Senate Committee on Indian Affairs considers two bills at meeting (June 6, 2016)

The committee will take up S.2916, a bill to address leasing issues for two New Mexico tribes, and S.2417, the Tribal Veterans Health Care Enhancement Act.

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs to hear testimony on wildfires (June 6, 2016)

S.3014, the Tribal Forestry Participation and Protection Act, authorizes tribes to

Washington and North Dakota tribes join Promise Zone program (June 6, 2016)

The Spokane Tribe and the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians will work closely with federal agencies to address economic development, employment and other needs.

Former council member for Blackfeet Nation plans to plead guilty (June 6, 2016)

Cheryl Little Dog is admitting that she harbored a fugitive in her home on the reservation and lied to federal agents about his whereabouts.

Opponents rely on dirty tricks as tribes aim to protect sacred land (June 6, 2016)

More than 20 tribes are supporting the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah but opponents are trying to instill fear among Navajo Nation citizens.

Clock keeps ticking on closely-watched tribal jurisdiction dispute (June 6, 2016)

The Dollar General case remains the oldest on the docket of the U.S. Supreme Court.

Supreme Court won't take up dispute over solar plant on sacred land (June 6, 2016)

A group of plaintiffs that included an elder from the Fort Mojave Tribe challenged the Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System in southern California.

Andre Cramblit: Native student fights to wear moccasins at graduation (June 6, 2016)

Native communities across the country are celebrating each successful student as a victory against the kind of racism this district has displayed.

Guns taken from site of 1890 Wounded Knee massacre up for sale (June 6, 2016)

Also up for sale is a ceremonial pipe that is said to have belonged to Lakota Chief Red Cloud.

House takes up land-into-trust bills for tribes in Nevada and Arizona (June 6, 2016)

H.R.2733, the Nevada Native Nations Lands Act, and H.R.2009, the ascua Yaqui Tribe Land Conveyance Act, are set for passage on June 7.

Mark Charles: Donald Trump subscribes to Doctrine of Discovery too (June 6, 2016)

If you know American history and understand the worldview upon which this nation has been founded, then the lack of consistency between Donald Trump's public statements on global warming and his personal responses to global warming are not the least bit surprising.

Charles Trimble: Thanking Lakota veterans for sharing their stories (June 6, 2016)

I dislike people who pose as Indian spiritualists as a means to gaining personal acceptance and trust, as well as for political advantage and even financial gain.

Editorial: Acoma Pueblo needs justice for theft of sacred property (June 6, 2016)

It’s still an ocean away from home, but a colorful leather shield used in tribal religious ceremonies is an important step closer to Acoma Pueblo.

Michael D'Antonio: Donald Trump has always been a racial divider (June 6, 2016)

Every few days Donald Trump challenges us with his obsession with race, ethnicity, religion and gender and with his relentless effort to alienate us from each other.

Opinion: Eight justices isn't enough for a functioning Supreme Court (June 6, 2016)

We need branches of government capable of doing more than treading water: They must actually function.

Native Sun News: Oglala Sioux Tribe scores in uranium mine battle (June 6, 2016)

The Oglala Sioux Tribe and activists scored a win when federal administrative judges ruled that Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff failed to take 'a hard look' at cultural resources in recommending renewal of a uranium mining license for Crow Butte Mine

Native Sun News: Major changes eyed at museum with tribal items (June 6, 2016)

Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender wants to convert The Journey Museum & Learning Center into a housing and community support services facility.

Harold Monteau: Saving our future generations from scourge of suicide (June 6, 2016)

What we need now in Indian Country and our communities, both rural and urban, are strategies.

Steve Russell: Society continues to punish women for being women (June 6, 2016)

Yes, I have heard men claim with a straight face that paying women equally is bad policy because it's 'anti-family.' They are outliers.