Judith LeBlanc: Racial slurs have no place in our society (November 13, 2015)
For Native children, the R-word and its associated mascots are demeaning and disparaging, eroding their self-confidence and self-image.
Blood Tribe banishes five non-members for dealing drugs (November 13, 2015)
The tribe has taken a hard stance after 20 people died and 60 overdosed from a dangerous opioid in a six-month period.
Tulalip Tribes teach a new generation of language speakers (November 13, 2015)
Lushootseed is once again being taught at the Quil Ceda Tulalip Elementary School on the reservation thanks to the addition of more instructors.
Southern Ute Tribe to open solar power plant on reservation (November 13, 2015)
The 800-kilowatt facility will power about 10 governmental buildings in Ignacio, Colorado.
Kitcki Carroll: Revisionist history hurts the first Americans (November 13, 2015)
While having a month for all to recognize and celebrate the heritage of Native Americans should be viewed as positive progress forward, we must aspire and strive for an undertaking that is greater and more comprehensive in its completenes.
Former US Attorney backs review of domestic violence case (November 13, 2015)
The U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to ensure that American Indian and Alaska Native women everywhere are protected from repeat domestic violence offenders.
Six tribal colleges receive $160K in ecoAmbassador grants (November 13, 2015)
The program helps tribal colleges and university students address the unique ecological needs in their communities.
Smoking rates in Indian Country continue to top the nation (November 13, 2015)
In a glaring shift, smoking rates among American Indian and Alaska Native women actually increased.
Sen. Jon Tester: Congress must do right for Indian Country (November 13, 2015)
I am working on issues important to Native American families that will increase self-governance, promote tribal sovereignty, strengthen Indian communities, and ensure the federal government upholds its trust responsibilities.
Ousted Indian studies professor settles for $600K and fees (November 13, 2015)
The saga will end up costing the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign, home of a retired controversial Indian mascot, more than $2 million.
Vince Two Eagles: Indian people played board games too (November 13, 2015)
The so-called 'holiday season' has arrived everywhere at once here in our country--yes even in Indian Country.
Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge business keeps growing (November 13, 2015)
Tom Wise had a dream to create a business that would support the Oglala Oyate and help alleviate the hardship of traveling long distances for basic necessities.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Stemming the high rate of dropouts (November 13, 2015)
I could be wrong but I noticed a drastic change in our schools today.
Native Sun News: Oglala citizens can serve on juries again (November 13, 2015)
'This is a victory for the residents of Oglala Lakota County,' attorney Charles Abourezk said.
Gabe Galanda: The growing chorus against disenrollments (November 13, 2015)
That anti-disenrollment chorus grows—and grows louder—with each passing day, especially given the silence of national elected tribal leadership in the face of widespread Indian self-termination.