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Indian Country suffers from highest diabetes rate as program hangs in limbo
House approves bill to authorize life-saving road for Native village in Alaska
Gyasi Ross: Wealthy white man perpetuates poverty porn in Indian Country
André Cramblit: Summer is a time to keep the world in balance with dance
Review: Fictional book about 'Lakota' people deserves benefit of the doubt
Tohono O'odham Nation secures approval of updated Class III casino deal
Ho-Chunk Nation sees more support for Wisconsin off-reservation casino
Trump team considers 'new' hurdles for off-reservation land applications
Cronkite News: Sen. McCain vows to return after brain cancer diagnosis
Steven Newcomb: Christian domination serves as basis for 'Indian' law
Terese Mailhot: Go home with your racism and your rinky dink blankets
Former U.S. Attorney urges energy industry to consult tribes in advance
Samish Nation still waiting for decisions on land-into-trust applications
Interior employee blames reassignment on advocacy for Alaska Natives
Shoshone-Paiute Tribes lay claim to ancestral remains uncovered in Idaho
Poarch Band of Creek Indians ready to debut amusement park in Alabama
Pessamit Innu cross Canadian border to fight power line in New Hampshire
Wilton Rancheria takes another huge step forward for casino in California
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe urged to consider all options for stalled casino
Connecticut tribes sign new gaming agreements to account for new casino
Bishop Paiute Tribe wins ruling in another sovereignty dispute with county
Lawmakers debate another Indian bill though none have gone to Trump yet
Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Tribes make history with dental therapist
Oklahoma tribes won casino approvals on last day of Obama administration
Arne Vainio: Dignity and respect belong to all of us and cannot be hoarded
Doug George-Kanentiio: Religious doctrines remain at root of 'Indian' law
Mark Trahant: Republicans still unable to govern in the Donald Trump era
Cronkite News: McCain calls for compromise on health amid health crisis
Ho-Chunk Nation remains hopeful for off-reservation casino in Wisconsin
Kialegee Tribal Town confirms interest in gaming facility on allotment
Trump administration officially rescinds pro-treaty rights legal opinion
Key House committee moves forward with funding bill for tribal programs
Democrats host session on impacts of GOP health bill in Indian Country
Mark Trahant: Buckle up as Republicans try to repeal Affordable Care Act
Harold Monteau: It's time to bring 'tribalization' to the Indian Health Service
Sonny Skyhawk: America can't be proud of its treatment of Native peoples
Wilton Rancheria again wins backing for casino land-into-trust application
Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules hearing on human trafficking
Mark Trahant: Republicans once again forced to delay vote on health bill
YES! Magazine: Decolonize your diet with indigenous and healthy foods
Mary Annette Pember: Oglala Sioux Tribe works on law enforcement pact
Tiffany Midge: Even more hilarious conversations with my Lakota mom
Kayla DeVault: Navajo Nation must take a stand to protect homelands
Rosebud Sioux man dies after being tased and struck by police officers
Cayuga Nation leadership finally recognized by Bureau of Indian Affairs
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation hits milestone on gaming revenues
Kialegee Tribal Town aims to approve gaming at allotment in Oklahoma
House approves land-into-trust bills for tribes amid concerns about process
President Trump doesn't seem to know where Dakota Access Pipeline goes
North Dakota still hoping to secure taxpayer funds for #NoDAPL response
Terese Mailhot: Decolonization is about removing control over our peoples
Authorities seek information on fatal hit-and-run of Otoe-Missouria man
Mohegan Tribe reports 7.6 percent increase in slot machine revenues
Indian Country outnumbered at hearing on Indian Reorganization Act
Peter d'Errico: The Sioux Chef cooks up a 'wake-up call' with first book
Bad River Band benefits from Land Buy-Back Program for Tribal Nations
Former Indian Health Service executive indicted for accepting cash gift
Trump administration set to advance copper mine on sacred Apache site
Pascua Yaqui Tribe helps other nations with enhanced travel documents
Cow Creek Band gives tribal name to coffee roasting production company
Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe returns Jeromy Sullivan to chairman's post
