Paiute Tribe removes chairwoman for accepting NFL team's gifts (April 2, 2015)
Gari Lafferty accepted a trip to Washington, D.C., and other items of value in violation of ethics rules.
Red Lake News: Tribe hosts Healing Day to mark 2005 tragedy (April 2, 2015)
When there was talk of the approaching 10th Anniversary of the Red Lake Tragedy, it was decided that the Hereditary Chiefs along with the Red Lake School Youth Council would plan an event.
Christa Big Canoe: Shocking verdict in Native woman's murder (April 2, 2015)
Cindy Gladue was a mother. Cindy Gladue was a daughter. Cindy Gladue was a Cree woman. Cindy Gladue was a human.
Navajo Nation presidential candidates call for April 21 election (April 2, 2015)
Joe Shirley Jr. and Russell Begaye say the Navajo people should be able to choose their next leader as originally planned.
Delvin Cree: Memories of helping my great grandmother Selina (April 2, 2015)
As I sat down one recent morning and sipped on some strong coffee, I would remember a time when I would help one of my elders.
US Attorneys host tribes for Violence Against Women Act session (April 2, 2015)
Tribes can arrest, prosecute and try non-Indians for certain domestic violence offenses as long as their justice systems protect the constitutional rights of defendants.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee sets field hearing in Montana (April 2, 2015)
The hearing on the Crow Reservation will focus on coal development in Indian Country.
DOI transfers another $12M from buy-back to scholarship fund (April 2, 2015)
The scholarship fund now holds more than $17 million and applications should be available soon.
Dominique Alan Fenton: Racism at core of Native youth suicide (April 2, 2015)
Between December 1 and March 23, Pine Ridge Hospital treated 241 patients under 19 who actively planned, attempted or committed suicide.
Patrick Duffy, the superintendent on the Crow Creek Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, is expected to make a full recovery.
Dave Anderson to debut new barbecue restaurant in Wisconsin (April 2, 2015)
He's still famous -- though not officially so -- and he's opening a new restaurant near the Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation.
Tribal members lead march against bike trail through Everglades (April 2, 2015)
The 75-mile Walk for Mother Earth highlighted opposition to the proposed bike trail.
Crow Tribe reaches hydropower deal with Bureau of Reclamation (April 2, 2015)
The tribe holds the exclusive right to develop and market power generated at the Yellowtail Afterbay Dam.
Student newspaper apologizes for 'Trail of Schmears' fake story (April 2, 2015)
The parody made light of a recent race-related incident involving an African-American student.
Chairman of Winnebago Tribe quits as council exodus continues (April 2, 2015)
John Blackhawk led the tribe for nearly 20 years during an unprecedented era of growth and opportunity.
Editorial: Right a historical wrong and recognize Pamunkey Tribe (April 2, 2015)
The Pamunkey tribe was keeping its collective fingers crossed, hoping they would hear good news Tuesday. Sadly, they didn’t.
Native Sun News: Excessive force used in death of Lakota man (April 2, 2015)
'The cop murdered my son,' Jerry Capps told Native Sun News in May of 2010 shortly after his son Christopher Capps died from five gunshot wounds fired by Pennington County Deputy David Olson.
Ivan Star: Everything our ancestors built was nearly destroyed (April 2, 2015)
I think often about our current state-of-affairs on the Pine Ridge, specifically alcohol/drug abuse, poverty, single-parenthood, suicide, and the high numbers of Lakota serving time in the state’s penal correction system.
Modern heroes still walk among us all today and possibly the best is still yet to come. Ideally, we should never forget those who came before us.
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