Colville Tribes gain law enforcement authority on federal land (August 11, 2015)
Tribal officers will be able to enforce federal civil law on land managed by the Bureau of Reclamation.
Ohio man pleads guilty to buying remains stolen from graves (August 11, 2015)
Eight ancestors -- two adults and six juveniles -- were removed from their resting places and sold for somewhere between $4,000 and $4,500.
Rincon Band hosts huge hip-hop dance contest on reservation (August 11, 2015)
Over 3,500 dancers from 50 countries participated in the World Hip Hop Dance Championship.
Carol Evans makes history as first woman to lead Spokane Tribe (August 11, 2015)
Carol Evans was the first woman to serve on the council and now she's the first one to serve as chair.
Navajo Leader: 'This is an assault on who we are as Dine people' (August 11, 2015)
A top New Mexico official revealed that the Southern Ute Tribe and not the Environmental Protection Agency first notified the state about the environmental catastrophe.
Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe sees benefits from removal of dams (August 11, 2015)
More water, more salmon and even more dirt have returned to the Elwha River following the removal of two dams.
Opinion: Anti-marijuana bill represents attack on sovereignty (August 11, 2015)
Sen. James Lankford (R-Oklahoma) introduced an obviously senseless bill that attacks and destroys a tribe's sovereign right to decide whether to engage in the cultivation of cannabis.
Alaska governor faces deadline in major land-into-trust case (August 11, 2015)
Three villages won a decision that forced the Bureau of Indian Affairs to develop a rule that includes Alaska tribes for the first time.
Elders of Southern Ute Tribe pursue recall against leadership (August 11, 2015)
The effort targets Chairman Clement Frost and five out of six council members.
Native Americans serve in military special forces at high rate (August 11, 2015)
Four percent of the enlisted Navy SEALs are Native American, according to data provided to USA Today.
Haskell University secures accreditation for another decade (August 11, 2015)
The Higher Learning Commission visited the campus in 2015 for a 10-year evaluation.
Former Little Traverse Bay Bands chair charged in drug case (August 11, 2015)
Ken Harrington is facing drug possession charges while his son is accused of trafficking ecstasy and LSD through the U.S. Postal Service.
Steve Russell: Disenrollments represent modern termination (August 11, 2015)
After over 400 years surviving termination attempts, we have begun to terminate ourselves.
Disputed leaders vow to fight for control of small Alaska tribe (August 11, 2015)
The dispute within Newtok has stalled efforts to relocate the village to higher ground.
Lakota Country Times: Young Lakota man overcomes obstacles (August 11, 2015)
At the age of 10, Sky Garner was quickly being pushed in to the abyss of the South Dakota foster care system.
Dana Lone Elk: Sharing some good news about a Lakota writer (August 11, 2015)
I finally broke my silence and good news I have been holding in for a couple of months.
Native Sun News: South Dakota tribes slam Keystone XL permit (August 11, 2015)
TransCanada Corp. cannot meet the socio-economic conditions necessary for building the proposed Keystone XL pipeline through Lakota treaty territory, representatives and expert witnesses for four tribal governments testified.
Early English settlers believed to have assimilated into tribes (August 11, 2015)
The residents of the infamous Roanoke Colony abandoned that site but no one so far has been able explain with certainty where they went.
Ramapough Lunaape Nation still working for federal recognition (August 11, 2015)
A new documentary, American Native, traces the New Jersey tribe's ongoing struggle.
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