Navajo Nation can seek damages for sales of unauthorized goods (April 4, 2016)
Judge Bruce Black cleared the way for the tribe to seek millions of dollars from fashion retailer Urban Outfitters.
Jade Begay: Helping tribes with renewable energy development (April 4, 2016)
Across North America, fossil-fuel extraction and production has long been robbing tribal communities of clean water, clean air and a secure future.
Mark Trahant: Chase Iron Eyes launches campaign for Congress (April 4, 2016)
Chase Iron Eyes is a member of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, a founder of Last Real Indians and an attorney for the Lakota People’s Law Project.
Lawmakers will take testimony on four bills aimed at improving education systems in Indian Country.
Supreme Court supports sex offender in dispute over registration (April 4, 2016)
A sex offender who left Kansas and moved to another country did not need to update his registration after he left, the court said in a unanimous decision.
Bills affecting tribal courts, Alaska Native health care, tribal colleges, a New Mexico tribe and dam safety are on the agenda.
Steve Russell: My apologies to Indian Country for being a Texan (April 4, 2016)
I owe the Indian nations and most of the United States an apology, because I’ve become a Texan.
Vi Waln: We can make a difference for Indian education by voting (April 4, 2016)
The time is now to rid our school district of board members who don’t care about tribal values or Lakota students.
Lakota Country Times: Indian lawmaker reflects on latest session (April 4, 2016)
The 2016 South Dakota legislative session produced some highs and lows for Lakota Country according to State Representative and Oglala Lakota Citizen Kevin Killer.
Four Lakota were voted in by South Dakota Democrats as part of the 28 Presidential Delegates representing the campaigns of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.
Charles Kader: Native businesses considered a threat to society (April 4, 2016)
The Native business people, all over, feel extremely hard pressed to provide for their families, living under the threat of asset forfeiture and imprisonment.
Julian Cola: The inconvenient truths of Donald Trump's campaign (April 4, 2016)
If it weren’t The Donald some other force would be leading the charge of bygone days that have, in fact, gone nowhere.
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