Ho-Chunk Nation raises minimum wage to $2.75 above federal (March 26, 2015)

Tribal employees will be paid $10 an hour starting in July.

Appeals court rules against Crow Tribe in housing grant dispute (March 26, 2015)

The tribe was overpaid $1.2 million in federal housing funds and will have to repay the money.

Judge upholds BIA decision on Oneida Nation land-into-trust bid (March 26, 2015)

An anti-Indian group cited the Supreme Court ruling in Carcieri v. Salazar in hopes of preventing the tribe reacquiring its ancestral lands.

Law firm hosts tribes for session on marijuana in Indian Country (March 26, 2015)

Ten tribes reportedly attended the meeting to learn more about the emerging marijuana industry.

Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee's field hearing (March 26, 2015)

Tribal, federal and state representatives will share what they are doing to address the harmful effects of drugs in Indian Country.

Jane Daugherty: Tribal e-commerce continues to draw scrutiny (March 26, 2015)

American Indians have a long history of having to adjust to forced changes to their way of life.

Shingle Springs Band considered but rejected indoor gun range (March 26, 2015)

The tribe said the cost was too high but plans for an outdoor range are generating significant controversy.

Mishewal Wappo Tribe to appeal decision in recognition lawsuit (March 26, 2015)

Chairman Scott Gabaldon calls the ruling 'just another bump' on the road to sovereignty.

Lakota Country Times: Lakota Nation Invitational stays in Rapid (March 26, 2015)

Last week the Lakota Nation Invitational board of directors voted unanimously to keep the four day cultural extravaganza in Rapid City.

Racist emails of former Montana federal judge to be preserved (March 26, 2015)

Richard Cebull sent 'hundreds' of racist messages, including some about Native Americans, but their contents haven't been publicly disclosed.

Native Sun News: Mayor of Rapid City addresses race relations (March 26, 2015)

Native Sun News sat down with Kooiker to discuss race relations, his management of recent racial incidents and the future of the city regarding Native American citizens.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux leader not pleased with boycott (March 26, 2015)

A resolution passed by the Oglala Sioux Tribal Council erroneously listed Rapid City Attorney Patrick Duffy as a writer for the Rapid City Journal and advised stores selling the Journal on the reservation to refrain from doing so.

Native Youth: Bring dental therapy providers to Indian Country (March 26, 2015)

Leaders of sovereign Indian nations are the authority to decide whether they use dental therapy to help improve the quality of health care for us.

Richard Iron Cloud: Remove murderer's name from sacred peak (March 26, 2015)

I stand in solidarity with esteemed Lakota elder Basil Brave Heart who points out the highest peak in He Sapa (Black Hills) is named after a general who massacred Sioux women and children.

Steven Newcomb: Native nations still under dominating process (March 26, 2015)

The Doctrine of Discovery has always been about Domination and Dehumanization