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Investigation into Native girl's death on reserve in Manitoba (May 12, 2015)

It appears Teresa Cassandra Robinson was mauled by an animal while she was on her way home on the Garden Hill First Nation.

Ancestors still remain in collections 25 years after NAGPRA (May 12, 2015)

More than 16,000 ancestors have been repatriated since 1990 but more 163,000 are still being held by museums, federal agencies and other institutions.

Bill allows Maine tribes to follow VAWA jurisdiction provisions (May 12, 2015)

The Penobscot Nation and the Passamauquoddy Tribe want to exercise jurisdiction over non-Indian offenders.

A record 10 Pueblo students earn doctoral degrees in Arizona (May 12, 2015)

The students received Ph.D's in Justice Studies and Social Inquiry from Arizona State University.

Witness list for SCIA's hearing on Bureau of Indian Education (May 12, 2015)

The Obama administration is pursuing a restructuring of the agency amid Congressional scrutiny.

Miccosukee Tribe fires attorney after being hit with huge fine (May 12, 2015)

Bernardo Roman III was escorted out of his office and told to leave the reservation last week.

Delaware Tribe backs student's right to wear eagle feather (May 12, 2015)

Hayden Layne Griffith, 18, wants to wear an eagle feather on her graduation cap next week.

Nez Perce Tribe bars members from selling treaty fish harvest (May 12, 2015)

The ban applies to hatchery and wild salmon caught within the tribe's treaty territory.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe to launch marijuana business (May 12, 2015)

The South Dakota tribe is the first in the state to publicly announce plans to enter the growing industry.

David Wilkins: Disenrollments aren't about tribal sovereignty (May 12, 2015)

Tribal politicians and jurists who work to disenroll legitimate Native citizens justify their perverted behavior by wrapping themselves in the cloak of sovereign power.

Klamath Tribes hold swearing in ceremony for new chief judge (May 12, 2015)

Jeremy Brave-Heart plans to expand the tribe's juvenile justice program.

Leader of Sault Ste. Marie Tribe convicted of drug possession (May 12, 2015)

Rita Glyptis was convicted in tribal court of one count possession of marijuana for an incident in January.

Two Potawatomi tribes join forces for new business venture (May 12, 2015)

The Pokagon Band from Michigan and the Forest County Potawatomi Tribe from Wisconsin started a design and construction firm.

Cherokee Nation reports record $829M in business revenues (May 12, 2015)

Operating income at Cherokee Nation Businesses $105 million, an increase of eight percent.

Washington Supreme Court hears tribal gas compact lawsuit (May 12, 2015)

The Automotive United Trades Organization claims the agreement is illegal because it requires the state to share tax revenues with tribes.

Lakota Country Times: South Dakota Indian lawmakers meet (May 12, 2015)

The State Tribal Relations Committee of the South Dakota Legislature elected Senator Troy Heinert (D) as Chairman and Representative Shawn Bordeaux (D) as Vice Chair.

DOI approves offshore drilling bid opposed by Alaska Natives (May 12, 2015)

Royal Dutch Shell plans to drill for oil and gas in the Chukchi Sea, an area used by Alaska Natives for subsistence foods.

Women on 20s campaign announces winner of national vote (May 12, 2015)

Wilma Mankiller, the late former chief of the Cherokee Nation, didn't come out on top of the ballot.

Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe gets cell service (May 12, 2015)

A 'COW' (Cell Phone on Wheels) arrived in Lame Deer, paving the way for cell phone service in the community by mid-May and in other communities on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation within the next year.

Steve Russell: Indian Country isn't divided into 'left' or 'right' (May 12, 2015)

The Democratic and Republican parties represent a very narrow lane in the autobahn of world politics.