Oglala Sioux family honors young staff carrier with eagle feather (January 21, 2016)
Lorrell Goings, 20, led a group of tribal members through the annual ride that honors the victims of the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre.
Bill in Washington outlaws use of racist mascot in public schools (January 21, 2016)
The only school with a ''Redskins' mascot happens to be located on the Spokane Reservation.
Yurok Tribe declares state of emergency in response to suicides (January 21, 2016)
In the past 18 months, seven people in a small community have taken their lives.
Sen. Lankford calls for removal of Andrew Jackson from $20 bill (January 21, 2016)
The resolution cites the forced relocation of tribes from the southeastern United States during the tenure of the former president.
Turtle Mountain Band moved fast to ban fracking on reservation (January 21, 2016)
Tribal women led the charge after studying the impacts of hydraulic fracturing on water and the environment.
Alvin Manitopyes: Native women treated poorly in 'The Revenant' (January 21, 2016)
The Revenant is not for the faint hearted as the bloody and brutal violence constantly spews across the big screen like a horrific nightmare.
Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community elects council leaders (January 21, 2016)
Chairman Charlie Vig and Vice Chairman Keith B. Anderson won re-election. Freedom Brewer, a newcomer, will serve as Secretary/Treasurer.
Longtime leader of White Earth Nation resigns due to opposition (January 21, 2016)
Erma Vizenor was the first woman to lead the Minnesota tribe and ran into trouble for pursuing constitutional reform.
Judge finalizes $940M Ramah contract support costs settlement (January 21, 2016)
The settlement will benefit 699 tribes and tribal organizations that were shortchanged by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
City agrees to pay $900K for death of Alaska Native man in jail cell (January 21, 2016)
Louis Bunyan was 21 years old when he died while in police custody in July 2011.
Matthew Fletcher: Commentary on Supreme Court oral arguments (January 21, 2016)
There seemed to be two major threads of argument in Nebraska v. Parker.
Meskwaki Tribe moves closer to removing state from jurisdiction (January 21, 2016)
The state of Iowa could relinquish authority over crimes committed by tribal members on the Meskwaki Settlement.
Delphine Red Shirt: Frank Fools Crow worked tirelessly for justice (January 21, 2016)
When we think about men like Martin Luther King Jr., we are reminded of all of the men and women, in our reservation communities who were his contemporaries, and who also worked tirelessly for social justice.
Native Sun News: Racist treatment of Indian students addressed (January 21, 2016)
For over a century, more than just a bridge has separated non-Indian people living in the township of Flandreau, South Dakota, and Indian students and residents of the Flandreau Indian School.
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2 Trump team reinstates delay for land-into-trust applications without consulting tribes
3 Major changes in store as trust reform office returns home to Bureau of Indian Affairs
4 Indian Child Welfare Act under attack again as conservative group submits appeal to Supreme Court
5 Supreme Court shakes up docket by accepting sovereignty case at request of tribe
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