Delaware Tribe won't pay contracts signed by former chief (July 20, 2015)
A new set of tribal leaders dismantled one of the tribe's businesses and fired all of its employees after winning an election last November.
IHS debuts new facility on San Carlos Apache Reservation (July 20, 2015)
The 179,000 square-foot San Carlos Apache Tribe Health Center in Peridot, Arizona, cost $116 million.
Tribal lenders praise Treasury Department study of industry (July 20, 2015)
The Native American Financial Services Association represents tribes with online lending operations.
American Indian Graduate Center names four board members (July 20, 2015)
Stacy Leeds, Steven L. A. Stallings, Dana Arviso and Holly Cook Macarro joined the board of directors.
Julianne Jennings: Confederate flag brings back racial trauma (July 20, 2015)
The Confederate flag quickly became the symbol of white privilege and segregation, the oppression of Black people and the fight by Southern states to preserve slavery.
White House: A historic gathering for Native American youth (July 20, 2015)
The gathering wasn’t just about listening. Rather, it was about spurring action and change.
Interview: San Carlos Apache Tribe fights mine at sacred site (July 20, 2015)
Indian Country Today interviews Chairman Terry Rambler about the battle to save sacred Oak Flat in Arizona from a mining development.
Opinion: Custer is a long-lasting symbol of racism in the West (July 20, 2015)
It’s easy for us Westerners to wag fingers of political correctness at those states south of the Mason-Dixon line, criticizing their legacy of race relations.
Charles Trimble: A tribute to our great Indian woman leaders (July 20, 2015)
In my eighty years, especially the forty-plus years of my involvement in Indian affairs, I have gotten to know many great Indian leaders who were women.
Opinion: Lac du Flambeau Band works to diversify economy (July 20, 2015)
The Lac du Flambeau Business Development Corp. didn’t invent diversification, even in Indian Country, but its goal is to make it a reality for the tribe.
Navajo Nation holds referendum on language fluency standard (July 20, 2015)
Tribal members will decide whether future presidential and vice presidential candidates must be fluent in the Navajo language.
Adam Sandler discusses controversy over stereotypes in film (July 20, 2015)
Actor claims the film will be 'pro-Indian' and won't depict Indian people in an unflattering way.
Mississippi Choctaw man dies after being placed in county jail (July 20, 2015)
Rexdale Wayne Henry, 53, was found dead in his cell on July 14.
Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold business meeting (July 20, 2015)
Lawmakers will consider a bill to address the lack of victim services in Indian Country while the other addresses road and bridge safety on reservations.
House panel sets hearing on Pueblo and Alaska Native bills (July 20, 2015)
The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs will take testimony on the two bills.
Lakota Country Times: Theater makes impact at Pine Ridge (July 20, 2015)
Angel Reddest, the owner of Nunpa Theatre on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, really loves the movies.
Native Sun News: Tribes denied voice in Keystone hearings (July 20, 2015)
Tribal leaders and allies demanded more input on TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL tar-sands crude-oil pipeline permit application, announcing a Four Directions Resistance Ride, March and Rally to precede final evidentiary hearings.
Ellen Guttillo Whitehouse: I was duped by Andrea Smith too (July 20, 2015)
Andrea Smith and her sister, Justine Smith are NOT Cherokee.
Alex Jacobs: Forced labor remains an issue around the globe (July 20, 2015)
Indigenous people survived slavery on this continent and it is part of our Historical Trauma yet it continues around the world as the seamy underbelly of Corporate Globalization.
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