First Nations launch inquiry into missing and murdered women (September 10, 2015)

Native leaders are tired of waiting for the Canadian government to investigate the large numbers of women who have gone missing or have been murdered.

Osage Nation considers stronger role over energy production (September 10, 2015)

A proposal could see the tribe taking over duties from the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Fort Belknap Tribes dispute reported cause for deaths of bison (September 10, 2015)

President Mark Azure said the 19 animals that died didn't go without water.

BIA declares Hope for Life Day to raise awareness about suicide (September 10, 2015)

The suicide rate among American Indians ages 15 to 34 is 2.5 times higher than the national average.

Kenaitze Tribe authorizes genetic studies on ancestral remains (September 10, 2015)

The goal is to learn more about diseases affecting the community.

Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe purchases wireless technology firm (September 10, 2015)

Mobilisa Enterprise Wireless offers wireless telecommunications design, installation and monitoring solutions.

Michael McNally: Ojibwe treaty protected fishing and gathering (September 10, 2015)

I’ve come to learn of the remarkably deep continued relationship that many Ojibwe people have with Gull Lake and its environs.

Navajo Nation welcomes visitors to 69th annual fair in Arizona (September 10, 2015)

The event features a rodeo, parade, powwow, frybread contest and the always-popular competition for Miss Navajo Nation.

Turtle Talk removes briefs in Grand Ronde disenrollment dispute (September 10, 2015)

The tribe's attorneys were seeking contempt of court sanctions against a law firm and 86 descendants of a chief who signed an 1855 treaty.

Navajo Nation cites 'culture of distrust' with Gold King Mine spill (September 10, 2015)

Tribal leaders felt misled by the Environmental Protection Agency soon after the August 5 incident at the abandoned mine in Colorado.

Pope Francis to bestow sainthood on founder of Indian missions (September 10, 2015)

Some tribal leaders in California are upset with the decision to honor Junipero Serra, a Catholic

Indian National Finals Rodeo won't take money from NFL team (September 10, 2015)

Rodeo leaders said the funds from the Original Americans Foundation came with strings attached -- support for the team's racist name.

Wayuu Tribe worries about change to culture due to border war (September 10, 2015)

More than 600,000 Wayuu live in Venezuela and Colombia and they are used to freely crossing the border.

Bolivia's indigenous president eyes unprecedented fourth term (September 10, 2015)

President Evo Morales, who just won re-election last October, will need a constitutional amendment to hold another term in office.

Ivan F. Star Comes Out: I was wrong about racism in Rapid City (September 10, 2015)

I found that my current resentment toward white people in general comes from the fact that I had allowed myself to actually believe that racism had been put to rest here in South Dakota.

Native Sun News: Lower Brule landowners will see Cobell offers (September 10, 2015)

According to Katherin Grounds, Senior Advisor on Tribal Relations for the Land Buy-Back Program, landowners with fractionated interests at Lower Brule will receive their offers in 2016.