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Opinion: Tigua leader mulls a campaign in Texas (November 6, 2009)

"There is a growing possibility that Representative Chavez will choose to continue to serve in the Texas House of Representatives and former Tigua Governor Albert Alvidrez, a former staffer for...

Al Jazeera: Sioux Nation aims to reclaim Black Hills (November 6, 2009)

"Centuries of mistreatment at the hands of Washington have left most native Americans living on isolated reservations. According to the latest government figures, there are nearly three million native...

Opinion: Planning for a Native American century (November 6, 2009)

"Indian people are blessed with rich cultural heritage, a gift which we have preserved, despite the adversity we have faced. In order for the economic recovery to take place, it...

San Manuel Chair: Honoring a respected ancestor (November 6, 2009)

"In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, The Sun graciously invited the San Manuel Band of Serrano Mission Indians to present a four-part series of columns exploring the Southern California...

Rep. Kennedy backs bill to fix land-into-trust ruling (November 6, 2009)

Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-Rhode Island) is backing a bill to fix the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Carcieri v. Salazar. Kennedy expects the bill to pass the 111th Congress, particularly...

Letter backs Massachusetts tribes on sacred site (November 6, 2009)

The Massachusetts Historical Commission is backing the Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe and the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe in a dispute over a sacred site. MHC executive director Brona Simon said she...

Phil Busey: Do more for Oklahoma Indian business (November 6, 2009)

"Oklahoma is “Indian country.” We have 38 federally recognized tribes that call Oklahoma home and the second-largest concentration of Native Americans in the United States, behind only California. These statistics...

Editorial: Making good on Indian Country promises (November 6, 2009)

"Looking to end decades of government negligence of Native people, President Barack Obama spoke Nov. 5 to tribal leaders gathered from across the nation for the White House Tribal Nations...

Reznet: Tribes make a new start with White House (November 6, 2009)

"Fulfilling a campaign pledge, President Obama welcomed nearly 400 tribal leaders to his White House Tribal Nations Conference on Thursday and assured them that his support of Native issues...

'The Only Good Indian' explores boarding schools (November 6, 2009)

"The Only Good Indian" is making its debut in Kansas, where the film about the boarding school experience takes place. Director Kevin Willmott shot the film in Kansas in...

Editorial: No more stalling on 'Fighting Sioux' nick (November 6, 2009)

"North Dakota State Board of Higher Education and University System officials don’t seem to be getting the message: North Dakota’s American Indian Sioux tribes don’t have the University of...

Opinion: America should not ignore Native people (November 6, 2009)

"The United Nations has made an announcement that should be embarrassing to the American people. As reported in a column by Nick Coleman in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, a U.N....

Editorial: Obama opens a more promising chapter (November 6, 2009)

"White House receptions of American Indian leaders have too often been patronizing historical footnotes. President Obama opened what we hope will be a more promising chapter on Thursday when he...

Photos: White House summit at Interior Department (November 6, 2009)

The Interior Department has posted some photos from the White House Tribal Nations Conference. The photos are available on DOI's Flickr page. Related Stories:President Obama opening remarks at tribal...

President Obama questions and answers with tribes (November 6, 2009)

After delivering opening remarks and signing a memo on consultation, President Barack Obama interacted directly with tribal leaders at the White House Tribal Nations Conference, which took place at the...

President Obama signs memo on tribal consultation (November 6, 2009)

President Barack Obama signed a memorandum on tribal consultation at the White House Tribal Nations Conference, which took place at the Interior Department in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, November...

Videos: Obama at White House Tribal Nations meet (November 6, 2009)

The White House has posted videos of President Barack Obama at the first-ever White House Tribal Nations Conference, which took place at the Interior Department in Washington, D.C., on Thursday,...

President Obama closing remarks at tribal summit (November 6, 2009)

The following is a transcript of remarks by President Barack Obama during the closing of the White House Tribal Nations Conference, November 5. Provided by the White House. THE PRESIDENT:...

President Obama opening remarks at tribal summit (November 6, 2009)

The following is a transcript of remarks by President Barack Obama during the opening of the White House Tribal Nations Conference, November 5. Provided by the White House. THE PRESIDENT:...