EPA encourages more tribes to develop water quality standards (March 2, 2016)

The Walker River Paiute Tribe will be treated in a manner similar to a state under the Clean Water Act and the Obama administration wants more to follow the same path.

Cronkite News: Lawmakers fight designation for sacred Apache site in Arizona (March 2, 2016)

Supporters of a copper mine proposed for Oak Flat have been given until Friday to make the case that the area, deemed sacred by the San Carlos Apache, should not be designated a historic site.

Navajo citizens sue county in Utah for making it difficult to vote (March 2, 2016)

The county closed all polling locations in 2014 and has only designated one spot for voting this year and it's at least a four-hour round trip from the reservation.

Oneida Nation addresses increase in opiate abuse in community (March 2, 2016)

Kalihwisaks, the tribe's newspaper, is running a two-part series on the negative impacts of drugs like heroin and prescription painkillers.

Editorial: Coquille Tribe maintains tradition of sharing and caring (March 2, 2016)

Even though many Native groups are active and successful participants in the business world, Native American groups mold their enterprises following a world view different from Western Europeans.

Mary Annette Pember: Native women create handbook for Native girls (March 2, 2016)

Independent journalist Mary Annette Pember reports on a new handbook produced by the Native American Women’s Health Education Resource Center.

Marijuana company working on a deal with tribe in New Mexico (March 2, 2016)

Ultra Health just signed a deal with the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe in Nevada and hopes to announce one with at least one tribe in New Mexico.

Kevin Washburn: Cobell buy-back program helps Indian Country (March 2, 2016)

One of the greatest successes of President Obama in Indian country is his concerted efforts to restore lands to the tribal nations who have lost so much.

Hannahville Indian Community youth see success in agriculture (March 2, 2016)

The youth center started an aquaponics program and it's already providing benefits on the reservation.

Basketball teams at United Tribes Technical College finish strong (March 2, 2016)

The Lady Thunderbirds are the new Region XII champions and are hosting their first-ever district tournament.

Tohono O'odham Nation mixed martial arts fighter set for match (March 2, 2016)

Eddie Arizmendi goes by the nickname 'Crazy Face' and is the reigning 185 MMA Belt Champion.

Governor vetoes transgender bill opposed by Indian lawmakers (March 2, 2016)

The controversial bill would have barred transgendered public school students in South Dakota from using the bathroom or locker room of their choice.

Review: 'Songs My Brothers Taught Me' portrays reservation life (March 2, 2016)

Whether the camera observes horseback riders atop a bluff or a distant thunderstorm on the horizon, you are mesmerized by the desolate beauty of the Great Plains and the changing sky overhead.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton solidify status as front-runners (March 2, 2016)

Republican Donald Trump won the contests in seven out of 11 states. Democrat Hillary Clinton secured victories in seven out of 10 states.

Fort Peck Tribes charge man accused of abducting four-year-old girl (March 2, 2016)

John 'Billy' Lieba II is charged with kidnapping, aggravated sexual assault of a child and attempted murder.

Lakota Country Times: Great Plains tribes halt BIE reorganization (March 2, 2016)

A recent effort by the federal government to centralize the Bureau of Indian Education and closure of several reservation based tribal education offices has been thwarted by a coalition of Lakota stakeholders.

Native Sun News: Tribal activist rallies against global trade partnership (March 2, 2016)

At rally here against the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, tribal member Chase Iron Eyes told the crowd he mistrusts the federal trade and public policy measure, partly because of Indians’ bad experience with treaties.