North Dakota tribe faces questions about spending and per caps (April 8, 2016)
Each tribal member receives $6,500 a year thanks to energy development on the reservation but some critics are alleging mismanagement.
Tribal leaders and members see the death of Loreal Tsingine as a sign of the discrimination hey encounter in a border town near the reservation.
The May 5 call is part of the agency's attempt to advance and promote the health needs of an often overlooked segment of the population.
Aquinnah Wampanoag Tribe wins expansion of health service area (April 8, 2016)
Tribal members who live in a handful of counties on the mainland in Massachusetts will now be able to secure care without traveling long distances.
The 133 acres along Highway 4 lie within the original Six Mile Rancheria in northern California.
Conservative groups try to strike down Indian Child Welfare Act (April 8, 2016)
One case argues that the 1978 law violates the U.S. Constitution because, in the eyes of conservatives, it only applies to one 'race' -- Indian children.
Mille Lacs Band expands economy with $6.9M purchase of resort (April 8, 2016)
The acquisition of the Big Sandy Lodge & Resort adds to the Minnesota tribe's hospitality ventures.
Law Article: Seminole Tribe asks Supreme Court to hear tax case (April 8, 2016)
Litigation involving the state taxation of Indian tribes and associated activities performed on Indian lands has grown in recent years given the increase in the number and scope of for-profit transactions engaged in by Indian tribes and non-Indian businesses.
ESPN made guest host cover 'Caucasians' mascot parody t-shirt (April 8, 2016)
Bomani Jones stirred considerable controversy for questioning the existence of Indian mascots on national television.
Award-winning writer Jim Northrup prepares for his final journey (April 8, 2016)
The author of the popular Fond du Lac Follies column is following the Ojibwe philosophy of minobimaadiziwin, or living the good life.
A record number of Indian candidates are running for seats in the U.S. Congress and journalist Mark Trahant is following them for Trahant Reports.
Darren Bonaparte: The history behind an Onondaga wampum belt (April 8, 2016)
One of the most intriguing wampum belts of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy is one known by many names.
Lakota Country Times: Alex White Plume wins round in hemp case (April 8, 2016)
In a ruling that is being called a win for tribal sovereignty a federal judge has lifted a decade old injunction against an Oglala Lakota farmer that prevented him from cultivating industrial hemp.
Ivan Star Comes Out: Indian Country still struggling with trauma (April 8, 2016)
Our ancestors developed and used very effective techniques to cope with trauma and prevented its impacts.
Native Sun News: Wheels of justice slow for Oglala Sioux woman (April 8, 2016)
On April 30, 2015, Jessie Renae Waters was found dead on a fire road just over a hill overlooking highway US 18 on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
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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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