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Pregnant woman on Muckleshoot Reservation killed by police
Renee Davis was a 23-year-old mother of three.
Crow Tribe signs agreement to resolve long-running tax dispute
The tribe will finally receive taxes on coal extracted from its mineral estate.
Native Sun News Today: Ping-pong continues in #NoDAPL case
The Administration’s most recent declaration and request to delay construction were repeats of the ones the ones it made exactly one month earlier.
Alaska tribes enter new era with first land-into-trust application
The Bureau of Indian Affairs is ready to help tribes in Alaska restore their homelands.
Poarch Band of Creek Indians can't be sued for firing employee
A long-time health employee alleged she was replaced by someone much younger.
Bureau of Indian Affairs finishes update to model juvenile code
The code provides guidance to tribes to protect the rights of Indian juveniles and their parents, guardians or custodians.
Agua Caliente Band back in federal court to defend water rights
The tribe won a major decision confirming its right to groundwater on the southern California reservation but two local agencies are appealing.
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe removes members amid per cap issues
The Michigan tribe earlier this year lowered the annual payment to $60,000 for most adults.
Native Sun News Today: Oglala veteran shot and killed by police
A high speed chase by Las Vegas, Nevada, police ended in the shooting death of 50-year-old Rex Vance Wilson, an enrolled member of the Oglala Lakota Tribe.
Federal agency shifts course as tribal ancestor in Nevada is slated for repatriation
The Fallon-Paiute Shoshone Tribe has been seeking to rebury the remains of the Spirit Cave Man for two decades.
Bureau of Indian Affairs investigates 'sacred' items kept in boxes
Tribal leaders sat in shock as a non-Indian witnesses brought out cardboard boxes containing what he said were sacred items.
Tribes seek greater protections for sacred and cultural property
Tribes have become increasingly alarmed as auction houses around the world have put hundreds of items up for sale to the highest bidder.
Democracy Now: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe chairman was strip-searched for resisting Dakota Access Pipeline
Chairman Dave Archambault: 'I don’t have any confidence in the judicial system.'
North Dakota sees setback in pursuit of Dakota Access Pipeline resisters
The state has escalated its legal battle against activists who are trying to stop the controversial and costly project.
Native architect in Canada loses complaint against racist mascot
Attorney: 'You could not call a team the New York Jews. Why is it OK to call a team the Cleveland Indians?'
Bureau of Indian Affairs questions Nooksack Tribe's government
The agency won't recognize any actions taken by the council, a decision that affects a disenrollment dispute on the reservation.
Native Sun News Today: The battle against meth in South Dakota
The two largest cities in South Dakota are making their stand against methamphetamine.
Top officials take on violence against indigenous women and girls in North America
The first-ever meeting of the North American Working Group on Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls took place at the White House.
Republicans upset with lack of criminal charges in Gold King Mine disaster
An August 2015 spill at the abandoned mine in Colorado sent at estimated 3 million gallons of toxic waste into the waters of three reservations.
Native architect in Canada files complaint over U.S. baseball team's racist mascot
Douglas Cardinal has 'had enough' of the offensive Cleveland team's mascot.
Schaghticoke Tribal Nation sues for stolen land in Connecticut
The tribe is seeking $610 million in damages for stolen lands and mismanagement of its lands and trust fund.
Nooksack Tribe creates new court and puts chairman in charge
Chief Justice Bob Kelly is reviewing a disenrollment lawsuit in which he is named as a defendant.
White House hosts meeting on violence against indigenous women and girls
Top officials from the United States, Canada and Mexico are working to address high levels of violence.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs takes up sale of tribal property at field hearing
Sen. Tom Udall (D-New Mexico) is chairing the October 18 hearing at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center in Albuquerque.
Driver remains free after riding into crowd at Native rights event
A woman was hospitalized after a pickup truck rammed through the Abolish KKKolumbus Day protest in Reno, Nevada.
Native Sun News Today: Battle continues against the Dakota Access Pipeline
Standing Rock Sioux Tribal President Dave Archambault II declared that the tribe will continue to fight after a federal court denied its request for an emergency injunction against the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Eastern Cherokee chief vows cooperation with federal investigations
The Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Justice are looking into the North Carolina tribe.
Sen. John McCain doesn't want more 'liberal' justices on Supreme Court
Indian Country pays close attention to the Supreme Court due to the potential for damaging rulings on sovereignty, land and other issues.
Haskell counselor files lawsuit over handling of sexual assault case
Angelina Adams alleges she was demoted after she assisted a student who was the victim of the assault.
Jenni Giovannetti: Weapons pointed at #NoDAPL water protectors
The National Guard is bringing sound cannons and way too much backup for people armed with only prayer.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe calls for prayer amid additional arrests
Actress Shailene Woodley, who has used her celebrity to boost the #NoDAPL movement, is among 27 people being charged for taking a stand against the pipeline.
Army Corps promises answer on Dakota Access easement 'soon'
While Dakota Access can resume construction on private land in North Dakota, a crucial portion on federal land remains on hold.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe sees setback as court lifts injunction in #NoDAPL case
More twists and turns as a federal appeals court issues a short order on a Sunday evening ahead of Columbus Day.
Native Sun News Today: Oglala Sioux Tribe treasurer speaks out on corruption
A month into her job, Melanie Two Eagle Black Bull said she thought she was going to have a heart attack after looking at the tribe’s debt and their financial practices.
Steve Russell: Indian people can barely afford justice in Arizona
'How much justice can you afford? Do you feel lucky?'
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