Native Hawaiians take another step towards federal recognition (September 29, 2015)

Congress has enacted more than 150 laws to address Native Hawaiian housing, land and education but the lack of a formal government-to-government relationship has posed problems

Ohlone Costanoan Esselen Nation decries vandalism at mission (September 29, 2015)

Someone threw paint on a statue of Junipero Serra and on a headstone at the Indian cemetery inside the Carmel Mission.

Dennis Chappabitty: Tribes should be able to set marijuana laws (September 29, 2015)

I strongly urge tribes and tribal peoples to learn about the healing properties of the cannabis plant and not just condemn it.

Barona Band awards $5K grant to elementary school in California (September 29, 2015)

The money will be used to purchase robotic kits for 5th grade students at a school that focuses on science, technology, engineering, math and environmental learning.

Lac Vieux Desert Band won decision affecting car title loan firm (September 29, 2015)

Sovereign Lending Solutions charged interest rates that wouldn't otherwise be allowed under Michigan state law.

Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe prepares for first marijuana resort (September 29, 2015)

President Anthony Reider calls the facility -- which is due to open on New Year's Eve -- an 'adult playground.'

St. Regis Mohawk Tribe ready for launch of new television station (September 29, 2015)

Akwesasne TV will offer a mix of news, entertainment and cultural programming.

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community backs trail through reservation (September 29, 2015)

The 12-mile trail would provide walking, hiking, biking and other recreational opportunities for the Michigan tribe and the community.

Energy giant spent $7B to explore for oil off the shores of Alaska (September 29, 2015)

Royal Dutch Shell is withdrawing from energy development in the Chukchi Sea after tests failed to turn up signs of significant signs of oil and gas reserves.

Senate advances bill to prevent shutdown of federal government (September 29, 2015)

Final action is needed by Wednesday night in order to maintain funding to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the indian Health Service and other agencies.

Vice chairman of Alturas Rancheria faces big fine in tobacco case (September 29, 2015)

Darren Paul Rose was accused of illegally selling tobacco to non-Indians at two smoke shops in California.

Clara Caufield: 'Reel Injun' takes closer look at Hollywood Indians (September 29, 2015)

With clips from hundreds of classic and recent films, the film is a remarkable feat of historical research, documenting the shift from nuanced silent-era heroes to the Western’s 'noble savage' stereotype, leading up to the burgeoning Native independent scene.

Native Sun News: Dakota tribes accuse BIE of breaking settlement (September 29, 2015)

Several tribes and tribal schools in the Dakotas have filed a federal court motion to enforce a 2007 settlement agreement with the Bureau of Indian Education.

Andre Cramblit: Dartmouth makes wrong call for Native students (September 29, 2015)

Uh oh! Looks like Dartmouth stepped right in the middle of a steaming pile of controversy.