Marc Simmons: Pablo Abeita was a memorable Pueblo leader (February 18, 2016)

In his day, Pablo Abeita of Isleta Pueblo was perhaps the most influential Indian in New Mexico.

Colville Tribes purchase life insurance packages for all members (February 18, 2016)

The coverage will help pay for burials, ceremonies and memorials for deceased members.

House panel to take up tribal tourism and Eastern Cherokee bills (February 18, 2016)

The House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs will hold its first hearing of 2016 on February 24.

Editorial: Transfer bison to Fort Peck Tribes instead of slaughterhouse (February 18, 2016)

Let them roam in Montana — protected by the Fort Peck fences.

Ryan Vlastelica: How 'The Indian In The Cupboard' addresses race issues (February 18, 2016)

The A.V. Club takes a look at some of our formative favorites with clearer eyes and asks that all-important question: Were they really that great to begin with?

Stephen Trimble: Tribes work to protect Bears Ears homeland (February 18, 2016)

For the first time in conservation history, the primary advocates for a new national monument are the tribes themselves.

BIA and IHS announce partnership to address drug overdoses (February 18, 2016)

Bureau of Indian Affairs police officers and Indian Health Service pharmacies will start carrying naloxone kits.

White Earth Nation certifies a dozen candidates for chairperson (February 18, 2016)

Five women -- including activist Winona LaDuke -- and seven men will compete in the April 5 primary.

Annual Two-Spirit Powwow promises inclusion in San Francisco (February 18, 2016)

The Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits organization is welcoming Native youth as head dancers for the first time.

Umatilla Tribes play significant role in Oregon county's economy (February 18, 2016)

The tribe is directly or indirectly responsible for 11 percent of the jobs in Umatilla County, according to an economic consultant.

Longest Walk 5 kicks off in California en route to nation's capital (February 18, 2016)

Participants will make the 3,600-mile journey through Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia before ending in Washington, D.C., on July 15.

Youth prepare for inaugural First Nations Provincial Spelling Bee (February 18, 2016)

About 140 Native students in Saskatchewan have registered for the April 8 event and the top spellers will advance to the Spelling Bee of Canada on May 15.

April Youpee-Roll: Supreme Court makes up Indian law decisions (February 18, 2016)

The Indian law cases that land before the Supreme Court have broad implications for real human beings subject to an inordinate amount of federal discretion.

Bundy family members finally charged for 2014 armed standoff (February 18, 2016)

Cliven, Ammon and Ryan Bundy and two of their supporters were indicted for taking up arms against federal officers in Nevada.

Lakota Country Times: Native veterans honored for war service (February 18, 2016)

Fifteen Lakota veterans who fought in the Korean War veterans were honored with the Korean Ambassador of Peace medal.

Native Sun News: Rosebud author Joseph Marshall shares vision (February 18, 2016)

The Lakota language is a romantic, poetic language full of visions, details and emotions which cannot always be put into English words.

Linda Greenhouse: A chance to reset the partisan Supreme Court (February 18, 2016)

For the court and the country, this is an important moment in every possible respect.

Peter d'Errico: Justice Antonin Scalia scorned tribal sovereignty (February 18, 2016)

No matter who gets the seat left by Antonin Scalia, the education of the Supreme Court about the rights of Indigenous Peoples will be a strenuous journey.