Indian relay team from Blackfeet Nation wins title at Calgary Stampede
Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape Tribal Nation secures revival of recognition case
Pokagon Band expects to open gaming facility in Indiana in early 2018
Tribes in Michigan express concerns about internet gambling legislation
Indian Health Service feels the heat as frustration boils over in hearing
Ute Tribe hails decision requiring non-Indian officers to return to court
Bureau of Indian Affairs officers can't be sued for arresting non-Indian
Trump administration receives 1.4M comments on national monuments
Leaders of Indian Health Service testify on Trump's new budget request
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs takes testimony on 3 bills at hearing
Mark Trahant: Rep. Mullin breaks promise and becomes career politician
David Korten: Maori people lead the way in recognizing our Mother Earth
Terese Mailhot: Don't hang a red dress for me if I go missing or murdered
Environmental Protection Agency opens door to mine on Native territory
Nisqually Tribe talks to local officials about off-reservation development
Spokane Tribe provides funds for highway project at new gaming facility
Hearing on Indian Reorganization Act stacked with anti-Indian interests
Steve Russell: 'Cherokee' artist tired of being pigeonholed as 'Cherokee'
Jackson Rancheria expands media enterprise with digital radio station
Montaukett Indian Nation waiting on governor to sign recognition bill
Pechanga Band offers condolences after patron dies at gaming facility
BillMoyers.Com: Oglala Sioux citizen working to rebuild his community
YES! Magazine: Native activists continue to pressure banks on pipelines
Loni Romo: We owe it to future generations to keep Bears Ears protected
Harold Monteau: Republicans aim to deconstruct the federal government
Harlan McKosato: We need to educate others about our tribal histories
Alison Owings: Americans remain as ignorant of Native peoples as ever
Five dead and four injured in vehicle accident on Pine Ridge Reservation
First Nations seek more resources to address suicide crisis among youth
Washington couple admits to fraud as they gambled away millions at casino
Opinion: Tribal and state governments need to get out of gaming business
Mark Trahant: Republican health care bill threatens jobs in Indian Country
Rosalyn LaPier: Climate change poses challenges for tribal communities
YES! Magazine: Coastal tribes preserve culture and health with clams
Indian Health Service remains without permanent leader amid scrutiny
Secretary Zinke complains about long waits for approvals at Interior
Tulalip Tribes citizen sentenced for role in takeover of federal refuge
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe council member resigns after drug charge
Judge to decide who represents Native community in British Columbia
Umatilla Tribes seek $85 million loan for expansion project at casino
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe reportedly owes $347 million to casino firm
House committee schedules another hearing on land-into-trust process
Secretary Zinke announces senior position at Bureau of Indian Affairs
Albert Bender: Judge waited for oil to flow in Dakota Access Pipeline
Gyasi Ross: Native Nations assert authority as guardians of the earth
Steven Newcomb: United States plays language games with our nations
Murder charge laid for death of Habematolel Pomo woman in California
Agua Caliente Band water case heads to Supreme Court for consideration
Quapaw Tribe still waiting for answer on land-into-trust bid in Arkansas
Hobby Lobby agrees to $3M fine for importing thousands of artifacts
Seminole Tribe resolves Class III gaming dispute with state of Florida
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe gets another shot at casino land-into-trust
First Nations complain about dealings for new casino in Saskatchewan
Penobscot Nation loses claim to ownership of namesake river in Maine
Mark Charles: A healthier community lasts longer than beautiful fireworks
Cherokee Nation citizen Markwayne Mullin announces re-election bid
National Organization for Women elects Native citizen as vice president
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is the most diverse on Capitol Hill
Witness list for field hearing on Indian Arts and Crafts Act in New Mexico
Ruth Hopkins: There would be no America without the first Americans
Sarah Sunshine Manning: Tribes celebrating independence at powwows
Dorothy Grant: Getting treated like a criminal at the US-Canada border
Charles Kader: How can President Trump really 'love' Indian Country?
