Northern Cheyenne Tribe sues Interior Department over pro-coal policy (March 29, 2017)

Chairman Jace Killsback said efforts to engage with Secretary Ryan Zinke on a government-to-government basis were ignored.

Authorities investigate remains uncovered on Crow Reservation (March 29, 2017)

The remains appear to be those of Michael Plainbull, a young citizen of the Crow Tribe who went missing in December 2013.

Elizabeth Cook-Lynn: Indians still don't matter in South Dakota (March 29, 2017)

The human consequences of this political activity will not be known until a few years from now when there is a break in the pipes under the Oahe Reservoir and the drinking water of thousands of people will be contaminated.

Native Sun News Today: City aims to keep Native homeless population safe (March 29, 2017)

The mayor of Rapid City wants to bring together a group of citizens in hopes of keeping downtown safe for business owners, shoppers, tourists, and the Native American homeless population.

Blackfeet Nation students enjoy surprise visit by Michelle Obama (March 29, 2017)

The nine students from Browning High School in Montana spent a week in the nation's capital as part of cultural exchange.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs approves five bills at meeting (March 29, 2017)

The bills address health care for Native veterans, outdated federal Indian laws, economic development, criminal jurisdiction and Columbia River treaty tribes.

Secretary Zinke confirms role in talking to tribes about unwanted border wall (March 29, 2017)

Some tribes have already made their position on a border wall very clear: they don't want it.

Coalition to Stop Violence Against Native Women hosts summit (March 29, 2017)

Attendees will focus on ways to address violence against Native women and Native children.

Ray Cook: Unity lost after #NoDAPL camps close in North Dakota (March 29, 2017)

NoDAPL’s lack of an ‘official’ or ‘spiritual’ ending left many confused about their role.

Judge holds UPS liable for transporting Indian tobacco products (March 29, 2017)

The world's largest package delivery company is on the hook for millions of dollars after being found liable for shipping Indian tobacco products in New York.

Little River Band breaks ground on $170M housing development (March 29, 2017)

The 'Odeno' project in Fruitport Township, Michigan, will include up to 300 homes.

Mohegan Tribe enters partnership with celebrity barbecue chef (March 29, 2017)

The Connecticut-based tribe continues efforts to diversify its economy.

Airline pays $1.3M to compensate tribe for plane crash in Brazil (March 29, 2017)

The Kayapo Tribe was forced to abandon homes and a health center after the fatal incident in September 2006.

Cherokee Nation donates a record $5M to public school districts (March 29, 2017)

The tribe shares 38 percent of revenues with 107 school districts in its 14-county jurisdictional area in Oklahoma.