Tribes stand to benefit from public safety network as deadline approaches for states (October 23, 2017)

A new public safety network could help Indian Country avoid the types of communications problems seen by the Spokane Tribe when a fire hit the reservation in Washington.

Leader of Bureau of Indian Affairs among witnesses for controversial tribal land bill (October 23, 2017)

The Trump team's views on the federal government's trust and treaty responsibilities will get a public airing this week as lawmakers take testimony on a controversial tribal lands bill.

Tim Giago: Scaring up some spooky stories from the old Pine Ridge boarding school (October 23, 2017)

Thanks to the boarding school survivors for helping me remember these spooky tales from the Pine Ridge Reservation.

Alaska Native corporation gets business up and running after devastating hurricane (October 23, 2017)

A subsidiary of an Alaska Native corporation is back in business after its operations thousands of miles away in Puerto Rico were affected by Hurricane Maria.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs holds business meeting for Klamath Tribes bill (October 23, 2017)

Despite being restored to federal recognition, the Klamath Tribes are still hindered by a termination-era law that limits control of their own assets.

Carol Logan: Grand Ronde Tribes owed apology for destruction of our sacred site (October 23, 2017)

Elder Carol Logan: 'What would you do if the government needlessly bulldozed your place of worship?'

YES! Magazine: Native women pressure banks to divest from big energy projects (October 23, 2017)

Jackie Fielder: 'Indigenous women are the ones to call out injustice when they see it immediately. We saw that at Standing Rock.'

Dean Chavers: Boarding schools offered yet another way to 'civilize' Indian people (October 23, 2017)

The federal government decided in the late 1880s that Indians had to be 'civilized.'

Native Sun News Today: Tribal college leader calls for return of Black Hills territory (October 23, 2017)

The naming of a Black Hills State University residence hall after distinguished Lakota higher education expert Lionel Bordeaux gave him a springboard to instigate cooperation for return of 1868 Ft. Laramie Treaty territory to the Oceti Sakowin.

Mark Trahant: Native candidates cross Indian Country to raise money for campaigns (October 23, 2017)

We have the first round of campaign finance reports out and there are seven Native American candidates for Congress, three Republicans and four Democrats.