Alex Jacobs: How the United States might have turned out differently
Ray Cook: A Mohawk perspective on Canada Day and Independence Day
Dakota Access still fighting small fine for disturbance of tribal artifacts
Native hire at university in Oklahoma won't discuss Native background
Editorial: There's no victory for Washington NFL team's racist trademarks
Seneca Nation willing to talk to state as gaming payments come to end
Terese Mailhot: It takes a community to exploit indigenous women & girls
Tiffany Midge: Hey there are other Native writers besides Sherman Alexie
Adrian Jawort: The 'Indian savages' in the Declaration of Independence
Peter d'Errico: Addressing the real problem with immigration in America
Northern Cheyenne Tribe challenges Trump administration on grizzly bears
Tohono O'odham Nation announces $400M expansion of newest casino
Yavapai-Apache Nation wins $48.9M court judgment against La Posta Band
Gabrielle Scrimshaw: I was taken from my mother's arms at two weeks old
Native activists concede loss in dispute over NFL team's racist trademarks
Tribes plan renewable energy projects with help of $7.8M in federal funds
Lummi Nation reclaims land where ancestors were dug up and removed
Yankton Sioux Tribe hosts meeting to discuss legalization of marijuana
Stockbridge-Munsee Band makes good on threat to withhold casino funds
President Trump promises 'freedom' for tribes seeking to exploit resources
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs adds another hearing to July schedule
Quapaw Tribe wins decision favoring restoration of homelands in Kansas
Mark Trahant: Trump tells tribal leaders that Medicaid cuts will be 'great'
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation welcomes ruling in school jurisdiction case
Matthew Hayday: Indigenous activists protest 'celebration of colonialism'
Harlan McKosato: Why is it so hard to talk about death in Indian Country?
Officials in North Dakota claim ignorance on Dakota Access security firm
Trump administration gives up in NFL team's racist trademark dispute
Fort Peck Tribes demand investigation into treatment at public schools
Onondaga Nation protests lack of input in decisions at public school
Appeals court ruling opens door for tribal jurisdiction over public schools
Cronkite News: Navajo Nation prepares for changes at coal power plant
Steven Newcomb: Federal Indian law comes from a White man's mind
Dakota Access security firm was denied license but kept working anyway
Lawsuits expected after President Trump changes Bears Ears boundary
Voters of Blackfeet Nation reject changes to decades-old constitution
Oneida Nation challenges Oneida Nation over use of 'Oneida' trademarks
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe shifts course on casino land-into-trust bid
Saginaw Chippewa Tribe announces hotel as part of casino expansion
Tribes celebrate as governor in Connecticut signs new casino bill into law
Kickapoo Tribe casino bus crash lawsuits on hold amid insurance dispute
Family from Crow Tribe wins right to pursue lawsuit against federal agent
Mark Trahant: Republican health care reform bill impacts Indian Country
Steve Russell: Republican answer to Obamacare only benefits the wealthy
Hualapai Tribe learns more about citizen who was killed on duty in Vietnam
Zia Pueblo wants symbol removed from flag of city in far-away Wisconsin
Northern Cheyenne Tribe won't touch coal deposit despite economic woes
Life-saving road for Native village inches forward in Alaska and in D.C.
Two more Pueblo tribes challenge state's demand for gaming revenue
Wilton Rancheria won't comment on status of gaming compact talks
Trump administration rolls out first rule under historic trust reform law
Interior Department sends out another $13.1M in Cobell buy-back offers
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs headed to New Mexico for hearing
House committee again leaves out Indian Country in hearing on Interior
Mark Maxey: Oklahoma tries to crush Native protesters with new law
Carletta Tilousi: Havasupai Tribe threatened by uranium development
Opinion: Don't be fooled by Jimmie Durham's claims of Cherokee heritage
Opinion: Economic development for Indian Country in upcoming farm bill
Government worker suspended after calling Native principal a 'rabid s----'
Kiowa citizen Tristan Ahtone to report on tribes for High Country News
New York Times features Dina Gilio-Whitaker in editorial on health care
Tribes break ground on monument to their history in Virginia's capitol
Warm Springs Tribes battle large wildfire that broke out behind casino
Spokane Tribe casino doesn't bother Air Force despite claims in lawsuit
Tribes in for long haul as oil continues to flow through Dakota Access
Mark Trahant: Don't plan on getting sick if you're from Indian Country
Tiffany Midge: I shall joke as long as the grass grows and the rivers flow
Director of Office of Indian Energy deletes offensive Twitter account
States cheer decision on grizzly bears amid tribal concerns about hunts
Washington asks high court to overturn Yakama Nation treaty victory
New York Times editorial board reconsiders stance on racist trademarks
Colville Tribes remove council member a week before citizens go to polls
Marijuana firm promises big investments with help of ex-Seminole chair
Lumbee Tribe ordered to release voter list to opponents of chairman
National Indian Gaming Association chooses David Bean as vice chair
Eastern Cherokee citizen promoted to vice president of casino marketing
Tribes in Connecticut waiting on governor to sign bill for new casino
Secretary Zinke removes protections for grizzlies over tribal objections
Court sets final deadline for remaining payments from Cobell settlement
Mary Annette Pember: Indian Child Welfare Act strengthens our families
Peter d'Errico: Navajo authors offer fresh perspective on sovereignty
Native woman was jailed and forced to ride with assailant during trial
Ute Mountain Ute Tribe challenges new permit for uranium operation
Montana tribes get new member of Congress who pleaded to assault
Connecticut tribes welcome court decision favoring new casino law
Pueblo tribes dispute state's demand for $40M in gaming revenues
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe remains confident of approval of casino
Nooksack Tribe accepting slot tickets while casino remains closed
Key House committee under fire for moving slowly on tribal agenda
Tribes go it alone on climate change as Trump team shifts priorities
Bryan Newland: President Trump's budget threatens tribal treaties
Steve Russell: The GI Bill changed the United States for the better
Harold Monteau: Democrats lack proactive agenda, proactive strategy
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe orders 20 non-citizens to leave reservation
Wilton Rancheria accused of working too closely with city on casino
Witness list for hearing on bill to reform the Indian Health Service
Arne Vainio: What does the princess want to be when she grows up?
