California's highest court won't disrupt placement of Choctaw Nation girl (September 15, 2016)
A non-Indian couple is now planning to take the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Montana woman charged for murder of one-year-old Fort Peck girl (September 15, 2016)
Kenzley Olson was only 13 months old when she was killed in April on the Fort Peck Reservation.
Senate passes water bill but fails to include #NoDAPL amendment (September 15, 2016)
The Water Resources Development Act includes a slew of pro-tribal provisions but doesn't address the current crisis at Standing Rock.
Top Indian relay racing teams prepare for major event in Montana (September 15, 2016)
The fourth annual All Nations Indian Relay takes place September 22-25 in Billings, Montana.
Steve Russell: Legal encounters and the Dakota Access Pipeline (September 15, 2016)
'Legal encounters of the third kind are rare, but the next one may be yours.'
Mary Annette Pember: Indigenous women lead prayers for water (September 15, 2016)
'If we befoul our water, we poison ourselves. This is a simple fact that Ojibwe, especially women, understand.'
Mark Trahant: There is something we can do to help Standing Rock (September 15, 2016)
On social media and in real life we hear this often: 'What can I do to help Standing Rock?'
Doug George-Kanentiio: Prophecy and the people at Standing Rock (September 15, 2016)
There is hope, there is light as long as they hold on to the principles of peace and unity.
White House to respond to #NoDAPL petition with 203K signatures (September 15, 2016)
An official update is expected within 60 days as the #NoDAPL movement continues on the ground and in the courts.
James Giago Davies: It seems like I've lost my Lakota mind again (September 15, 2016)
Unlike most people from Lakota country, I don’t believe in spirits or ghosts.
Jeffrey Whalen: Oglala Sioux Tribe fails to make progress on roads (September 15, 2016)
I’ve done my best to keep silent about the condition of our roads on Pine Ridge.
Native Sun News Today: #NoDAPL movement forges ahead to win (September 15, 2016)
Tribal government, grassroots activists and their allies in the struggle to prevent completion of the Dakota Access Pipeline are forging ahead with strategies to win.
Vi Waln: Let's all do our part to keep our homelands free of trash (September 15, 2016)
During the annual celebration at Rosebud, there were lots of complaints about trash. People didn’t like seeing litter all over the fairgrounds.
Lakota Country Times: Rosebud Sioux Tribe wins sovereignty case (September 15, 2016)
A ruling from the South Dakota Supreme Court has reaffirmed the authority of the Rosebud Sioux Tribal Court and recognized the sovereignty of the Sicangu Nation.
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