Jena Band of Choctaw Indians suffers from flooding in Louisiana (March 22, 2016)

The United South and Eastern Tribes are raising funds to help tribal families that have been forced from their homes after massive storms.

Mark Trahant: Native candidate drops out of race for Congress (March 22, 2016)

There have been a lot of developments this week in the story of Native candidates running for Congress: A Democrat-turned-Republican is running in Arizona; Tom Cole has a challenger from the right; and a Nevada congressional bid ends.

New website keeps Lakota language alive with the latest news (March 22, 2016)

Visitors to can read and hear the latest news in Lakota from The Lakota Country Times and the Native Sun News.

Members of Winnebago Tribe call for indictments of ex-leaders (March 22, 2016)

The Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Attorney’s Office have reportedly conducted interviews on the reservation.

Leader of Navajo Nation pushes for action on Supreme Court pick (March 22, 2016)

President Russell Begaye said Indian Country deserves to see a full slate of justices on the highest court in the United States.

First Nation in Manitoba declares emergency over youth suicide (March 22, 2016)

The Cross Lake First Nation in Manitoba lacks adequate health care services to address the ongoing crisis.

Sad news as body of missing Native teen girl is found in Ontario (March 22, 2016)

Delaine Copenace, 16, had last been seen in downtown Kenora, Ontario, on February 27.

Secretary Jewell meets with Burns Paiute Tribe and visits refuge (March 22, 2016)

The Interior Department is promising to increase the Oregon tribe's role at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, its ancestral home.

Sen. Tester eyes Presidential Medal of Freedom for Elouise Cobell (March 22, 2016)

The late Blackfeet Nation citizen secured a $3.4 billion settlement after fighting for the rights of individual Indians through 15 years of litigation.

Supreme Court backs Omaha Tribe in reservation boundary case (March 22, 2016)

By a unanimous vote, the justices determined that Congress did not intend to change the boundaries of the tribe's reservation in Nebraska.

Anti-Indian Child Welfare Act attorney takes on another dispute (March 22, 2016)

Despite losing in the court system, an attorney based in Washington, D.C., has succeed in drawing negative attention to the law and to the Choctaw Nation in a case from California.

Nooksack Tribe slammed by judge for disbarring lawyer and firm (March 22, 2016)

The Nooksack 306, a group of 306 people who are facing disenrollment, lost their strongest advocate when the tribal council disbarred Gabe Galanda and the Galanda Broadman firm.

Cronkite News: McCain bill diverts Indian school funds from BIE (March 22, 2016)

Tribal leaders were noncommittal about a proposal that would divert Bureau of Indian Education funds into education savings accounts that individual Native American children could use to attend schools of their choosing.

Donald Trump again derides Sen. Elizabeth Warren as 'the Indian' (March 22, 2016)

The Democratic Senator from Massachusetts has claimed Cherokee ancestry but has resisted repeated calls to provide documentation.

James Giago Davies: Lakota youth face bias on basketball court (March 22, 2016)

There is no dispute Wasicu harbor racist resentment against Lakota, the question is, does it influence officiating at high school basketball games?

Native Sun News: Son of Tim Giago's wife killed in police shooting (March 22, 2016)

When Rapid City Police Officer Barry Young arrived at the Cornerstone Rescue Mission on February 28, in response to a call regarding an active shooter, he identified Earl W. Hicks, 44, as the shooter.