Crow Creek Sioux man sentenced for assaults in domestic cases (June 29, 2015)
Derek Kennedy admitted that he assaulted his domestic partner and a Bureau of Indian Affairs police officer.
Woman sentenced to prison for biting BIA officer in North Dakota (June 29, 2015)
Jessie Marie Grant pleaded guilty to one count of assaulting a federal officer.
Self-described Cherokee artist charged for misrepresentation (June 29, 2015)
Terry Lee Whitstone is accused of violating the Indian Arts and Crafts Act.
Mary Annette Pember: Sharing stories from boarding schools (June 29, 2015)
Denise Lajimodiere, a member of the Turtle Mountain Chippewa tribe, is working on a book containing ten of the most powerful survivor stories she’s collected over the past few years.
Bryan Terry: Honor Sequoyah with statue at Tennessee capitol (June 29, 2015)
As a Tennessee legislator with membership in a federally recognized tribe, I have a unique perspective on the situation and I feel that it is my duty to step up during this debate and offer another point of view.
Alaska's largest tribe boycotts FedEx for ties to racist mascot (June 29, 2015)
President Richard Peterson of the Tlingit and Haida Tribes called the Washington NFL team's name 'offensive.'
National Congress of American Indians gathers in Minnesota (June 29, 2015)
Tribal leaders will hear from members of Congress and federal officials and participate in the first NDN Talks.
BIA issues long-awaited update to federal recognition process (June 29, 2015)
The final rule does not include a controversial provision that would have allowed groups to submit new petitions.
Indian farmers rally over $380M in unspent Keepseagle funds (June 29, 2015)
Indian farmers and ranchers are opposing a plan to distribute the money to non-profits.
Dina Gilio-Whitaker: Race frauds are not new in Indian Country (June 29, 2015)
The American obsession with black authenticity is related to Indian authenticity, and it is tied to 'blood' purity.
Jemez Pueblo gets second shot at making case for ancestral land (June 29, 2015)
In a unanimous decision, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals said Congress has never extinguished aboriginal title to the area in question.
Lakota Country Times: Treaty council slams mine at Pine Ridge (June 29, 2015)
The Tetunwan Oyate Treaty Council has come down hard on a company who had illegally mined for zeolite on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Terese Marie Mailhot: Let Native people speak our own voices (June 29, 2015)
There’s a long history of people who come into our communities to save us.
Steven Newcomb: Indian law and policy based on domination (June 29, 2015)
Federal Indian law and policy is a language and idea system predicated on the U.S.’s domination of our nations and peoples.
Native Sun News: Tribal youth share traditions and technology (June 29, 2015)
Twelve bright young students from the Rosebud and Oglala Sioux Tribes camped on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation to get some 'hands on' science learning.
Mark Trahant: Action plan needed for health in Indian Country (June 29, 2015)
The Supreme Court once again affirmed the legality of the Affordable Care Act.
Bill John Baker wins re-election as leader of Cherokee Nation (June 29, 2015)
The incumbent chief secured 52.66 percent of the vote, easily beating three other challengers.
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