House subcommittee takes testimony on three tribal bills (November 5, 2015)

None of the measures drew any controversy or opposition at the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs hearing, which lasted less than 40 minutes.

Erin Grace: Charles Trimble receives 'Word Sender' award (November 5, 2015)

The Word Sender was still alive in the early 1970s when an Oglala Lakota man named Charles 'Chuck' Trimble returned to Nebraska for a visit.

Omaha Tribe considers next steps for marijuana operation (November 5, 2015)

The tribe plans to work with federal and state officials in Nebraska and Iowa going forward.

Onondaga Nation isn't interested in marijuana movement (November 5, 2015)

The use of the drug violates tribal traditions, an attorney said.

Adidas launches effort to help schools with harmful mascots (November 5, 2015)

The German-based company will offer design support and financial assistance to high schools that want to get rid of their 'Indian' mascots.

Annual White House Tribal Nations Conference opens in DC (November 5, 2015)

Hundreds of tribal leaders and Native youth are in the nation's capital for the seventh conference with President Barack Obama.

President Obama welcomes Karen Diver as Native advisor (November 5, 2015)

Karen Diver, the outgoing chairwoman of the Fond du Lac Band, is the first elected tribal leader to hold a high-level post in the White House.

Fact Sheet: White House Tribal Nations Conference in 2015 (November 5, 2015)

President Barack Obama is hosting the seventh annual White House Tribal Nations Conference in Washington, D.C.

Vi Waln: Stopping the cycle of violence in our communities (November 5, 2015)

Our Lakota children, as well as our unborn generations, are depending on us to stop the cycle of domestic violence.

Lakota Country Times: Native language bill clears a hurdle (November 5, 2015)

An important piece of legislation designed to provide funding for sustaining and creating Native American language immersions schools cleared the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on October 21.

Tim Giago: The irony of the buffalo roundup in South Dakota (November 5, 2015)

There is a historic marker west of Custer, South Dakota, that reads in part: 'Historic Sites, Buffalo Rock – Site where the last buffalo was killed in the Black Hills in 1887.'

Native Sun News: Students degrade Indian school at game (November 5, 2015)

Two students from Dakota Christian School were chatting when one posted a picture with a photo of the Marty Indian School charter bus with a caption which read, 'There’s our tax dollars.'