Standing Rock Sioux Tribe welcomes Obama for historic visit (June 16, 2014)
President Obama and the First Lady met with youth and attended a powwow on the reservation.
Tribes and activists urge Obama to reject Keystone XL Pipeline (June 16, 2014)
The president didn't address the controversy during his historic visit to Indian Country.
Opinion: Southern Ute Tribe sees success in energy industry (June 16, 2014)
Writer says the Southern Ute Tribe has shown how energy development can bring a positive impact in Indian Country.
Mary Hudetz: Slow moving justice for women in Indian Country (June 16, 2014)
Mary Hudetz says the Tribal Law and Order Act and the Violence Against Women Act still don't fully protect Native women from violence.
Mark Trahant: Counting up presidential visits to Indian Country (June 16, 2014)
At least seven, more likely eight, presidents have visited Indian Country.
Opinion: New program brings Internet to Indian school students (June 16, 2014)
Sandy Motley of Alcatel-Lucent’s Wireless Business announces project to bring high-speed Internet to Indian students.
Editorial: Ponca Tribe makes strides in boosting health service (June 16, 2014)
Nebraska newspaper praises the Ponca Tribe for tackling behavioral health issues.
Secretary Jewell announces Bureau of Indian Education reform (June 16, 2014)
Plans call for a restructuring to improve student achievement and strengthen tribal sovereignty.
Paskenta Band funds were used to buy gold and purchase a jet (June 16, 2014)
Tribe's economic development officer says jet and gold are being kept in a safe place.
Column: Understanding of contemporary Indian issues lagging (June 16, 2014)
Writer responds to opinion by Daniel Wildcat regarding historical mistreatment of Indian people.
Radio: Cherokee Freedmen cite treaty in fight over citizenship (June 16, 2014)
Cherokee Freedmen await decision from federal judge on their citizenship status.
Native woman remains in hospital after attack in Saskatchewan (June 16, 2014)
Authorities say solving the case is a top priority.
BIA announces plan to employ more Native American veterans (June 16, 2014)
Agency plans to increase Native veteran employment from 9 percent to 12.5 percent.
Gyasi Ross: Native communities must invest in our young men (June 16, 2014)
Gyasi Ross calls on Indian Country to teach accountability to young men.
Review: Indian women find connection in 'Sacred Wilderness' (June 16, 2014)
A review of Sacred Wilderness, a novel by Susan Power, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe.
Church group approves boycott against Washington NFL team (June 16, 2014)
The vote on the resolution was unanimous.
Radio and entertainment legend Casey Kasem passes on at 82 (June 16, 2014)
Icon died in Washington, where he had been living since early May.
Native Sun News: New police chief focuses on Indian cold cases (June 16, 2014)
With over sixteen years of wide experience within the Rapid City Police Department, Lt. Elias Diaz was chosen to take the seat of Chief of Police.
Tim Giago: South Dakota media must talk about mascot issues (June 16, 2014)
Although we report the news we also must be an advocate for the Indian people and we must stand up for the rights and justice for Native Americans.
Cynthia Iyall: Billy Frank will be heard for generations to come (June 16, 2014)
Cynthia Iyall, the chairwoman of the Nisqually Tribe of Washington, pays tribute to the late Billy Frank Jr.
Steven Newcomb: Supreme Court justices put tribes on notice (June 16, 2014)
Steven Newcomb says the U.S. Supreme Court dissent in Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community puts tribes on notice of further domination.
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