahant: Indian Country sees incremental progress on obesity among youth (August 7, 2017)

A new study, one that is built on a massive amount of data, reports that obesity among Native American youth is staying mostly the same.

Cronkite News: Congress goes home for a month with big list of unfinished bills (August 7, 2017)

Congress has gone home for its regular monthly August recess -- after talking about a delay -- but faces a long list of work when it comes back after Labor Day.