Indian Country advocate heads up transition team for Hillary Clinton (August 17, 2016)
The election is still three months away but Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are already making plans for the winner's transition to the White House.
Nez Perce Tribe hosts reception for White House education official (August 17, 2016)
William Mendoza is coming to the Idaho reservation to learn more about the State-Tribal Education Partnership.
Mark Trahant: Native candidate loses bid for Senate seat in Alaska (August 17, 2016)
It’s easy to be optimistic about the prospects for American Indian and Alaska Native candidates in this election and beyond.
Navajo Nation sues Environmental Protection Agency for mine spill (August 17, 2016)
Key members of Congress are supporting the tribe's call for accountability one year after the Gold King Mine disaster.
Sean Sherman - the 'Sioux Chef' - leads movement for indigenous foods (August 17, 2016)
Sean Sherman, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, plans to open the first indigenous kitchen in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Forest County Potawatomi Community ramps up political spending (August 17, 2016)
The Wisconsin tribe's political action committee has spent more so far this year than all of the six years prior.
St. Croix Chippewa Tribe ordered to reinstate five ousted members (August 17, 2016)
The disenrollment effort violated 'basic tenets of justice and fairness,' a tribal court judge ruled.
Lengthy sentence for murder at historic Eastern Cherokee church (August 17, 2016)
Tribal police helped investigate a crime that led to the 16-year sentence for the death of Tyler Britton Gaddis in March 2015.
Jonathan Bourne took the items -- including some from burial sites -- and kept them in his home.
Member of Ute Tribe sentenced to prison for death on reservation (August 17, 2016)
Wilda Annie Manning admitted she had been distracted by her cell phone when she rear-ended another car and caused a young man's death.
Brandon Ecoffey: Anti-Indian fighter lurks off radar in South Dakota (August 17, 2016)
Indian Country has dealt with the likes of Slade Gorton and other anti-Indian politicians but there is one who is potentially far more dangerous lurking just off the radar.
Lakota Country Times: Lakota horseman honored for winning career (August 17, 2016)
Fred Ecoffey, one of the all-time Lakota horsemen, was honored for his life as a jockey.
Carly McIntosh: Racism to blame for missing and murdered sisters (August 17, 2016)
The Government of Canada was to improve trust with indigenous people but it seems that contract has already been changed.
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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 Supreme Court shakes up docket by accepting sovereignty case at request of tribe
5 Albert Bender: Wisconsin police kill 14-year-old indigenous boy on his own homeland
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