Congress approves yet another short-term extension for Indian diabetes program (October 9, 2017)

Congress has renewed the Special Diabetes Program for Indians but only for three months, the shortest extension on record.

President Trump nominates Quapaw citizen Robert Weaver to lead Indian Health Service (October 9, 2017)

It's taken longer than expected but President Donald Trump is finally addressing the leadership void at the beleaguered Indian Health Service.

Mark Trahant: Native lawmaker Peggy Flanagan joins ticket for top office in Minnesota (October 9, 2017)

This country has never elected a Native American woman to lead a state, or even as a lieutenant governor.

Teton Times: Standing Rock citizens secure injunction in constitutional dispute (October 9, 2017)

Citing tribal traditions and customs, a judge granted an injunction to stop a proposed constitution revision because Standing Rock Sioux leaders failed to inform the people.

Doug George-Kanentiio: Sixties Scoop survivors weren't consulted on settlement (October 9, 2017)

We were never involved in these negotiations. We never agreed to concede to the enormous financial surrender.

The Conversation: How Christopher Columbus was resurrected in the United States (October 9, 2017)

Christopher Columbus the man died more than 500 years ago. Christopher Columbus the legend is still being dismantled.

Albert Bender: Tennessee's capital city takes big step on Indigenous Peoples' Day (October 9, 2017)

On October 5, Nashville, the capital city of Tennessee, took the momentous step of recognizing the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

Dennis Daugaard: South Dakota has cause to celebrate on Native American Day (October 9, 2017)

Relations between the tribes and the State of South Dakota have improved over the last 27 years.

Tim Giago: South Dakota governor remains ignorant of state's Indian history (October 9, 2017)

I continue to be appalled at the apparent ignorance of South Dakota's Gov. Dennis Daugaard when it comes to the thousands of Lakota, Nakota, and Dakota living within the borders of the state he governs.