Youth share spotlight as House subcommittee takes up Native bills (May 19, 2016)

Indigenous youth and their colleagues got a special look at the legislative process thanks to Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska).

Steve Russell: Unpopular politicians represent splintered parties (May 19, 2016)

Constrained by history, we are watching from the cheap seats as both parties splinter in a manner that would be no big deal in a parliamentary system but is a very big deal when there are only two parties and both of them are facing a revolt from below.

LaDonna Harris and Samuel Goodhope: Bernie Sanders shares our cultural values (May 19, 2016)

At the age of 85, I join my 28-year-old grandson who helped me draft this op-ed, in support of U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders.

Montana establishes 13 satellite voting offices in Indian Country (May 19, 2016)

The offices are located in nine counties and will help tribal citizens exercise their voting rights.

Bureau of Indian Affairs finalizes tweak to land-into-trust process (May 19, 2016)

Acting assistant secretary Larry Roberts described the change as a 'common sense' approach to land title.

Supreme Court still holding onto decision in tribal jurisdiction case (May 19, 2016)

The justices heard arguments in Dollar General Corporation v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians more than 160 days ago and only one other case is older.

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe learns about diabetes treatments in Cuba (May 19, 2016)

The Heberprot-P drug has been used successfully in the Caribbean nation but it's still undergoing medical trials in the United States.

More burial mounds still being discovered at national monument in Iowa (May 19, 2016)

The Ho-Chunk Nation plans to visit the Effigy Mounds National Monument to help confirm the latest find.

Morongo Band to explore business opportunities with South Korea (May 19, 2016)

Areas of interest include hospitality, culture, entertainment, retail, commercial, green technology, transportation and construction

Cronkite News: Tribes support efforts to expand criminal authority (May 19, 2016)

Witnesses at a Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing agreed that giving local authorities the power to pursue prosecutions is the best course

Sandia Pueblo welcomes media to GOP convention in New Mexico (May 19, 2016)

All media requests have been approved as the tribe's leader said there never was a 'ban' on coverage at the event.

Tribes blast new Department of Labor rule affecting overtime pay (May 19, 2016)

Concerns about unique issues in Indian Country and lack of consultation were glossed over by the Obama administration.

Native Sun News: Bernie Sanders stages rallies in Lakota country (May 19, 2016)

Mother Nature provided the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign with perfect weather to stage two Lakota country rallies in South Dakota.

Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux man earns doctoral degree (May 19, 2016)

Positive stories in Lakota Country are abundant if one knows where to look.

Native Sun News: Native tattoo shop celebrates first anniversary (May 19, 2016)

Opening a business and keeping doors open for a year is a true accomplishment and has been a sacred journey for Paul Fiddler, a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe.

Ivan Star Comes Out: Tribes maintain long tradition with lacrosse (May 19, 2016)

The game of lacrosse is not simply an ancient game, but it is a sacred/spiritual or medicinal game.