Doug George-Kanentiio: 'Spirit Game' brings Iroquois lacrosse to life
Cronkite News: Navajo activist vows fight against racist NFL mascot
Eric Hannel: Addressing the health care crisis among Native Americans
Bill for tribal regalia at graduation ceremonies advances in California
Ramapough Lunaape Nation wins reversal of ruling on prayer camp
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe still waits on casino ruling from Trump team
Another former leader of Winnebago Tribe pleads in gaming theft case
Supreme Court ruling poses hurdle for opponents of racist NFL mascot
Change the Mascot campaign responds to negative Supreme Court ruling
Secretary Zinke set for another hearing on Interior Department budget
Mark Trahant: Republicans write health reform bill behind closed doors
Jeff Grubbe: Agua Caliente Band focuses on protecting our groundwater
Steven Newcomb: Asserting our traditions in the era of Donald Trump
Shasta Dazen: 'Family Spirit' program incorporates our tribal traditions
Secretary Zinke shuffles top Indian Affairs officials at Interior Department
Choctaw Nation travels to Ireland to dedicate 'Kindred Spirits' sculpture
Nooksack Tribe closes doors to casino after being hit with federal order
Muscogee Nation asserts authority at allotment where casino was proposed
Mark Trahant: Dakota Access decision offers a chance to return to respect
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe hails 'victory' in Dakota Access Pipeline case
Nooksack Tribe told to close casino amid leadership and citizenship feud
Kristi Noem: Enough is enough - It's time to fix the Indian Health Service
Second hearing scheduled on bill to reform the Indian Health Service
Trump nominee for appeals court seen as favorable to tribal interests
Terese Mailhot: We don't tell Native women how brilliant they really are
Indian Country cheers as judge orders review of Dakota Access Pipeline
Jacqueline Keeler: Connecting the Dakota Access Pipeline to history
Cronkite News: Tribes win decision in water rights dispute in Arizona
Secretary Zinke rejects complaints about consultation and Bears Ears
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approves two bills at meeting
Embattled Indian Health Service hospital losing top executive again
Connecticut tribes heap praise on senior Trump administration official
Gabe Galanda: Tribal 'membership' rules strip away at sovereignty
Swinomish Tribe still pursuing lawsuit against oil trains on reservation
Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians unveil biking and hiking trail system
Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares $1.3M in gaming revenues
Tribes lash out at Trump administration for lapses in consultation
Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation strives for excellence in health care
Cronkite News: Rare meteorite found in Arizona receives Apache name
Terese Mailhot: Another look at the state of criticism of Native 'art'
Tiffany Midge: Rejoice! We are now living in a post-sexist society
University of Washington offers gaming and hospitality program
Seminole Tribe announces new Hard Rock hotel but without casino
First Nations start work on seventh gaming facility in Saskatchewan
Choctaw Nation citizen lands senior job at Bureau of Indian Affairs
National Congress of American Indians opens mid-year conference
Trump administration gets chance to explain views on tribal housing
Indian Health Service reform bill up for first hearing on Capitol Hill
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs considers two bills at meeting
Mark Trahant: Trump's budget threatens to disrupt Indian Country
Albert Bender: Judge drags his feet in Dakota Access Pipeline case
Steve Russell: How far is too far? A 'tasteless' anti-Trump joke
Alex Jacobs: Some of our own people are willing to sell their blood
Restaurant set to open on site of failed Kialegee Tribal Town casino