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Chairman Michael Jandreau of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe in hospital Chairman Michael Jandreau of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe in hospital
A tribal attorney said the longtime leader is suffering complications from pneumonia and has been a hospital since Friday.
Navajo Nation considers agreement for land-buy back program Navajo Nation considers agreement for land-buy back program
The reservation is home to nearly 34,000 individual landowners. Buying up all of their fractionated interests could cost more than $100 million.
Police looking for clues after murder of Indian man and woman Police looking for clues after murder of Indian man and woman
Joseph Bounds, 26, and Summer Gokey, 30, were found dead on March 20. Both had been shot in the head.
US Attorneys named to lead DOJ Native American subcommittee US Attorneys named to lead DOJ Native American subcommittee
Michael Cotter of Montana will serve as chair and Damon Martinez will serve as vice chair of the Native American Issues Subcommittee.
Hundreds pay respects to Navajo Nation officer killed on the job Hundreds pay respects to Navajo Nation officer killed on the job
Alex Yazzie, 42, spent 12 years in law enforcement on a reservation that's the size of West Virginia.
Lakota Country Times: Efforts to rename sacred peak ramp up Lakota Country Times: Efforts to rename sacred peak ramp up
Myron Pourier of Black Elk Development is helping lead the push to rename a sacred peak in the Black Hills of South Dakota.
Jury rules against Cheyenne River Sioux man in 'KKK' scar case Jury rules against Cheyenne River Sioux man in 'KKK' scar case
Despite the verdict in his federal court lawsuit, Vernon Traversie believes he stood up for the civil rights of Indian people in South Dakota.
Alex White Plume aims to grow hemp on Pine Ridge Reservation Alex White Plume aims to grow hemp on Pine Ridge Reservation
The Oglala Sioux Tribe allows hemp to be cultivated but federal agents in the past contended the plant was a drug.
Native boy with rare disease granted wish to join favorite team Native boy with rare disease granted wish to join favorite team
Garrett Gamble Jr., 11, signed a one-day contract and served as a puck dropper with the Toronto Maple Leafs during a winning game.
Blackfeet Nation opposes energy development on sacred lands Blackfeet Nation opposes energy development on sacred lands
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana) is backing the tribe's efforts to cancel oil and gas leases in the sacred Badger-Two Medicine Area.
Patricia Paul: Overcoming hardships and becoming a tribal judge Patricia Paul: Overcoming hardships and becoming a tribal judge
As an individual who has experienced a tremendous loss in my life, I found that I can absorb the tragic stories of loss in the lives of others.
Opinion: Don't include Indian Country in BLM fracking regulation Opinion: Don't include Indian Country in BLM fracking regulation
Even as the economic recovery continues, native people continue to experience roughly double the unemployment rate of the nation.
Police officer who kicked Native man reinstated in Saskatchewan Police officer who kicked Native man reinstated in Saskatchewan
Eddie Stonechild was kicked to the ground and hit his head on a concrete wall. The officer was convicted but the verdict was overturned.
BIA official expected to be released from hospital after stabbing BIA official expected to be released from hospital after stabbing
Patrick Duffy, the superintendent at the BIA agency on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, was stabbed in his office with a knife.
Mark Charles: Nation was built on the dehumanization of others Mark Charles: Nation was built on the dehumanization of others
We are a nation that built its reputation on freedom and claims to stand for 'liberty and justice for all.' But our foundations are clearly based on the dehumanization of others.
Kevin Abourezk: Students retrace journey of Chief Standing Bear Kevin Abourezk: Students retrace journey of Chief Standing Bear
In 1877, Standing Bear led his people on a forced march to Oklahoma from their home in northeast Nebraska.
BIA delays ruling on Pamunkey Tribe federal recognition petition BIA delays ruling on Pamunkey Tribe federal recognition petition
Assistant Secretary Kevin Washburn needs four months to work on the final determination.
Native Sun News: Designation sought for Cheyenne warrior site Native Sun News: Designation sought for Cheyenne warrior site
In September, 1890, shortly after the Northern Cheyenne Reservation was established, two young Cheyenne, Head Chief (19) and Young Mule (13), rode to a warrior’s death at the hands of the U.S. Military rather than being hanged for killing a cowboy.
Julianne Jennings: Taking care of our eyesight in Indian Country Julianne Jennings: Taking care of our eyesight in Indian Country
What caused the decline of eyesight in Native America? Books. Yes, books.

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