Trump injects 'race' into debate with questions about Indian funding (May 8, 2017)

President Donald Trump may not have been able to convince Congress to support his funding priorities but he's striking back in his own way.

Cronkite News: Navajo Nation still working to save coal power plant (May 8, 2017)

Solar power advocates say a 250-megawatt renewable-energy facility could be in place in time for the late-2019 closure of the Navajo Generating Station/

Witness list for Senate Committee on Indian Affairs hearing on two bills (May 8, 2017)

Lawmakers will take testimony on a bill to bring AMBER Alert funds to Indian Country and another to benefit Alaska Native health care.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs adds business meeting to agenda (May 8, 2017)

A bill to recruit and retain teachers in Indian Country, plus another to extend federal recognition to six tribe in Virginia, are on the agenda.

President Trump's second nominee for Army Secretary withdraws (May 8, 2017)

A position with authority over the Dakota Access Pipeline remains in 'acting' hands as tribes try to stop oil from flowing.

Widow awarded $1.9M for Bureau of Indian Affairs school bus crash (May 8, 2017)

A federal judge determined that a bus driver for the Riverside Indian School in Oklahoma was negligent.

Terry Tempest Williams: Will Bears Ears be the next Standing Rock? (May 8, 2017)

If President Trump is successful in rescinding Bears Ears National Monument, it will be a breach of faith with our future and our past.

Mark Trahant: Republican Party owns 'mean-spirited' health care bill (May 8, 2017)

Every Republican who voted for this mean-spirited bill must now defend against every American who has any problem with insurance or health care.

James Giago Davies: Uncle Sam just baked everyone some cupcakes (May 8, 2017)

Most enlightened people in Western democracies think propaganda is something that dupes the people of inferior countries, but that they understand how society works.

Native Sun News Today: The evolution of a protest at Standing Rock (May 8, 2017)

A society of thousands that had its genesis in a prayer camp at the confluence of the Cannonball and Missouri Rivers evolved into something that is almost unrecognizable from those languid summer days.

Tim Giago: Charlene Teters stood her ground against racist mascot (May 8, 2017)

Imagine if you will a scene that took place more than 30 years ago on the campus of the University of Illinois.

Marcus Miller: Indigenous peoples aren't the same as Palestinians (May 8, 2017)

Mr. Estes’ argument represents the dominant views of most progressive, left-leaning social activists.

Steve Russell: Talk to a Cherokee citizen about Andrew Jackson's 'big heart' (May 8, 2017)

Trump’s odds of resolving the Middle East conflict are about as good as Andrew Jackson’s were in preventing the Civil War.