Gyasi Ross: African and Native Americans fought for their survival (February 10, 2016)
Make no mistake: there are folks and institutions that profit when people of color fight each other.
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes welcome return of land (February 10, 2016)
The National Bison Range was established in 1908 and is located entirely within the boundaries of the Flathead Reservation.
Sweat lodge at Army base helps with PTSD treatment for veterans (February 10, 2016)
The He Ska Akicita Inipi at Fort Carson in Colorado started in 1995.
Blackfeet Nation citizens still talking about constitutional reforms (February 10, 2016)
The Montana tribe first adopted the constitution in 1935, a year after the Indian Reorganization Act became law.
White Mountain Apache Tribe considers change to blood quantum (February 10, 2016)
Membership is currently open to people with at least one-half Indian blood, provided that one-fourth comes from White Mountain blood.
Northern Arapaho Tribe seeking to repatriate remains of students (February 10, 2016)
The tribe started the effort in 2007 but has faced opposition from the Army War College the military institution that occupies the site of the former Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania.
Six of 12 Indian Health Service area directors in 'acting' capacity (February 10, 2016)
The agency faces recruitment and retention challenges, officials said at a hearing on Capitol Hill last week, a situation that extends to the agency's leadership positions.
President Obama seeks another increase for Indian Health Service budget (February 10, 2016)
The agency would see a record $6.6 million in funding under the last budget of President Barack Obama's administration.
Kristi Noem: Indian Health Service remains in a state of emergency (February 10, 2016)
Over the last four years, funding for Indian Health Service has increased by more than a half-billion dollars and yet the system as a whole stands in a state of disrepair.
Women take top three leadership positions at Menominee Nation (February 10, 2016)
The Wisconsin tribe's executive seats are held by Chairwoman Joan Delabreau, Vice Chair Crystal Chapman-Chevalier and Secretary Myrna Warrington
Albert Bender: Tribes should reclaim land from unratified treaties (February 10, 2016)
There at least 150 unratified treaties, which means that millions of acres are just waiting to be reclaimed by the tribes.
John Lavelle: Supreme Court weighs key tribal sovereignty issue (February 10, 2016)
In the past, tribes have fought against legal theories and policy maneuvers that threatened to condemn a disproportionate number of Indians to long sentences in federal prison, or even the death penalty.
Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders win big in New Hampshire vote (February 10, 2016)
The Republican real estate mogul and the Democratic candidate easily beat their rivals in the second presidential primary of the 2016 election cycle.
Vince Two Eagles: The rez of the story about treaty-making in the United States (February 10, 2016)
One of the most asked about issues concerning Native people is the issue of treaties.
Lakota Country Times: Indian lawmakers oppose drug testing bill (February 10, 2016)
Shawn Bordeaux and Kevin Killer are two Lakota in the South Dakota Legislature and have both stated that they oppose the bill’s passage.
Chase Iron Eyes: Real sovereigns don't disenroll their own people (February 10, 2016)
'Real Indians' certainly wouldn’t hire a non-Indian consultant to tell them who's a relative and who's not.
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