Secretary Zinke removes protections for grizzlies over tribal objections (June 22, 2017)

Just hours after promising to consult tribes before making any decisions that affect their interests, the new leader of the Department of the Interior heralded the removal of protections for grizzly bears.

Ute Mountain Ute Tribe challenges new permit for uranium operation (June 22, 2017)

The last uranium mine in the United States lies just three miles from a Ute Mountain Ute village in Utah.

Native woman was jailed and forced to ride with assailant during trial (June 22, 2017)

Authorities in Alberta, Canada, are investigating the treatment of a Native woman who was incarcerated and kept in shackles even though she was the victim of a sexual assault.

Mary Annette Pember: The Indian Child Welfare Act strengthens our families (June 22, 2017)

The Indian Child Welfare Act was not created to unfairly target mixed race Native children, Mary Annette Pember writes on Indian Country Media Network.

Court sets final deadline for remaining payments from Cobell settlement (June 22, 2017)

The overwhelming majority of the $3.4 billion Cobell trust fund settlement has been distributed but some Indian beneficiaries still haven't been paid.

Montana tribes get new member of Congress who pleaded guilty to assault (June 22, 2017)

The state of Montana has a new representative in the halls of Congress though he didn't garner much support in Indian Country.

Peter d'Errico: Navajo authors offer fresh perspective on sovereignty (June 22, 2017)

Writing for Indian Country Media Network, retired professor Peter d'Errico praises a new book for offering a 'revealing' perspective of the Dine people.