Navajo Nation wins decision over voting districts in Utah county (February 26, 2016)
A federal judge has ordered San Juan County to redraw its commission district map to better represent the Native American population.
Montana counties to open satellite voting offices on reservations (February 26, 2016)
Four counties have agreed to establish satellite voting offices on reservations this year and more are in discussions with tribes ahead of the primary and general elections.
Mark Trahant: Indian Country needs to see big ideas from political candidates (February 26, 2016)
We need big ideas for Indian Country. There are so many proposals that could change the future.
Chippewa Cree Tribe accused of overbilling Montana for pipeline (February 26, 2016)
The alleged overbilling occurred when the head of the Montana tribe's construction company admitted he took bribes and accepted kickbacks.
Washington tribes await shares of $940M contract support case (February 26, 2016)
The Quinault Nation, the Yakama Nation and the Colville Tribes will be receiving checks in the coming months.
Tim Giago: Childhood memories of Wounded Knee at Pine Ridge (February 26, 2016)
When some folks say leave Wounded Knee alone; leave it as it was what are they talking about? Do they mean like it was 90 years ago or like it is now?
Native Sun News: State of South Dakota fails to stall Indian Child Welfare Act lawsuit (February 26, 2016)
A three year old class action lawsuit that alleges the state of South Dakota regularly violates the constitutional rights of Indian parents and the Indian Child Welfare Act may now move forward.
Indian school fires basketball coaches after race-related incident (February 26, 2016)
Former head boys basketball coach Ceci Moses and her husband, former assistant coach Rick Schimmel, accused staff at another school of making race-related comments about Native Americans.
Melissa Smith: Wolves in danger in Wisconsin's political climate (February 26, 2016)
I could tell you that with Act 169 in Wisconsin, many stakeholders, including the tribes and environmental advocacy voices were removed from any sort of decision-making process.
Steven Newcomb: Justice Scalia didn't know anything about Indian law (February 26, 2016)
It probably sounds axiomatic to say this, but the men and women who sit on the U.S. Supreme Court can only make decisions based on what they know.
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