Michael Santiago: Learning from the stories of Black Natives (November 12, 2015)

'Afro Native Narratives' aims to bring the discussion of Black Native identity to the forefront and bring forward the faces of Black Natives who continue to embrace the traditions of their ancestors.

Ceremony honors Lakota Code Talkers who served in wars (November 12, 2015)

Congress recognized the Code Talkers and their tribes with silver and gold medals, respectively.

Navajo Nation basketball standout Desirae Gonzalez to play for Nevada (November 12, 2015)

During her junior year, Desirae Gonzalez led the state of Arizona in scoring, averaging 29.7 points per game.

Cherokee Nation unveils new warrior memorial for veterans (November 12, 2015)

The 12-foot granite memorial features a message in Cherokee and English that thanks veterans for their service to the tribe and to their homeland.

Nez Perce Tribe aims to keep language alive with phone apps (November 12, 2015)

More than 1,000 words in Nimipuutimt are available for iPhone, iPad or Android users.

Former Crow Creek Sioux chairman Vernon Ashley passes on (November 12, 2015)

Vernon Ashley led the tribe when it adopted its first constitution and when it was forced to give up most of its best lands along the Missouri River.

New England tribes concerned about multi-state gas pipeline (November 12, 2015)

The tribes in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island want to make sure ceremonial stone landscapes are not damaged or destroyed.

Disenrollment from Pala Band affects children in ICWA case (November 12, 2015)

The tribe objected when two children were put up for adoption but later removed them from the rolls.

Squaxin Island Tribe set for grand opening of marijuana store (November 12, 2015)

Elevation -- the first legal marijuana outlet in Indian Country -- will open at 4:20pm.

Mike Myers: Don't relax because the Keystone fight isn't over (November 12, 2015)

Sandpiper hasn’t gotten near as much attention as Keystone because it is wholly within the U.S.

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor sidelined in major cases (November 12, 2015)

Justice Sonia Sotomayor is Indian Country's most reliable ally on the nation's highest court.

Massachusetts court issued bounties for scalps of Abenakis (November 12, 2015)

Hannah Duston struck back after her infant daughter was killed during King William's War in 1697.

Tribes demand consultation on grizzly bears in Yellowstone (November 12, 2015)

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has acknowledged missteps in its outreach to Indian Country.

Navajo Code Talker Roy Hawthorne returns to training camp (November 12, 2015)

Roy Hawthorne helped transmit and decipher unbreakable messages during a crucial period of World War II.

Lakota Country Times: State sued for discrimination in hiring (November 12, 2015)

A lawsuit against the South Dakota Department of Social Services alleges that the often maligned state agency has repeatedly discriminated against Native American job applicants based on race.

Editorial: Media quick to blame Indian programs for scandal (November 12, 2015)

The mainstream media is often too hasty to blame the misuse of state or federal dollars on Indian programs but take a hard look at what is happening in Pierre, South Dakota’s capitol.

Native Sun News: Opponents celebrate halt to Keystone XL (November 12, 2015)

The South Dakota statewide grassroots organization Dakota Rural Action held one of the first celebrations in Spearfish.

Steve Russell: War on indigenous peoples lasted the longest (November 12, 2015)

Counting only the shooting part, the U.S. war on the indigenous peoples of North America began when the states united as a nation in 1788 and ended with the Wounded Knee Massacre in 1890.