Chumash Tribe upset by lack of progress in land-into-trust talks (March 3, 2016)

The tribe had to go to Congress to pressure Santa Barbara County to come to the table but the two parties remain far apart.

Puyallup Tribe operates first cannabis institute in United States (March 3, 2016)

Medicine Creek Analytics in Fife, Washington, offers testing services for recreational and medical cannabis products

Morongo Band debuts flagship location for Hadley Fruit Orchards (March 3, 2016)

The 12,500 square-foot store offers Hadley's famed date shakes along with nuts, dried fruit, fresh fruit and other food products.

IHS facility on Rosebud Sioux Reservation loses key certification (March 3, 2016)

The Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Service found numerous violations at the Rosebud Hospital in South Dakota.

Colville Tribes push for passage of Indian Trust Asset Reform Act (March 3, 2016)

The House passed H.R.812 by a voice vote on February 24 and it awaits action in the Senate.

Tlingit and Haida Tribes finalize historic child welfare agreement (March 3, 2016)

The tribes will now handle their own foster cases rather than the state of Alaska.

Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians report outcome of election (March 3, 2016)

Incumbents Delores Pigsley, Alfred (Bud) Lane III and Lillie Butler won election and Pigsley retained her position as chair of the tribe.

Indigenous leader Berta Caceres murdered at home in Honduras (March 3, 2016)

Berta Caceres, 43, was a leader from the Lenca community who fought against a dam that would be built on her tribe's sacred river.

Brandon Ecoffey: Taking a hard look at addiction in Indian Country (March 3, 2016)

In order to properly have a conversation about legalization we as a society need to take a hard look at our addictions.

Lakota Country Times: Pine Ridge mother leads fight against meth (March 3, 2016)

A mother to many Oglala youth who have nowhere else to go, Julie Richards has had her share of late night visits from needy young people but one recent encounter shook her to the core.

Ivan Star Comes Out: All the real heroes I know died in the Vietnam War (March 3, 2016)

I have been experiencing an event that always leaves me emotionally disheveled.

Native Sun News: Murder of Anna Mae still leaves open questions (March 3, 2016)

Initially told that Anna Mae Pictou Aquash was killed by the FBI and honored with a traditional burial worthy of a woman warrior, the actual truth is members of the American Indian Movement assassinated this Mi’kmaq activist, educator and mother.

Arne Vainio: Let's start to banish the shame associated with suicide (March 3, 2016)

My father's suicide is never far from my mind. I go outside at night and I look at the stars and I think about him.

Randall Akee: Integrate tribal knowledge into education systems (March 3, 2016)

Tribal leaders should support indigenous educators and community members who are reclaiming their languages, histories and cultural traditions.

Stephen Fox: Bernie Sanders works to protect sacred Apache site (March 3, 2016)

Tribes nationwide and other Americans across the country deeply appreciate Senator Bernie Sanders’ efforts to protect tribal sacred land in Arizona from destruction by foreign-owned mining conglomerates.