Closed session at NCAI winter meeting to focus on marijuana (February 19, 2015)

Tribal leaders will discuss a new Department of Justice policy next week.

Mohegan Tribe enters another deal for restaurant franchises (February 19, 2015)

The tribe will be opening 10 locations of Jersey Mike's Subs in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

New Mexico tribe worries about water pollution from big city (February 19, 2015)

The tribe has had to stop using the Rio Grande River for ceremonies at certain times due to pollution from neighboring Albuquerque.

Opinion: Let's rethink federal policy toward tribal sovereignty (February 19, 2015)

The Enrolled Tribe says it is sovereign and above the rule of law. All other citizens do, and will, bear the burdens of the Tribe’s actions.

Non-Indian tenant plans to fight Colorado River Indian Tribes (February 19, 2015)

Roger French has refused to pay rent to the tribe for 17 years.

Bob Lone Elk: Still waiting on justice for racism in South Dakota (February 19, 2015)

At age 62 years old now, I am hoping for justice for the children.

Chase Iron Eyes: Man assaults our kids and gets away with it (February 19, 2015)

Disorderly Conduct is not going to suffice. There needs to be a charge, an element of which includes or relates to the racially motivated nature of this crime.

Authorities file just one charge for racial attack on Indian kids (February 19, 2015)

The charge of disorderly conduct carries just a 30-day jail sentence and a $500 fine.

Native Sun News: DOJ official visits Rapid City after racial flap (February 19, 2015)

The racism in Rapid City has drawn national and international attention from organizations asking for change for the betterment of race relations.

Native Sun News: Chemical spill at uranium mine by Pine Ridge (February 19, 2015)

Hazmat teams responded to a call for cleanup of a hydrochloric acid spill from a truck making a delivery to a uranium mine contested by the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

James Giago Davies: A Lakota mother fought the law and won (February 19, 2015)

A quarter mile west of Maverick Junction the Fall River carves a bold, artistic groove through solid rock.

Alex Jacobs: Self-censorship in the age of freedom and liberty (February 19, 2015)

What Charlie Hebdo represents is freedom and liberty, but not fraternity and not quite equality, and what it did was perceived as racist and dehumanizing in some quarters.

Gyasi Ross: Native Americans and African Americans share ties (February 19, 2015)

I literally didn’t realize I was a quarter black (actually a bit less than a quarter, but I’ll claim a quarter for easy math) until I was almost 13.