Non-Indian woman faces criticism over 'Pow Wow Fried' food truck (April 18, 2016)
Signage for the new food truck features a teepee and a child in some sort of headdress.
It’s critical for us as Indian people to ensure Indian art is truly created by enrolled citizens of federally recognized tribes.
California Tribal Business Alliance welcomes Chukchansi Tribe again (April 18, 2016)
The Pala Band of Luiseño Indians is no longer the sole member of the organization.
Supreme Court ready to hear fourth Indian law case on the docket (April 18, 2016)
US v. Bryant will determine whether tribal convictions can be used against offenders who repeatedly abuse American Indian women.
National Advisory Council on Indian Education set for meeting in DC (April 18, 2016)
The meeting is the council's first of 2016 and a first for four new members who ere named by President Barack Obama to the board.
Bureau of Indian Affairs delays changes to land-into-trust process (April 18, 2016)
Some tribes raised technical concerns about the interim rule, which is aimed at streamlining the title evidence portion of the land-into-trust process.
The Federal Government’s definition of an 'Indian' is, in some instances, independent of an individual Indian’s tribal membership status.
Washington rally draws attention to tribal disenrollment epidemic (April 18, 2016)
Controversy is centering on the Nooksack Tribe, whose leaders are trying to remove 306 people from the rolls.
Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer accused of domestic violence (April 18, 2016)
William Arthur Curran was heard on a 911 call telling his wife: 'I can bury you' after he allegedly handcuffed her and confined her in their home on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming.
Judge in South Dakota sanctioned in Indian Child Welfare Act case (April 18, 2016)
A key document that was withheld from the Oglala Sioux Tribe and the Rosebud Sioux Tribe explains why Indian guardians lost 100 percent of cases before Judge Jeff Davis.
Anthropologist Barbara J. King reviews Bone Rooms: From Scientific Racism to Human Prehistory in Museums, a new book that exposes racism in the study of Native ancestors and other remains.
Cronkite News: College on Navajo Nation seeks construction funds (April 18, 2016)
A Diné College official asked a Senate committee Wednesday to fund “vitally needed” construction at the school – money that Congress has approved three times already since 1971 but has never allocated.
Doug George-Kanentiio: Restoring some balance to Native nations (April 18, 2016)
The US and the Native nations must be returned to the status and condition at which time the treaties were signed and enacted, by each nation, into law.
Mark Trahant: Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton battle in New York (April 18, 2016)
Bernie Sanders could still win the day, but how many delegates will he earn?
Exercising your right to vote means you are taking an active role in determining who is elected to represent you.
Lakota Country Times: Oglala leader demands closure of IHS office (April 18, 2016)
Oglala Sioux Tribal President John Steele has called for the closure of the Indian Health Service's Aberdeen Area office as he has introduced massive recommendations for reform of healthcare on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
James Giago Davies: Lakota culture reshaped by social networking (April 18, 2016)
I drive hundreds of miles across isolated blacktop just to get to remote arenas to watch two tiny schools ball up, and the bleachers are full of people sitting with cell phones glued to the sides of their heads.
Native Sun News: Work continues on First Nations Sculpture Garden (April 18, 2016)
The First Nations Sculpture Garden has been supported by the Rapid City City Council and Mayor’s Office; who have been willing to provide land and support services once the sculpture garden is complete.
Liza Gross: Navajo and Hopi families still suffering from relocation (April 18, 2016)
Over half a billion U.S. tax dollars have been spent to destroy the largest community of American Indians still living according to ancient traditions.
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