More transportation funds head to Indian Country in new law (December 18, 2015)
The Tribal Transportation Program will see an immediate boost to $465 million in the current fiscal year and the amount will grow by $10 million through fiscal year 2020.
Alaska Native leader named to Arctic Research Commission (December 18, 2015)
Marie Greene will be advising President Barack Obama and Congress on issues facing the Arctic.
Native American Bank wins top lender designation from BIA (December 18, 2015)
The bank has successfully participated in the BIA's Loan Guarantee, Insurance and Interest Subsidy Program for five years.
Native men in Alaska go free after murder convictions lifted (December 18, 2015)
Marvin Roberts, George Frese, Eugene Vent and Kevin Pease -- also known as the Fairbanks Four -- were cleared of all charges in the 1997 case.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Teach Lakota history to our students (December 18, 2015)
I would very much like to see our local schools teach our Lakota children history that is relevant to them.
Native Sun News: Court backs vote on dump near Pine Ridge (December 18, 2015)
Residents rejoiced when the South Dakota Supreme Court ruled that ballots will be counted on a referendum aimed to prevent a toxic and radioactive oil fracking waste dump in Fall River County, adjacent to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
Peter d'Errico: Tribal sovereignty attacked in Supreme Court (December 18, 2015)
The oral argument ended as inauspiciously as it opened, cherry-picking Indian sovereignty and presuming the validity of Christian Discovery doctrine.
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