Police officer from Navajo Nation killed in the line of duty (August 30, 2016)
Leandro Frank was involved in a head-on collision while responding to a call on the Arizona portion of the reservation.
Indian Health Service hosts meeting with Direct Service Tribes (August 30, 2016)
Direct Service Tribes are the tribes that rely on the IHS to provide health care to their communities.
Supplies needed for #NoDAPL Defenders of the Sacred Water School (August 30, 2016)
The new school at the Camp of the Sacred Stones held its first classes on August 29, 2016.
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe confirms lack of easement for pipeline (August 30, 2016)
The Camp of the Sacred Stones was on edge amid fears that construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline might resume in North Dakota.
When our businesses are doing well, so are our people, our communities and our state.
Mark Anthony Rolo: Tribes remain at mercy of bad federal policies (August 30, 2016)
Tired of the federal government’s lack of respect for Indian nationhood, tribes have started drawing a line when it comes to multi-national corporations seeking profits at their expense. Indian Country is fighting back.
Congressional hopeful seeks debate on South Dakota reservation (August 30, 2016)
Democrat Paula Hawks says tribes and tribal citizens need to hear about the issues that affect their communities.
Federal judge stays off Ute Tribe sovereignty case despite protest (August 30, 2016)
After nearly four decades on the case, Judge Bruce Jenkins was kicked off by a higher court.
Mike Myers: Historic ties between the Haudenosaunee Confederacy and the Sioux Nation (August 30, 2016)
I have been asked to give a deeper account of the history of this relationship as I’ve been told by Sioux and Haudenosaunee elders, so this is my humble effort to do that.
We need politicians to answer questions (even with short answers) in every congressional district with tribal communities.
Tim Giago: Indian Country still suffering from boarding school era (August 30, 2016)
There are thousands of Indian children with grandparents, parents, uncles, aunts and siblings who were victims of the boarding schools and who ended their lives as broken people.
Lakota Country Times: Students witness history at #NoDAPL camp (August 30, 2016)
Nearly forty students from the Crazy Horse School traveled to Cannonball, North Dakota, to witness living history as thousands of water protectors have gathered in the area to stop the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
Vi Waln: Media distorts peaceful nature of sacred #NoDAPL camp (August 30, 2016)
The distortion of media reports is similar to the frenzied accounts about Indigenous people during the 19th century.
Native Sun News Editorial: 'Free land' was taken from our ancestors (August 30, 2016)
The land may have been free land to the immigrants, but to American Indians, it was a massive theft of Indians lands now claimed by the United States government.
Clara Caufield: An appreciation for a modern-day 'Teeth Woman' (August 30, 2016)
Some advice to my fellow tribal members: far too many of us suffer from dental problems which mar our otherwise happy and beautiful smiles.
Native Sun News: Ruling awaited in Indian Child Welfare Act case (August 30, 2016)
The state of South Dakota has been violating the due process rights of Indian parents and a provision of the Indian Child Welfare Act for decades ruled a federal judge last year and continues to violate them.
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