Defendant sentenced for kidnapping and murder of Spirit Lake Nation woman (February 2, 2018)

One of two defendants charged in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Savanna Marie Greywind, a young citizen of the Spirit Lake Nation, was sentenced for her role in the crime.

Former Moapa Band chairman William Anderson passes on at age 44 (February 2, 2018)

William Milton Anderson, a former chairman of the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians, passed away on January 28. He was 44.

Facebook takes down fake 'Native' pages that posted fake news (February 2, 2018)

Facebook has taken down a slew of 'Native American' pages that were posting links to illegitimate news sites based in Europe.

Funding for Indian diabetes program in limbo as shutdown looms in Washington (February 2, 2018)

Tribal advocates continue to lobby Congress in hopes of securing long-term funding for a key diabetes program.

Shinnecock Nation citizen cites treaty in battle over fishing rights (February 2, 2018)

David Taobi Silva, a citizen of the Shinnecock Nation, has been charged by the state of New York for fishing on his tribe's aboriginal territory.

James Giago Davies: Let's keep an open mind about other cultures (February 2, 2018)

Iyeska Journal has a different perspective, neither Lakota or Wasicu, and getting readers to understand what that means, and accept that an Iyeska perspective matters, has been a challenge.

Native Sun News Today: Remembering rodeo legend Homer Stands (February 2, 2018)

Many Oglala cowboys jump out from the ranks of the accomplished but there's one, Homer Stands, who became a saddle bronc legend.

Cronkite News: Another shutdown deadline approaches in Washington (February 2, 2018)

With a week to go before the budget expires, and Congress not meeting again until Monday, there is little outward sign of progress on spending or DACA bills that could head off the next government shutdown.