Cronkite News: Navajo Nation welcomes decision in school jurisdiction case (June 29, 2017)

A federal appeals court ruled that the Navajo Nation Labor Commission can decide a labor dispute between school districts and their employees on Navajo land.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs adds another hearing to July schedule (June 29, 2017)

The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs meets on July 12 to consider bills affecting the Johnson O'Malley education program and several tribes in Oregon.

Matthew Hayday: Indigenous activists protest 'celebration of colonialism' in Canada (June 29, 2017)

Canada Day is poised to be the high point of celebrations marking the 150th anniversary of Confederation but indigenous activists are resisting.

Harlan McKosato: Why is it so hard to talk about death in Indian Country? (June 29, 2017)

Death is the one certainty that we all face, so why is it difficult – even taboo – to discuss, Harlan McKosato asks on Indian Country Media Network.

Mark Trahant: Trump tells tribal leaders that Medicaid cuts will be 'great' (June 29, 2017)

The Senate’s health care bill is 'mostly dead' but that’s not the same as all dead, Mark Trahant writes.

Fort Peck Tribes demand investigation into treatment at public schools (June 29, 2017)

The Fort Peck Tribes are asking the Trump administration to investigate discrimination and racism at public schools on their reservation in Montana.

Onondaga Nation protests lack of input in decisions at public school (June 29, 2017)

Parents from the Onondaga Nation pulled their children out of a public school in New York after officials refused to hire one of their own as principal.

President Trump promises 'freedom' for tribes seeking to exploit their resources (June 29, 2017)

President Donald Trump blamed the federal government for hindering prosperity in Indian Country in his first official event with tribal leaders.

Officials in North Dakota claim ignorance on Dakota Access security firm (June 29, 2017)

Top officials in North Dakota relied on a security firm hired by the wealthy backers of the Dakota Access Pipeline but none of them bothered to ask about the firm's legal status.

Trump administration gives up in NFL team's racist trademark dispute (June 29, 2017)

The legal battle over the Washington NFL team's racist trademarks is essentially over.