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Indian Country mounts another fight after Donald Trump approves another pipeline
'Here we are again,' said Chairman Larry Wright of the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska.
Mary Annette Pember: Native women work with youth offenders on Rosebud Sioux Reservation
The White Buffalo Calf Woman Society sets a path for redemption for Native youth sex offenders.
Appeals court hears slew of Indian cases amid focus on Supreme Court nominee
Wednesday was just another busy day for Neil Gorsuch and the federal appeals court where he has served as a judge for a decade.
Internal tribal disputes continue to trip up federal court system
Tribal citizens who have been punished by their governments are finding few allies in the federal court system but that isn't stopping them from seeking justice.
Indian lawmaker resigns after being charged for child prostitution
Ralph Shortey, a citizen of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, had served in the Oklahoma Senate since 2010.
Harold Monteau: Tribal governments are abusing their own people
Recent corruption and Civil Rights abuse of Indians means an Indian Civil Rights Act refresher may be needed.
Supreme Court nominee acknowledges poor treatment of 'sovereign' tribes
The U.S. Supreme Court hasn't always been kind to Indian Country but a federal judge from Colorado appears ready to ensure tribes will be treated fairly.
Muckleshoot Tribe still seeking answers for fatal shooting by officers
Renee Davis, a 23-year-old mother, was shot and killed by deputies from King's County in Washington.
Dakota Access submits another status update entirely under seal
The wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline appear closer than ever to completing their controversial project but there's no way for the public to know for sure.
Hopland Band submits claim for county raid of marijuana operation
The tribe is seeking more than $25,000 after county authorities destroyed 847 marijuana plants.
Murder charge filed for fatal shooting of Navajo Nation police officer
Houston James Largo, 27, was fatally shot while responding to a domestic violence call on the New Mexico portion of the reservation.
Court allows claim for alleged underpayment from Cobell settlement
Sylvan Godfrey received $880 from the historic $3.4 billion deal but he believes he should have received $1,000.
Mary Annette Pember: Awareness for missing and murdered sisters
'It’s a hard struggle when a member of your family passes away. But this Day of Awareness can mean that her memory will live on forever.'
Indian Child Welfare Act survives attack from conservative groups
Tribal leaders and advocates are breathing a sigh of relief after a federal judge rejected a broad challenge on the historic law.
Osage Nation passes referendum to legalize same-sex marriage
Tribal law previously restricted marriages to a man and a woman.
Mishewal Wappo Tribe returns to court to seek federal recognition
The California-based tribe was targeted for termination in the 1950s.
Steve Russell: 'Domestic' status of Indian nations invented in 1831
The status of domestic, dependent nations was incoherent then and still is.
Dakota Access won't reveal latest status of pipeline to the public
Citing alleged attacks on the pipeline, the project's wealthy backers are refusing to let the public know when oil will be flowing.
Hopi Tribe and Native activists lose cases over aging power plant
A federal appeals court sided with the Environmental Protection Agency in a complex dispute over the facility on the Navajo Nation.
Oneida Nation prevails as Supreme Court declines immunity case
The nation's highest court won't be adding another tribal sovereignty case to their workload.
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe sees another Dakota Access setback
A federal appeals court refused to halt the controversial pipeline, which is almost ready to accept oil.
Supreme Court nominee fares well in review of Indian law record
Donald Trump's nominee has a far better record when it comes to tribes than the man he would be replacing on the nation's highest court.
Navajo Nation pays tribute to slain officer with suspect in custody
Houston Largo, 27, had only been on the force for five years but was remembered as someone who always went beyond the call of duty.
Authorities investigate after infant remains found on Navajo Nation
The remains were found near Ganado, on the Arizona portion of the reservation.
Indian lawmaker charged in child prostitution case in Oklahoma
Sen. Ralph Shortey (R), who is Rosebud Sioux, was allegedly found in a motel on March 9 with a 17-year-old male.
Native Sun News Today: Ex-Indian Health Service doctor charged for abuse of minor
A former Indian Health Service pediatrician stationed at the Pine Ridge Service Unit was charged with sexual abuse crimes against a minor.
Native Sun News Today: Tribes promise fight against Keystone XL
'The Dakota Access Pipeline resistance was just the preseason,' South Dakota Sen. Kevin Killer (D) said.
Options dwindling for tribes as Dakota Access prepares to move oil
As thousands of Native citizens and allies participated in a historic march and rally to the White House, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe was escalating a lawsuit in federal court.
Navajo Nation mourning loss of police officer killed in line of duty
Houston James Largo, 27, was shot while responding to a domestic violence call on the New Mexico portion of the reservation.
Eric Hannel: Removing Indian children is a big business for some
Financial Incentive Greater Than Violations of Indian Child Welfare Act.
Native Sun News Today: Tribes resume fight against Keystone XL permit in South Dakota
Controversial pipeline would transport foreign oil, made with foreign steel, to foreign countries.
Native citizens rally in nation's capital to send message to Donald Trump
The large crowd braved wind, rain and even some snow to show the nation's president that Native people are still here and are still fighting.
Dakota Access defends effort to keep oil spill documents secret
The wealthy backers of the pipeline keep bringing up the possibility for 'wrongdoers' to damage the controversial project.
Native Sun News Today: Water protectors take Dakota Access fight to D.C.
With throngs headed to Washington, D.C., journalists received an answer to their plea to drop court claims against colleagues who were arrested for covering the Dakota Access Pipeline.
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe files another land-into-trust application
The tribe has submitted applications for more than 218 acres in a land claim area in New York.
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