Osage Nation royalty owners score big win on trust accounting (January 13, 2016)

The tribal government received a $380 million settlement to resolve trust mismanagement claims but individual headright owners weren't a part of that deal.

Navajo Nation starts planning for use of $554M trust settlement (January 13, 2016)

Lawmakers plan to invest $101 million in improving water infrastructure on a reservation where one-third of the households lack access to clean water.

Mille Lacs Band kept outsiders from State of the Band address (January 13, 2016)

Chief Executive Melanie Benjamin still managed to make news by promising tougher punishments for drugs dealers and gang members under federal law.

Mescalero Apache Tribe holds inauguration for leadership posts (January 13, 2016)

President Danny Breuninger, Sr. and Vice President Gabe Aguilar were sworn into office and are both serving their second terms on the tribal council.

Colville Tribes investigate shooting death of rare owl on reservation (January 13, 2016)

The bird attracted significant attention because it is rarely seen outside of Alaska or Canada.

Tule River Tribe schedules election for four positions on council (January 13, 2016)

Twenty-five people, including three incumbents, are vying for the four seats on the nine-member council.

Brandon Ecoffey: Hoping for the best with sale at Wounded Knee massacre site (January 13, 2016)

The truth of the matter is that our people still suffer from the trauma that was engrained in all Lakota DNA on the day of the December 29, 1890, Wounded Knee massacre.

Lakota Country Times: Wambli Ska Wacipi celebrates fifth year in Rapid City (January 13, 2016)

What began, in 2010, as a small urban powwow to support Native youth has now become one of the region’s largest New Year’s powwows.

Former Prairie Island president Albert White passes away at 69 (January 13, 2016)

Albert Charles “Sonny” White's Dakota name was Wah Cho Geh Nee Gah, or One Who Leads.

Albert Bender: Occupied land still belongs to Burns Paiute Tribe (January 13, 2016)

The forcible removal of the Paiute people from the Malheur Reservation in the 19th century in violation of their treaty rights brings to mind the Trail of Broken Treaties protest in 1972 and the continued failure of the U.S. to live up to its treaty obligations - the law of the land.

BIA approves largest single land-into-trust application in history (January 13, 2016)

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will join leaders of Isleta Pueblo in New Mexico for a major tribal land milestone.

Wildlife refuge to be renamed in honor of the late Billy Frank Jr. (January 13, 2016)

The Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge in Washington preserves the legacy of one of Indian Country's most revered figures.

Forest County Potawatomi Community purchases stake in bank (January 13, 2016)

The tribe continues to diversify its economy with an investment in Commerce State Bank of Wisconsin.

Yellowstone bison removal continues as officials weigh new plan (January 13, 2016)

This winter alone, between 600 to 900 of the animals will be killed during tribal and public hunts and some will be captured and sent to tribes for their use.

Alaska tribe to ask troopers to remove old leaders from building (January 13, 2016)

A leadership dispute within the Alaska Native village of Newtok continues to simmer.

Native Sun News: Safe home planned for Northern Cheyenne youth (January 13, 2016)

The Northern Cheyenne Adolescent Safety Task Force is a grassroots effort to bring together agencies that work with youth on the reservation by providing a forum and impetus to fill the service and family gaps.

Stephen Selkirk: A brutal death on a reservation in North Dakota (January 13, 2016)

On March 28, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. I witnessed the murder of unarmed Gerald Allan Smith, 22, by Terrance C. Jackson, 24, on the Mandan-Hidatsa-Arikara Reservation.