Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee's first hearing (January 26, 2015)
The committee will hear from a panel of tribal, Indian and youth leaders.
GOP leader outlines agenda for Senate Indian Affairs Committee (January 26, 2015)
Indian Country can expect hearings on energy development, government waste, irrigation projects and juvenile justice.
Supreme Court orders another decision in Indian inmates' case (January 26, 2015)
Indian inmates in Alabama are being prevented from growing long hair.
Brandon Ecoffey: Major issues ignored in State of Indian Nations (January 26, 2015)
As a member organization representing hundreds of tribes across the country, it’s inevitable that NCAI must juggle the interests of some tribal nations that are in conflict with the interests of others.
Navajo Nation Council delegate does double duty as metalhead (January 26, 2015)
When Edmund Yazzie isn't working on legislation he's playing drums for a popular band on the reservation.
Obama to seek stronger protections for wildlife refuge in Alaska (January 26, 2015)
The proposal drew immediate condemnation from the state's Congressional delegation.
Officer accused of using Taser on 2 boys in Alaska Native village (January 26, 2015)
The incident occurred last month in the village of Kake.
Opinion: Wealthy tribes shouldn't follow land-into-trust process (January 26, 2015)
The federal government established fee to trust to help impoverished Indians get off the welfare rolls, not to help wealthy Indians get off tax rolls.
Editorial: Alaska tribe makes tough decision to banish bad actors (January 26, 2015)
It’s good to see communities resolving among themselves to take what action they can to make their villages stronger and safer.
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation mourns passing of Gary Mitchell (January 26, 2015)
Mitchell, who was the chairman of the gaming commission, spent 28 years in service to his people.
Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux man calls on US to honor its word (January 26, 2015)
Sitting in his house on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation, Gerald 'Jump' Big Crow looks out his window and sees the deplorable conditions that prevail on his reservation.
Native Sun News: North Dakota takes on impacts of energy boom (January 26, 2015)
A golden sunset behind the Killdeer Mountains glows with more luminosity than a Karl Bodmer landscape, tinting the clouds pink in the waning light of a wintery evening.
Mateo Romero: Era of white American male rule coming to an end (January 26, 2015)
White male sniper Chris Kyle is the ideological descendant of Custer and the Seventh Cavalry.
Steven Newcomb: Supreme Court decision influenced by religion (January 26, 2015)
2015 marks the 60th year since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Tee-Hit-Ton Indians v. United States under the leadership of Chief Justice Earl Warren.
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