Probe continues into unsolved homicide of 11-year-old Native girl (February 8, 2016)

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police has launched an unprecedented campaign to collect DNA samples from as many male residents on the Garden Hill First Nation as possible.

Senate designates National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week (February 8, 2016)

Nearly 150 leaders, faculty, staff and students are in the nation's capitol to advocate for the needs of the 37 tribal colleges and universities across the nation.

Burns Paiute Tribe might seek to reopen judgment for stolen lands (February 8, 2016)

Some 850 tribal members each received just $743.20 in 1969 for the taking of their 1.78-million acre ancestral reservation.

Seminole Tribe showcases long-lost declaration of independence (February 8, 2016)

The tribe hadn't seen the document since it was hand-delivered to then-president Dwight D. Eisenhower on March 1, 1954.

Broker accused of lying to tribal client about $190M in investments (February 8, 2016)

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority filed a complaint against Gopi Vungarala, who was an investment manager for the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe of Michigan.

Shinnecock Nation approves plans to join medical marijuana field (February 8, 2016)

The tribe will grow and process the drug for medical purposes and will open a dispensary on the reservation.

Brian Pierson: Menominee Nation loses decision at Supreme Court (February 8, 2016)

Attorney Brian Pierson looks at the U.S. Supreme Court decision in a contract support costs case that went against the Menominee Nation.

Robert Jumper: Keep Eastern Cherokee council meetings on record (February 8, 2016)

You have a right to know not only how your representatives vote, but what they say about why and how they are casting a vote that may directly affect your future and future generations.

Rosebud Sioux Tribe faces obstacles with repatriation of students (February 8, 2016)

The tribal youth council visited Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania last summer and were motivated to bring their relatives back home.

Teams protest corporate sponsor of Native basketball tournament (February 8, 2016)

Players and elders from the Haida Nation of British Columbia are bothered by the growing involvement of energy companies in the All Native Basketball Tournament.

Wallace Coffey resigns as chair of Comanche Nation after 25 years (February 8, 2016)

Wallace Coffee served a total of six terms as leader of the Oklahoma tribe.

Pope Francis to celebrate mass at Indian church for trip to Mexico (February 8, 2016)

The leader of the Catholic Church plans to issue an edict supporting the use of indigenous languages in ceremonies.

Bill John Baker: Cherokee Nation invests in our people's wellbeing (February 8, 2016)

When you look closely at what Cherokee Nation and all tribal governments in Oklahoma are doing, you will see we are fighting poverty, expanding business, creating jobs and offering better health care. =

Cutcha Risling Baldy: Don't let Leonard Peltier die in prison system (February 8, 2016)

The case against him is shaky, that’s the best way I can describe it, and it seems he is the victim of an overzealous prosecution during a period of time when being a Native activist was treated like an act of treason.

Girls basketball team proudly wears Navajo hairstyle during game (February 8, 2016)

The Flagstaff Lady Eagles sailed to another victory as their story continued to inspire teams to wear the traditional tsiiyeel hairstyle on the court.

Kevin Washburn: Republicans punish tribe with public lands initiative (February 8, 2016)

If partisan members of Congress are more interested in being vindictive than developing real negotiations, then the White House may have no choice but to lead the effort to develop a sensible plan

Senate Indian Affairs Committee postpones field hearing into EPA (February 8, 2016)

The committee still plans to look into the Environmental Protection Agency and its 'unacceptable' dealings with tribes.

Senate committee to host roundtable on Tribal Law and Order Act (February 8, 2016)

The committee will discuss ways to improve justice systems in Indian Country.

Harold Monteau: Democrats stack the deck for only one candidate (February 8, 2016)

The DNC and Party Elite intend to continue the Wall Street domination of the Obama Administration.