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Linderman Dam
The Biden administration is investing $29 million in infrastructure funds on dam safety in Indian Country.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds an oversight hearing on “Setting New Foundations: Implementing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act for Native Communities.”
Akisa 2022
An ambitious showcase of Native talent devolved into controversy and recrimination as performers and vendors were left in the dark about the event.
Pope Francis
Christian churches destroyed the lives of more Lakota boys and girls than they will ever know.
Harold Frazier
Any law or order meant to restrict our freedom to teach and learn is a restriction on freedom.
'Indians Allowed'
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is calling on the Department of Justice to investigate a business that has banned Native patrons.
'Indians Allowed'
The people of the Dakota, Lakota and Nakota nations came together to take a stand against racism and discrimination on their homelands.
Indians Allowed
A series of troubling incidents appears to harken to a time of unchecked discrimination, racism and basic disregard for Native people.
Harold Frazier
When those wagons first began their way to break treaties and settle on our territory we were classified as lesser beings and genocide was justified as such.
Black Hills Land Claim
The poorest of people in all of America refuse to accept one single penny for the theft of the Black Hills.
Tribal Flags
Ideally, a national flag is a symbol of pride and devotion to one’s country.
House Committee on Natural Resources
The House Committee on Natural Resources holds a markup to consider the Requirements, Expectations, and Standard Procedures for Effective Consultation with Tribes Act.
Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate
Joe Biden is a man of vision — he is working to “Restore the Soul of America.”
Whiteclay Leadership Summit
A tiny town once known for being a destructive source of alcohol for Pine Ridge Reservation residents, could be a model of hope and healing.
Business Meeting to consider S. 2264 & Legislative Hearing to receive testimony on S. 3123, S. 3126, S. 3273 & S. 3381
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds a business meeting and legislative hearing on February 16, 2022.
Pawnee, Oklahoma
A growing number of Indian Country organizations are distancing themselves from Walter Roy Echo-Hawk Jr. following revelations of the criminal charge against the prominent artist.
Leonard Peltier
The White House isn’t shedding light on what President Biden thinks about imprisoned American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier.
Black Hills Land Defenders
As the political landscape changes, the LandBack movement gathers momentum as never before.
Corinne Perera
A social media figure who built a following by creating “Native” content is backing away from her tribal affiliation claims.
Tim Giago
Richard “Sonny” Torres loved to give people nicknames.
National Indian Impacted Schools Association
A bipartisan bill that will help school districts with Indian Country students preserve their Impact Aid funding is set to clear the 117th Congress.
Lakota Times
I tell all writers then and now, if you come out to Indian Country to write about us, do your damned homework.
Native Sun News Today
We want to wish all of our readers a very Happy New Year and hope that 2022 brings you the best.
Holy Rosary Mission
The unholy impact of Indian boarding schools left its mark to the detriment of thousands of Native children.
Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Association
“We thank President Biden for standing behind his policy to honor our Nation-to-Nation Relations,” said President Scott Herman of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe
The Biden administration won’t be appealing a treaty rights victory secured by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, attorneys involved in the closely-watched case said.
Prairie Wind Casino
The competition is stiff in the gaming business and it is not going to get any easier for tribes.
Leonard Little Finger
I raise my coffee cup to Lakota elders who taught me so much.
Patrick Albert Lee
It is with deep sadness that I write this small tribute to my friend of 80 years, Pat Lee.
Harold Frazier
I have just finished sitting through the White House Tribal Nations Summit and I am not impressed.
Holy Rosary Mission
As the years pass there are not too many of the boys and girls forced to attend boarding schools still living.
Pine Ridge Reservation
With deep respect, we call upon President Biden and Congress to help the most vulnerable Americans: Native Americans.
Tim Giago
I often write about the Holy Rosary Mission Boarding School and most often I only write about the bad things.
Jonathan Nez
The Native American Voting Rights Act will set minimum federal requirements for voting on tribal lands, including early voting, mail-in balloting, ballot collecting and ID standards.
Tim Giago
It has taken me 87 years to travel that bumpy road called life. I think I may have a few miles left to travel.
Lloyd Goings
When I opened an office of my newspaper in Rapid City back in the 1980s one of my frequent visitors was Lloyd Goings.
Oglala Sioux Tribe Ambulance Service
Employees of the Oglala Sioux Tribe’s Ambulance Service are raising concerns about ‘abhorrent’ working conditions.
Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States
The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals hears oral arguments in Rosebud Sioux Tribe v. United States, a treaty rights case, on March 18, 2021.
'You Are On Stolen Land'
NDN Collective joins the South Dakota Education Equity Coalition’s call for public comment on the blatant erasure of Oceti Sakowin history in newly proposed social studies standards.
nativeamericacalling nac
South Dakota’s Department of Education drastically reduced the number of references to Native people in school social studies standards.