South Dakota county resists settlement in Indian voting case (August 17, 2015)
Members of the Oglala Sioux Tribe have to make a one-hour round trip to register to vote and exercise their basic rights.
Paskenta Band to proceed with lawsuit against former officials (August 17, 2015)
The tribe has sued several former officials and employees, who will have to answer to claims that they stole millions of dollars.
BIE schedules Advisory Board for Exceptional Children meeting (August 17, 2015)
Indian children with disabilities represent about 13 percent of the student population in Bureau of Indian Education schools.
Court backs conviction for synthetic marijuana at Lower Brule (August 17, 2015)
A divided panel of the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the legality of a search where tribal officers found the drug.
Jay Daniels: KIDS Act punishes tribes for exercising sovereignty (August 17, 2015)
Estimates are that tribal legalization of marijuana could be a a greater revenue source than gaming.
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe extends police service to ancestral land (August 17, 2015)
A new law resolves a jurisdictional void in a 2,000-acre area known as the Hogansburg Triangle.
Menominee Nation prepares for referendum on legal marijuana (August 17, 2015)
Tribal members will help determine whether the drug will be approved for medicinal and recreational uses.
Jemez Pueblo faces questions over traffic tickets to non-Indians (August 17, 2015)
New Mexico's chief of police is threatening to withdraw law enforcement commissions after learning about the tribe's practices.
Alaska Federation of Natives hosts welcome event for Obama (August 17, 2015)
The president will focus on climate change during his first extended visit to the 49th state.
Marsha Small: Loss of bison led to rise of diabetes among tribes (August 17, 2015)
To the people whose roots run deepest in Montana, almost nothing has inflicted more environmental and economic harm than eliminating wild buffalo.
Editorial: Symposium focuses on race and healing in Montana (August 17, 2015)
Sometimes, the hardest things to talk about are exactly those which need to be discussed the most.
Editorial: Crow Tribe moves toward prosperity with coal project (August 17, 2015)
The Crow Tribe has been forced to wait for its chance to lift itself up by its bootstraps and achieve the American dream.
Gordon Jackson: Land-into-trust brings hope for Alaska tribes (August 17, 2015)
The state’s indifference to Alaska Natives continues, especially in its abrogation of basic services to Alaska Native villages.
Opinion: Andrew Jackson should be the one who faces removal (August 17, 2015)
Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act of 1830, which forced American Indian tribes to leave their homes and property in southern states to make way for white settlers and cotton.
Editorial: Church wrong to use Indian children to raise money (August 17, 2015)
Two wrongs have made nothing right in the hushed settlement between the Northern Cheyenne tribe and the Roman Catholic Diocese of Great Falls-Billings.
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne woman joins fire crew (August 17, 2015)
Ariel Rodriquez, at age 23 got tired of holding down desk, waitress and in-side summer jobs to help finance her college education.
Editorial: Oglala Sioux Tribe must step up and address suicide (August 17, 2015)
It is a small beginning but the problem of teen suicide in Indian Country is growing and it must be faced head-on and a solution found.
Scottie Addison: Rainbow Gathering respects tribal traditions (August 17, 2015)
Understand that the Rainbow Gathering is a spiritual pilgrimage open to all, welcoming many beliefs and inclusive of many cultures.
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