Taos Pueblo man sentenced to 27 months for assault with stick (January 13, 2015)

The victim was left with serious injuries as a result of the April 2013 attack.

Mother and son killed in mobile house fire on Navajo Nation (January 13, 2015)

Sharilynn NovaDawn Rustin, 24, and her four-year-old son died two days before Christmas.

DOI signs land buy-back agreements with Washington tribes (January 13, 2015)

The Squaxin Island Tribe and the Swinomish Tribe will facilitate outreach and education.

Column: Standing Rock Sioux chairman delivers strong speech (January 13, 2015)

Columnist praises Dave Archambault, the chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, for State of Native Nations address.

Editorial: Recognition overdue for Little Shell Chippewa Tribe (January 13, 2015)

Montana's U.S. senators seized the first day of the new congressional session to introduce a bill granting the tribe federal recognition at long last.

Judge dismisses case against Lakota activist for honor song (January 13, 2015)

Greg Grey Cloud was arrested for singing a Lakota song as the Senate rejected a bill to approve the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline.

Opinion: Fashion industry remains tied to Native stereotypes (January 13, 2015)

Many people seemingly remain tethered to the idea of a romanticized Old West -- a time of death and carnage for America’s indigenous population.

Supreme Court won't take up Seminole Tribe's taxation case (January 13, 2015)

The tribe sought a refund for gasoline taxes paid to the state.

Leader of Lower Brule Sioux Tribe blasts report as 'baseless' (January 13, 2015)

Chairman Michael Jandreau said the tribe was exploring its legal options after the release of the Human Rights Watch report.

Column: New Mexico should strike marijuana deals with tribes (January 13, 2015)

Unless the state negotiates a deal similar to the gaming compacts, New Mexico could lose out on a cut of the tribal pot handle.

Assistant Secretary Washburn receives bar association honor (January 13, 2015)

The leader of the Bureau of Indian Affairs will receive the American Bar Association's Spirit of Excellence Award.

Brian Pierson: Recent federal court decisions affecting tribes (January 13, 2015)

Attorney Brian Pierson reviews some recent federal court decisions affecting Indian law.

White House responds to petition against mine at sacred site (January 13, 2015)

More than 104,000 people signed the petition in opposition to the Resolution Copper mine in Arizona.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee adds Republican members (January 13, 2015)

Republicans hold eight seats on the committee while Democrats hold six.

Senate headed toward final vote on Keystone XL Pipeline bill (January 13, 2015)

Sen. Jon Tester (D-Montana), the ranking member on the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, joined Republicans in advancing debate on the measure.

Native Sun News: Pine Ridge youth participate in Junior ROTC (January 13, 2015)

The Grand Entry at this year’s Teca Wacipi Okolakiciye powwow held at the LNI tournaments was led in by the Pine Ridge High School Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets acting as color guard.

Alex Jacobs: Native men are more likely to be killed by police (January 13, 2015)

Is this country headed toward becoming a police state?