Blackfeet Nation adds 162 names to Montana veterans memorial (May 26, 2015)

The tribe now has a designated spot for its warriors at the Montana Veterans Memorial.

Vince Two Eagles: Summertime means powwows and Sundances (May 26, 2015)

I know the allowing of non-Indians to attend a Sundance, let alone participate in one, is highly controversial in Indian country.

Editorial: Navajo Nation leader makes right call on Grand Canyon (May 26, 2015)

The Navajo Nation desperately needs jobs and economic development — real economic development, as opposed to a destructive fantasy.

Opinion: Andrew Jackson led horrifying campaigns against tribes (May 26, 2015)

The two-term president and founder of the Democratic party was infamous for his removal of Indian tribes - over 45,000 during his administration.

Arguments heard in lawsuit over federal judge's racist e-mails (May 26, 2015)

A group of Indian plaintiffs want to see the messages to determine whether the former judge was biased in the courtroom.

Chemehuevi Tribe to reopen elementary school on reservation (May 26, 2015)

Students from kindergarten to fifth grade will no longer have to board a ferry to get to school in Arizona.

Maine tribes hold rally after withdrawing from state Legislature (May 26, 2015)

The Penobscot Nation and the Passamaquoddy Tribe said their attempts to work with the state have been futile.

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe asks BIA to inspect financial documents (May 26, 2015)

Vice Chairman Kevin Wright, who has declared himself to be the leader of the tribe, requested the visit.

Secretary Jewell leads delegation to Indian school in Oklahoma (May 26, 2015)

Federal officials will be visiting Riverside Indian School to talk about issues facing Native youth.

Mary Ann Andreas: Candidates must keep informed about tribes (May 26, 2015)

Anyone who seeks or holds public office in the United States today needs to be more informed about this country's first Americans — their history, policies and issues.

Updated witness list for SCIA hearing on economic development (May 26, 2015)

The field hearing takes place at the Anadarko High School Auditorium in Anadarko, Oklahoma.

Senate Indian Affairs Committee schedules meeting and hearing (May 26, 2015)

S.248, the Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act, is the only bill on the agenda for the meeting while the hearing will focus on victim services in Indian Country.

Vivian Delgado: Native college graduates mark a rite of passage (May 26, 2015)

With life's rites of passages, we become more centered, balanced, straightforward, calm, and clear; we learn to stand on our own, needing nothing to lean on.

Gabriel Galanda: The tide is turning against tribal disenrollments (May 26, 2015)

It is only a matter of time before a tidal wave of tribal public opinion washes over the colonial practice—and hopefully washes it away.

Native women compete in first Miss Indigenous Ecuador contest (May 26, 2015)

Jenny Guillin, who represents the Puruha people, took home the title in a pageant that showcased tribal culture and language.

Boyd Cothran: America moves from Civil War to the Indian Wars (May 26, 2015)

The Indian wars of the Reconstruction era devastated not just Native American nations but also the United States.

Appropriations bill allows VA hospitals to recommend marijuana (May 26, 2015)

Doctors in states where marijuana is legal for medical purposes will be able to discuss the drug with veterans.

Mark Trahant: Native village secures return of ancestral territory (May 26, 2015)

The return of ancestral territory to an Alaska Native village is historic because the idea of tribal lands in Alaska is growing in both importance and inevitability.

Native Sun News: Northern Cheyenne Tribe tackles school truancy (May 26, 2015)

Lame Deer Schools on the Northern Cheyenne Reservation once averaged a 67 percent daily school attendance record and within the year brought it up to about 89 percent.

Steve Russell: National sovereignty cannot cloak all evil conduct (May 26, 2015)

In a very real sense, the United States of America originated the idea that the sovereignty of a Westphalian nation-state cannot cloak all evil conduct.