Opinion: Poor health of Native peoples linked with colonization (January 8, 2015)

I have learned that for many indigenous peoples there can be no health without healing, and no healing without reconciliation and restitution.

Tim Ballew: Coal terminal destroys Lummi Nation's way of life (January 8, 2015)

Salmon is our most important currency; it’s the lifeblood of our people and always has been.

Seminole Tribe is latest with approved HEARTH Act regulations (January 8, 2015)

The HEARTH Act gives tribes greater control to develop their own lands.

Speculation grows about tribal marijuana operation in California (January 8, 2015)

So far, no one from the tribe has talked to the media about the potential deal.

NCAI president to deliver State of Indian Nations on January 22 (January 8, 2015)

President Brian Cladoosby will deliver the speech at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

Chumash Tribe welcomes approval of land-into-trust application (January 8, 2015)

The tribe plans to use the 1,400-acre site for housing and other purposes.

Leader of Lumbee Tribe not optimistic on federal recognition bill (January 8, 2015)

Rep. Richard Hudson (R-North Carolina) is the lead sponsor of the measure.

Indian Health Services physician charged for child pornography (January 8, 2015)

Thomas Murray, 61, was employed at the Acoma-Canoncito-Laguna Service Unit at Acoma Pueblo in New Mexico.

President of Navajo Nation remains in office amid election delay (January 8, 2015)

President Ben Shelly didn't win re-election but it looks like he will be staying in power for now.

Ray Halbritter: Family apologized for author's anti-Indian hate (January 8, 2015)

First and foremost, it is undeniably true that Mr. Baum’s views about Native Americans were reprehensible.

Native Sun News: Professor works on youth suicide prevention (January 8, 2015)

'If you want to have happy children you have to be a happy parent,' said one participant at the American Indian Life Skills Curriculum workshop.

Clara Caufield: Northern Arapaho man works harder than most (January 8, 2015)

Usually columnists write about people with big names, however, often I am more impressed with ordinary people who often live extraordinary lives in a much understated way.

Senate committee goes ahead with meeting on Keystone XL bill (January 8, 2015)

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) is moving forward even after Democrats forced the cancellation of a hearing on the bill.

Steve Russell: The CIA torture report and federal Indian policies (January 8, 2015)

American Indians, of course, are not convinced the United States has ever owned up to its human rights shortcomings.