Editorial: Shakopee Tribe contributes $5M for health initiative (March 27, 2015)

The tribe, which has become a philanthropic force in Minnesota and in Indian Country, has smartly worked in partnership with leading organizations that have done pioneering work in nutrition, fitness and wellness.

Opinion: Navajo Nation enacts 'sin tax' on unhealthy products (March 27, 2015)

The Navajos passed a 2 percent sales tax on pastries, chips, soda, desserts, fried foods, sweetened beverages, and other products with 'minimal-to-no-nutritional value.'

Editorial: Opposition to Pamunkey Tribe recognition 'revolting' (March 27, 2015)

Outside interests want to deny the Pamunkey tribe what it rightfully deserves in order to continue lining their own pockets.

Tim Giago hands over the reins as publisher of Native Sun News (March 27, 2015)

The largest weekly newspaper in South Dakota will be in the hands of two Lakota women.

House committee passes Native American Children's Safety Act (March 27, 2015)

The bill requires background checks of all adults in a home where foster children are placed.

Bill to benefit Miami Nation moves forward in House and Senate (March 27, 2015)

The tribe's governing charter is outdated but changing it is nearly impossible so Congressional action is the simplest option.

Oneida Nation welcomes ruling backing land-into-trust request (March 27, 2015)

The tribe's application for more than 13,000 acres was the subject of a long-running dispute.

Gyasi Ross: Funerals become family reunions in Indian Country (March 27, 2015)

At this very moment, all of us are missing out the life of someone we say we care about and love.

City extended contract to send treated sewage to sacred site (March 27, 2015)

A privately-owned ski areas uses treated wastewater to make fake snow in the San Francisco Peaks.

Another conviction from Chippewa Cree Tribe corruption probe (March 27, 2015)

A former Bureau of Land Management official is the latest to be ensnared in the ongoing case.

Lawmakers want BIA to delay new federal recognition reforms (March 27, 2015)

The rules have been in development for more than two years but the lawmakers say more time is needed.

Mark Trahant: Alaska Natives look 10,000 years into the future (March 27, 2015)

What will Alaska look like in 10,000 years? Who will be here? What will they do?

Lakota Country Times: Oglala Sioux fighter rising in the ranks (March 27, 2015)

Amidst stories of struggle in his homeland, one young Oglala Lakota is making a name for himself and his community on the grandest of stages

Native Sun News: Businesses show support for LNI tournament (March 27, 2015)

As the prospect of the Lakota Nation Invitational finding a new host was looming, Prairie Edge Galleries of downtown Rapid City hosted a meet and greet for local business owners, city officials, concerned citizens, and LNI Board members.

Ivan Star: The influences of boarding school and Vietnam War (March 27, 2015)

I have been struggling for many long solitary years with certain facets of my adult life