Nooksack Tribe clears path for new election in hopes of resolving leadership crisis (September 7, 2017)

The Nooksack Tribe has reached an agreement with the Trump administration that could resolve a long-running governance crisis on the reservation.

College football player from Seminole Tribe waiting for first day on the field (September 7, 2017)

Justin Motlow made headlines three years ago as the first citizen of the Seminole Tribe to join the football team at Florida State University.

Blackfeet Nation secures $100K federal grant to enhance border security efforts (September 7, 2017)

The Blackfeet Nation has secured a $100,000 grant from the Department of Homeland Security to assist with border protection efforts.

Mark Trahant: We need a president who can reach out and deal with Democrats (September 7, 2017)

Big news: The rest of the year will have less drama than the ups and downs we’ve been experiencing since January.

Indian lawmaker who resigned indicted for sex trafficking and child pornography (September 7, 2017)

An Indian lawmaker who resigned from his seat in Oklahoma has been indicted on federal sex trafficking and child pornography charges.

Data shows steady decline in college readiness among American Indian students (September 7, 2017)

Fewer and fewer American Indian high school students are ready for college, according to the company behind the nation’s most widely used college admission test.

Jenni Monet: Decision in Cherokee Freedmen case offers opportunity for healing (September 7, 2017)

A landmark decision offers opportunity for healing between descendants of slaveholders and slaves, Jenni Monet writes on YES! Magazine.

Alaina Roberts: Freedmen dispute was really about blood quantum and race (September 7, 2017)

As the Cherokee Freedmen celebrate a long-overdue court victory, Alaina Roberts reflects on the struggle over blood and belonging in tribal communities.

Mary Annette Pember: Embracing a new role after death of Indian news source (September 7, 2017)

Indian Country Today hiatus is a blow to nuanced coverage of indigenous peoples, independent journalist Mary Annette Pember writes.

Gyasi Ross: Commercial industry intentionally poisons our indigenous foods (September 7, 2017)

Like most actions that harm Native people, the release of tens of thousands of farmed salmon was no accident, Gyasi Ross writes in his last piece on Indian Country Media Network.