Jay Daniels: Energy mismanagement at BIA isn't anything new (June 23, 2015)
After more than 118 years, we are still experiencing problems and difficulties in oil and gas development on Indian land.
Joel Reynolds: Saying goodbye to Native elder Bobby Andrew (June 23, 2015)
I didn't expect the Pebble Mine would outlast Bobby Andrew. He was a fighter who never seemed to get tired.
Review: Buffy Sainte-Marie hits hard with 'Power in the Blood' (June 23, 2015)
While her musical influences come from all over the place, she filters them through her creativity to express deep thoughts and feelings.
Miccosukee Tribe vows to protect water quality of Everglades (June 23, 2015)
Chairman Colley Billie remembers drinking straight from the Everglades before it became contaminated by agricultural runoff and other development.
Muckleshoot Tribe hosts season opener for Indian horse races (June 23, 2015)
The Carlson team team from the Blackfeet Nation in Montana took home the top prize in the Indian relay.
Cherokee Nation starts work on tribal headquarters expansion (June 23, 2015)
The W.W. Keeler Tribal Complex in Tahlequah will see the addition of a second floor to accommodate more employees and visitors.
South Dakota official claims non-Indians can't use marijuana (June 23, 2015)
Attorney General Marty Jackley believes the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe can't legalize the drug for non-Indian consumers.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe plants new garden (June 23, 2015)
Community members took the first step toward food sovereignty on the Rosebud Reservation and planted a variety of vegetables in a one acre garden.
First Nations attorney wears regalia to law society ceremony (June 23, 2015)
Christina Gray will the first person to wear a Tsimshian button blanket and cedar hat to the bar ceremony.
Yurok Tribe to launch ferry to ease travel time on reservation (June 23, 2015)
Passengers will be able to get from Klamath to Sregon Village in just 45 minutes, eliminating a three-hour drive.
A federal judge denied a motion for a temporary restraining order but will proceed to the merits of the case.
Alaska Native man stabbed to death at Yakama Nation home (June 23, 2015)
Donald Edwards, 42, was attacked at a Father’s Day barbecue on the reservation.
Mary Annette Pember: Boarding schools leave impact in US too (June 23, 2015)
Many more Native children were harmed in the U.S. than in Canada by boarding schools.
Elizabeth Hawksworth: Church owes apology to Native people (June 23, 2015)
I stand up now for the thousands of my brothers and sisters who were killed in the Canadian residential school genocide.
Comment sought on potential change to name of Devils Tower (June 23, 2015)
The current name is a mistranslation of the Lakota term for the sacred Mahto Tipila, or Bear Lodge.
Pine Ridge Reservation school receives $218K for youth suicide (June 23, 2015)
The Oglala Sioux Tribe has declared an emergency in response to a large number of suicide and suicide attempts among youth.
Chippewa Cree Tribe faces additional review of federal funding (June 23, 2015)
At least 18 people on the Rocky Boy's Reservation in Montana have been caught stealing and auditors are worried about fraud.
BIA officer saves woman from robbery and kidnapping in Utah (June 23, 2015)
The incident started in Salt Lake City and ended on the reservation of the Ute Tribe.
Native Sun News: Oglala Lakota College celebrates a milestone (June 23, 2015)
When the graduating class in Social Work from the He Sapa Campus of Oglala Lakota College were asked what they wanted for their graduation ceremony, they said caps and gowns and Black Hills gold rings.
Mark Trahant: National Aboriginal Day stirs new hope in Canada (June 23, 2015)
For nearly two decades, Canadians have celebrated June 21 as a national holiday to honor the Inuit, First Nations and Metis people.
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