Grand Ronde Tribes to disenroll 86 descendants of treaty signer (September 2, 2015)
The descendants of Chief Tumulth, who was executed a year after he signed an 1855 treaty, lost a tribal court challenge to their mass disenrollment.
Mohegan Tribe elects incumbents and newcomer for council (September 2, 2015)
Three incumbents and one newcomer won seats on the council.
Crow Tribe opens apartment complex for homeless veterans (September 2, 2015)
The facility features 15 units to help warriors get back on their feet.
Native children being removed at alarming rates in Manitoba (September 2, 2015)
Between 80 and 90 percent of children in care in the province are Native.
Frank Bibeau: Ojibwe people assert treaty rights in Minnesota (September 2, 2015)
Minnesota’s jurisdiction was challenged on two fronts by the White Earth Reservation, Honor the Earth and the 1855 Treaty Authority last week.
Opinion: Alaska will lose appeal in BIA land-into-trust lawsuit (September 2, 2015)
When Attorney General Richards loses the state’s appeal, and the assistant secretary of the Interior begins taking title to all of that land into trust, what are the remaining options to prevent that from happening?
Mississippi Choctaw leader faces challenge in election drama (September 2, 2015)
Chief Phyllis Anderson has won two elections by comfortable margins but some people on the reservation still aren't happy with the results.
President Obama set for visit to Native communities in Alaska (September 2, 2015)
The first stop is Dillingham and the second is Kotzebue, a village in the Arctic.
Alaska Native students being left behind in their own backyard (September 2, 2015)
Only 57 percent of Native students graduated on time in 2013, compared to 57 percent of White students.
Parents of Lakota 57 respond to not guilty verdict in Rapid City (September 2, 2015)
We are sickened by this white man's decision to allow other rich white men to harm Indian children for fun, while drunk, because they knew they could get away with it.
Winnebago Tribe reports results of primary election for council (September 2, 2015)
Eight of the nine seats on the council are open for election, a first in tribal history.
Mark Trahant: FCC invents new law for tribal lands in Oklahoma (September 2, 2015)
Indian Country remains well behind the rest of the country when it comes to technology service.
Lakota Country Times: New food bank on Pine Ridge Reservation (September 2, 2015)
With hunger rates above the national average and poverty rates through the ceiling, the Pine Ridge Reservation has many residents who struggle to provide healthy meals for their families and children
Vi Waln: Rosebud Sioux Tribe needs to establish 'virtual' school (September 2, 2015)
Our newly elected members of tribal government will serve the people well by establishing a virtual school as an alternative to the failing educational systems.
Carly McIntosh: Feeling love from elders at naming ceremony (September 2, 2015)
Knowing an elder say they accept you as one of their own, and knowing everyday a prayer is being said on your behalf brings the feeling of warmth to my heart.
Steven Newcomb: The religious basis of Doctrine of Discovery (September 2, 2015)
Given that this well-cloaked religiously premised principle of dominance has been used by the United States against our nations and peoples for two centuries now, isn’t it time to demand that the United States no longer use it against us?
Native Sun News Editorial: Republican attacks on Hillary Clinton (September 2, 2015)
The unmitigated assault on Democrat Hillary Clinton by the Republicans and the media is at times overwhelming.
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Top Stories1 Trump team reinstates delay for land-into-trust applications without consulting tribes
2 Major changes in store as trust reform office returns home to Bureau of Indian Affairs
3 Indian Child Welfare Act under attack again as conservative group submits appeal to Supreme Court
4 Fake news about name change for Washington NFL team goes viral in Indian Country
5 Supreme Court shakes up docket by accepting sovereignty case at request of tribe
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