Red Lake Nation takes big step forward with solar power project (February 19, 2016)
The tribe will embark on a three-phase plan to install solar panels, develop solar energy farms and open a solar equipment manufacturing plant.
Marci Hamilton: Justice Scalia was right in Native peyote case (February 19, 2016)
It did not take long after Justice Antonin Scalia’s unexpected passing for someone to attack him for having authored Employment Div. v. Smith, and to accuse him of 'abandoning' religious liberty.
Editorial: Judge wrong to assert authority at Indian allotment (February 19, 2016)
Whether three-quarter acre, 300 acres or 300,000 acres, Indian trust land is exactly that: Indian trust land, under the jurisdiction of Federal and Tribal governments.
Damien Lee: Let First Nations determine their citizenship laws (February 19, 2016)
Adoption stories provide us with an opportunity to see inherent indigenous citizenship laws in action.
Young football player from San Pasqual Reservation stands out (February 19, 2016)
Jason Boyle Jr. is only 13 but he already played in a prestigious Football University Youth All-American Bowl game.
House committee issues subpoenas in Gold King Mine disaster (February 19, 2016)
The spill at the abandoned mine in Colorado caused at least three million gallons of toxic waste to enter rivers that run through three reservations.
Supreme Court delays work due to ceremony for Justice Scalia (February 19, 2016)
A large crowd gathered in Washington, D.C., to pay their respects to the late Antonin Scalia.
Lakota Country Times: Tribal college basketball team takes off (February 19, 2016)
The Oglala Lakota College Brave Hearts are quickly becoming a legitimate program under the guidance of Dale Pine Jr.
Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne community center remains unfinished (February 19, 2016)
Frustration about a long unfinished and botched community center recently fueled the re-election of new district officers in the small community of Busby.
Gerald Howard: Support self-determination in Tribal TANF rules (February 19, 2016)
The Tribal TANF Fairness Act, H.R. 3026, has strong bi-partisan support and we are working to see the bill enacted.
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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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