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Nearly 200 protestors clashed with law enforcement as they stood in defense of Sioux Nation homelands stolen by the U.S. government.
In a big victory for tribal nations that have fought the Dakota Access Pipeline through two presidential administrations, a federal judge ordered a full environmental review of the controversial project.
Supporters of Nathan Phillips braved subzero temperatures to show solidarity with the tribal elder at the center of a widely-seen confrontation in the nation's capital.
'I got very concerned and afraid that violence or some sort of physical confrontation was going to break out,' activist Chase Iron Eyes said of the widely-condemned incident.
It was an astonishing day for Chase Iron Eyes as he went before a white-man judge in North Dakota.
Let’s examine 2016 and what worked, what needed work, and what must be rethought.
With Donald Trump headed to the White House, new opportunities could open for Chase Iron Eyes and Denise Juneau.
Native candidates for U.S. Congress fared poorly on Election Day, with all three easily losing to Republican incumbents at the ballot boxes.
Native American voters can make the difference in key states from the presidential race to county commissions.
It’s an understatement to say that North Dakota is making history.
Thirteen days and counting. And the election issue once again is the Affordable Care Act.
What does a landslide look like? And, more important, what would that mean for Native American candidates?
Dakota Access has Indian Country beat when it comes to the money race in the nation's capital.
Early in the election cycle I made a prediction: I said if Donald Trump was the Republican nominee, the House would be in play for the Democrats.
We’re about a month away from this election season being over — and so there is a lot going on in the #NativeVote16 universe.
Donald Trump’s recorded revelation of felony intent — and yes, it’s that serious — ought to disqualify him from the presidency.
Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-North Dakota) has a rocky relationship with Indian Country.
It’s time for politicians to treat American Indians and Alaska Natives as an important constituency, not an outside group living in our own homeland.
On social media and in real life we hear this often: 'What can I do to help Standing Rock?'
The disconnect between the perception of Camp Sacred Stone and the reality of the moment starts a few miles south of Mandan, North Dakota.
My Facebook feed is rolling with new feeds from those headed to North Dakota to join those protecting the drinking water for the people of Standing Rock and Cheyenne River.
Raising money is the toughest challenge for any Native American who runs for office.
I have written before that the 2016 election seems like an 'outsiders' election and you cannot get any more outsider than Native American candidates.
Do political endorsements from tribes matter? Absolutely.
It’s easy to hurt other Natives when we don’t think much of Native people generally.
I’ve written before that you cannot get any more 'outsider' than running a Native American candidate.
Chase Iron Eyes is a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, a founder of Last Real Indians and an attorney for the Lakota People’s Law Project.
At rally here against the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, tribal member Chase Iron Eyes told the crowd he mistrusts the federal trade and public policy measure, partly because of Indians’ bad experience with treaties.
'Real Indians' certainly wouldn’t hire a non-Indian consultant to tell them who's a relative and who's not.
Chase Iron Eyes, a prominent attorney and activist, is collecting signatures in hopes of forcing a reservation-wide vote on the issue.
Beyond disobedience, tribal spending power and economic self-determination may present even more powerful tools in the fight for economic justice near the reservation.
Disorderly Conduct is not going to suffice. There needs to be a charge, an element of which includes or relates to the racially motivated nature of this crime.
The chairwoman of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe discusses the fight for school construction funds.
The independent indigenous social media website LastRealIndians.com is embracing the term 'advocate journalism' in a very real and meaningful way by doing its part to help keep people warm in the midst of a propane crisis on the northern plains.
Tribal members participated in a anti-racism protest in a North Dakota town not far from the border of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.
Chase Iron Eyes can't believe what he saw at a rodeo in Rapid City, South Dakota.
"Right now, The Oceti Sakowin (comprising the Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota People, and also referred to as the Great Sioux Nation) is battling against the clock to save Pe’ Sla,...
"Today is the day that we celebrate victory at the Greasy Grass, aka “Battle of the Little Big Horn.” It seems long ago but 136 years ago is only 24...
"September 17, 2011, Wall Street (USA), Zucotti Park (renamed Liberty Park by occupiers), hundreds heeded ADBUSTER’S call to Occupy Wall Street. Why? In Short, the stated reasons can be summed...
"The Occupy Movement may very well lack in a coordinated leadership, goals, and other hierarchic organization that mainstream is calling for; as if to say the movement is illegitimate until...
"I have been paying attention to the University of North Dakota (UND) Fighting Sioux ordeal for over 10 years and I am becoming fatigued with every twist and turn those...
"Halloween is fast approaching, and little monsters everywhere are scrambling for costumes. Every year there should be an awareness campaign about the practice of Americans assuming Indian identity by donning...
"What do we think when we hear the word activism? Maybe we immediately think of somebody with their fist in the air, defiantly persisting against something. Maybe we think of...
"I hope we have all been following the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) action that is unfolding before us. Why are they protesting? Hopefully OWS is not only due to the...
"The Department of State is reviewing the details of a Presidential permit which will be required to build the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada, through the U.S., to the Gulf...